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In what could only be considered as good news for the franchise's cult following, Microsoft and Epic Games have announced their intention to give Gears of War another go. Despite only scraping by with a couple of million units sold, Microsoft is determined to help the motley bunch of macho marines break into the niche shooter market with an Xbox 360 sequel, Gears of War 2.

The game was officially announced by Epic's CliffyB during Microsoft's GDC keynote entitled, "A Future Wide Open: Unleashing the Creative Commnunity ... and then give them Chainsaws." The game will be coming exclusively to the Xbox 360 in November, 2008. We'll bring you more information as soon as we can get it.
Well obviously this was quite expected, but good to see it official none the less.
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Now we can only hope it doesn't take them another 2 years after release to port it to the PC...
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"The game will be coming exclusively to the Xbox 360 in November, 2008."

I laughed. It'll be ported to the PC in less then two years. No doubt about it.
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"The game will be coming exclusively to the Xbox 360 in November, 2008."

Shortly followed by a PC release less than a year later......

Another 360 "exclusive"
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I think that very few people with both a 360 and a PC would wait for it to come out on PC unless they are just die hard I-have-to-have-my-mouse-and-keyboard sort of people. At least I don't, so I doubt they lose many sales from it perhaps one day in the near or distant future possibly maybe coming to the PC.
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I think that very few people with both a 360 and a PC would wait for it to come out on PC unless they are just die hard I-have-to-have-my-mouse-and-keyboard sort of people. At least I don't, so I doubt they lose many sales from it perhaps one day in the near or distant future possibly maybe coming to the PC.
I am not diehard mouse and keyboard. I am anti paying for laggy peer 2 peer gaming with host advantages. I still had a 360 when gears came out and it got old quick. It was a laggy PoS.

Of course, this is all my opinion.
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Wait, I thought the first GoW was a big financial success...It wasn't?
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Wait, I thought the first GoW was a big financial success...It wasn't?
I do not know why the article worded it like that....

I thought selling millions of units is good.
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I do not know why the article worded it like that....

I thought selling millions of units is good.
It did sell good. When it first came out it got great reviews and I couldent find it anyware for a week
    
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awesome!
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