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Gears of War

Third-person shooter
Epic Games
7 November, 2006
Gears of War

Gears of War, also known simply as Gears, is a media franchise centered on a series of video games created by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Xbox Game Studios. The franchise is best known for its third-person shooter video games, which has been supplemented by spin-off video game titles, a DC comic book series, seven novels, a board game adaptation and various merchandise. The original trilogy focuses on the conflict between humanity and the subterranean reptilian hominids known as the Locust Horde on the world of Sera. The first installment, titled Gears of War, was released on November 7, 2006 for the Xbox 360. The game follows protagonist Marcus Fenix, a soldier in the Coalition of Ordered Governments tasked to lead a last-ditch effort to destroy the Locust Horde and save humanity.

Genres Third-person shooter
Developers Epic Games, People Can Fly, The Coalition, Mediatonic, Splash Damage
Publishers Xbox Game Studios
Creators Cliff Bleszinski
Platforms Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Xbox One, iOS, Xbox Series X/S
First release Gears of War, November 7, 2006
Latest release Gears 5, September 10, 2019
Spin-offs Gears of War: Judgment, Gears Pop, Gears Tactics

About Gears of War

First released for the Xbox 360, the shooter video game focuses on the conflict between humanity the Locust Horde, and their mutated counterparts, the Lambent.

Achievement of Gears of War

The game was managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Xbox Game Studios. Six video games were made in the franchise, in addition to a comic book series and five novels.

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Latest information about Gears of War updated on July 28 2021.