Gears of War trailer hits Live

See a normally smart soldier take the worst wrong turn in history

We normally don't do "gone gold" stories.We don't care if it a factory has the game - let us know when stores have the game. It's likeMcDonald's calling up to tell ustheyjust told the hamburger factory to grind up some cows, so we should stop by in about two weeks for a fresh, tasty Big Mac.

Okay, that analogy might be slightly off-kilter- Big Macs might not be made of cows - but you get the idea: we think gone gold stories are a tease. That is, unless they happen to come with an awesome new trailer, as today's Gears of War announcement did.

For the record, the 60-second trailer is also a tease, with long bits of listening to tinkly music and gazing at a broken porcelain head before things rush to a cliffhanger ending. But it's awesome. Watch it here by clicking the Movies tab above, then download it on Xbox Live.

October 25, 2006


I was the founding Executive Editor/Editor in Chief here at GR, charged with making sure we published great stories every day without burning down the building or getting sued. Which isn't nearly as easy as you might imagine. I don't work for GR any longer, but I still come here - why wouldn't I? It's awesome. I'm a fairly average person who has nursed an above average love of video games since I first played Pong just over 30 years ago. I entered the games journalism world as a freelancer and have since been on staff at the magazines Next Generation and PSM before coming over to GamesRadar. Outside of gaming, I also love music (especially classic metal and hard rock), my lovely wife, my pet pig Bacon, Japanese monster movies, and my dented, now dearly departed '89 Ranger pickup truck. I pray sincerely. I cheer for the Bears, Bulls, and White Sox. And behind Tyler Nagata, I am probably the GR staffer least likely to get arrested... again.
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