No Gears of War 2 Demo Planned According to Epic

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While this may not come as a complete shock to most folks, alas, the news is slightly grim for those who want to try out Gears of War 2 before laying down their hard earned cash on a cold, unfeeling retail counter.

According to Tanya Jessen, the associate producer of the game, Epic is not planning on releasing a demo for the highly anticipated sequel to the fan favorite Gears of War. Well, at least in ADVANCE of the title’s November release – what they plan on doing after the release is unknown except to psychics, ghost-whisperers and Cliffy himself.

Tanya had this to say about the demo:

“[There are] no plans for a demo. The reason being that it’s been such a fast turnaround. A two year production cycle, for a game of this caliber, is really short. Our focus is always on putting out the best possible game we can. Whenever you do a demo, you have to basically ship a whole separate product. As far as our plans after we ship, I can’t really speak to that.”

Despite gamers not being able to get an idea of what to expect from the full title, I am sure this will still sell very well – because you have to remember that the original did not have a demo released beforehand and it went on to sell over 3 million copies anyway. So demo or no demo, it won’t make a bit of difference either way – gamers want it, therefore they will buy it.

Thanks: Shacknews

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3 Comments on No Gears of War 2 Demo Planned According to Epic


On April 20, 2008 at 1:50 am

they just make it like the last one: hype the game to heaven and don’t let people test it. that’s how they stole 65 bucks from me. gears of war simply sucked for me, but at the time i played it, it was already too late. money spent. no return possible. no try before you buy. anyone wondering why there’s piracy? THEY are the pirates.


On July 14, 2008 at 1:51 pm

Who ever says gears of war sucks is cause you suck and are lacking skill to play of that calibor it must b 2 much info at one time for such a small brain like urs hahahahahaha lol you suck


On October 15, 2008 at 1:43 pm

Jayde go suck a ing your got ass