E3 2008: Gears of War 2 Horde Hands-on (IGN)

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Published by Gamerush 10 years ago , last updated 1 year ago


July 14, 2008 - Let's get the obligatory bad news out of the way: there is no four-player co-op for the campaign mode in Gears of War 2.

Deal with it.

Players will just have to make due with the traditional two-player mode, presumably starring Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago as the only two playable characters. Thankfully Epic is bringing a mode to Gears 2 that some are sure to enjoy even more than playing through the campaign with a friend. It's called Horde and it allows for five human players to link up and do battle against wave after wave of AI-controlled enemies. I played it, it's awesome and it's going to ruin what little social life I have left.

Not only did Epic take the veil off a brand new mode, but we also got to play on two new maps with new weapons and some fantastic enemies that change the Gears experience ever so slightly.

See the rest of this hands on preview at : http://xbox360.ign.com/articles/889/889086p1.html

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