Posts Tagged 'Gears of War 2'

Journal: The Chrono Trigger Push


In my last journal entry, I made some remarks about how frustrating Chrono Trigger can be due to its dated mechanics, and it still is.  Luckily, I was able to power-house my way through a boss that I had been stuck on for –i-dunno– a couple weeks.  I looked up a a walkthrough online which was absolutely no help, so i just had to experiment.   It was tried and true trial and error gameplay.

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Gears of War 2 Patched, detailed by “Super Moderator” [Update]

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[Update] Video after the break from Xplay.  They interviewed Cliff Bleszinski about what the update entails and why it was done –as if it wasn’t obvious from the patch notes– as well as other questions concerning the game and it’s reception.  By the way, he’s been playing Fallout 3, and it has him “hook, line, and sinker.”  Sorry for the small video, G4 has terrible video scaling.  View it on their site here to mediate the issue.

Yesterday the details of the achievements for the new Gears of War 2 patch were revealed by Xbox.com.  I claimed that this would mean the title update (in other words patch) would be released in the near future.  Turns out it was very near.  You should be able to update by loading up your copy of Gears of War 2 and connecting to live.  Check after the break for a short breakdown of the updates.
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New Achievements for Gears of War 2 Revealed

As you most likely have heard from  your favorite gaming news site, Xbox.com has revealed the achievements for the upcoming Gears of War 2 Patch.  It seems that you will need the Combustible Map Pack to ‘achieve’ them.  One asks you to win a multiplayer match on each of the maps (as pictured above), and another implores you to complete ten rounds of Horde Mode on the combustible map pack (Trial by, and on, Fire), for example.  For a full list, hit the break.
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Gears of War 2 Gets Patch By End of the Month

You yelled.  You screamed.  You probably threw your controller on the ground in anger, but Microsoft and Epic weren’t hearing your cries;  Gears of War 2 matchmaking was still broken.

Well, it seems that there is a patch incoming that will remove all of the terrible exploits found in the game.  In addition there is mention of DLC related achievements.  What that pertains to is still unknown at this moment, but I’m willing to bet it has to do with the new map pack which was released in a controversial wave during the Spike TV VGAs.  For a full list of updates and patch notes, check after the break or on Epic’s official forums.
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