The Gears of War
series is one of the crowning achievements of the Xbox. Since the original game,
which won over 30 Game of the Year awards, the franchise has rarely dipped in quality. It stands today as one of the best-selling Xbox franchises,
and with modest praise for the new Gears Tactics, it appears the series will be
with Xbox players for a long time.
Yet the series we know today has gone
through numerous changes. The original started as another Unreal instalment
called Unreal Warfare, set in the Unreal universe as a massive multiplayer game.
But after developers returned to the project years later, it morphed into
the title we know and love today.
For the best as well, as Gear of War's influence has had a broad impact
on the gaming industry. The series has introduced pioneering
game mechanics, built a strong community of fans including many celebrities,
and has a surprisingly deep lore attached too.
So let's take a look at the hidden secrets
upon planet Sera, along with intriguing details of Gears of Wars' development
history that you might not have known…