VIDEO | X360 Friday, April 15, 2011 | 3:00 PM

Gears of War 3 beta videos

Gears of War 3 beta videos

You all know that the Gears of War 3 beta will start on Monday 18 for those who purchased the Epic edition of Bulletstorm while everyone else will have to wait a few more days until April 25. Everyone else? Not quite. We got a chance to have access to the beta early and we captured a bunch of videos for you guys. Enjoy!

Gameplay #1
Gameplay #2
Gameplay #3

All comments

Commented on 2011-04-15 15:12:30
Gamersyde not going to give out some beta keys? ; (

The little things on the trashball map make it great, too bas there is still too much grenade spam.
Commented on 2011-04-15 15:20:05
Looks like you had some rough games Drift haha
Commented on 2011-04-15 15:29:25
Watching the quick look of the beta on giantbomb right now
Commented on 2011-04-15 15:57:49
WTF!!

That was a nasty point blank shotgun Drift, in the first vid, that was the sawed shotgun I presume, sounds and looks nasty and awesome.

Lancer seems that have some cool power in it but I think in bursts get better results.

Thanks for the vids man.
Commented on 2011-04-15 16:04:02
Graphically for an online game that looks great, cant wait to see how good single player is looking.
Commented on 2011-04-15 17:13:49
100$ it will be unplayable again after 2 monts cauz the community will discover one glitch after another and will even find ways to reproduce "fixed" glitched from Gears 1 and 2.


I'm more interested in campaign and horde mode + the new beast mode.
Commented on 2011-04-15 17:23:36 In reply to UkHardcore23
Posted by UkHardcore23
Graphically for an online game that looks great, cant wait to see how good single player is looking.
looks amazing, especially the more vibrant illumination.
Commented on 2011-04-15 17:43:44
I think if this game has the same type of Bulletstorm lighting like in the videos seems like it it will look beautifull, it already looks amazing in this MP vids, I can't imagine how will look in SP.

Bulletstorm lighting methiod is very nice.
Commented on 2011-04-15 17:49:13
looks fun, I'll be sure to try it out on Monday.
Commented on 2011-04-15 20:35:09
Nice, now do a Gnasher montage please. This game rocks.
Commented on 2011-04-15 21:29:12
Bulletstorm and crysis2 Lighting method is the same Both of them use volumetric lighting.
Commented on 2011-04-15 21:52:30 In reply to mehdino1
Posted by mehdino1
Bulletstorm and crysis2 Lighting method is the same Both of them use volumetric lighting.
Yes exactly, I love that kind of lighting, all games should use it forever!1
Commented on 2011-04-16 08:45:28
personally, i think this game should have ended with the second game. first one was great because it really set a new standard for graphics and third person shooters on consoles, but tons of shooters have came out since the first gears and have done much better. the second one was good, not great, and maybe this will be fun to, but i just really lost interest in these games.
Commented on 2011-04-16 11:56:41 In reply to mustacio
Posted by mustacio
personally, i think this game should have ended with the second game. first one was great because it really set a new standard for graphics and third person shooters on consoles, but tons of shooters have came out since the first gears and have done much better. the second one was good, not great, and maybe this will be fun to, but i just really lost interest in these games.
your problem, then. Keep'em coming boys.
Commented on 2011-04-16 13:48:40 In reply to mustacio
Posted by mustacio
personally, i think this game should have ended with the second game. first one was great because it really set a new standard for graphics and third person shooters on consoles, but tons of shooters have came out since the first gears and have done much better. the second one was good, not great, and maybe this will be fun to, but i just really lost interest in these games.
Yeah I see what you're saying, I mean it's not as impressive looking or playing as Gears 1 was for it's time, but I'm still really looking forwards to Gears 3. It's one of the only games I'm looking to purchase for my 360 in the near future, MS has really focused too much on that goddamn casual magnet: The Kinect :(
Commented on 2011-04-16 14:58:40 In reply to wazark
I disagree; Gears 2 blew Gears 1 out of the water really, despite its (mostly online-based) flaws. I'm sure this will have the same effect.
Commented on 2011-04-16 15:55:42 In reply to blmbox
Posted by blmbox
I disagree; Gears 2 blew Gears 1 out of the water really, despite its (mostly online-based) flaws. I'm sure this will have the same effect.
Agreed.
Commented on 2011-04-16 19:34:36
Online stuff looks boring...I want to see the single player stuff

edit: pardon my ignorance but much better "fun" looking footage here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=713OV864suk&feature...
Commented on 2011-04-17 09:31:36
ive been playing this since yesterday loving it so far except everybody uses the shotgun & thats a real bummer to me.
Commented on 2011-04-19 00:30:30
I was able to get a free Gears Of War 3 beta key a few minutes ago thanks to stumbling across some random giveaway blog... So mad that I missed the first giveaway. =/

I'm not entirely sure they have any more keys left, but if you want to try your hand in getting a free key the site is here:

http://freegearsofwar3beta.blogspot.com
Commented on 2011-04-19 00:58:41 In reply to DirasyajX
Posted by DirasyajX
ive been playing this since yesterday loving it so far except everybody uses the shotgun & thats a real bummer to me.
I'd love to see that but everyone is using the Retro Lancer. It's clearly the best starter gun and makes the shotgun obsolete as soon as you aren't shooting point blank.

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