X360 Monday, April 9, 2007 | 10:22 PM

Gears of War: Annex images and video

Gears of War: Annex images and video

Microsoft and Epic released these images and this video presenting the new Annex mode of Gears of War, that will be released soon now. Finally something new for the numerous GoW players out there.


Annex

All comments

Commented on 2007-04-09 22:34:24
Yup, just like King Of The Hill.

Should be interesting. especially the respawns.
Commented on 2007-04-09 22:46:11
update comes today
Commented on 2007-04-09 23:01:56
it was said to come out today, but surely enough it is not out yet :(. i want to play this game mode
Commented on 2007-04-09 23:17:50
i'll just sleep have some couple tests tomorrow and then its Annex time, havent picked Gears up for weeks. Looking forward to it
Commented on 2007-04-09 23:18:08
is it free or wii must buy it for Microsoft points?
Commented on 2007-04-09 23:41:49
Annex is free. The new maps cost.
Commented on 2007-04-09 23:42:03
Just here to say...the blood effect has changed. There is no dark thick blood. More like light splattering ones.
Commented on 2007-04-10 00:08:14
Definitely a weird bright red splash coming out of the gibs as and after-effect when they fly. Not sure I like it.
Commented on 2007-04-10 00:39:40
looks interesting, about time they added a new mode to multiplayer. Also, i could notice a diffrenece in the blood.
Commented on 2007-04-10 00:58:55
looks great, should be out in just a few more minutes anyway
Commented on 2007-04-10 01:34:40
The best shooter ever made gets even better! ALL HAIL EPIC.
Commented on 2007-04-10 01:37:03
its up!!!
Commented on 2007-04-10 01:58:29 In reply to Slabs
Posted by Slabs
Annex is free. The new maps cost.
For a few months. Then they will be switched to free.
Commented on 2007-04-10 02:01:11 In reply to DirtPipeMilkShake
Posted by DirtPipeMilkShake
The best shooter ever made gets even better! ALL HAIL EPIC.
Lol. No, that would be UT Epic's other game.
Commented on 2007-04-10 02:04:55
The new Mode is awesome, got 30 kills in a 2 rounds match and I wasn't even good. Though I'm still rather confused about how the game works.
Commented on 2007-04-10 03:26:44
Just played it, it was awesome! you continually spawn until a team recieves the most point difference (or something like that). No more waiting for noobs playing hide-and-go seek. Advice: grenades always work if there in a crowded like the hammerburst location in Gridlock.
Commented on 2007-04-10 04:01:50
KILLS IN ANNEX DON'T COUNT TOWARDS ACHIEVEMENTS!!!
(look under Respawn at the link below)

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/news/2007/0409...
Commented on 2007-04-10 05:06:16
You play until one team reaches a preset score limit. At the end of the match, it displays the difference in your scores.

I absolutely love Annex, and it successfully brought me back to playing Gears atleast a little longer. If they can keep this up and add new maps, gametypes, and maybe optional weapons then ill keep coming back.
Commented on 2007-04-10 07:57:43
"The introduction of infinite respawns means that kills in Annex don't count towards any of the kill-based achievements like "Seriously …" or "The Nuge.""



--WTF?!?!? What about chainsaws and stuff like that?!?! That's pure BS. WTF epic. You bring shame to Epic Games.

Other than that, though, IT IS AWESOME. FUN. IT IS PURE MAYHEM!


@mosthated, hehehehehe UT3 isn't out yet, you silly goose.
Commented on 2007-04-10 10:26:29
new gamemode is awesome but it sucks that u dont get achievements... :[
Commented on 2007-04-10 10:41:44
Who cares about a new gamemode?Give us new maps!It´s getting boring!!!!
Commented on 2007-04-10 19:31:35 In reply to KahL
Posted by KahL
KILLS IN ANNEX DON'T COUNT TOWARDS ACHIEVEMENTS!!!
(look under Respawn at the link below)

http://www.xbox.com/en-US/community/news/2007/0409...
That sucks big time!
Commented on 2007-04-10 23:52:05
Annex rocks! I hope they release new maps for free.

About the game


What's up?
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker I've decapitated, sliced their legs off, beheaded them, but they keep coming back to fight me. So yeah cool that he wants revenge on me, I dig that system but please just stay dead. (14 minutes ago)
  • Moonwalker
    Moonwalker I'm playing Shadow of Mordor and am I doing something wrong? Because these Orcs keep coming back from the dead and it's starting to become pretty damn annoying, let alone repetitive. (15 minutes ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus look at anew Metroid style kickstarter. game is bonkers: [url] (2 Hours ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus **** it, forget about half this JJ (Japan Junk), go hunt kickstarter indie projects like Narita Boy and so much promising stuff there. The world has moved on from JJ to fill any decent diverse catalog (2 Hours ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus Tokyo Tattoo Girls, Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash, Blue Reflection, Four Goddesses Online: Cyber Dimension Neptune, Gun Gun Pixies ... lmao at all these names. (2 Hours ago)
  • nostradamus
    nostradamus @Moonwalker: he should talk to high profile class publishers like squenix for remake, Atlus for Persona or Sega for exclusive development. no need for shit junk like *let me check AGB shit blog* ... (2 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX They should talk to Platinum Games... lol (2 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories