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.


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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
(look under Respawn at the link below)

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
(look under Respawn at the link below)

That sucks big time!
Commented on 2007-04-10 23:52:05
Annex rocks! I hope they release new maps for free.

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