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Oct 31, 2008, 11:55 PM
 
Mark me down for obsessed at this point...
IGN Review Monday November 3rd - 6am PST/9am EST
     
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Nov 1, 2008, 02:13 AM
 
Shoot. It looks like I'm going to get a late start on this game. My friend got me a ticket to the Warriors vs. Bucks game Friday night.

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Nov 1, 2008, 09:22 PM
 
I restarted Gears of War 1 last week and played through a few levels. I am really excited for this game now.

I'll be stopping by some video game store on the way home from work on Friday and then spending the rest of the weekend playing.
     
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Nov 2, 2008, 09:47 AM
 
I'll be buying this day one, but I don't know if I'll be able to pull myself away from Fallout 3 to play it.

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Nov 3, 2008, 11:11 AM
 
Gears of War 2 - Reviews
IGN - 9.5
TeamXbox - 9.8
1up.com - 100
GameSpy - 100
Game Trailers - 9.5

Video Review -
Game Trailers Video Review HD
(after watching multiple video reviews, if you the time (8 minutes) this is the only one to watch)
( Last edited by klb5090; Nov 3, 2008 at 12:11 PM. Reason: video review)
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 11:29 AM
 
I wonder how hard it will be to party up to do some multi.
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 11:38 AM
 
Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
I wonder how hard it will be to party up to do some multi.
after wasting my entire morning skipping classes and reading/watching reviews, we must get together and play some horde mode this weekend in the least, friday at 7pm i'll be on if any of you geeks wants to meet up.
     
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Nov 3, 2008, 11:41 AM
 
I meant regular multi, not horde mode.
     
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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
I meant regular multi, not horde mode.
Hopefully someone finally has taken what Bungie has done and implemented it into their own game, i guess we will see come friday
     
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Nov 4, 2008, 12:46 AM
 
anyone trying to meet up friday night for some Gears? i'm driving home to the burgh around 2 so i should be back at 5 EST, and i'm good anytime after that.
     
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Nov 4, 2008, 08:52 AM
 
I get off work at 4, will stop buy somewhere to pick this up and will be home at around 5. Saturday I'm busy, but Friday I'm up for some multiplayer.

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Nov 4, 2008, 02:59 PM
 
I took off friday so Ill be on all night thursday and all day friday. tag is Geoffries
     
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Originally Posted by Geofries View Post
I took off friday so Ill be on all night thursday and all day friday. tag is Geoffries
My gamertag is Kevin Bogues for those of you who don't know.

side note: i'm awaiting my fatty and dakars response to some friday festivities
     
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Nov 4, 2008, 03:41 PM
 
I'll run the damn event if I find it in a store.

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Originally Posted by Dakar V View Post
I'll run the damn event if I find it in a store.

happy?
ecstatic, your so pleasant
     
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Nov 5, 2008, 11:59 AM
 
I'm in on friday.

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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
My friend got me a ticket to the Warriors vs. Bucks game Friday night.
Not that I wouldn't go in your position, but it sucks you're going to to see Charlie Villenueva. And Scott Skiles. Please, heckle the **** out of them.
     
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Nov 6, 2008, 12:19 PM
 
Will do.

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Nov 7, 2008, 08:40 AM
 
Did anyone buy their copy yet?

I happened to find it on sale yesterday so I played a few hours of the campaign. It's pretty much more of the same old Gears of War; which in my opinion, is a very good thing. I'm really enjoying the story mode.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 11:16 AM
 
I'll have my copy in a couple of hours. Poor sek. We were playing Halo 3 last night when his mic died. Perfect timing, just hours before GoW 2 is released.

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Nov 7, 2008, 11:20 AM
 
What is it with him and mics?

Maybe he should go wireless, just so he's useing different damn tech.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 01:18 PM
 
I'd buy the wireless mic if it wasn't 60 damn dollars. Who knows how it died, it was working fine a few days ago and I haven't even moved it from it's storage spot, sigh, mics hate me.

In other news I just woke up, just got paid, and I'm heading to my local game emporium.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 01:20 PM
 
You an use any bluetooth headset, IIRC.

So, will you be micless tonight?
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 01:25 PM
 
No, I'll get the wired Mic.

The g/f was whining at my plan for geekdom so it might not be until kinda late that I'm able to play with you guys.

Women can't live with em, can't have heterosexual sex without em.

Edit: Just fired the 360 up and it seems the mic is working fine now
     
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Originally Posted by sek929 View Post
Edit: Just fired the 360 up and it seems the mic is working fine now
I've had problems with my mic before when I've kept it on mute too long. The best solution I could find was switching controllers. Unplugging the mic or taking out the battery didn't work. Maybe that's what happened to you.
     
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Yep, switched controllers and it works fine.

Odd.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 03:20 PM
 
Well, if you go silent tonight, I"ll wait for the controller switch.

And now you know if the reverse happens.
     
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Well, I got one of the last two (at least on the shelf) copies at Wal•Mart. I also got all the midnight release stuff too, makig this the polar opposite of my amazon GTA experience. The stuff includes an 80s like wristband that would fit my calf, a key chain, and the gold weapon code.

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Nov 7, 2008, 04:59 PM
 
Well, so far the game is pretty damn epic. Way more so that the beginning of Gears 1.

I'll be on probably around 11-12 EST, hope you guys don't have all the fun without me.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 05:06 PM
 
Also, the feature when you get 'killed' and are able to crawl to your nearest buddy is pretty damn sweet, I've already used it a couple times, even though I'm only playing on normal...what can I say, I'm pretty rusty at this game.

Also also, the mortar launcher is teh balls.
     
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Nov 7, 2008, 10:39 PM
 
I logged on, played some awesome matches with dakar and geoffries. In the middle of some Hoard (wave 5) i get a screen freeze and ....i restart....and RED RING OF DEATH... (i hate you microsoft!!!, but i love your games)
Game on without me geeks... for now
     
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Oh man, tough break.
     
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Geoffries and I managed to get to wave 9 by ourselves. We probably could have beat it, too, but he had to go.

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Nov 8, 2008, 03:14 AM
 
RROD? Ouch that sucks Bogues. Anyone want to co-op on some campaign tomorrow? I'll be on between noon & 2pm pst.

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Nov 8, 2008, 03:32 AM
 
I've been watching my brother play it all day today and I have to say, I'm impressed.
     
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Nov 8, 2008, 11:21 AM
 
I definitely need an online campain buddy. Had some good fun with Dakar and KLB.

Gripes: I HATE the fact that seeing as it takes a good amount of time to get a match going, that you auto disband after its over. Should be lik GOW1 where the party simply continues on unless someone just wants to leave.

The multi itself I love. It is how you get into a game now that bugs me. Just takes too long. No searching a list of games and hoping in where I see fit.

But the tweaks to the online game play I love. As it stands, I've been a beast online since i got the game. I'll definitely say that I don't think everyone who owned in GOW1 will do the same in 2.
     
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Originally Posted by Stogieman View Post
RROD? Ouch that sucks Bogues. Anyone want to co-op on some campaign tomorrow? I'll be on between noon & 2pm pst.
I'll be home playing Gears until around 9, at which point I'm bringing my 360 to my friends place for some dual-screen co-op action.

So yeah, my eyes should be bleeding by midnight.
     
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Originally Posted by Geofries View Post
I definitely need an online campain buddy. Had some good fun with Dakar and KLB.

Gripes: I HATE the fact that seeing as it takes a good amount of time to get a match going, that you auto disband after its over. Should be lik GOW1 where the party simply continues on unless someone just wants to leave.

The multi itself I love. It is how you get into a game now that bugs me. Just takes too long. No searching a list of games and hoping in where I see fit.

But the tweaks to the online game play I love. As it stands, I've been a beast online since i got the game. I'll definitely say that I don't think everyone who owned in GOW1 will do the same in 2.
I agree 100%. For every 10 minute match, you have to wait 5 minutes to get it started... and you might end up with a gametype you really don't want.

They should at least let you stay with the same group, rather then dumping you back out into the void.

Everything else is amazing though. I'm loving the single player and the multi. We should get some Team MacNN horde action going on.

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Nov 8, 2008, 02:29 PM
 
Just wanted to share some silly images.

I'm in a tense area right now, something big is about to go down. Then I look over at Dom and he is standing on top of the railing next to me.


Even when I go into the next room, he stays put....hopefully he decides to join me soon.


Dom, you so crazy.
     
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I agree 100%. For every 10 minute match, you have to wait 5 minutes to get it started... and you might end up with a gametype you really don't want.

They should at least let you stay with the same group, rather then dumping you back out into the void.

Everything else is amazing though. I'm loving the single player and the multi. We should get some Team MacNN horde action going on.
As long as you invited the people, or they invited you, you stick together. Happened to me a bunch today with no issues.

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Nov 8, 2008, 07:11 PM
 
The matchmaking is awesome. It gives me "Remote parties restarted the matchmaking process" to infinity.

Edit: oops, it accidentally gave a game.
     
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Nov 8, 2008, 09:46 PM
 
They will patch it. The first Gears had all sorts of problems and they did a good job of patching it eventually.

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Nov 8, 2008, 09:47 PM
 
Sunday Sunday Sunday

Horde mode horde mode horde mode

You'll pay for your whole seat... but you'll only need the edge!!!

Who is down? Tomorrow... Horde mode?

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I beat the game so I'll be up for multi all day.
     
 
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