New Event: “The Roof is on Fire”

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It’s going to get awfully hot this weekend in the Special Event playlist! Everyone will be spawning with Scorchers in in Team Deathmatch and the event is live now. Be sure to keep an icy drink on-hand to keep you cool! We recommend Imulsion, but lemonade will do just fine!

Don’t forget to give us your feedback about our Scorcher event in the comments below, or this weekend on twitter using the #GearsWeekend hashtags.

New Event: Lightning Round EXE!

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The new event this week is Lightning Round Execution.

There will be no Boomshield, Breechshot, Flamethrower, Vulcan or One Shot.

Here are the rules:

  • First to seven rounds wins.
  • 1 Min. Round Time
  • 5 Sec. Bleed Out
  • Friendly Fire On
  • Classic Stalemates are on

 

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Also, in the VIP playlist we’ll have 24/7 Checkout EXE!

Thank you for your suggestions! Check back next week to learn about our next Gears of War: Judgment event.

 

 

New Event: Longshot, Breechshot, One-shot

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Watch your heads! Take aim this weekend in our Snipers only playlist for Team Deathmatch! The fun begins tomorrow. Don’t forget to give us your feedback about our “Longshot, Breechshot, One-shot ” event in the comments below, or this weekend on twitter using the #GearsWeekend hashtags.

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Gears of War Judgment First Week Event!

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Gears of War: Judgment Event

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This week’s special event in Gears of War: Judgment is Breechshot and Spot Grenade only in Domination. You will receive a ribbon if you participate in the event.

Be sure to try and find the Gears Reaper!

Reaper_MedalEpic developers will be using the Gears Reaper skin. If you kill them, you’ll get a special medal and weapon skin! Also, look for these gamertags – these players will be wearing the Reaper skin.

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Click here for more information about the Gears Reaper! If you would like to nominate someone to be the Reaper, you can post in THIS thread or on Twitter using the hashtag #GearsReaper.

Earn a custom weapon skin this week!

Play between March 19th and March 28th on the special event playlist to receive the special Team Pulse weapon skin!

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Gears Weekend: King of the Gnasher and 4x XP

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Gears Of War3 KOTHThe #GearsWeekend event is now live!  This week we have the King of the Gnasher playlist; King of the Hill with one round and the score limit is 210. Your loadout will be a Gnasher and Snub. We’ve also upped the XP to 4x!

Let us know what you think! For fans on Twitter, join in on the Gears of War 3 and King of the Gnasher conversation by using the hashtag #GearsWeekend.

Gears Weekend: One Shot One Kill

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Gears of War Boltok Revolver You’ve been asking for it so we’ve brought back the One Shot One Kill event for this #GearsWeekend! Longshots are the only available pickup so watch your back, and your head! You will also spawn with the Boltok. The event is live now and we still have 3x XP going as well!

Don’t forget to give us your feedback about our “One Shot, One Kill” event in the comments below, or this weekend on twitter using the #GearsWeekend hashtags.  We rely on your feedback to make the best experience ever.  More #GearsWeekend events will be coming up so be sure to keep watching!

Gears Weekend: Happy Thanksgibbing

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Gears of War 3 Thankgibbing Cluckshot EventThis #Gearsweekend we’ll be celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday with a “Thanksgibbing” event. Shotguns will be replaced with a modified Boomshot known as the “Cluckshot.” Boomshot pick-ups will also be replaced. The “Thanksgibbing” playlist may well be the noisiest we’ve ever had.

Everyone have a wonderful Thanksgibbing! The playlist is now live!

Gears Weekend: BoomSnipes return for Halloween!

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Gears of War 3 Halloween Weekend BoomSnipesIn this Halloween playlist, the default weapon loadout will be changed to, you guessed it, Boomshot and Snipers. Weapon drops in the maps will be a mix of the two. We’ve had a lot of fun and carnage with this playlist during previous events! NOTE: You may need to restart your console to see the changes.

You will also be getting special Halloween weapon skins; the Trick skin for the Lancer and the Treat skin for the Gnansher. In the BoomSnipes playlist, the Pumpkin Heads make a return and for you Horde fans, BEWARE THE BUTCHER. He is out for blood!

The 3x XP will also continue, and the ribbon has changed so be sure to play if you’re missing any!

Let us know what you think and share your stories in the comments below. For fans on Twitter, join in on the Gears of War 3 and Halloween conversation by using the hashtag #GearsWeekend.

Gears of War 3 Anniversary 5×5 Code Giveaway

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In honor of Gears of War first anniversary, Epic Games forum admin “Cher” will be giving away codes on Twitter and the Gears of War 3 forums. Forum moderators *Zap* and DarkAp89 will be helping Cher distribute the codes.

We are also running our Gears of War 3 Anniversary event with special weapon an character skins, Brothers to the End playlist, Creepy Crawlie Horde event and 3x XP!

Don’t forget to leave your feedback about our “Brothers to the End” and “Creepy Crawlie” events in the comments or this weekend on twitter using the #GearsWeekend hashtags. Knowing which #GearsWeekend events you like will help us improve them and bring back your favorites!

The event ribbon was first earned the weekend of 1/26/2012, so if you didn’t earn it then, be sure to get it now!

Gears Weekend: Happy Anniversary Gears of War 3!

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Gears of War 3 Delta SquadThis #GearsWeekend we’ll be celebrating the anniversary of the release of Gears of War 3. A special guest will be making a return and we’ll also have a special anniversary edition weapon skin for you to use!

The “Brothers to the End” Playlist also makes a return. This is one of our most popular playlists, Team Deathmatch with two teams of two. Grab a buddy and team up for some intense 2v2 fragging!

Creepy Crawlie Horde Event

For Horde fans: Are you afraid of the dark? Of that thing that lives under your bed?  This weekend, the normal lineup in Horde has been replaced by a contingent of the creepiest crawlies the Locust have to offer: Tickers, Corpsers, Wretches, Bloodmounts, and even Reavers, with their squiggly legs all akimbo.  Watch the skies for their approach, but don’t forget to look down at your feet, or that Serapede will be crawling over your grave.

AThrashball Dronelso, in honor of Gears of War 3, we will have 3x XP!

Don’t forget to leave your feedback about our “Brothers to the End” and “Creepy Crawlie” events in the comments or this weekend on twitter using the #GearsWeekend hashtags. Knowing which #GearsWeekend events you like will help us improve them and bring back your favorites!

The event ribbon was first earned the weekend of 1/26/2012, so if you didn’t earn it then, be sure to get it now!