Gadling's resident pilot explains what life in the cockpit is like
GameDaily

Gears of War 2 features weapon specific executions [update]

Update: It was just brought to our attention that GSB's Spring Showcase video features previously unseen footage of another execution. Look for Marcus fist punching the snot out of a Locust at around 30 seconds in.

After digging through today's new Spring Showcase Gears of War 2 press kit, on what we initially thought to be an unsuccessful mission to find something new, we stumbled across an interesting feature reveal. Listed on the official GoW2 May 2008 fact sheet comes mention that the "overall tone of 'Gears of War 2' is more badass - replete with new weapon-specific executions, chain saw duels and shocking boss fights." Weapon specific executions? SUH-WEET! Maybe that's why the recently released gameplay video didn't show the option to curb stomp Locusts which lead us to think neck-snapping replaced the iconic foot to the back of head, head to the curb move. We can only imagine what other weapon specific executions will be included when Gears ships and what twisted execution the crew over at Epic will think up for the torque bow.

Related Headlines

Reader Comments (Page 1 of 1)

Upcoming and Popular Games
Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts (13)
Call of Duty: World at War (3)
Dead Space (29)
Fable 2 (57)
Fallout 3 (13)
Far Cry 2 (7)
Gears of War 2 (54)
Guitar Hero World Tour (15)
Halo 3 (673)
Halo Wars (20)
Left 4 Dead (5)
Mirror's Edge (7)
Prince of Persia (6)
Resident Evil 5 (8)
Rock Band 2 (44)
Saints Row 2 (4)
Silent Hill: Homecoming (9)
Tomb Raider: Underworld (8)
Too Human (36)
Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise (9)
On X3F
Contests and Giveaways (175)
Deals and Bargains (207)
E3 (206)
Fan stuff (1195)
Galleries (3)
Hacks / mods (146)
Interviews (130)
News (7657)
Peripherals (249)
Podcasts (98)
Polls (36)
Reviews (46)
Rumors (355)
Shipping this week (72)
Video Marketplace (84)
X3F Features (22)
X3F TV (80)
Xbox Live Arcade (1045)
Xbox Live Marketplace (1060)

RESOURCES

RSS NEWSFEEDS

Powered by Blogsmith

Worth reading

  • 360 Arcadians
  • 360Sync
  • Achieve360Points
  • Gamerscore Blog
  • Gamertag Radio
  • GameTrailers 360
  • Halo.Bungie.Org
  • Major Nelson
  • Planet Xbox 360
  • TeamXbox
  • Unscripted 360
  • XBLArcade
  • Xbox 360 Achievements
  • Xbox Domain
  • Xbox-Scene
  • Xboxyde
  • Xboxygen (French)

Featured Galleries

Gears of War 2 - Flashback Map Pack
Gears of War 2 - Multiplayer
The New Xbox Experience - XBLM on Xbox.com
Xbox 360 Holiday '08 Bundles
R-Type Dimensions (XBLA)
Shadow Assault (XBLA)
Space Invaders Extreme (XBLA)
Meteos (XBLA)
Arkanoid Live (XBLA)

 

Most Commented On (14 days)

Recent Comments

Worth reading

  • 360 Arcadians
  • 360Sync
  • Achieve360Points
  • Gamerscore Blog
  • Gamertag Radio
  • GameTrailers 360
  • Halo.Bungie.Org
  • Major Nelson
  • Planet Xbox 360
  • TeamXbox
  • Unscripted 360
  • XBLArcade
  • Xbox 360 Achievements
  • Xbox Domain
  • Xbox-Scene
  • Xboxyde
  • Xboxygen (French)

Weblogs, Inc. Network

  • Autos
    • Autoblog
    • AutoblogGreen
    • Autoblog Spanish
    • Autoblog Chinese
    • Autoblog Simplified Chinese
  • Technology
    • Download Squad
    • Engadget
    • Engadget HD
    • Engadget Mobile
    • Engadget Chinese
    • Engadget Simplified Chinese
    • Engadget Japanese
    • Engadget Germany
    • Engadget Korea
    • Engadget Polska
    • Engadget Spanish
    • Switched
    • TUAW (Apple)
  • Lifestyle
    • AisleDash
    • DIY Life
    • Gadling
    • Green Daily
    • Luxist
    • ParentDish
    • Slashfood
    • StyleList Blog
    • That's Fit
  • Gaming
    • Joystiq
    • DS Fanboy
    • Massively
    • Nintendo Wii Fanboy
    • PS3 Fanboy
    • PSP Fanboy
    • WoW Insider
    • Xbox 360 Fanboy
    • Big Download
  • Entertainment
    • Cinematical
    • TV Squad
  • Finance
    • BloggingBuyouts
    • BloggingStocks
    • WalletPop
  • Sports
    • FanHouse Main
    • NFL
    • NBA
    • MLB
    • NCAA Football
    • NCAA Basketball
    • NASCAR
    • NHL
    • Golf
    • Free Fantasy Football
  • Also on AOL
    • African-American Culture
    • Cars
    • Games
    • Maps
    • Money
    • Movies
    • Music
    • News
    • Radio
    • Sports
    • Stock Quotes
    • Television
    • Travel

Other Weblogs Inc. Network blogs you might be interested in:

PS3 Fanboy
  • No Trophies for SOCOM at launch, to be patched later
  • Dead Space includes Burnout & Bad Company demos
  • TGS 08: Hands-on with Demon's Souls
WOW Insider
  • Patch 3.0.2 guide to Exotic Pets
  • Patch 3.0.2 primer for Holy Paladins
  • Analyst: WoW to add a million players in a year
Nintendo Wii Fanboy
  • TGS08: New Fragile trailer reduces stress
  • High Voltage Hot Rod Show 'basically finished'
  • Metareview: Sam and Max: Season One
DS Fanboy
  • The DS Life: Four Swordswomen
  • Mr. ESC plans his exit to Europe
  • Bury the Shovelware: Space Invaders Revolution vs Space Invaders Extreme
PSP Fanboy
  • TGS 08: Phantasy Star Portable coming to US fo' sho'
  • Kingdom Hearts: Birth by Sleep, The 3rd Birthday TGS trailers leaked
  • Could Yuusha come to the US as 'Destroy All Heroes'?
Big Download Blog
  • More Fallout 3 DC subway ads appear
  • Starcraft II first, then Diablo III, says Blizzard VP
  • Nvidia and ATI update their drivers
Fanhouse Golf Blog
  • Hey, What Do Ya Know? Justin Timberlake Is Hosting a PGA Tour Event
  • Old Course Could Be Sea World by 2050
  • Tiger Is Expanding His Empire to Mexico