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Gears of War 3 Limited and Epic Editions Detailed

by Joey Davidson | May 16, 2011May 16, 2011 9:00 am PDT

Gears of War 3 is set to release this fall exclusively for the Xbox 360, and you’ll finally be able to push back the Locust Horde once and for all. Those looking to get more from their purchase than the game and the case will be able to land one of two massive and truly special collector’s editions. Gears of War 3 is coming in three flavors: regular, Limited and Epic.

A presser was sent around today describing each special edition.

The Limited Edition ($79.99)

  • An Octus Award Box with Octus Service Medal – A 1:1 match in size and weight, this zinc-alloy cog-shaped medal replicates the award given to Adam Fenix in recognition of his work on the Hammer of Dawn.
    • Dimensions: 77 mm (3 in.) x 10 mm (0.4 in.)
  • Exclusive Unlockable Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character – Each Octus Service Medal replica is engraved with a unique Xbox LIVE code that is the only way to unlock Adam Fenix in multiplayer.
  • A fabric COG Flag – Proud colors that once flew above the House of Sovereigns.
  • The personal effects of Adam Fenix, including his “Last Will and Testament,” the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other Fenix family mementos.

The Epic Edition ($149.99)

  • A Limited Edition Marcus Fenix Statue – Designed by Epic Games Art Director Chris Perna and expertly crafted by the artisans at Triforce, this fine PVC statue collectible makes the ultimate living room centerpiece for any true “Gears” fan.
    • Dimensions: height 285 mm (11.2 in.), diameter 225 mm (8.9 in.).
    • Weight: 1.7 kg (3.7 lb.)
  • The Art and Design of Gears of War by Tom Bissell – Through unprecedented access to the Epic Games team, acclaimed author Tom Bissell (Extra Lives) gives readers an incisive behind-the-scenes glimpse into one of the most celebrated sagas in video game history with 96 pages of interviews, photos, concept artwork and more.
  • Infected Omen Weapon Pack — Custom multiplayer skins for the game’s five starting weapons; Lancer, Retro Lancer, Hammerburst, Sawed-off Shotgun, and Gnasher Shotgun.
  • All the contents of the “Gears of War 3” Limited Edition.

Gears of War 3 is schedule to release on September 20th, 2011. Will you be buying either of these special editions?


Joey Davidson

Joey Davidson leads the gaming department here on TechnoBuffalo. He's been covering games online for more than 10 years, and he's a lover of all...

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