Epic games is known for making quality products from the start where they created Unreal to Gears of war and bulletstorm. So when they made the announcement that they are going to make a board game of gears of war fans wanted to know if it was going to be as Epic as there video games. The game retails for 80$ and will be sold aug 31st from amazon and target toys are us and many other retailers.

"The story of Marcus Fenix and Gears is rather a weird one. They constantly battle and win small victories, but the overall war for survival is always going downhill for them. We had witnessed the fall of Jacinto, now it is time to see the consequences of our actions as Epic Games prepare to finalize their Gears of War trilogy on September 20th."

CliffyB3.com's Austin Sarver writes:

"This time of the year, Gears of War is as popular as it has ever been. After Epic’s postponement of the final title in their Gears of War trilogy, it showed us just how ready for the game the fans are.

This article will provide you with all of the information buzzing around the community and the Internet, including the record-breaking pre-order data, beta statistics, and much more."

For anyone living under a rock this week, besides PSN going down, the biggest thing going on in gaming is the launch of the Gears of War 3beta.

Specifically, the launch of the Gears of War 3 beta for those of you who pre-ordered it from GameStop. Those who bought Epic Games’ smash hit Bulletstorm, had access to the beta on week 1.

theGamerBuzz has played the beta form of Gears of War 3, and we're hear to give you a preview. Unsure whether you want to play it? Check out our thoughts.

That's right, we've played. We had an opportunity to play one of the most anticipated games of the year. The Gears multiplayer has been plagued with connection issues and balance issues in the past. Check out the full story to find out why you should get pretty excited some September. Cheers!

"With the Gears of War 3 beta coming in April, gamers can anticipate tons of content. Last night, Epic and Microsoft showed off plenty of that new content to journalists, including the plethora of fresh weapons, arenas and costumes for returning favorites. And this is just a beta! This game has more content than most retail releases do. Damn skippy, that’s impressive—but with the nature of the game, Gears of War 3 has a lot to live up to, and standards are very high."

"Critical Gamer writes: Those expecting a glimpse at Marcus and Dom’s new locust slaying adventures were left disappointed at this year’s Eurogamer expo, with no mode letting us take control of chainsaw bayonet wielding gears playable. Coupled with the recent announcement that the game has been delayed until the holiday 2011 release gauntlet, many might have been disheartened at Eurogamer on Friday. Fortunately, the game’s brand new multiplayer Beast mode had a fantastic looking and fully play..."