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Secret Gears Of War Game Cancelled

Look at all dat juice.

Not a fan of inappropriately enforced control methods being shoehorned into your AAA console exclusive franchises?

Then rejoice, as Gamespot is reporting that Gears of War: Exile has been cancelled.

The game, first picked up last January via a domain name registration, was believed to be an on-rails, Kinect controlled shooter in the Gears universe.

I love Gears of War, I do, but this really does sound that bad.

“Let’s just bury the hatchet now,” said Epic’s Cliff Bleszinski. “Gears of War: Exile was an unannounced game that I can’t give any details about that has since been cancelled.”

  1. Porcupine_I
    Since: Aug 2009

    why would they ever cancel a kinect game?

    Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 09:16.
  2. Kennykazey
    Since: Mar 2010

    Good for them.
    Are you sure it wasn’t Gears of War: Karting?

    Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 09:27.
    • Taylor Made
      Since: Oct 2011

      LOL Gears of War: Karting epic

      Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 10:01.
    • bigbaldwolf
      Since: Mar 2012

      I would buy it :p

      Comment posted on 10/04/2012 at 10:52.
  3. PoolieMike
    Since: Oct 2008

    Never understood the “it sounds rubbish, so obviously will be.” Didn’t we learn from Burnout Crash?

    Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 10:17.
  4. The Lone Steven
    Never heard of him.
    Since: May 2010

    Yeah, it wouldn’t have worked due to the nature of the Gears games. Plus, i think a large majority of the fans don’t like Kinect thus resulting in this being doomed if it wasn’t cancelled.

    But i wonder if they will use some elements from this for the next GOW? For example, plot, new enemies and weapons etc..

    I am happy that Epic admitted that they thought it wasn’t worth doing as it should avoid a split in the fanbase and splits in fanbases can become ugly. That and i think they would either dumb it down to get a wider audience.

    Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 11:03.
  5. stage1
    Since: Feb 2012

    Well this is a sign of relief to xbox owners.

    Comment posted on 08/04/2012 at 11:07.
  6. bigbaldwolf
    Since: Mar 2012

    Gears and Kinect automatically screams fail in my ears. I was curious sure but I’d rather they do more awesome games. Stick to what you’re good at

    Comment posted on 10/04/2012 at 10:53.