Gears of War 3 – Bring the War to an End

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Gears of War 3, the last and final game in the series was released in 2011, two years after Gears of War 2. Authored by Karen Traviss, the story for the game has a fourth player co-op.

Gears of War 3 – Plot

The unexpected arrival of Chairman Prescott on the Sovereign marks the start of the game of Gear of War 3. Prescott wants to pass on vital information to Captain Michaelson the senior officer of the ship and tells Marcus Fenix of this. At that very time, Lambent take the ship by surprise by attacking it and killing Michaelson as well as leaving Prescott injured. He informs Marcus before dying that his father is being held captive in a secret COG base named Azura. He hands over the encryption to Hoffman’s disc to Marcus. The plot unfolds to where Marcus along with Cole, Dom and Baird arrive at the fortress of Anvil Gate, decrypt the disc with the help of some equipment that Hoffman has and then aid his soldiers in thwarting an attack that Locust and Lambent launch on them together.

The disc has more information on the protection of Azura revealing that it has hurricane generators which are man-made and these in turn are the reason to make the island reachable by submarines alone. Fortunately for Marcus and his team, they locate a submarine to carry them to the island but discover that it needs Imulsion to fill it. A series of events follow in the search for the fuel in which humans turn into Lambent in an isolated town, Mercy, in the process of wiping put certain hostile forces, the Gears team is run over by Lambent and Locust and Dom gets killed in an explosion. This forces the Gears to look for fuel in Char city. Here luckily for them the leader of the civilians who are stranded in the city, Griffin helps them with a supply of Imulsion albeit disliking the COG and Marcus and his men. Now the city gets attacked by Locust, this time led by Queen Myrrah but Marcus and his men manage to escape but the people of Char meet with heavy fatalities in the battle.

With the fuel for the submarine, Marcus and his men reach Azura and find his father Adam who has been able to create a device to eradicate all forms of Lambent and Locust life. Adam reveals that he had worked with Myrrah for making the device to affect Lambent, but now it infected only humans which had irked Myrrah. Even as the squad protects Adam from her attack and from Locust and Lambent, Adam is destroyed by his own device as he had no option but to infect himself to test the device. Additionally a blue energy wave also erupts form the device and destroys everything from Lambent, Locust and the Imulsion even as Marcus stabs and kills Myrrah.

Gears of War 3 – Gameplay

Elements of gameplay such as the capacity to kill foes while staying under cover have been added to Gears of War 3. This new facet to the game changes its flow, too.

Gears of War 3 – Characters

In addition to Marcus Fenix and his Delta Squad, Gears of War 3 has many new characters as well the ones in the previous versions.

Damon Baird – He was a Corporal and a Gear soldier and goes on to become an expert in various mechanical and technical aspects. He collects, analyzes, Locust equipment, weapons and even documents. He and Augustus Cole become fast friends.

Aaron Griffin – Being the former CEO of The Griffin Imulsion Corporation, he becomes stranded in Char and gets assistance from the Delta Squad when they pass through Char.

Adam Fenix – The father of the protagonist, Marcus Felix, Adam Felix was also a Gear previously. He worked as a professor and was part of a research team in the Defense Agency. He then went on to design weapons after retiring from the University with an intention of making the war bring to an end faster. Being a peace lover, he was unwilling to use Hammer of Dawn but is forced to in order to arrest the Locust attacks. But the attempt proves unsuccessful and he goes back to researching ways in which to bring the war to an end. He gets kidnapped by Richard Prescott and is held captive in Azura island. He is then rescued by his son Marcus and eventually dies but he succeeds in ending the war by using his Imulsion weapon.

Richard Prescott – He was a Gear but did not get involved in combats owing to his political connections. He was the sole leader of the COG to ultimately survive and that made him the human who held the highest rank. He made complicated decisions as the leader but unexpectedly left COG which ended it and returned to CNV Sovereign which led to the final scenario of both the Lambent and Locust Wars.

Gears of War 3 – Gears of War Judgment

Though the fourth to appear in the Gears of War series, Gears of War Judgment is designed as a prequel to it as it does not have the protagonist Marcus Fenix and Dominic Santiago in the lead.

Gears of War 3 – Multiplayer

Games of War 3 feature some very forceful experiences that are full of vigor and laced with the flavors of COG combatting Locust. The player can enjoy all the modes like Versus mode. For solo experience of Beast Mode and Horde Mode, the fun can be multiplied when the player gets his friends to join in for the kill.

Gears of War 3 – Graphics

The graphics in Gears of War 3 have raised all bars. The lighting effects are better and make this game a complete package on Xbox 360 along with the great plot and other options.

Gears of War 3 – Game Mechanics

The new game mechanics and game modes is slick and has a great interface which is easy to use and hence has the player spending hour after hour on the game.

Gears of War 3 is a game offering a complete entertainment package and interest even players who have just a fleeting interest in shooters.

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