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Gears of war series has sold 19 million copies!


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Initial post: Nov 7, 2012 4:40:28 PM PST
http://www.gamespot.com http://www.gamespot.com/news/gears-of-war-series-sales-hit-19-million-6399640

My favorite game series has hit 19 million Copies sold and that's only 3 games on one console.
With The 4th game coming out next year, they are sure to
pass into the 20 million range. Making Gears of war the pinnacle 3rd person game.
Can the ps3 fans show a lil love?

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:42:11 PM PST
Call of Duty sells better on the 360 alone, so by your logic, it's the pinnacle series on the 360. =]

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 4:42:40 PM PST
1#Fetish says:
Uncha-

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 4:43:56 PM PST
Hell, Gran Turismo 5 sold better than any most 360 exclusives. I guess that makes it the fundamentally better game.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:45:07 PM PST
I didnt relize call of duty was 3rd person.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:46:21 PM PST
I didn't realize Gears of war was a racing game.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:46:26 PM PST
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Posted on Nov 7, 2012 4:47:51 PM PST
You're arguing that sales make the game the pinnacle, so GT 5 and CoD are more pinnacle-y than Gears =P

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:50:58 PM PST
Show me Where I said this makes Gears of war the pinnacle game as I recall I said 3rd person.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:53:34 PM PST
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In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 4:59:18 PM PST
With over 6 games on multiple consoles plus the shooting mechanic is was better in gears of war it kinda made a cover system the standerd for third person games. Gta before gears no cover After gears Cover is in GTA :p I love GTA though GOW: judgement and GTA5 both day one buys for me.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:00:04 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 7, 2012 5:00:40 PM PST
On the 360 alone GTA IV sold better than any of the Gears games..... Your logic is terrible.

Posted on Nov 7, 2012 5:29:22 PM PST
rallen says:
Way to go Epic, love me some Gears.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:34:50 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 7, 2012 5:35:29 PM PST
Lucanus says:
I guess that makes nsmb and Mario kart best games ever at 30+ million sold.... The op has sound logic.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:38:52 PM PST
JWK says:
"Can the ps3 fans show a lil love?"

Sure! Congrats to Epic on the series and its sales. I own all three games. Good on ya, Epic.

"Making Gears of war the pinnacle 3rd person game."

As self-appointed spokesman for the Sonymites, my kind words will end here. Because no. Definitely no.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:40:08 PM PST
JWK says:
"I guess that makes nsmb and Mario kart best games ever at 30+ million sold.... The op has sound logic."

Actually, with Mario Kart that's not too far off.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:49:35 PM PST
Of course it sold that many, with the Xbox 360 causing damages to the game disc through scratches/burnouts/cracks many people felt forced to repurchase the game and finish though they were probably angered by this and thus became PS3 owners.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 5:58:47 PM PST
Mario Kart is definitely the best racing game series ever.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:02:42 PM PST
Dukeshire says:
Dude, calm down. Why do you troll every single pro-Xbox thread, and anti-PS3 thread? Gears is a kick-ass series and revolutionized the TPS for consoles. Someone likes it and is happy that it has sold so well. Sure, he did not need to bring in Sony fans but what would it hurt to agree that it is indeed a great series. Uncharted and God of War kicks butt, as does Halo and Gears. See that was easy.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:04:15 PM PST
Dukeshire says:
RC Pro-AM with Twisted Metal 2 as the best car/racing/combat game. Then Mario Kart....Okay, Mario Kart is better than RC but damn does that game bring some great memories.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:10:41 PM PST
got mayo?™ says:
RC PRO AM!!!

:D

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:12:42 PM PST
I love Halo. I just don't think much of Gears. To me it's just decent.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:14:56 PM PST
Pick 34 says:
It's not just three games. It's gears 1, gears 2, gears 3, gears 1 pc, gears of war triple pack.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:17:08 PM PST
Dukeshire says:
Well you need to realize that not everyone likes Uncharted. Gears was awesome, Gears 2 was a bit of a letdown but Gears 3 was really great and I had a blast from beginning to end.

In reply to an earlier post on Nov 7, 2012 6:18:50 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Nov 7, 2012 6:20:10 PM PST
Lucanus says:
I meant just the wii version, it single handedly sold over 30 million copies..... More than the entire gears franchise.

For the record I love gears, gaol, uncharted and Mario kart. I am strange that way.
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