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Gears of War 2 Multiplayer Details Unveiled

| 27 May 2008 20:48

New multiplayer details have been leaked on the much-anticipated follow-up to last year's visceral shooter, Gears of War.

British magazine X360 reports that Gears of War 2 will feature some noticeable improvements to the original, including a maximum of five versus five multiplayer and multiple finishing moves.

The game will ship with 12 maps in total, including a redone Gridlock and another map boasting security lasers that can be deactivated.

The finishing moves will include the well-known - although among its victims, certainly not well-loved - curbstomp, leveraging a body as a shield, weapon-specific kills, and ravaging the enemy's face.

The sequel will further feature a new mode dubbed "Wingman" where two players can control one character. Another mode called "Meatflag" will see an AI-run mobile flag that will kill nearby players.

Source: ArsTechnica.com

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