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Good old Epic Games. If they want to win something, they've got the XP to dangle in front of you like a carrot. And this time, they're offering an entire week's worth of 30x XP on Gears of War 2 if Gears of War 3 wins the 'IGN Most Anticipated Game Award'.

To do this, you need to click on over to IGN's E3 2011 page and tweet your most anticipated game from the ones listed. Scroll down to the bottom of the page, and you'll find Gears of War 3 there, happily way out in front with 2,916 votes thus far. It's closest rival? That'll be Battlefield 3 with 1,876 tweets. Skyrim has a paltry 512.

"If Gears of War 3 wins the IGN Most Anticipated Game award, we'll do a week long E3 XP event in Gears 2 at 30x XP!" screams a post on the official Epic Games Facebook page. A whole week of 30x XP? That's got to be worth a click!

[Thanks, Conor]




 
 

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Comment #1 by Brawl4All
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 11:54:45 AM
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Wow,these XP events are something else...Glad I got my wings long ago..


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Comment #2 by Pazuzu91
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 11:56:48 AM
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i like how epic games does this, the most treyarch and infinity ward do is 2x, and thats jsut not enough for your 750 levels


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Comment #3 by Mattymace666
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 11:57:16 AM
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Could be a difficult one. Lots of good games coming out this year.


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Comment #4 by ViNyLek
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 11:57:39 AM
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Well I am already at the max and gears 3 is not my most anticipated, but definitely in top 3 after uncharted3 and Deus Ex... Still their bribing gets boring as fuck already...


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Comment #5 by Jericho666
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:02:43 PM
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Week long + Summer? I'll be ashamed If I don't manage the wings!


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Comment #6 by O0mix0O
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:03:51 PM
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Need twitter =/


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Comment #7 by PrinceOfThralls
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:05:53 PM
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Skyrim only that low? But...why? I mean..Skyrim...oh god what is even-


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Comment #8 by FinalSnake Eye
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:07:11 PM
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So they are bribing people to win? How is that fair?! I mean if you really want to vote for it because you really cant wait to play it then fine, but votign for it for the 30x Exp, thats just unfair.


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Comment #9 by Dr Popodopolus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:09:19 PM
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Sorry but after playing the BETA I'm not anticipating Gears of War 2.5, even if they want to bribe people with a 30x EXP week. Surely Skyrim, Battlefield or what will easily be the best game this year: Uncharted 3 would win this award on a normal vote, but now that the voting is sabotaged it's lost all credibility anyway.


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Comment #10 by linktriforce007
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:09:53 PM
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I'm looking forward to Ocarina of Time 3DS the most... then Revelations. Gears is a meh for me. =/


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Comment #11 by AWE5OMEPO55UM
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:13:44 PM
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not really interested in gears 3, but id like to finally join the wings club in gears 2


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Comment #12 by Epic Gamer Will
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:13:54 PM
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When will this XP thing be?


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Comment #13 by Darth Craigus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:15:53 PM
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I am a massive Gears fan, and I love that they have put on such high XP multipliers - Without them I wouldn't have my wings. But I don't and have never agreed with these bribery tactics they're using. Sure, I'm a hypocrite - I've voted for them and will do so again because I have friends that want to get their wings too, but surely they realise that it's a false victory? People are voting for their games just because they want these high XP multipliers and not because Gears 3 is their most anticipated game, because that's certainly my reasoning. I've played the beta, I love the beta, I love Gears 2 online - but Gears 3 is still behind LA Noire and Arkham City in my list this year. With that in mind - These are all good ways of marketing the game and making sure that it's always at the front of people's minds with Gears of War 3 on the horizon. To do XP events like this means that players with low levels can chip away at it and it gives them the incentive to keep on playing - and if they get enjoyment out of it the more likely they are to buy Gears of War 3 when it drops in September.


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Comment #14 by DTwirler
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:16:47 PM
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Whatever, I voted for ME3.


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Comment #15 by linktriforce007
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:18:35 PM
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Kill multipliers in Gears 1 would even be better....but still, this list is very lackin when it comes to games.....


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Comment #16 by Katarn
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:19:40 PM
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ME3!!

Don't vote for gears. I got my wings back in January on their 4th ish event. This would be there 10th 20+XP boost. I don't care how much exp boost they give gears of war isn't worthy of the award that they are trying to get from us.


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Comment #17 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:22:14 PM
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If I cared about my wings, I'da gotten them already. Wasn't worth the perseverance with me. Glad I gave away my codes. It's 2 weeks I won't have wasted that I won't get back. Much like my previous ex. I'll set my sights on the campaign, horde/beast mode and that's it.


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Comment #18 by mickjsg
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:22:31 PM
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Gotta love bribery.


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Comment #19 by Channel 8 News
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:25:28 PM
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I want the XP multiplier, but when I saw that GoW3 was doing just fine in the voting, I couldn't help but vote for Skyrim.


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Comment #20 by Issun
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:26:30 PM
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Yeah... I'm not creating a twitter account just to vote. What ever happened to a good old fashioned poll?


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Comment #21 by Heartagram1993
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:27:34 PM
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You don't even need a bribe for this to win. This game is going to be amazing regardless.


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Comment #22 by French_Kid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:29:25 PM
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so hoping this happens.

My account in gears 2 got messed up at level 89. So I'm gonna hve to do the fix, which resets the level. Hopefully I'll be able to get my wings then


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Comment #23 by llaylsnehpets
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:31:43 PM
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Level 100 pretty much rendered meaningless now. Glad I got it long ago when it actually ment something.


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Comment #24 by Tim 13
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:33:48 PM
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The Gears 3 beta sucked, and as much as I want the event... I can't bring myself to vote for Gears 3 as the most anticipated game with Battlefield on the way. I just can't do it.


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Comment #25 by Jor-El
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:34:10 PM
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They should just do x50 xp or better yet x100 xp.


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Comment #26 by Metal DJ
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:34:25 PM
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@13 - When you use a coupon at a store, do you complain that you didn't pay full price?

Think of this like an XP sale. It's a sale to get people playing the game again.

Who cares how you got there. With or without XP weekends.

Don't be that elitest @hole who's all like, "I got my wings without any XP weekends so, I'm better than you".


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Comment #27 by Andreas_loel
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:46:49 PM
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Not gonna bother with voting, got my wings the L3G1T way with KOTH boosting for 10 hours


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Comment #28 by xI TyL3R94Ix
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:50:32 PM
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GEARS OF WAR 3 FOR IGN MOST ANTICIPATED GAME


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Comment #29 by OniRyo
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:52:23 PM
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I don't even expect Gears of War 3 to be the most anticipated game from the E3 2011, i voted The Legend of Zelda - Skyward Sword myself.


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Comment #30 by ShinobiSteve81
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:53:23 PM
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Epic Fails. I'm not even interested in 3 at all because of the feedback I've heard from friends with the beta. And resorting to this again, (when they totally lost their shit the first time to Fallout3) is just sad.


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Comment #31 by Nero Mystyraa
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:55:04 PM
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I don't like this bribery bullshit they keep doing. It makes Epic look like a bunch of assholes when in fact they are a great Developer that don't even need to do this bribery bullshit.

I already got my level 100 but I'll vote anyway for the people that need this EXP event. I know there's a lot of people out there that have full time jobs and are in desperate need of EXP events like this.


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Comment #32 by ramarcos
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:55:50 PM
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LOL! Why would you wanna go back to this shitty online game after playing the GEARS 3 beta.


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Comment #33 by Caramel Cardinal
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:56:00 PM
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Hope gears 3 wins, easily my most anticipated game there
might be different had bioshock been on the list though...
probelm is with all these stupidly high experience events is everyone will have there wings, but thanks to them ranking up from 50 - 100 in a day or before they've played on all the snowblind there going to unlock both 50 and 100 on the same day and not get the reward for it in gears 3:D


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Comment #34 by TheToiletBrush
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:58:53 PM
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Pathetic bullshit.


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Comment #35 by ShinobiSteve81
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:59:15 PM
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Me though, I voted for Dead Island. Though Elder Scrolls (and probably why it's losing is butthurt gears fans are still mad about losing to Fallout) and Batman are up there too...I gotta stay tried and true with being a horror junkie. And I've got my fingers crossed for DI to be awesome.


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Comment #36 by xI TyL3R94Ix
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 12:59:23 PM
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At Number 27 boosting isnt the legit way of playing the legit way is to be good at it and win because of ur skill


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Comment #37 by Jack Flak
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:00:47 PM
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Wow really? REALLY? Good thing i got my wings so I'm outta this garbage. And even if i wasn't i still wouldn't vote for garbage.


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Comment #38 by IRA GUNNER AFC
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:01:00 PM
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Don't think it can beat Skyrim even if there trying to bribe us.


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Comment #39 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:01:37 PM
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@ 27 - Newsflash. Boosting doesn't count as legit. You want legit? Jump in matches with no other buddies and ride the wave.

That's a legitimite way to earn. Boosting with friends is fine and dandy but it's a huge advantage and you're kind of giving each other the levels/xp. You're not rightfully earning it.


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Comment #40 by oo Cebass oo
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:03:37 PM
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come on, enough of the pityful x30......give us some x100 or something and let us not have to endure the poor multiplayer of gears 2 anymore, loving the gears 3 beta and cant wait to enjoy the multiplayer on that!


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Comment #41 by Frank_The_Bison
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:04:02 PM
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Skyrim is my most anticipated game, after I learned that for the Epic edition of GoW3, I would be paying $150 for a Statue of Marcus, I decided to only get the limited edition.


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Comment #42 by ViNyLek
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:04:08 PM
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@#14 & #16 ME3 is not coming out in 2011.... Bummer:-P


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Comment #43 by xI TyL3R94Ix
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:06:58 PM
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ME3 Is going to insane but My vote is still going to Gears of war 3


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Comment #44 by ll Mr Bubbles ll
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:11:09 PM
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Wow yet again they are bribing people to gain an award. Before they used an event to get more people to follow them on facebook an now this..Face it epic you screwed up the game and have only just fixed the issues months before the 3rd is coming out. Cliffy kiss my ***


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Comment #45 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:14:47 PM
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@ 40 - While they DO want you to complete it for the third game, there's still time and the point is to enjoy the longevity of it. More than enough people earned their wings and put the game aside and moved on. That's just sad for fan loyalty IMO. 30x is better than 2x when you break it down and regardless, Gears has offered more xp than any other games xp events combined. Mostly anyway. Me though? Not worth it. Campaign when 3 hits and hopefully it's a gorgeous conclusion.


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Comment #46 by Ohheythere
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:14:48 PM
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Honestly...it really is between GoW3 & Battlefield. The finishing of an epic (no pun intended) trilogy or an update to an otherwise great game. It's just that Skyrim isn't really my cup of tea..but more power to anyone who enjoys those types of games.

Hopefully GoW wins so I can fire it up and maybe gets my wings in one week. :)


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Comment #47 by Ace IIXII
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:18:52 PM
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oh man, do I lie and say BF3 isn't my most anticipated game?


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Comment #48 by a fat turkey
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:22:42 PM
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I would probably put Gears 3 as my most anticipated shooter, but not game. Sure, I love Battlefield with a passion, but im just worried that it will be a single runthrough of the campaign then sit there and play competitive multiplayer for the rest of the time. Gears should at least be a nice 4-player co-op run, than multiplayer, beast mode, and horde.Also, im pretty sure ME3 was pushed back to 2012.


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Comment #49 by JDMBO1
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:23:46 PM
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Sorry but Epic just seems like they're trying to make a desperate move. I personally wouldn't say Gears 3 is worthy of it.


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Comment #50 by Man On The Run
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:26:11 PM
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How about Cliffy Assclown Bliffy give us single/co op folk somthing good in this new game instead of the usual good but very short with little replay value campaign. Then i may vote just for that.


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Comment #51 by Len lfc
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:27:51 PM
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No thank you, i'm anticipating Mass Effect 3!


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Comment #52 by Battletick
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:28:33 PM
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Tell me when they win so I know to play! I'm still at level 75...


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Comment #53 by mjc0961
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:33:30 PM
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@8: It's a popularity contest. All of these things are. And many companies do things like this to get more votes in these popularity contests. None of these types of polls are ever worth anything more than telling you which company was able to rally the largest number of fans. It never means that this game is the best game, or this character is awesome, or this game is really the most anticipated. It just means that company did the best job rallying fans.

Thinking that any of these types of polls mean anything more than that means you're taking them too seriously.


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Comment #54 by Green Day Rock
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:34:49 PM
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They should try to win these awards on the games merits. If Gears 3 is good enough to be hotly anticipated (i think it is) then it will win, you don't need to 'buy' votes off people. That's what i'd expect FIFA to demand.


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Comment #55 by Zerokesra
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:34:56 PM
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Funny that Gears has over 3,000 votes now. Only closest (and most likely the actual winner) is BF3. There should be a 2nd vote option on gears: "I voted only to get my EXP"


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Comment #56 by Dillinger822
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:37:49 PM
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Aright quit the hating, we all voted for these events when we needed them, and now were better than everyone because we already achieved it? Gears 3 would win regardless. And if you don't think so, the why hate a company for developing such a solid multi fan base that this can actually influence a poll (with really attractive looking games nonetheless!)


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Comment #57 by Magus 0f Zeal
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:53:05 PM
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@#45 I know they've probably offered the most XP multipliers but not sure about total XP events. I'll have to do some digging.


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Comment #58 by littlejay
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:54:03 PM
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BF3 deserves it. It's not the last time they will have an xp event so no biggie if their lame tactics dont work


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Comment #59 by Contender19
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:57:22 PM
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too bad level means nothing in gears 2


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Comment #60 by the real a 0bsolete
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 01:58:29 PM
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theyr going to win either way who cares


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Comment #61 by EvilWays
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:03:16 PM
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Unless single player has something up it's sleeve, Gears 3 isn't that great. Played the demo and wasn't as thrilled as I thought, not even enough to finally pick up Gears 2 or go through Gears 1 on insane.


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Comment #62 by NITEMARECREATOR
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:07:17 PM
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FUCK CLIFFY B. AND EPIC WITH THEIR SMALL-DICKED, FRAGILE EGOS!! Are they that pathetic that they have to bribe people just to place in a poll that means absolutley nothing?? All this begging just to hear them later say that they won all these "glamorous" awards, etc. EPIC FAILURE!!


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Comment #63 by Pixo
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:11:56 PM
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I got my wings before all these insane XP events.. Nice to see they're still supporting Gears 2 though.


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Comment #64 by ShinobiSteve81
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:12:02 PM
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@56 They failed to influence fans last time with voting for the Gears series over Fallout. They can try to rally fans, but those that don't just want xp won't go for it, and vote for real. I enjoyed both Gears thus far, but with shooters I'm usually only a campaign person. I'm good with the itchy trigger finger for my fighting games online, but aside from games that are oldschool or L4D, I get my butt shot off. I will get Gears 3 sometime down the line for the campaign and to see what happens next, but totally not anticipated at all.


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Comment #65 by SuperWoody64
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:15:13 PM
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I think ign sucks but I tweeted for the people that don't have lvl 100. Also, I'll help anyone play horde that needs any of those achievements, a buddy of mine needs them anyhow. (I have all fronts)


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Comment #66 by Dlark17
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:16:20 PM
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I refuse to get a Twitter, otherwise I'd totally help the guys. It's gonna be the best game on the list, anyhow.


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Comment #67 by halofan1989
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:16:56 PM
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*votes for Gears 3*

^______^


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Comment #68 by Californigus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:19:18 PM
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After having my rank reset, extremely laggy matches, host advantage and noobs glitching, i don't play this shit anymore but i will just to get my wings that i should have a long time ago!!


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Comment #69 by Ceejus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:19:39 PM
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Last time they had 20x EXP, I never bothered to reach level 100. Ever since then, I've been longing for another event so I could finally reach 100. Looks like that opportunity is a'knockin' at last.


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Comment #70 by Corpse87
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:21:23 PM
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@ 64 great attitude towards this,need more people like you on here!


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Comment #71 by yamayamayaamaa
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:21:50 PM
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I voted!


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Comment #72 by Snakes117
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:26:38 PM
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If there will be a 30xp event then it will be easy to get to 100.


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Comment #73 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:33:56 PM
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@ 57 - Oh I'm sure they don't have the most xp events but for a combined xp effort, I'd say they're the front runners. They've had more xp WEEKS as opposed to weekends as well plus they do certain holidays. It's like most are saying, it's coming off too much as a bribe especially with the circumstances of winning a poll to reward the player. Big pass for me.


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Comment #74 by bmethorizon
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:34:31 PM
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I would love to finally get my wings, but I'm definitely looking forward to Skyrim infinitely times more. Skyrim gets my vote.


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Comment #75 by xboxmorgan91
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:40:28 PM
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Shiiit I've been waiting for Gears 3 since Gears 1. Never played Battlefield before so I obviously don't understand the love that it's getting. Might have to check it out and see what I'm missing. Not an RPG guy and superhero games are hit and miss for me. For me personally it's between Gears 3 and F3AR, but naturally I expect Gear 3 will be better.


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Comment #76 by ironrafael09
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:46:23 PM
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I've never played GoW 2 before, but from what my friends say, it's really an awesome game. It's good that they do this 30xp weekend, but it looks to me that the devs don't really trust their game to be good by bribing people.


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Comment #77 by synister EFFECT
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:48:59 PM
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Looks like gears of war 3 has a comfortable lead right now, by ~1,500 votes. I don't tweet, so I'm going to vote, but I would like another xp event. It takes me probably 50 good games just to level up once, so this would be nice.


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Comment #78 by Bullhorse
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:56:09 PM
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not gonna lie... if i had known that they would constantly be doing events like this, i probably wouldn't have played gow2 every day for a year after it came out. hahhahahah.


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Comment #79 by Flibbity Floid
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 02:59:14 PM
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@ 77 - I tweet but there's only 3 people on my Twitter atm and one of them is Denis Leary lol. I wouldn't even bother with franchises I love doing stuff via Twitter. I only have it for the 2 people on my list since I'm more posty on FB anyway. I like to keep the social networks separate from the gaming.


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Comment #80 by ShinobiSteve81
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:00:43 PM
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@70 It's just an honest attitude. Them doing this multiple times, as other people pointed out makes them seem like they think their games might not be up to snuff these days. And as I said, I did enjoy the first two GOW games, but I can only deal with glitchy/laggy MP for so long in any kind of games period, so I try to reserve them for fighters. I'd say this was a popularity contest in the long run, like how the Smithsonian VG exhibit ended up being for the most part, but thankfully Gears LOST in that one...probably because they didn't bribe people. Otherwise that would've been in a friggin museum as "Art of videogames", instead of Bioshock which was some good art, between graphics, stortytelling, and all else. Gears gets old after awhile with its heavily MP reliance, I like good games.


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Comment #81 by totallykyle101
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:01:59 PM
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Why can't it just be a poll, not everyone uses or wants to us twitter.


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Comment #82 by E10phoenix
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:12:18 PM
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sorry, as much as i want gears of war 3 and 30xp for gears of war 2...

SKYRIM TAKES PRIORITY OVER EVERYTHING!!!!!


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Comment #83 by Jhow
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:15:01 PM
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Dont get me wrong but Gears is really good (one of my favorites) but you shouldnt brinbe people so they can get there wings, if you wanted wings so bad you could have easily gotten them by now. I mean I got mine cause I thought 4 times XP couldn't be toped so I played like crazy. But no 30x... They are handing them out like candy. There isn't a point of feeling accomplished in haveing wings anymore... :(


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Comment #84 by NATH4Nx
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:18:41 PM
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How about an extra week of Beta access instead ;)


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Comment #85 by redsmoke7
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:27:08 PM
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That's so much xp ahhhhhhh


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Comment #86 by Stealt Rain
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:30:18 PM
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Gears of war 3 a game I realy wait for I lover Gears of War Serie


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Comment #87 by TSG Dwaggie
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:36:13 PM
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I played the beta, and the only part of gears 3 that I'm looking forward to is the end of the trilogy's story. Battlefield 3 is gonna be massive IMO, and no matter what people say about the gears 3 multiplayer, it can be summed up with the simple phrase, "Same Old Shit, Brand New Logo."


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Comment #88 by Ayx
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:36:44 PM
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I'm just ROFL'ing on how serious people are taking this Bribe issue.

All they want is their moment and they're doing whatever they can to do it. I've heard and seen worse ways of boosting votes from Companies and people.

Don't you think if DICE or other companies cared they'd do a move similar to this? Exactly.


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Comment #89 by madonex4
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:39:07 PM
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thats kinda sad. i wouldnt feel good about an award if i cheated to get it.


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Comment #90 by TSG Dwaggie
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:39:35 PM
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Also...fix Seriously in Gears 1, or take it down to 1000 kills ON THE STATS SCREEN. Not the fucking invisible value it's currently at.


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Comment #91 by Grummy
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:44:05 PM
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Not entirely sure why they're doing this. What exactly do they get from gettting the 'most anticipated' award?

Meh, I couldn't give a stuff really. I like Gears well enough, but it's a choice of the same old shit or a completely revamped Elder Scrolls that looks epic at every turn. No brainer really, roll on November 11.


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Comment #92 by xContritiox
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 03:53:32 PM
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Hm, Gears 3, Skyrim, Revelations, SR The Third, hard one but I'll vote Gears for the EXP.


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Comment #93 by floridafan765
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:02:08 PM
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Been had wings even though i missed the Halloween xp event and the one before that due to a broken xbox. but obviously Gears 3 is the most anticipated game!!


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Comment #94 by HalfEVILmonkey
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:11:51 PM
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I will vote for Gears of War 3 if they nerf the f*cking sawed-off. Stupid gun is annoying and overpowered.


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Comment #95 by asphyxiate
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:15:29 PM
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Do Epic really get that butthurt over losing these sorts of things? Kind of sad to bribe for votes. Cliffy B, is one of my most hated people in the gaming industry. I've quite enjoyed the Gears series but I hate that man with a passion, such a pompous douchebag. If I didn't think Twatter was an even bigger waste of time than Fecesbook I'd be voting for Skyrim. I'll be giving Gears 3 a whirl, but Skyrim will consume my free time like a fat man consumes cupcakes. Ravenously.


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Comment #96 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:24:21 PM
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Its sad that Epic needs to bribe people to get awards, but they'll lose again because it bites them in the ass just like it did in G4's Deathmatch. I don't see Gears 3 winning that since they will be better titles out there like Batman: Arkham City, Rage, and Skyrim while thats just a small amount of the upcoming games to be released.

@ 88. DICE has done some bribing like including the B3 Beta on MoH, which they killed MoH by designing that bad MP.

@ 92. Vote with your head instead of going with the achievements.

@ 93. I would say that Gears 3 would be the most anticipated game only if you're a diehard Gears fan especially when there's a long list of better titles coming out after its release. Gears 3 will be a good game while it won't be the best.

@ 94. You know that won't happen because of the MLG kids and scrubs while they need to nerf the Gnasher and the sawed off.

@ 95. Yes they need to do that especially when they failed to beat Fallout with a similar bribe earlier this year.


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Comment #97 by Grossmesser
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:29:37 PM
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The GoW3 beta was pure shit. It was nothing but Gnasher rushers, Sawn-Off campers and power-weapon campers. Sadly, I played the beta once a week for the unlocks then deleted it from my HDD. I've NEVER gotten as angry playing a game as I did this. I will only be playing co-op story, beast and horde modes and bots only matches from here on out when it releases. Come on fanboys with the thumbs down (like it matters which thumbs you give me, lol), but let's face it.....the beta is an EPIC fail.


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Comment #98 by wickedclowns95
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:32:36 PM
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Apparently it's okay to hand out xp modifiers like candy...


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Comment #99 by Thrall51906
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:43:17 PM
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@ 10

HELLZ YEAH!!!! LoZ FTW


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Comment #100 by ThoracicKez
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:43:51 PM
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how many people still play Gears 2 online? I dont have it but thinking of it


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Comment #101 by CZAR gotcha9
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:44:42 PM
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D: I need this, I'm 8 levels away from my wings


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Comment #102 by Darth Craigus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 04:47:56 PM
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@26 - Did you even read my comment at all?

I said in there that if it wasn't for the XP multipliers I would NOT have my wings. I don't disagree with the XP multipliers at all, and in fact I think it's a good way of making sure the game is played a lot - it gives people incentive to play. I simply said I didn't like the fact that they have to try and bribe us to vote for them in things like this. Just give the XP events away anyway, no need for them to go saying "oh make sure we win this and we'll throw XP at you".

I don't understand how you can read my comment and think that I'm complaining about the XP multipliers and/or trying to brag that I'm some "elitist" player that hit level 100 without the XP events. Seems to me like you've just read what you wanted to read and not what I actually said.


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Comment #103 by newbsicle
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:01:29 PM
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Battlefield 3 or go home!


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Comment #104 by BKNaB
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:12:51 PM
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How about we get x100 for the week instead? Or if you wanna stick with x30 then do it all summer!


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Comment #105 by Rogue_Kitsune
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:15:19 PM
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Welp, looks like I'm not voting. Never registered for Twitter before, and I'm not about to now. That said, I wouldn't vote for Gears even if I did - sure, I need the XP, but I ain't about to sacrifice my integrity and lie just because they decided to try to bribe us. AGAIN. That said, my vote would go to ME3, or would if it were still coming out in 2011, anyway. Since it's not, I might go with Deus Ex or Skyrim, just because they're coming out sooner, and both of them are going to be -huge-.


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Comment #106 by killerswat255
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:23:51 PM
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hah skyrim sucks!


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Comment #107 by alklein35
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:31:13 PM
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Honestly I think the only reason they're still doing things this high are because people are gonna stop playing entirely once GoW3 comes out. I just got it in January (I know, real slow) and I stopped once I hit about 20. I love these because it makes the wings less impossible to get with you and your other self being the only ones online. What I don't like is that wings used to be a bragging right for Gears players (well, as far as bragging rights can go for video games) but either way, I wouldn't be surprised if they won the contest without the bribe (not that it helped when they had the decision between Gears and... I think it was Fallout) but I wouldn't be surprised either if they don't. Ton's of great games coming, and it'll be interesting to see who wins.


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Comment #108 by Obi-Brown
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:33:39 PM
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i need my wings
hurray for making online polls completely meaningless


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Comment #109 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:44:58 PM
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@ 55. This is just the start of the voting while I doubt that Gears 3 or B3 will win even with the bribery.

@ 66, 105, and 106. You're the prime examples of Fanboys, which that means you guys are pathetic like Cliffy B.



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Comment #110 by hutchy1984
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:45:10 PM
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lets face it, gears sucks balls.... massive hairy ones. the 1st game was awesome at the time because graphically it was outstanding and who didn't like chainsawing people, but come on,2 games later and its just the same old shit, different menus, graphics have been caught, and passed! and the controls feel stiff and rubbery, and bullets are meant to kill are they not? so what is with putting 2 clips into someone then having to go up and bash them with the weapon. seriously, people come on here! oh, and thats not even mentioning the fact that the developer decides to shit on everyone who actually put effort into the game by saying "here, take all the xp ya want" wise up!!! here's a tip for everyone, don't buy 3 till about christmas 2012, then you'll be on x30 xp every 2 weeks.... epic? naaa, epileptic more like.


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Comment #111 by xXxKillerxXx8
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 05:59:31 PM
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as much as I love gears, Skyrim should have this, hands down.


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Comment #112 by count23
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:10:41 PM
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Is it 30 as in, base x2 x30 or is it just really a x15 since they're already running a permanent x2? Cause if it's just a x15 they should be out and say so.


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Comment #113 by SG1 Warsquatch
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:18:02 PM
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This makes me feel bad for the people who got their wings without crazy bonuses.
You people give thumbs down for anything : (



I will probably get a bunch from typing this.


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Comment #114 by Metabolic XBA
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:25:47 PM
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Those numbers are way off anyway, if you look at IGN now GoW3 only has 1227. 500 behind BF3. Don't agree with them announcing it up front, would have been more classy to wait and see' then do that as a thank you to fans who voted.


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Comment #115 by RobotHacker
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:40:25 PM
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I don't understand why people are annoyed by this. I applaud Epic for keeping the interest in Gears 2 before Gears 3 ships. Not everybody got Gears 2 when released so events like this are good for levelling.

I voted for Gears 3 even though I'm looking forward to Battlefield 3 more. I don't feel guilty that I digitally betrayed Battlefield :)


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Comment #116 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 06:58:23 PM
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@ 113. You won't get any Hate from me at all because its basically cheating to get your Wings with all of those crazy XP bonus weeks and weekends.

@ 114. Epic could do that as a thank you to their fans while they would rather cheat with bribery, which they didn't learn from the last with the whole Deathmatch with Fallout.

@ 115. Epic isn't looking out for the Gears fanbase especially when most of the updates have screwed up Gears 2. They're just looking for a cheap Victory because they can't Win without cheating and they're gonna lose again especially when they announced this bribe way to early to make a difference.


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Comment #117 by Chaosflare
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 07:26:56 PM
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Yet ironically, I'm looking more towards those second and third games. xD


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Comment #118 by Darth Craigus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 07:36:01 PM
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@112 - It's x30. So if you score, say 1,000 points in Warzone, you'll get over 30,000 XP for doing so.

@116 - What about somebody who has played probably 95% of the time at normal (or x2) XP but still participated in the XP events, playing legit games (i.e. Warzone), and never boosting? Would you still class that as cheating? Yes I have played through most of the XP events and without them I wouldn't have my wings - But I have never resorted to KOTH boosting as I only ever play Warzone or Guardian. Personally I don't see a problem with that or anybody else who's gained the wings in that way. I still play GOW2 now even after that, such is my love for the game.

@115 & 116 - I think that it's good marketing/business sense for Epic to keep people interested in playing the GOW games, it keeps the franchise in the front of your mind and I would assume makes it more likely for those who are maybe on the fence about GOW3 to lean towards picking it up when it's released. I just don't agree with them effectively trying to fix voting polls their games are involved in. Whether there's a prize for them in it or whether it's just so they can say "oh look we won that poll woohoo!" it's a bit of a rubbish tactic, I'm sure their games would get a whole host of votes without any incentive anyway.


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Comment #119 by Darth Craigus
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 07:41:39 PM
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@116 (again) - I like your gamer picture! haha


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Comment #120 by basilisk26
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 07:43:17 PM
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EPIC is acting so cheap atm, i have no respect for them


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Comment #121 by Soulsurfer
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 07:47:56 PM
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IMO Epic just make themselves look like cunts with all this bribing bs.


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Comment #122 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 08:16:20 PM
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@ 118. Either way you did it the easy way as using more then x2 XP to get your Wings. You didn't cheat while it feels to me that anything above x2 XP is a cheat. Its fine to get x2 XP while anything above that is pushing it.

Its bad marketing because the whole bribery alienates the Gears fanbase especially when people are that desperate to get their Wings for those crazy XP events. Most of the Community should have their Wings by now, which would make those XP events useless. Epic does wanna fix the polls because they can't Win without that while with their record then they'll lose either way. Just by looking at this comment board people are voting for the XP bonus, which thats the sad part because the bribe is working on some people.

@ 119. Thank you while I'll thank you for creating a nice discussion while I hope I didn't create an argument because some people on this site will argue about anything.

@ 120. I lost respect for Epic when Cliffy B was arrested multiple times for being a Pedophile while its had to regain their respect when they decide to bribe to try to win awards.

@ 121. Epic has acted like that before the bribes because it started when Cliffy let fame get the better of him.


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Comment #123 by Veedrock
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 08:41:40 PM
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I don't see how it's "sad" to vote for this in hopes of getting a bonus XP event, especially one of this magnitude. It's an opinion poll ffs, not some major competition with prestige on the line.

What boggles my mind is that it's actually Battlefield 3 that's giving Gears the most competition. I'd imagine Skyrim, Mass Effect 3 (bogus entry), or Batman Arkham City would be the toughest competition.


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Comment #124 by GdogTheOne
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 08:44:20 PM
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Lmao false victory FTW!


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Comment #125 by DENAz666
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 09:19:19 PM
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Might just make me go for my wings :)


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Comment #126 by brettm93
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 09:47:49 PM
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why not change the name of the award to "most anticipated xp event"?


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Comment #127 by Facial La Fleur
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 10:15:43 PM
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I'd be lying to myself if I voted for anything other than Mass Effect 3.


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Comment #128 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 10:19:45 PM
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@ 123. The sad thing is that Epic needs to cheat by bribing people with a bonus XP week to attempt to win an Opinion poll.

You do know that this is still the beginning of this poll, which means that this is anyone's ball game even if Epic needs to cheat to get votes.

@ 124. Agreed while I can't believe that a Company would be that low to do that in the 1st place.

@ 126. Agreed or another choice can be "most anticipated cheater".


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Comment #129 by Tcaps8
Thursday, May 12, 2011 @ 10:20:22 PM
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I put so much time into this game and my rank got reset at 91 :( I went to play horde offline and then it went back to the 1st title update then I downloaded the update and I was at 1... :(


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Comment #130 by NathAttack
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 12:20:40 AM
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Heh, voted against EPIC, just like every single other time they've pulled this bribery bullshit.


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Comment #131 by DeafSunchaser
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 12:32:08 AM
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sorry but no! i voted bf3


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Comment #132 by Mr Matty
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 01:22:30 AM
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Dont care for the xp i just want a horde mix up.


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Comment #133 by FinalSnake Eye
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 01:35:41 AM
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I just looked at the votes and GOW3 has over 3000 votes. There isnt another game even over a 1000. The only reason why Gears is going to win is because of this bribe. I know this has been said probably over a 100 times in this thread, but it just pisses me off. BF3 and ME3 would be in a close tie probably with GOW3 if not for this crap.


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Comment #134 by Gilganomics
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 02:12:49 AM
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@36 & 39
It's called sarcasm.

I'll be lying to myself and the world, but I'll vote for GoW3 (even though it's all about that Skyrim/Deus Ex-ness).

Since these most-anticipated/GotY/Top-Whatever lists are all subjective and irrelevant, and so are rankings in most online games (including GoW2), I'm kind of surprised at the amount of people who have poured into this discussion...to complain; people are even replying to comments in the 100's (even if it's mostly shit-talk and co-signing shit talk).


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Comment #135 by Marnit
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 02:13:18 AM
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if you are doing 30x xp events, there is something wrong with your xp system, just saying...


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Comment #136 by rg3916
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 03:40:12 AM
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Why is everyone complaining about a beta of course its not gonna be that great it's a beta not a finished product a beta


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Comment #137 by Ozbaab
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 04:19:54 AM
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Fucking. Fail. This really is bribing only.


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Comment #138 by Yautja46137
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 05:21:57 AM
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Yep, true limp-dickery bribing your way to the top of a scoreboard/competition. I guess that's the way the world works now though. At least there are a few left with some sense of honor and self respect. I salute you.


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Comment #139 by Darth Craigus
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 05:30:13 AM
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@122 - No worries fella, not an argument in my book just a difference of opinion and a good bit of debating! :)


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Comment #140 by Jimbo76
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 06:04:20 AM
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I voted for Skyrim, by far the most anticipated game this year in my opinion. Epic have a bloody cheek bribing for votes.


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Comment #141 by MediumMelanin
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 06:22:03 AM
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Everyone tweet for Battlefield 3!

lol, who hasn't gotten their wings yet!? C'mon, that's some bullshit!


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Comment #142 by PyRogawd
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 09:31:05 AM
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I'll be playing Gears 3 for the main story I could care less about multiplayer that's just a bonus I have fallen for the story and that's it. Go vote for a Call of Duty clone imma vote for story line.


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Comment #143 by LTC PUDIE 42X
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 10:15:10 AM
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Sweet i should make atleast a dent.


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Comment #144 by CrosSBraX
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 11:18:18 AM
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I would be nice, but not needed, like someone posted above. '' If i wanted my wings, i would have them already ''


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Comment #145 by tkhbecker
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 12:58:53 PM
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So the only way they can have enough votes is to offer a 30x EXP weekend? Did Red Dead Redemption try to do this last month and still end up loosing?


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Comment #146 by Phenoviral
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 01:59:49 PM
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Eh. Ordinarily, I'd vote for Mass Effect 3. After that, Deuz Ex or Skyrim. I suppose I'll refrain from voting if it makes people happy and earns them a thingie, though I can't say that I care much for Gears, myself..


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Comment #147 by Daxter99
Friday, May 13, 2011 @ 04:55:08 PM
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If their game is so good they don't need to bribe people if they win now it's not because people are psyched for Gears 3 and that is not a way to win!!


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Comment #148 by Kokswijk
Saturday, May 14, 2011 @ 02:11:34 AM
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Dude again? i can't vote for GOW3 if i can choose for BF3! AARGHH.

well ok, i'll vote for both of them.


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Comment #149 by Blueprotoss
Saturday, May 14, 2011 @ 02:20:09 AM
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@ 145. That was actually Epic trying to make Gears win against Fallout in G4's Deathmatch, which Fallout won against Gears while that bribe helped out Fallout more it did with Gears.

@ 147. Agreed because Epic needs to cheat to get a chance to win.



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Comment #150 by W1cked Seraph
Saturday, May 14, 2011 @ 07:45:00 PM
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Already got my wings but have a few friends that are trying to hit 100 still i can play with


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Comment #151 by JPClyde
Sunday, May 15, 2011 @ 04:42:46 AM
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@8 I agree, it's influencing gamers votes which a company like epic shouldn't need to do.


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Comment #152 by smashingrascal
Monday, May 16, 2011 @ 02:24:46 AM
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Need to get my wings before the GOW3 release
since they'll probably put a unlockable in it for getting the achievement. at least they did in the beta


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Comment #153 by nicoissora
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 @ 09:01:38 PM
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Gonna get my wings this summer!


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Comment #154 by CRAZY 7
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 @ 12:11:10 AM
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I just ckecked on this and gears has 4,500 and batllefield only has 1,900 I will be getting my wings for sure


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Comment #155 by BL1NDY
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 @ 03:51:13 PM
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Finally another chance to get wings :D


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Comment #156 by CrownlessKing
Wednesday, May 18, 2011 @ 11:31:45 PM
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Well there's my vote. Should be interesting as I recently picked up the Gears of War collection but haven't had the chance to play Gears 2 online yet. Guess I can get a really good start if this wins.


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Comment #157 by Blueprotoss
Thursday, May 19, 2011 @ 04:33:21 PM
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@ 154. Its really sad if Gears 3 would win especially when Epic needs to cheat to win an Internet poll.


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Comment #158 by Flatend
Saturday, May 21, 2011 @ 11:09:45 AM
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yay! might get closer to the mighty wings :)


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Comment #159 by lornesbored
Saturday, May 21, 2011 @ 10:32:33 PM
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so when the shit is this gonna happen? Gears is in the lead by over 2000 votes


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Comment #160 by angelusanya78
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 @ 09:50:36 AM
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Has there been any updates regarding the xp event? There seems to be a complete lack of news regarding this and I would love to know when it is so that I can get a couple more levels up.


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Comment #161 by muttznutz1980
Friday, May 27, 2011 @ 09:32:24 PM
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pretty sure i saw it as 9th june


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Comment #162 by Altair Davis
Monday, May 30, 2011 @ 03:35:56 PM
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It would be nice to know.


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Comment #163 by GdogTheOne
Tuesday, May 31, 2011 @ 05:43:00 AM
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I thought it was June 6th, Read it some where hmmm...
Hopefully im not wrong. But we shall see.


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Comment #164 by muttznutz1980
Wednesday, June 01, 2011 @ 07:18:47 PM
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might well be the 6th seen as thats a monday and they were gonna do a whole week


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Comment #165 by Dillinger822
Thursday, June 02, 2011 @ 11:48:13 AM
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The online gears 2 xp calculator site states:

"Explosive E3 Event
GOW2 Explosive E3 Event. June 6th-13th. 30x XP, with double ammo for all explosives!"


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Comment #166 by Oversig
Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 10:07:03 AM
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So I guess this 30x EP week did'nt happen?


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