Gears of War 2 mayhem gives away 2 million Microsoft points
The Xbox 360 LIVE promotion will reward one Gears of War multi-player gamer each day with 100,000 Microsoft points and a signed poster from Gears 2 design director Cliff Bleszinski.
That's 2.2 million Microsoft points over the 22 days of mayhem. Fans that play 22 games of Gears of War multi-player from today til November 7th will be able to enter the draw for the major prize, which is an Xbox 360-themed UTE along with some Gears of War 2 art images from Epic Games. If they are still alive by the end of it.
“22 Days of Mayhem is a call to arms for Gears of War fans to play multi-player in anticipation for the launch of Gears of War 2,” said Andrew Jenkins, Product Marketing Manager, games & LIVE, Microsoft. “We know Australian gamers love to play Gears of War and we want to reward fans who are playing the game in anticipation of the upcoming sequel.”
Gears of War 2 hits shelves on November 7th. As is the way of these things the game arrives in two editions. The standard edition will set you back AU$99.95 whilst the limited edition will reduce a wallet to the tune of AU$119.95
Woo-hoo a Ute!
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Having failed to grow up Bantick continues to pursue his childish passions for creative writing, interactive entertainment and showing-off through adulthood. In 1994 Bantick began doing radio at Melbourne’s 102.7 3RRRFM, in 1997 transferring to become a core member of the technology show Byte Into It. In 2003 he wrote briefly for the The Age newspaper’s Green Guide, providing video game reviews. In 2004 Bantick wrote the news section of PC GameZone magazine. Since 2006 Bantick has provided gaming and tech lifestyle stories for iTWire.com, including interviews and opinion in the RadioactivIT section.