From choppers to chainsaws to graffiti, Gears of War 3 rolled out the big guns at an exclusive panel at San Diego’s Comic-Con International this evening. Starring Epic Games Cliff Bleszinski and Rod Fergusson and moderated by G4 TV’s Adam Sessler, the team sat down with thousands of fans to debut a behind the scenes look at the making of Gears of War 3.
During the 60-minute panel, Bleszinski and Fergusson shared insights about the emotional journey that went into closing the trilogy and developing the teamâ€™s biggest, most ambitious game ever. Elaborating on how they took the story of an epic war and made it a personal saga of brotherhood and survival, fans the world over can now hear from the team in the new Video documentary that premiered at the show, entitled Crescendo: The Making of Gears of War 3.
Additionally, panel goers got a deeper look into the teamâ€™s creative collaboration with renowned graffiti artist OG Slick. With his contribution of unique street art designs, political posters, and in-game graffiti, Slick adds a layer of emotional realism to further engross fans in the world of Gears.
Gears of War 3 will be released in Standard, Limited and Epic Editions on September 20th, 2011.