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Gears of War 2 to have bots in it…

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Wow how did I miss this earlier?

I was just going through some of the older stories on the main gaming websites and I see that it was announced that Gears 2 is going to have bots in it… Much like the ones that have become a staple of Unreal Tournament over the years.

I have to say that I think this is a great inclusion as I know quite a few people online who really should rather be playing against computerised opponents who don’t mind being called gay every 2 seconds…

The next time I have one of those wonderful gents join my match I think we’ll slowly start dropping out and replacing ourselves with bots until we are all free and he can go on playing all night happily…

See everyone’s a winner.

Source: Joystiq

Last Updated: July 15, 2008

9 Comments

  1. bokka1

    July 15, 2008 at 08:59

    I don’t know how you missed this but I was very pleased to see this feature when it was announced. Now you won’t have a problem to get a full lobby to just start the game and the other guys can join later. You can also practice against the bots before getting your arse kicked by live players.

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  2. Banana hammock

    July 15, 2008 at 09:11

    Hope they do it well. The bots in UT3 are excellent, most of the time you can’t tell who is human and who is a bot. Makes a big difference to the game.

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  3. janrik

    July 15, 2008 at 09:49

    5 player coop :mrgreen:

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  4. doobiwan

    July 15, 2008 at 10:18

    You get to RIDE the Brumack!!! :faints:

    Hmm, the 5 player co-op is more of a Multiplayer mode, so I’ll hold off on declaring “5 player co-op” outright.

    Anyone catch the new “weapon class” reveal in the gamerscoreblog video :mrgreen: Basically “BFG” class fixed/mobile weapons, looks almost exactly like Halo 3 “big guns” like rocket pod and flamer.

    doobiwan’s last blog post..The Games that made the consoles

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  5. ewie

    July 15, 2008 at 10:33

    co-op only 2 player .check xbox fanboy under joystiq

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  6. ewie

    July 15, 2008 at 11:12

    sorry on kontaku

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  7. janrik

    July 15, 2008 at 11:20

    Darn. Wanted 5 player coop. Or at least 4.

    Ah well.

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  8. doobiwan

    July 15, 2008 at 11:37

    Which is why they added Horde mode. 😉

    Or as a work mate put it “Gears of Tower Defence” 😀

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  9. Gazza ZA

    July 15, 2008 at 12:29

    youll probably find they ran into the same problems in some parts that too human did, in that they were unable to create and keep tense intimate moments with 2 player characters.

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