Just when you thought the most action-packed and emotional conclusion to the Gears of War trilogy would be all of the COG we’d see on the current generation of consoles, Epic Games surprised us all.

Passing much of the development to partner studio People Can Fly (Bulletstorm), Gears of War: Judgment lets players step into the shoes of Kilo Squad, led by Damon Baird and featuring Augustus Cole and two new characters in an early look at the Locust war, 14 years before the events of the original game.

Don’t worry, there are still chainsaws on guns. And all jokes aside, the iconic Lancer was one of the reasons to base the game 30 days after Emergence Day, so they could maintain the monstrous villains, the main weapon, and still retain familiarity with some of the characters from the main trilogy.

Gears of War Judgment Cast

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Gears of War: Judgment will release March 19th, exclusively on Xbox 360.

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