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Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition recreates Mad World trailer

Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition - same song, better graphics

Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition – same song, better graphics

Microsoft’s has remade the original 2006 trailer for Gears Of War, complete with much better graphics and the warblings of Gary Jules.

Gears Of War was a key release for the Xbox 360 in many ways, but no less so than with its famous 2006 trailer – whose moody visuals and haunting use of the Gary Jules version of Mad World was a milestone in video game marketing.

We’re not sure that anyone but Microsoft realised just how inappropriate the song was for a gory dudebro third person shooter, but you can’t say it wasn’t effective.

In fact it’s so memorable that Microsoft has remade the trailer for this… Read the full story

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