As the threat of Emergence Day approaches, Microsoft Game Studios today announced the first of many tools to combat the impending Locust Horde…a Gears of War Fan Site Kit, that is now available for download. The 102 MB download contains all the means necessary to help Gears of War fans build a fan site in preparation for Emergence Day. The kit contains concept art, forum avatars, screenshots, desktop wallpaper, and much more.Gears of War thrusts gamers into humankind’s epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Blending the best of tactical action games with the best of survival horror titles, Gears of War features cinematic, beautifully rendered interactive environments with high-definition visuals.Gears of War will launch on Emergence Day 2006.I checked the kit and it has some pretty cool stuff in it. I like the avatars.
*edit – Stay tuned for a big announcement concerning Gears of War from Epic next week. What could it be? I don’t know but one thing for sure is that it will not be a demo.