Gears of War 3 is the third instalment of the Gears of War saga. The story is set 18 months after the events of Gears of War 2. Jacinto has fallen and the COG disbanded. Infected and mutated by the imulsion that powered Sera’s cities, the Lambert now threatens both the Locusts and all that remains of human society.
In Gears of War 3 the player again takes the roll of Marcus Fenix, however at several points in the game the player will have the chance to take control of other characters. The 3rd installment gives players the chance to play in four-player co-op and also introduces a range of new weapons and enemies.
Also new to this edition are 4 playable female characters and a multiplayer mode called Beast mode – where the player attacks the COG forces as the Locust creatures.