From choppers to chainsaws to graffiti, Gears of War 3 rolled out the big guns at an exclusive panel at San Diego’s Comic-Con International this evening. Starring Epic Games Cliff Bleszinski and Rod Fergusson and moderated by G4 TV’s Adam Sessler, the team sat down with thousands of fans to debut a behind the scenes look at the making of Gears of War 3.
During the 60-minute panel, Bleszinski and Fergusson shared insights about the emotional journey that went into closing the trilogy and developing the team’s biggest, most ambitious game ever. Elaborating on how they took the story of an epic war and made it a personal saga of brotherhood and survival, fans the world over can now hear from the team in the new Video documentary that premiered at the show, entitled Crescendo: The Making of Gears of War 3.
Additionally, panel goers got a deeper look into the team’s creative collaboration with renowned graffiti artist OG Slick. With his contribution of unique street art designs, political posters, and in-game graffiti, Slick adds a layer of emotional realism to further engross fans in the world of Gears.
Gears of War 3 will be released in Standard, Limited and Epic Editions on September 20th, 2011.