Headline News
Declassified – Gears of War 4 Fact Sheets (January 22, 2024 10:44 pm)
Queen Myrrah 1/12 Scale Action Figure (January 9, 2024 5:11 pm)
Gears 4/5 Gilded Challenge (June 12, 2019 12:00 am)
Gears 5 Launch Roadmap (June 11, 2019 5:06 pm)
Gears 5 – Editions and release dates (June 11, 2019 4:18 pm)
Escape: Destroy from Within (June 11, 2019 3:32 pm)
Marcus vs General RAAM (June 9, 2019 4:36 pm)
Tomorrow trailer removed from YouTube (February 20, 2019 2:56 pm)

Gears Of War Developer Renamed ‘the Coalition’

June 4, 2015

Microsoft’s Black Tusk Studios is no more. The Gears of War developer is now called The Coalition, studio head Rod Fergusson announced today in a video explaining reason behind the name change.

Fergusson said that The Coalition is both a reference to “who we are as a team and what we’re working on.” By that he means Gears of War, referencing the Coalition of Ordered Governments (COG) that’s part of the series’ fiction.

“When people hear 343 Industries, they associate it with Halo; when they hear Turn 10 Studios, they know that’s who makes Forza,” Fergusson said in a post on Xbox.com. “Moving forward, when you hear The Coalition, we want you to think of Gears of War.”

The studio’s new logo was unveiled alongside the name change announcement. It comprises a circle of Cs that allude to the teeth of Gears of War’s iconic weapon, the Lancer.

“Rest in peace, Black Tusk Studios … and long live The Coalition,” Fergusson said.

Fergusson says we can expect to see what The Coalition is working on at E3 2015 later this month. Microsoft will hold its E3 press conference on Monday, June 15 at 4 p.m. PT, where we’ll see the latest Gears of War project for Xbox.

Last month, it was revealed that a remaster of the original Gears of War is coming to Xbox One, courtesy of The Coalition and Splash Damage.

Via: polygon.com

Community founder. Suicide runner, blind sniper.

Leave A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.