Breaking News: Microsoft Studios Buys The Gears Of War Franchise

Today Microsoft announced that they had aquired the rights to the Gears of War franchise from its original creator, Epic Games. They have also announced that Black Tusk Studios will be taking over the development of the franchise. Long time Gears fans will be pleased to hear that Rod Fergusson, former Director of Production at Epic Games on the “Gears of War” franchise, will join Microsoft and play a key role in the franchises development. Microsoft did an interview with Phil Spencer, Head of Microsoft Studios, Hanno Lemke, General Manager of Black Tusk Studios at Microsoft Studios, and Rod Fergusson.

See the full interview after the jump.

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