Epic reveals the Gears of War Lancer prototypes it threw away
Behind the creation of the Xbox 360’s most iconic weapon.
Call of Duty might be the more popular shooter, but it’s hard to think of a Call of Duty gun that stands comparison with Gears of War’s laughably thuggish Lancer – the ultimate marriage of ranged and close-up carnage. Still, the Lancer wasn’t always so impressive. It used to have a pizza cutter glued to the barrel.