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Gears Of War free with 'Games With Gold' in December

Shoot Many Robots will also be free for Xbox Live Gold members

The next two games to be made available free of charge for Xbox Live Gold members have been announced.

Gears Of War will be available as a free download from December 1-15, while Shoot Many Robots will be free from December 16-31.


Originally released seven years ago, Gears of War tells the story of Marcus Fenix as he and his fellow Delta Squad members try to save the human race from an invasion of subterranean creatures called the Locust Horde.

In CVG's Gears of War review back in 2006, we said: "Epic has constructed an extremely well-refined shooter with beautiful environments, intense gameplay and an high level of variety."

Shoot Many Robots is a chaotic multiplayer scrolling shooter that lets up to four players co-operate in shooting the crap out of hundreds of robots.

The game was released on Xbox Live Arcade and PSN in February 2012, at a cost of $9.99 / 800 MS Points.

Announced at E3 in June, Games With Gold gives subscribers two free games to keep each month, with a new title available on the 1st and 16th of each month.

While it was originally announced as a limited time campaign, Microsoft recently confirmed that Games With Gold would be an "ongoing benefit" with no end date planned.

November's offerings were A World Of Keflings and Iron Brigade. The latter is still available to download for free until Saturday, November 30.