Gears of War 3 gets two “epic” special editions

Epic Games’s latest Video Documentary takes you “Inside the Wicked Workshop” to get a look at the two collector’s editions they have planned for Gears of War 3.

Chris Perna, Epic’s Art Director, takes viewers through the process and mindset required to create the unique art piece at the center of the $149.99 Epic Edition, a giant Marcus Fenix statue. Perna also showcases some of the beautiful artwork found in the Epic Edition’s exclusive 96-page art book.

A $79.99 Limited Edition will also be available that contains a fabric COG flag, an Octus Service Medal replica, an unlockable multiplayer skin of Adam Fenix (Marcus’s father) and the “Personal Effects of Adam Fenix.” All of the contents of the Limited Edition will be included in the Epic Edition.

Hit the jump to view a few more details (straight from Epic) about the complete contents of the Epic Edition and the Limited Edition.

Limited Edition ($79.99):

  • Octus Award Display Box and Octus Service Medal – Replicas of the honors bestowed on Adam Fenix, Marcus’s father, for his work on the Hammer of Dawn.
  • Unlockable Adam Fenix Multiplayer Character – Each Octus Service Medal replica is engraved with a unique Xbox Live code that unlocks Adam Fenix in multiplayer.
  • Fabric COG Flag – Proud colors that once flew above the House of Sovereigns.
  • Personal Effects of Adam Fenix – Includes his “Last Will and Testament,” the initial Hammer of Dawn schematic, and other Fenix family mementos.

Epic Edition ($149.99):

  • Collectible Marcus Fenix Statue – The collaborative work of Chris Perna and the artisans at Triforce, this fine PVC collectible makes an evocative living room conversation piece for any true Gears fan.
  • The Art and Design of Gears of War by Tom Bissell – Through unprecedented access to the Epic Games team, acclaimed author Tom Bissell (Extra Lives) gives readers an incisive behind-the-scenes glimpse into one of the most celebrated sagas in video game history with 96 pages of interviews, photos, concept artwork, and more.
  • All of the contents of the Gears of War 3 Limited Edition
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