When fans first heard that the next Gears of War game was going to be a prequel, many assumed that players would tackle the locust hordes as a young Marcus Fenix or Dom. Epic Games and People Can Fly decided to throw gamers a curveball by having the next game in the series star the wise-cracking Damon Baird, a character that was in the original trilogy but never thrown into the spotlight. Watch the video to learn more about Baird, the decision to highlight him, and the story of Judgment from Cliff Bleszinski, Rod Fergusson, and creative director Adrien Chmielarz.

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