Gears of War 2 Walkthrough and Guide

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Gears of War 2 Guide


This is an overview of the DEFAULT control style.

R Trigger - Shoot current weapon/throw grenade.
L Trigger - Hold to aim.
R Bumper - Reload (Press again for Active Reload).
L Bumper - See objectives and squad locations.
L Thumbstick - Move character around.
R Thumbstick - Look. Click to zoom.

A button - Evade, Get into/Out of cover, Mantle (climb), Cover slip, Make swat turn, press and hold for Roadie Run.

B button - Melee, hold for chainsaw.
X button - Use/Interact.
Y button - Look at point of interest (Look for the prompt at bottom of screen)
D-pad Up - Switch to Grenade.
D-pad Down - Switch to Pistol.
D-pad Left - Switch to left weapon.
D-pad Right - Switch to right weapon.
L Thumbstick A - Perform an evasive roll.
Start - Pause the game and bring up the pause menu.
Back - Skip cutscenes/view multiplayer scoreboard.


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What are the 11 different Ways to complete the execution moves on enemies?..

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[b][/b]wat button do you use to croach down

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im new to gears of war, do you have any tips?

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how do u knee down

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how do u croach

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Just hold in A

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how do you run

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