MTV2 ‘Gears of War’ Special

Just a reminder that the MTV2 ‘Gears of War’ special will premiere tomorrow night. Of course, in typical MTV style they’ll run it again (and again) over the next few week…so there is no excuse for missing it!

Here are some details from the media alert:

What does it take to create a hit game like Gears of War?  Which features get cut, and which get funded?  Would you have what it takes to work 20 hours a day as you push for shipping deadlines?  What’s the deal with the chainsaw?  Gears of War: The Race to E3 chronicles the personal sacrifices and sleepless nights by the team at Epic Games as they create of a blockbuster videogame for the Xbox 360.  Set to premiere on Friday, May 19 at 10 PM Eastern/Pacific on MTV2, Gears of War: The Race to E3 counts down the days leading up to E3 2006. 

From LivePlanet –producers of the critically acclaimed Project Greenlight— and Geoff Keighley – author of GameSpot’s renowned “Behind the Games” series – Gears of War: The Race to E3 gives viewers an unprecedented, all-access look as Lead Designer for “Gears of War” Cliff “Cliffy B” Bleszinski, Epic Founder Tim Sweeney, other Epic employees and Microsoft’s Laura Fryer debate crucial game design decisions and struggle with the crushing pressure of making sure that Gears of War becomes the buzz of E3.   You may have seen the Gears of War trailer and heard the post-E3 buzz, but now you’ll finally learn the real story behind bringing Gears of War’s E3 demo to life.

Viewers can catch additional airings for Gears of War: The Race to E3 on MTV2 at the following times:

Saturday, May 20th at 9:30 PM ET / PT
Monday, May 22nd at 3:30PM ET/ PT
Wednesday, May 24th at 2:00 PM ET and 11:00 PM ET / PT
Thursday, May 25th at 7:00 AM ET / PT and 9:00 PM ET / PT
Friday, May 26th at 3:30 PM ET / PT  
Sunday, May 28th at 4:00 PM ET / PT


Edit: those crazy Gamerscoreblog folks have some video up from the show.