Updated Jan. 27, 2014 at 1:58 p.m.

Premium Lock Epic Games sells $1B+ 'Gears of War' franchise to Microsoft Studios

Published: 2014-01-27 11:22:00
Updated: 2014-01-27 13:58:53

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Cary-based Epic Games turned its "Gears of War" games into an entertainment franchise - toys, a board game, novels, action figures. Now the company has sold the franchise to Microsoft, which has been the publisher of the games. A former Epic executive takes over the Gears empire at Black Tusk Studios in Vancouver, British Columbia....

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