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Gears of War 2 Cheats

by: Doctor Awesome ; edited by: Michael Hartman ; updated: 4/17/2012 • Leave a comment

Having a little trouble chainsawing your way through Gears of War 2? If so, these cheats should help!

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    Gears of War 2 Cheats

    Gears of War 2 is the epic follow-up to the great Gears of War. This time around, the Locust are bigger and badder, so you're going to need these Gears of War 2 cheats, easter eggs, and unlockables to stay alive.

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    Gears of War 2 Cheats - Easter Eggs

    gears2 Even if it isn't Easter, you can still enjoy these fun little gems hidden in the game.

    Needs More Cowboy Hats - This one is easiest to pull off on Insane Difficulty. Yes, I realize that "easiest" and "insane difficulty" don't go together well. At the beginning of Chapter 3, when you're riding the rig, there are three cowboy hats scattered around you. When facing the front of the vehicle, the first is behind you and on the right of the cabin. The second is on the opposite side, under the mobile cannon, between its wheels. Just past the second hat you'll find the third one, just beneath the end of a fuel tank.

    If you shoot all the hats with your pistol, everybody on the rig will suddenly be wearing them, as well as a one of the Locusts and a corpser! This can also be done on the easier difficulties, but the hats will be invisible, so you'll have to know their exact locations to shoot them.

    Meatflag Gamercard - At the end of a game of submission, you can press "Y" to check your stats. You can also scroll down to the Meatflag and check out their fake gamercard, complete with profile and achievements!

    Who Wants Toast? - In Chapter 5: Act 4, after you meet up with Dom again, head down the nearby hallway. It should take you to a room full of columns and a staircase. Between two of the columns, along the wall, is a small pedestal. Melee it to smash it open and reveal a toaster! Press X to get cookin'.

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    Unlockable Skins for Multiplayer Gears of War 2

    gears21 Note: A few of these skins are unlocked by playing the first Gears of War.

    Carmine - Complete Act 1 in the original Gears of War

    Dizzy Wallin - Complete Act 1 in the Single Player Campaign

    Flame Grenadier - Complete Act 4 in the Single Player Campaign

    Kantus - Complete Act 2 in the Single Player Campaign

    Lt. Minh Young Kim - Get the Time to Remember (find 10 COG tags) achievement in the original Gears of War

    RAAM - Get the achievement A Dish Best Served Cold (defeat RAAM on Hardcore) in the original Gears of War

    Skorge - Complete Act 5 in the Single Player Campaign

    Tai Kaliso - Complete Act 3 in the Single Player Campaign

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    Cheats for Gears of War 2 - Difficulty and Gamerpics

    To unlock the Insane Difficulty, complete the game on any difficulty.

    Beat the campaign on Insane to unlock a secret gamerpic of Marcus Fenix.

    Beat the campaign in Co-op on any difficulty to earn a secret gamerpic of Marcus and Dom.