Microsoft Corp. this week announced Gears of War Judgment for the Xbox 360.
The preview trailer included a dark castle-like environment with brand new enemies and a return of cast veteran characters.
The title will be sold in 2013.
In the last installment, Gears of War 3, users fight as Marcus Fenix, leader of Delta Squad, 18 months after the fall of the last human city.
Gears of War 3 sold three million units in the first week of sale in Q3 of 2011.
The Gears of War franchise has generated more than $1 billion in global sales.