Gears of War shoes up close and personal

There are Gears of War fans, and there are Gears of War fanatics. The following applies to the latter, as not only can you play the well-anticipated sequel on November 7, but you can also buy the official skate shoes.

"Globe has teamed up with Epic and their Gears of War video game, one of the best selling combat video games of all-time, to bring you a Special Edition Co-op shoe based on Globe's Fusion Model," reads the Globe website. "This one comes with a big pop of the Gears of War icon inside and out."

The micro fiber shoes come with an ollie reinforcement and are available in men's sizes 5-12, 13, and 14. They retail for US$70-80 depending on the store.