gearsOn Monday, March 18 starting at 10 p.m., Microsoft at Walt Whitman Shops, will host a midnight launch party for Gears of War: Judgment where fans can compete for fun and bragging rights.

Customers will enjoy food, drinks and prizes. Currently, customers can pre-order the game anytime and at any Microsoft retail store.

They can pick up their own copy of Gears of War: Judgment at 12:01 a.m. on Tuesday, March 19 to continue the battle at home. The first 50 people in line will receive a special giveaway. Check out the Microsoft retail store Facebook for more information.