In Gears of War 3, Anthony Carmine is an unlockable multiplayer character, available after reaching Level 75. In Gears of War 4, Anthony Carmine is a playable multiplayer character, available in the Carmine Gear Pack. A Zombie skin can also be unlocked in the Zombie Carmines Gear Pack. Anthony does, however, share lines with Clay Carmine.
Anya is included in the Gears of War 3 HeroClix Toyline. Multiplayer. Anya is available for multiplayer in Gears of War 3. A "Civilian Anya" multiplayer skin is unlocked at level 45. In Gears of War: Judgment multiplayer, Anya Stroud can be unlocked through a pre-order code from Best Buy/Wal-Mart, among other retailers.
Private Augustus "Cole Train" Cole or Gus was once a successful Thrashball player known for his hard-hitting and flamboyant style. After Emergence Day, Cole joined the military as a Gear soldier, and brought that same "grit and intensity" to the battlefield, which saved his life more than once.
Multiplayer. Benjamin Carmine is a playable character for the COG team in Gears of War 2. In Gears of War 3, Benjamin Carmine is an unlockable multiplayer character, available after reaching Level 34. In Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Benjamin Carmine is an unlockable multiplayer character, available after reaching Level 60.
Bernadette Mataki is a Gear sergeant from the Pendulum Wars. Bernie was born in Galangi, South Islands in the 33rd year of the Pendulum Wars. She was from a farming Northerner family and was a sister to Mick Mataki (he died with his 6 children on E-Day).
By killing a Berserker on Hardcore difficulty in Gears of War, you get the achievement "My Love for You Is Like a Truck", which is a reference to the 1994 comedy film, Clerks. On Gears of War's "Top 5 Deadliest Locust", the Berserker scored number two on the list behind General RAAM.