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Gears POP! will shut down its servers in April 2021

After just over a year of operation, developer Mediatonic is calling time on one of video gaming's oddest crossover titles, Gears POP!. The cutesy Gears of War spin-off will close its servers for good on April 2021, after a little over 18 m...

 
 
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Gears 5 is getting a story add-on in December

Gears 5 isn't dead. Well, technically, no one thought it was. Developer The Coalition has been steadily supporting the multiplayer side, as Gears continues to make a push to be an esport game. But, in a surprising move, Gears 5&nb...

 
 
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Playing Gears Tactics will get you a bonus in Gears 5

Gears fans should play Gears Tactics. It's not an essential part of the lore and it's not the classic Gears formula, but there's a lot of familiarity in Gears that translates well to turn-based strategy. I know I'm going to be lobbying...

 
 
 
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Gears Tactics emerges on Xbox Series X on November 10

November 10 might be a date that you've heard thrown around a fair bit today. That's because it's the day that the next generation of Xbox kicks off. It's when Xbox Series X and Series S both launch. It's also when some high-profile games l...

 
 
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Is this Gears of War 3 running on a PS3?

Here's a fun what-if scenario for your Tuesday afternoon: What if Gears of War, one of Xbox's flagship franchises, made it over to PlayStation? We may have an example of what that looks like. YouTuber Proto (who, appropriately, specializes...

 
 
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Review: Gears Tactics

Sometime in the third act of Gears Tactics, as I was studying the battlefield to find optimal points of cover to send my COGs scurrying behind, the parallels hit me like a ton of bricks: All those Gears games I had been playing since t...

 
 
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Gears Tactics has a spin on Ironman and it's ultra-risky

I played a ton of Gears Tactics over the course of the last two weeks, and I loved it so much that I'm about ready to go back for more. The endgame Veteran missions are starting to wear thin -- the only thing I'm really chasing is rand...

 
 
 
 
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Gears 5 is free-to-play on PC all weekend

If, like myself, you've yet to try out Xbox Game Studios shooter sequel Gears 5, then this weekend may prove the perfect opportunity, as the full game is going free-to-play on PC from now until April 12. Simply download Gears 5 from either ...

 
 
 
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The Batista Bomb is the most incredible Gears 5 execution

Would you like to pick up a naked monster and slam it into chunks? That's it. That's the lede, the highlight, and the premise of the whole damn article. Grapple a nude beast and powerbomb it so forcefully that all its limbs going flying in...

 
 
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Gears 5 wants to hit 120fps on Xbox Series X

Microsoft dropped a ton of new information about the Xbox Series X this morning, a deepdive into the technical potential that some games will be able to achieve. As tends to happen with new hardware, everyone's daydreaming about how it'll b...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Gears 5 broke the records it should've broke

Gears 5 is a big game in a few different ways. It's big in that it's robust, packed with more content and modes than ever before. It's big in that it's important, the latest entry in one of Xbox's flagship series. And, it's big in that it's...

 
 
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Review: Gears 5

It was the best of Gears, it was the worst of Gears. It was an amplification of everything every Gears before did well, and it was a maturation of everything those same games struggled with. It was an identity crisis, a dysmorphic preoccupa...

 
 
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Gears 5 studio apologizes for outages with free stuff

Online games are known for bumpy launches, and Gears 5 was no exception. Although it may seem like Gears 5 officially launched last week, it kind of didn't. Only the Ultimate Edition went live on September 6, with the fu...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Gears 5

Gears 5 takes risks, more than just dropping the "of War" from the title. There are structural changes so that developer The Coalition can sincerely call this the biggest Gears game ever. In service of that goal, it works. Gears 5...

 
 
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Xbox Game Pass keeps getting better

The headlines will focus on Gears 5, and rightfully so. Microsoft's policy of adding all its first-party games to Xbox Game Pass the day they release is one of the industry's best bargains. That, alone, justifies the subscription price for ...

 
 




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