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The Gears of War movie will be written by the guy writing four Avatar sequels

If there's one upcoming video game adaptation that actually makes sense, it's Gears of War. Its visuals are pretty much perfect for adaptation, and Hollywood sure loves stories where big beefy men and women shoot a bunch of aliens. I know G...   read

 
 
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Gears of War is going to start mixing PC and Xbox players for ranked matches

Cross-platform play is a tricky prospect for any competitive multiplayer game. Different platforms have their inherent advantages, and that's hard to reconcile while maintaining a level playing field. For instance, mouse and keyboard is wid...   read

 
 

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Gears of War 4's going to get a lot harder

Gears of War 4 is the kind of game that's built to have a long tail. There are frequent tweaks to refine multiplayer, a constant rotation of maps, a steady stream of themed events -- all efforts to keep people playing. This summer, the...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 adds cross-play in competitive multiplayer

At last year's E3, Microsoft's big focus was Play Anywhere gaming. That's the initiative that's rooted in the mindset that people can play first-party Microsoft games on both their Xbox or PC; the transition should be seamless. But, an inte...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 celebrates the holidays the only way it knows how

Garish character and weapon skins in Gears of War multiplayer? Why I never! For the holidays, Gears of War 4 has added a bunch of "festive" customization items to earn in 400-Credit packs. Aside from the actually very good Gingerbread weap...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 is trying out PC vs. Xbox One crossplay this weekend

The Coalition is running a multiplayer experiment for Gears of War 4 this weekend, and you're invited to play and help the studio see if crossplay is viable for the game's competitive modes. PC players will be able to directly compete again...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 is getting a 10th anniversary update

I can remember the first time I played Gears of War. I was a freshman at Florida Southern College and my friend and I were a bit self-important. We thought we knew everything about everything and we were amazed to find out that Epic Games m...   read

 
 
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Run with some jewels in Gears of War 4's new DLC

This is going to come off as an old-man moment, but I have no idea who Run the Jewels are. These two rappers, EL-P and Killer Mike, are now available as playable characters in Gears of War 4. This comes alongside some converted maps from Ge...   read

 
 
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The first Gears of War 4 add-ons are a couple of Gears 3 favorites

Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition is wasting no time drawing from the legacy content well. Approximately a month after the game launched, the first two additional multiplayer maps will release -- and they're both fan favorites fro...   read

 
 
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Seagate's 2TB Xbox One Gears of War drive is another great official accessory

Seagate is at it again with an officially licensed Xbox One hard drive solution, and this time it's Gears of War themed. As you can see the red drive with the black COG logo goes great with the red Gears Xbox One S model, and...   read

 
 


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Gears of War 4 gets all spooky and scary for Halloween

[Header courtesy of Reddit user Perrinho] Unbeknownst to me, Gears of War has celebrated Halloween in the past. Apparently there was an event for 3 that featured pumpkin heads and it looks like The Coalition is set to follow suit with Gears...   read

 
 
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Review: Gears of War 4

The plot of Gears of War 4 is the most low stakes the franchise has ever been. Ironic, kind of, because it's probably the highest stakes ever for Xbox. With Epic Games no longer serving as its guiding hand, Xbox is left to see if ...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 economy altered due to fan feedback

Gears of War 4 is another highly rated entry in the series by gamers and critics alike (I'm digging the campaign so far), but early access players by way of the Ultimate Edition have had a few complaints. Those issues are being addressed ea...   read

 
 
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Bill Gates loved the Gears of War chainsaw gun

Gears of War 4 is out soon and getting rave reviews across the internet. I haven't played it yet, nor do I own a system that would allow me to do so, but I do have extremely fond memories of making my way through the first Gears of War...   read

 
 
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Universal is taking a crack at a Gears of War movie

Just ahead of Gears of War 4's release on Tuesday, Microsoft Studios and Universal Pictures have announced plans for a Gears of War feature film "based on the Xbox video game series." Aside from that quote and some initial production credit...   read

 
 
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The Gears of War Xbox One S is a neat tribute to the series

I wasn't tasked with designing the machine, but I'm hard-pressed to think of a look for a Gears of War Xbox One S that better fits the franchise. This thing is unapologetically brash, ostentatious, and indiscreet -- all words that...   read

 
 
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The Coalition is revoking some illegitimately obtained Gears of War 4 keys

Last month, Nvidia announced that anyone who purchased a new GeForce 1070 or 1080 graphics card would receive a free copy of Gears of War 4 for PC and Xbox One. Unfortunately, it looks like a group of enterprising individuals had manag...   read

 
 
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Microsoft has even more Gears-centric Xbox One S bundles

To go along with that decked-out Gears of War-themed crimson Xbox One S, Microsoft has a couple of other, more affordable system bundles on the way.   read

 
 
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Active pre-load Gears of War 4 right now

Digital pre-orders for Gears of War 4 on Xbox One are available for pre-loading right now! The official Gears of War Twitter account let the details loose around an hour ago along with some information on the file size. The PC version is n...   read

 
 
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Buy a GTX 1070 or 1080, get Gears of War 4 for free

Upgrading your PC for the latest games is something of a lost practice. Since a lot of games are based on console architecture, most newer toasters are able to run anything. Some games (Crysis) will push your system to the breaking point, b...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 will feature split-screen on PC

Fans of couch co-op will be happy to hear that Gears of War 4 will feature a split-screen option on PC. In an interview with PC Gamer, Mike Rayner, technical director for the Coalition, confirmed the option. "We have to deal with multiple ...   read

 
 
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These are the ridiculous requirements to nab Gears of War 4's 'Seriously' Achievement

The Gears of War games have always posed an intimidating challenge for its most dedicated players. These are the "Seriously..." Achievements, and they have gotten increasingly difficult with each installment. With Gears of War 4 o...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4 season pass detailed

I've only been a staff writer for a little over a month and I'm already tired of season passes. Why does every game require one? When something like Lego Batman 3 gets a season pass, you know there are problems with the industry. Tangent as...   read

 
 
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Gears of War's Horde mode is greatly enhanced by adding classes

When it comes to Gears of War, all the variation is in the weapons. Each character operates the exact same, it's just the armaments that change gameplay. Someone toting a Boomshot is going to maneuver very differently than someone sporting ...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4's Horde mode is class-based

Our second look at Horde mode in Gears of War 4 is much, much better than our first. The co-op survival mode will have five players fortifying positions with a mobile Fabricator tool and fending off creatures and even robots across 50 wave...   read

 
 


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