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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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Dave Bautista will be playable in Gears 5

I guess all that campaigning to star in the Gears of War movie has paid off. In Gears 5, players will be able to assume the identity of Dave Bautista and kill some grubs. The former WWE superstar announced his inclusion in The Coalition's ...

 
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Gears 5 launches on Steam at the same time as Windows 10 PC

Gears 5 formally arrives on September 10 on Xbox One and Windows 10. We've known that much since E3. However, a lingering question mark has been when the Steam version would launch. It's reasonable to think Microsoft might give itself ...

 
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Halo: Reach infiltrates Gears 5

Some familiar-but-entirely-unexpected faces are showing up in Gears 5. Those other space marines are gonna join the fight.  As part of today's Inside Xbox presentation from gamescom, it was revealed that a Halo: Reach character p...

 
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Gears 5 turns Horde mode into a hero shooter

Horde mode is going to have a different feel when Gears 5 launches in early September. Character selection is no longer a cosmetic preference; it's a strategy. During today's Inside Xbox at gamescom, developer The Coalition debuted Ge...

 
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Gears 5 is landing a limited-edition Xbox One X console

It's about time Microsoft came out with another limited-edition Xbox One X, wouldn't you say? Right on cue, the next major bundle is a Gears of War-themed console with a laser-etched, partially translucent case. Pre-orders will begin later...

 
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Gears 5's new mode turns kills into currency

It's nearly time for the first widespread hands-on with Gears 5. It comes this weekend via an alpha technical test for all Xbox Game Pass subscribers on both PC and Xbox One. Heads are gonna roll. A few days ago, we learned that this multi...

 
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Gears 5's Escape mode scratches the Gears co-op itch

In some ways, Gears 5's Escape mode is a subversion. This series has been so entrenched in Horde mode ever since Gears of War 2, you and all your teammates hunkered down in the, well, trenches. Stay immobile, pop up at opportune times, keep...

 
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Look out Jordan, there's something behind you!

Something disastrous almost happened this morning. Jordan, an important COG in the Destructoid machine, was nearly gutted by a monster! It would've been a real low point for his blogging career, to have been torn apart limb by limb as a Swa...

 
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Gears 5 releases September 10

Gears 5's presentation at E3 today opened with typical Gears thing. It had its slow, soft song and bizarre imagery that contrasts with the game's usual high energy and bloody action. After the teaser, we got some real information. Gears 5 ...

 
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Get ready for plenty of Gears 5 action at E3 2019

In news that's hardly surprising, Microsoft and The Coalition have announced that Gears 5 will be an attraction at next month's E3 2019 convention. The latest sequel in the grimy shooter series will be a part of Microsoft's press event, tak...

 

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