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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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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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Microsoft confirms Gears Tactics for Xbox One

The Gears of War franchise got a lot of love at E3 2018. In addition to confirming the existence of Gears 5 (which no one thought was under debate), we also got the sort of satirical Gears Pop! and Gears Tactics confirmed as spin-offs for t...

 
 
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Gears Pop! is now available on PC and mobile

One of the weirder announcements of E3 2018 was Gears Pop! Mashing Gears of War with the stupidly popular Funko Pop brand, many thought it was a big joke before Microsoft confirmed it would be a free-to-play game landing on mobile devices. ...

 
 
 
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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 Pop! popped a new trailer with a smidge of gameplay

When we saw Gears Pop! at last year's E3, the only information we really had was that it would feature Gears characters in that love-it-or-hate-it Funko Pop style. This year, we've got a slightly more substantial trailer. It still is mostl...

 
 




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