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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 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'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 of War 4 is getting a shorter Horde mode variant

Tomorrow, The Coalition is coming out with a shorter, more "intense" version of Horde mode in Gears of War 4. Dubbed Horde Frenzy, the new variant is 25 waves long (half the normal length) with bosses appearing every 5 waves. It's still a t...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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