Gears of War

Game News – Gears 5’s Most Pivotal Story Moment Worries Me About The Series’ Future

Editor’s Note: This article contains story spoilers for Gears 5: we recommend coming back to this piece after completing the single-player campaign. After finishing the campaign for Gears 5, my thoughts are muddled. Most of my uncertainty around the game is due to several different things like Kait’s character arc (which doesn’t feel fully-developed yet), …

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Game News – Gears 5 Gets Six New Characters for a Variety of Modes Today

Operation 1, the first stop on the Gears 5 DLC roadmap, brought four new characters today. Two more characters from the Terminator: Dark Fate Character Pack also got dropped today. Let’s start with the four classics from Operation 1. Added to the lineup is COG Gear, DeeBee, Warden, and General RAAM. Each of these characters …

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Game News – The Price of Iron in Gears 5 Just Got Increased in Some Regions

Gears 5 players might have noticed something if they logged in yesterday to play some multiplayer matches. The price of Iron (the in-game currency that can be bought with real money to purchase cosmetic items) was increased in areas outside the US such as the UK. When the game first released, for 500 Iron, it …

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Game News – Gears 5 Review — The War Machine Keeps Turning

There has been a lot said about Microsoft’s first-party lineup in this Xbox One era. Even though many first-party offerings in recent years have often left something to be desired, Microsoft has over the past year or so doubled down on the future by acquiring a handful of new developers to make games exclusively for …

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Game News – Gears 5 Trailer Explores Multiplayer Maps Available at Launch

Gears 5 launches next month. The Coalition has released a new trailer examining all 11 multiplayer maps that will be available at launch in light of the flagship Microsoft exclusive’s impending release. Seven of those 11 will be Versus and Horde mode maps, while the other four will be for Escape mode. The seven arena-style …

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Game News – Here Is An In-Depth Look At The Map Builder in Gears 5

Gears 5 is just about to launch next month and the developers over at The Coalition have dropped a video on the official Gear of War YouTube channel that gives a more in-depth look at the map builder coming to the game for the escape mode. There will be a huge amount of customization options …

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Game News – Gears 5 Seems to be Getting a Themed Xbox One Controller

Gears 5 is coming out this September and it seems that a controller for the game along with it. Users on Twitter are posting leaked pictures of the new controller. The controller is grey and white with the C.O.G. logo on the front. There is also lining on the controller replicating what appears to be armor. …

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Game News – Ex-MachineGames Developers Form New Studio that Targets Healthy Work-Life Balance

Two Former developers at Wolfenstein developer MachineGames have formed a new studio called Bad Yolk, located in Uppsala, Sweden. Bad Yolk is made up of Michael Paixao and Joel Jonsson, two former technical artists at MachineGames, and ten senior developers that have worked on franchises like Gears of War, Chronicles of Riddick, and The Divison. …

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Game News – Dave Bautista Says He Has “Tried Everything” to Star in the Gears of War Movie

While Gears 5 is set to arrive right around the corner, there’s also a new movie based on the Gears of War series currently in the works as well. The project is still in its early phases and as of late last year, a new writer of the film’s script has been assigned to work on the …

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Game News – Gears 5 Boot Camp Preview Showcases Training Mode

Another Gears 5 mode is getting some attention. This time it’s Boot Camp mode–a training area that’ll let new and returning players familiarize themselves with combat mechanics. New players don’t have to sweat that Gears 5 will assume they have at least some familiarity with prior entries in the series. As the preview shows, Boot …

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