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Gears 5

The Coalition, Xbox Game Studios
Sep 10, 2019 - Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S
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OpenCritic Rating

85

Top Critic Average

93%

Critics Recommend

IGN
9 / 10
PC Gamer
78 / 100
Eurogamer
Recommended
Easy Allies
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
4 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
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Gears 5 - Horde Explained


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Critic Reviews for Gears 5

IGN

By Ryan McCaffrey
9 / 10.0
IGN

No matter which mode you approach it from, Gears 5 is an incredibly fun and polished game.

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PC Gamer

Unknown Author
78 / 100
PC Gamer

A polished and surprisingly varied campaign married to stalwart PvE and PvP modes which gently refine, rather than revolutionise, the classic Gears experience.

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Eurogamer

Unknown Author
Recommended
Eurogamer

Mixed multiplayer and a depressing grind can't dim the light of a superb new Gears campaign.

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Easy Allies

Bradley Ellis
8 / 10.0
Easy Allies
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Gears 5 biggest changes don't reinvent the series, but give the classic shooter more room to breathe. Let Gears be Gears.

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Metro GameCentral

Unknown Author
7 / 10
Metro GameCentral

The attempts to innovate in terms of storytelling and structure feel superficial and ineffective, leaving Gears 5 to survive purely on its increasingly overfamiliar action.

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Gears 5 delivers plenty of excitement in its encounters and story, and offers nearly endless thrills in its excellently crafted multiplayer experiences

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The Coalition adds a lot of smart new ideas to the Gears of War formula in Gears 5.

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OpenCritic Coverage

This Week's Free Play Days Event Will Feature Gears 5

This Week's Free Play Days Event Will Feature Gears 5

This weekend's Free Play Days' titles have been announced

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The Coalition Is Moving To Unreal Engine 5 For Future Games

The Coalition Is Moving To Unreal Engine 5 For Future Games

The Coalition has announced it's moving to Unreal Engine 5, the latest version of the popular multiplatform game engine, for future projects, but says to expect the team to lie low for a while.

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February's Games with Gold Lineup has Been Revealed

February's Games with Gold Lineup has Been Revealed

Five games will be available on Xbox through Games with Gold in February

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Xbox is Hosting Free Play Days Event This Weekend

Xbox is Hosting Free Play Days Event This Weekend

It has been announced that Xbox will be hosting a Free Play Days event this weekend

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