Tagged: Gears of War

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, and many a gamer’s thoughts turn to the gadgets they’d like to find under the tree on Happy Santa Day. But if you are spoiled for choice, or looking for that something special for the gamer in your life, don’t worry. We got you, fam. We’ve picked out some of our favourite gaming gadgets that we’ve tested this year – and some things we’d like for ourselves! – and grouped them together by price so you’re sure to find some gift inspiration here. Part Four| Step away from the credit card Once … Read More »

The Elite Controller is – in our words – the best video game controller ever offered by a console manufacturer. We awarded this £119.99 accessory a perfect five stars, and we’ve yet to find any controller that beats it – it’s easy to see why on release it sold out faster than a doughnut stand next to Chief Wiggum’s patrol car. With replaceable parts a feature of the Elite – thumbsticks, d-pad and paddles can all be swapped out – we thought there would be a market for aftermarket parts – but actually these have been pretty thin on the ground. PowerA stepped up, … Read More »

Xbox Live is a wonderful place. It’s full of opportunities to chainsaw, kerb stomp and just generally mash your PC-loving friends’ heads in. Well, it is this weekend, thanks to the Coalition’s free Gears of War 4 Cross Platform playlists! “The Coalition have announced that the Crossplay Versus playlist will be available this weekend as a test to ‘evaluate the potential of a more permanent crossplay solution in the future to allow Windows 10 and Xbox One gamers to play together in Versus outside of Private Matches.’ As an added incentive, you’ll earn increased XP for win/loss match completion. You might … Read More »

Today we found that the current double XP bonus players are getting for playing Gears of War 4 will be extended. In a statement on the official Gears of War twitter, we found out that the double XP bonus will last until Tuesday. We've extended #GearsofWar4 Double XP until Tuesday! Level up those Horde Classes and battle towards your next Re-Up. pic.twitter.com/zzERkOLa6V — Gears of War (@GearsofWar) October 17, 2016 The XP boost was only supposed to last over the weekend but due to some unexpected server issues yesterday evening, the studio has decided to extend it. Versus Social and Horde … Read More »

With Gears of War 4 coming soon, fans are eager to jump back into the beloved world of a duck and cover 3rd person shooter from Microsoft and The Coalition.  But what if Gears of War strayed away from its famed 3rd person shooter experience?  This has been rumored thanks to an interview with with Xbox head Phil Spencer and The Coalition creative director Chuck Osieja. During an interview the two were offered the question “If Gears of War could expand into any other gaming genre, what would it be?” Phil Spencer went right into defensive mode telling Osieja to … Read More »

This morning we brought you news that the new Gears of War 4 campaign gameplay trailer was to be released at 1:00 pm UK time today. We were, it’s safe to say, pretty excited. It’s also safe to say we were not disappointed. The trailer – which features nearly seven minutes of gameplay footage – is a feast for the eyes. But don’t take our word for it – check it out for yourself! After a little exposition as the Gears head towards an old hydro electric damn (check out stunning lighting effects, and the way the wind moves the branches … Read More »

Gears Of War 4 is nearly upon us, today The Coalition will be releasing the official launch trailer. In a tweet by Xbox it confirmed today at 1pm our time, 6am PT time! The Swarm descends.Be there when the launch trailer drops tomorrow at 6AM: https://t.co/m2u6mSWm3I #GearsofWar4 pic.twitter.com/81ApLQvTMo — Gears of War (@GearsofWar) September 18, 2016 Roll on 1pm! It’s been too long since we have had a new Gears game. Once the trailer has been launched keep your eyes peeled as we will publish that too. In the mean time make sure you like our Facebook page, join our … Read More »

Gears of War is legendary for offering ridiculously over-the-top XP boosts in the run up to a new game’s release – and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition looks set to continue the long-standing tradition. In celebration of the upcoming Gears 4 release, all of the GOW:UE playlists will be receiving a permanent XP boost. So get ready for double XP on absolutely every game mode, except Assassination, which now multiplies your XP by four. According to a post on the official Gears of War forum… We’ve increased the XP rate to help people climb the ranks in their chase for max Re-Up … Read More »

Very soon The Coalition Studio will be releasing their next little game. Whats it called now? Oh yeah, Gears of War 4! In the run up to the release the studio have slowly been upping the hype and we the people are getting more than a little excited. To up that hype just a little bit more the developer have released a flythrough trailer for one of the new multiplayer maps, Relic. This map was first seen at the “First To 50” Horde 3.0 event at PAX West. The trailer highlights certain key features of the map. First of all … Read More »

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