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  • Summary: Sera is crumbling, your enemies uniting. Humanity’s reliance on technology has become their downfall and enemies are uniting to wipe out all survivors. As Kait, journey back to uncover the origins of the Locust, and fight with your squad to protect what’s left.

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  1. Positive: 18 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. Sep 16, 2019
    92
    Visually stunning when maxed out, Gears 5 for PC comes with a very solid campaign and lots of exciting multiplayer modes that will keep you entertained for a long, long time.
  2. Sep 4, 2019
    90
    Much like its iconic Lancer Assault Rifle, Gears 5 functions as perfectly as it was designed. The developers threw on a chainsaw of character, narrative, and content to make an over-the-top, thrilling experience from start to finish. Gears 5 is a badass game, and you'll come away feeling more badass than the legendary Marcus himself.
  3. Sep 13, 2019
    90
    No matter which mode you approach it from, Gears 5 is an incredibly fun and polished game.
  4. Oct 12, 2019
    85
    This is an intense blockbuster which delivers its brutal action just as advertised.
  5. Oct 23, 2019
    80
    Gears 5 plays around with the formula a bit, but it's still at its best when it's just being a solid-ass Gears of War game.
  6. Sep 12, 2019
    70
    It's just another Gears game, but a more charismatic protagonist and a few experimental mechanics at least give the series a more firm footing going forward.
  7. Sep 4, 2019
    60
    Familiarly solid cover shooting with the occasional surprise. It’s fitting The Coalition has opted to simply call the latest game ‘Gears’, because mostly, it’s just going through the motions.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 55 out of 224
  1. Sep 10, 2019
    10
    Gears of War vai ser melhor que Last of Us. Um grande jogo de todos os tempos. Está melhor console definitivo dessa geração para Xbox ONE peloGears of War vai ser melhor que Last of Us. Um grande jogo de todos os tempos. Está melhor console definitivo dessa geração para Xbox ONE pelo Gamepass do meu irmão essa semana Expand
  2. May 24, 2021
    10
    Jugablemente es perfecto. muy ambicioso Graficamente , Repleto de contenidos, todos de calidad.
    La Historia esta entretenida como todas las
    Jugablemente es perfecto. muy ambicioso Graficamente , Repleto de contenidos, todos de calidad.
    La Historia esta entretenida como todas las anteriores dando progreso a la saga. Multiplayer lo mejor y mas divertido , modos y mapas clasicos.
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  3. Apr 11, 2020
    9
    +супер кинцо
    +очень оптимизированно
    +очень красиво
    +хороший сюжет
    -мало механик
  4. Jun 26, 2020
    8
    Хорошо оптимизированный с супер крутой графикой 5 часть шутера про перекатывания и укрытия. Разрабы решили разбавить геймплей тактичностью иХорошо оптимизированный с супер крутой графикой 5 часть шутера про перекатывания и укрытия. Разрабы решили разбавить геймплей тактичностью и добавили дрона, без которого не обойтись, т.к он октрывает вам все проходы. Но и в бою он пригодится, т.к может ослеплять врагов, давать броню и т.д. Кста если играть в коопе, то можно и играть за самого дрона. Разрабы явно вдохновились 4 анчартатодом, т.к 2 акта в игре происходит в открытом мире и вам надо передвигается на каких то воздушных санях. Мир естественно пустой, но красив и в некоторых местах бывает песчаные бури с молниями или буран. Кста песчанные бури напоминают безумного макса. Есть побочные задания, но они просты и коротки, типо включить маяк, станцию или помочь челикам. За выполнение побочек, вам дают топ стволы или улучшения для дрона. Кста дрон можно и нужно прокачивать т.к они полезен в бою. Мультиплеер на любителя, не каждому зайдет играть в сетевую где 99% процентов игроков с дробовиками, а большинство оружия мусор, т.к медленно убивают. Вы можете раз 10 в чела попасть, а он подбежит и ваншотнет вас с дроба. Орда интересный режим, можно на релаксичах побегать пострелять. Новый режим побег интересен, но быстро надоедает. Сюжет простой, но интересный и затягивает, а в конце будет неожиданный поворот. В итоге хочу сказать что игра хорошая, и очень красивая. Ждем продолжения Expand
  5. Jun 20, 2020
    7
    the plot is engaging but nothing too deep, good character and a very fun game play, catches some bugs.
  6. Dec 20, 2019
    5
    This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. First, beware: SPOILERS AHEAD!
    Second: I'm not reviewing the multiplayer. It's a crapload full of microtransactions. And I hate multiplayer games.
    I'm actually at the beginning of Chapter 3 of the game, third playthrough of the campaign (obviously), and I want to say right now I don't really like Kait as character and as a main protagonist of the game. I'm not a misoginist or a maschilist, in fact I've enjoyed a lot the tomb Raider reboot, with a fantastically renewed Lara Croft as main character. I just prefer the old guard, with Marcus, Baird, Cole. I find JD Fenix and Del just fine and charismatic, but not as much as the first trilogy chars. Kait is too masculine for my tastes, even if the story told in this game is fairly interesting. I don't really understand, anyway why Americans are so passionate of family struggles, in fact so many times as plots develop the heroes discover to be linked to the main villains, with strong bonds such as father-son or mother-daughter. But I'm really digressing now, I beg your pardon! As I was saying, the story is interesting enough to raise some curiosity to it, Even if there are hardly surprising moments. The gameplay is still very similar to the older games, but extremely more fluid, dynamic, with the possibility to use environment features to kill the swarm enemies. The game has wonderful graphics and really good animations, and Gears 5 has in particular a less linear development, in fact in Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 it is possible to do side missions scattered through fairly vast areas explorable via a strange skiff able to slide on Ice and Sand. The problem is that said side missions are extremely short, and very often they happen in very small "arenas", in which at the end of the fight it is possible to find some useful weapons or object to enhance Jack's (the robot) abilities; this companion is extremely useful to solve some little "problems" during exploration or to fight the enemies. Another big problem is that the big areas of Chapter 2 and 3 are quite empty, void of enemies or other encounters, and serve just as places to pass to go from point "A" to point "B". You can certainly get off the skiff and explore the environment by foot in a limited area around the skiff itself, but I can assure you it's extremely hard to find something interesting around! Chapter 1 and 4 are my favourites, in fact they are more linear and the story unfolds in a better way, without the blank moments in which there is nothing more than skiff riding and some lines of speech in between the characters. Another thing I disliked is the fact that in Chapter 2 and 3 Marcus and JD are nowhere to be seen, it is for 98% of the time just Kait and Del; the use of only 2 characters during the gameplay deletes the fun comments and discussions that were present in previous games, so that the experience is a little bit more boring. Yes, the overall experience for me has been a little underwhelming, But I really cannot say Gears 5 is a bad game! It is a solid game, with just a few bugs here and there, but nothing very annoying.
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    §§§BIG SPOILER: a fact that ruined the final stages of the game is that at one point you have to choose who to save between Del and JD. The other one will die! I really wonder how those morons of The coalition are going to deal with this fact in Gears 6! Who is the one which will be alive in the next gear chapter?
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  7. Feb 16, 2020
    0
    To start off, I made an account to rate this game, I've never felt this way with a game before.

    Honestly this game is a pile of crap. First
    To start off, I made an account to rate this game, I've never felt this way with a game before.

    Honestly this game is a pile of crap. First Gears game that I have ever played, I played with my friends who said the previous games were better. Anything would've been better than wasting 16 hours of my life to beat this campaign, that had a decent story that I probably would have cared for if the game didn't either: crap itself for me or a friend, or have 10000's of bugs in the campaign alone.

    I don't know how they could've released a game so halfed assed that Destiny 2 had a better year 1. I feels like there is no support from the Devs, none of the bugs have been fixed since we started playing this game and we played over many months to JUST finish the sad excuse of a campaign. Half the time the cut-scenes wouldn't even load for 1 or all of us. For me, I didn't even get to see the end of the damn game cause the cut-scene killed itself mid way through and left me hanging out in the world space.

    If I could get a refund for this game, I would take it in a heart beat, sadly it was a gift from a friend. Still hope he can get a refund for this game.
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