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  • Summary: Gears Tactics is the fast-paced, turn-based strategy game from one of the most-acclaimed video game franchises – Gears of War. Outnumbered and fighting for survival, recruit and command your squad to hunt down an evil mastermind who makes monsters.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 81 out of 92
  2. Negative: 0 out of 92
  1. Apr 27, 2020
    100
    Gears Tactics is big and brash at times, but it’s also deep, intelligent and balanced, with all the heart and passion we’ve come to expect from a Gears game.
  2. Apr 27, 2020
    90
    Though not without flaws, Gears Tactics meets and exceeds expectations. Fluid and fast-paced action, along with tactical decisions, will keep you on the move. Meanwhile, brutal firefights and executions, as well as battles against massive bosses, punctuate a Gears of War experience for an entirely different genre.
  3. Apr 27, 2020
    85
    Gears Tactics is a solid turn-based strategy game that has something for genre veterans and newcomers alike. The faster pace and more aggressive style of the game will appeal to fans of the franchise, while the tweaks to established elements, like action usage and overwatch, will also tickle the fancy of strategy fans. The brutal difficulty may be par for the genre, and while the lack of multiplayer will turn off some players, the strong campaign and post-game skirmishes will keep others interested for quite some time. Both the series and Splash Damage are relative newcomers to strategy, but they've done a good job of convincing people that they can handle the challenge.
  4. Apr 27, 2020
    80
    Strategy fans should definitely give Gears Tactics a chance, its combat can even challenge the amazing XCOM. Some missions felt repetitive though, and the game lacked branching options to tackle and manage its content.
  5. Apr 28, 2020
    80
    While it might be a surprising translation between genres, Gears Tactics plays like it was meant to be. The game is often quite challenging and instead of the twitch reflexes of a shooter, it demands smart and strategic thinking. It nails the look and feel of Gears and adds some welcome refinements and improvements to the now-standard turn-based formula. Lengthy and populated by familiar and violent Gears of War moments of triumph, Gears Tactics suffers a bit in the areas of story and character and repetitive mission structure. In most ways, however, Gears Tactics is a refreshing and unexpected take on the Gear of War saga.
  6. Apr 27, 2020
    80
    Gears Tactics it's a great experiment that proves the versatility of the franchise Gears of War. Dismiss the chance of telling a great history of the Emergency Day and maybe it's a little repetitive, but it's a great first step in the turn-based strategy.
  7. Apr 27, 2020
    55
    Gears Tactics tries some new things, but ultimately results in a game that’s less tactics oriented than the name suggests. It’s a competent experience, but completely whiffs on character with a lackluster story and every tool is a hammer class design. Add in repetitive mission structure and Gears Tactics is a far sight less replayable than the giants of the genre.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 14 out of 142
  1. May 1, 2020
    10
    Didn't really play or was into Gears games at all before this came out. But once I gave this a try, it really blew me away. It gives you vibesDidn't really play or was into Gears games at all before this came out. But once I gave this a try, it really blew me away. It gives you vibes of Xcom Strategy and the classic Gears feel and mixes together really well. Expand
  2. Apr 28, 2020
    10
    Great gameplay and unexpectedly fast pace makes for an exciting experience... Must play for lovers of the gender and for new comers
  3. Apr 28, 2020
    10
    Thank you for very Much, Microsoft, The Coalition, Splash Damage, Rod Fergusson, and Phil Spencer.!
    Gears Tactics, is very Cool tactical
    Thank you for very Much, Microsoft, The Coalition, Splash Damage, Rod Fergusson, and Phil Spencer.!
    Gears Tactics, is very Cool tactical Game!
    I love Halo, Gears, Forza, Ori, Fable, I love XBOX!!!
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  4. Jun 22, 2020
    9
    Me llevó alrededor de 30 horas completar la campaña y me sorprende lo bueno que fue, teniendo en cuenta que este es el primer juego deMe llevó alrededor de 30 horas completar la campaña y me sorprende lo bueno que fue, teniendo en cuenta que este es el primer juego de estrategia de The Coalition. Si eres fanático de la franquicia o no, o un fanático que nunca jugó un juego de estrategia como XCOM antes, es bueno y definitivamente vale la pena tu tiempo. Juego divertido e intenso, gráficos increíbles y un juego de estrategia por turnos muy bueno. Y puedo verme repitiéndolo más tarde. Expand
  5. Apr 30, 2020
    8
    Um bom e competente jogo do gênero. Realmente é bem impressionante o que o pessoal conseguiu fazer. Quando comparo com o Chimera e o PhoenixUm bom e competente jogo do gênero. Realmente é bem impressionante o que o pessoal conseguiu fazer. Quando comparo com o Chimera e o Phoenix Point chega a dar pena deles. Gráficos no padrão Gears. As missões são um pouco repetitivas e o jogo tem alguns bugs, mas de modo geral é bem bacana e com um gameplay super viciante e satisfatório. Expand
  6. May 5, 2020
    7
    Competent squad tactics game. 7/10, not essential. Play if you're a huge fan of the genre or Gears.

    Pro: -Fun overwatch and one-hit-kill
    Competent squad tactics game. 7/10, not essential. Play if you're a huge fan of the genre or Gears.

    Pro:
    -Fun overwatch and one-hit-kill mechanics

    Neutral:
    -Unit customization
    -Environments/maps

    Cons:
    -Atmosphere
    -Drama/Narrative
    -Repetitive, meaningless missions
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  7. Dec 15, 2020
    0
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