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  • Summary: A new saga begins. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Engage in a two-player co-op campaign with friends locally via split-screen, over Xbox Live or LAN.A new saga begins. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. Engage in a two-player co-op campaign with friends locally via split-screen, over Xbox Live or LAN. Player 2 can select either Kait or Del. Team up with four others and battle wave after wave of increasingly difficult enemies by choosing your combat class, leveling up your skills and deploying fortifications anywhere on the map. Compete online in new and favorite game types, all at 60fps on dedicated servers. A new visible ranking system means fairer matchmaking for social, competitive and professional players alike. [Xbox.com] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 90 out of 99
  2. Negative: 0 out of 99
  1. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Nov 5, 2016
    100
    Brutal action, addictive multiplayer, shredded bodies and stunning visuals. Developers from The Coalition showed that they belong among the leaders in this field. The fourth part of Gears of War can only be recommended. [Issue #268]
  2. Oct 6, 2016
    93
    Even with a new studio leading the development charge, Gears of War 4 is a return to form for the series, and is continual delight, even if it does unnecessarily cling for dear life to the past.
  3. Oct 12, 2016
    90
    Gears of War 4 is a triumphant return to form for the series. What’s more, it proves that the franchise is more than safe in the hands of The Coalition. A visual spectacle that dials back some of the macho ridiculousness of the original trilogy whilst refining and expanding the gameplay, it’s genuinely a game to own an Xbox One for.
  4. Oct 7, 2016
    85
    Gears of War 4 is not a breakthrough for the franchise, but it underlines a successful transition from Epic Games to The Coalition. We would have loved more risk-taking, but overall it's still a great game.
  5. Nov 7, 2016
    80
    Gears Of War 4 is a success, then, even if it does take The Coalition a little too long to find its feet in its single-player campaign.
  6. Oct 6, 2016
    80
    Gears of War 4 as a whole looks interesting and it's definitely a pleasure to once again become an armed warrior and jump from cover to cover. The game may not impress in terms of graphics, and the universe is not as captivating as it used to be, but it's still good, demanding "Gears" - and that's crucial.
  7. Oct 9, 2016
    50
    The game's successes as a continuation of Gears of War's narrative falter in the face of stubbornly archaic gameplay.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 53 out of 420
  1. Dec 17, 2019
    10
    Amei a campanha, muito legal para jogar cooperativo e ainda tem multiplayer
  2. Oct 13, 2016
    10
    é sem dúvidas um dos melhores jogos do ano, tem um dos principais multiplayers do ano, e acho que tem a melhor narrativa da série. creio queé sem dúvidas um dos melhores jogos do ano, tem um dos principais multiplayers do ano, e acho que tem a melhor narrativa da série. creio que teremos mais inovaçções nos proximos jogos, Expand
  3. Oct 11, 2016
    10
    Are people actually giving this game a rating of 0? lol a 0 rating would mean the game didn't even launch and you couldn't play it hahaha. IfAre people actually giving this game a rating of 0? lol a 0 rating would mean the game didn't even launch and you couldn't play it hahaha. If you actually put a 0 as your rating you clearly didn't even play it and you're trying to ruin the user score. Metacritic should fix this and confirm users actually have the game to submit a review. Probably a PS4 fan mad he can't play it lol. Expand
  4. Feb 24, 2019
    9
    Epic sequel. Incredible showcase for UE4 and Xbox One X, great story, great sound and a perfect innovation on the core game mechanics.

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    Epic sequel. Incredible showcase for UE4 and Xbox One X, great story, great sound and a perfect innovation on the core game mechanics.

    The only thing I absolutely hate about this game, is that the franchise went from 4 player campaign co-op, down to 2. That kind of sucks for longtime fans of Gears games. Horde mode is great too.
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  5. Jun 20, 2020
    8
    La verdad no esta nada mal, me gustó mucho la gráficos y la jugabilidad (siempre he sido fanático del estudio de juego y de combate de GoW),La verdad no esta nada mal, me gustó mucho la gráficos y la jugabilidad (siempre he sido fanático del estudio de juego y de combate de GoW), lo mejor del juego sin duda un gameplay muy pulido y divertido; los nuevos personajes sin ser lo mejor y no estar a la altura de los originales pues cumplen, pero el gran problema es que la historia se queda bastante a la mitad y el desarrollo no está mal pero la campaña es corta y la verdad cuando aparecen los créditos quedas bastante "acá se acaba?", no por lo malo repito sino por lo corto y por lo cortante del desenlace. En conclusión esta muy bien en los apartados mencionados pero en cuanto a la campaña parece más media que una completa. Expand
  6. Jul 19, 2020
    7
    another gears game. A 9 for visuals, 6 for story, and everything else falls between. This is weird because if youre a first time gears playeranother gears game. A 9 for visuals, 6 for story, and everything else falls between. This is weird because if youre a first time gears player I think its deserving of a solid 8.5 to 9 overall score but having beat the previous gears it feels more of the same and its gotten dull. Its truly hard for a game like this to top itself because of how fantastic the visuals, character animations, story and multiplayer from many are but something needs to change. I made a comment about God of war saying that it was "the refresh everyone wanted that nobody could've imagined". We all wanted something fresh with that game but what the devs gave us was beyond anything we could dream i feel. GEARS needs an answer like that...the mobility has to change, the cover shoot needs to be revamped , polished or removed.....

    Gears is starting to feel like button command action sequences instead of a fluid 3rd person shooter. I started Gears 5 and stopped because it felt more of the same. I trust the stlry is better and the visuals are spectacular but needed a break after beating 4 and not feeling satisfied in the end.
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  7. May 13, 2019
    0
    Juego cutre, lo mismo en cada entrega, personajes corriendo agachados como tontos

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