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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: 49 out of 367
  1. Sep 6, 2019
    10
    Grande jogo, uma nova história para a franquia, esse jogo abre portas para uma nova história.
  2. Oct 11, 2016
    10
    gears of war na minha opniao é um dos melhores jogos do ano, devido a sua bela historia, e seu multiplayer que está fenomenal ao lado do modogears of war na minha opniao é um dos melhores jogos do ano, devido a sua bela historia, e seu multiplayer que está fenomenal ao lado do modo horda. 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. May 22, 2019
    9
    Gears was always a roller coaster experience and this one is definitely a hell of a roller coaster experience. Great presentation, greatGears was always a roller coaster experience and this one is definitely a hell of a roller coaster experience. Great presentation, great gameplay, great levels both in terms of overall design and variety.
    My only gripe about the game is the ending. It is not bad but it gave me the feeling that half of the game is missing. I get that this is supposed to be the beginning of a new saga, but they can leave space for more without making this one feel incomplete.
    Other than that a great game!
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  5. Jun 25, 2020
    8
    Gears of War 4 is a beautiful game, has an excellent graphic and a good story, its failure is to have a very short campaign duration, which isGears of War 4 is a beautiful game, has an excellent graphic and a good story, its failure is to have a very short campaign duration, which is around 5 hours !!! Expand
  6. Dec 11, 2019
    7
    Ottimo gameplay (come sempre), trama davvero troppo banale (punto più debole del gioco), troppo allungamento di brodo e ripetitività perOttimo gameplay (come sempre), trama davvero troppo banale (punto più debole del gioco), troppo allungamento di brodo e ripetitività per raggiungere un obiettivo nella campagna. Se cercate belle trame questo gioco non fa per voi, se volete un bel gameplay fa per voi Expand
  7. May 13, 2019
    0
    Juego cutre, lo mismo en cada entrega, personajes corriendo agachados como tontos

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