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  • Summary: The shooter has been remastered in 1080P and modernized for Xbox One, and is augmented with new content including five campaign chapters never released on Xbox.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 69 out of 74
  2. Negative: 1 out of 74
  1. 100
    Gears of War remains a standout title. It takes a lot for a game to draw raves nine years after its release...Gears is just that good.
  2. Aug 24, 2015
    90
    One of the best third-person shooters in history? It was and still is.
  3. Aug 25, 2015
    90
    Rebuilt in every way, and unlocking the entire Gears franchise for a value-conscious price, this truly is the Ultimate Edition of Gears of War.
  4. Aug 24, 2015
    85
    This is a remake of the original Gears of Wars for the Xbox 360 (2006). Now, it looks better than ever and contains more aspects and features, like new acts and new multiplayer options.
  5. 80
    Fans of the original Gears of War will enjoy visiting Sera one more time to play out humanity's last hope against the Locust.
  6. Aug 24, 2015
    80
    Gears of War is, pun intended, the Ultimate way to experience the first entry in this stellar saga. It’s brilliant as always gameplay wise, and the graphical upgrades takes the experience to the next level. That said, if you don’t care for multiplayer the rest of the content will make you wish for a Gears of War: Marcus Phoenix Collection.
  7. Aug 25, 2015
    40
    The campaign has aged pretty poorly and the graphical updates to the campaign side of Gears of War feel half-baked, so unless you're really excited for the competitive part of Gears of War, there's nothing for you here.

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  1. Negative: 13 out of 139
  1. Sep 17, 2015
    10
    Gears of War Ultimate edition. This is the first Xbox One outing for the ever popular gears franchise. If you are new to the franchiseGears of War Ultimate edition. This is the first Xbox One outing for the ever popular gears franchise. If you are new to the franchise expect a fun well created story with fantastic multiplayer remastered art work along with additional PC content which originally was not available to the original 360 version. Although nothing dramatically new for Gears fans especially if you like me were an early adoptee of the original franchise way back in 2007. That said well worth the money plus backward capability soon available and also FUN! To me this is just what fans needed to fill the void till a proper next gen version arrives in 2016 well worth a play. Expand
  2. Aug 26, 2015
    10
    I never played the original. I played this last night and I find it very difficult and challenging when going through the story. Especially,I never played the original. I played this last night and I find it very difficult and challenging when going through the story. Especially, Co-oping with a friend had made the game even more exciting. This is an awesome game and I would recommend. Expand
  3. Aug 25, 2015
    10
    This game shows how a remaster should be done it's absolutely perfect, really outstanding graphics which you can see have been carefully doneThis game shows how a remaster should be done it's absolutely perfect, really outstanding graphics which you can see have been carefully done to the finest detail, great game play etc. This game is a must have and the bonus of getting the complete original series FREE when they become available on Xbox One through backward compatibility when it becomes available in November seals the deal. Expand
  4. Aug 24, 2019
    9
    Un muy buen juego, doblado, remasterizado. Hay que tenerlo SÍ o SÍ en cualquier colección de Xbox.
    Por ponerle una contra, la historia
    Un muy buen juego, doblado, remasterizado. Hay que tenerlo SÍ o SÍ en cualquier colección de Xbox.
    Por ponerle una contra, la historia flojea, controles toscos.
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  5. Feb 17, 2021
    8
    A great remaster of a fantastic game, the game has stunning visuals and excellent gunplay with a very interesting world. The story is a littleA great remaster of a fantastic game, the game has stunning visuals and excellent gunplay with a very interesting world. The story is a little weak and the AI can be very dumb at times but overall it's a great game that still holds up well. Expand
  6. Dec 11, 2020
    7
    Not bad, but could be better. Still great game even though i like next installments more.
  7. Oct 12, 2017
    0
    It is a violence game. There is loads of blood when you kill people or shoot people. If young people play the game then they will be scared ofIt is a violence game. There is loads of blood when you kill people or shoot people. If young people play the game then they will be scared of it. It is a military science fiction game. If young children play the game then they will be scared of it. You can play online with your friends if you want to as well. The age rating for this game is 17 years. In the game you have to kill loads of monsters and they come quickly at you. It will take time download the game if you want to play it. At each stage there is a check point and that will save automatically. If you die, then you have to start from your last check point. You can say it is a horror game as well. You can find other games related to gears of war but they are old games. The old games of gears of other games of gears of war but they are available for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is published by Microsoft studios. I would say that teenagers should play this game. The game release was in 2016. There are loads of features of this game like for example the campaign, multiplayer and many more other features on the game. In the game you get tom play different characters. Like sometimes you be a girl character or a boy character. If you shoot the bad characters, then there will be blood all over the floor. Expand

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