One of the best games for years to come
EvilTaylor wrote this review on .
Graphics-First off the graphics in GOW is by far one of the best graphics you will see, from cut scenes to gameplay the graphics remain amazing. The most surprising thing about the graphics of GOW is that when you are actually playing the game you get the sense of how real the game feels. Everything from the characters, to the blood and even the shadowing and the texture of everything is done to perfection, and therefore the graphics in some way make this game. 9.5/10
Gameplay-Now the gameplay in GOW is far beyond anyone could have imagined, the way that you have to use cover in order to survive is extrodinary. This is especially considering how smart the computer is, it some times feels as if your playing another human being, and it really brings out the gameplay then. The gameplay gets even better as you progress throughout the game, from shooting propane tanks for light, to driving a tank like car to destroy buildings. All in all, all the mechanics work well with each other and it definetly deserves a, 9.7/10.
Sound-The sound in GOW is also exceptionally well done, right from the voice acting to the sound of guns firing. It is a great sounding game with every little detail in sounds, marked out to get the exact right sound. There are some sounds that are a little bad like when your shooting that beam when your on the tank, it could have been done a little better. But other than that it was a great sounding game and gets, 9.0/10.
Storyline-Now this is the one part of the game that I wasn't too fond of, even though the story was well thought out, I just couldn't understand how these aliens came from the ground up and destroyed most of the planet. There were some interesting story plots in it, but it wasn't a great story that caught to many peoples attention, and to add to that it was a very sort game. Which could have been longer with a little better storyline. 8.7/10.
Multiplayer-There are some other things that made this game very popular including the huge multiplayer system online, it is one of the biggest behind Halo. Day after day more and more people are playing this game because of the way that you use cover and how there are so many different ways to kill enemies, it definetly got huge from multiplayer, let alone single player. It is a very addictive game, that uses the chainsaw amasingly, and gets a, 9.3/10 in multiplayer.
The Bad Things-Now with all the good there of course needs to be the bad, and in this game there are only a few. First off the major one the story which could have been a little longer, and a bit more creative than the usual aliens destroying the planet. And second the games combat sometimes can be tricky especially in the harder modes, like insane where it is harder to kill the enemies because they are like your playing another human. But other than that this game is a must own.
So there you have it Gears of War is one of the best games to ever be made for the Xbox 360 and it will stay that way for quite a while. When you throw in the stellar graphics, the blessing sound and the amazing gameplay you have a must own game, that is a real revolutionary game for games in the future. And if you get tired of playing it in single player, well don't worry because it has one of the best co-op and multiplayer experiances ever. So how come you don't own this game yet, what are you waiting for go out and buy it.......NOW!!!!