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Score Breakdown Based on 56559 ratings
  1. 10 (35398)
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  3. 8 (3116)
  4. 7 (1046)
  5. 6 (354)
  6. 5 (251)
  7. 4 (120)
  8. 3 (90)
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  • Rating:1.5

    I wish I can get my money back.

    I was very excited about this game but to my surprise the game is a no starter on my brand new rig on which I play COD 4 and Crysis with no problems. Tried to install and start the game for more than a week and finally s... Read Full Review

    14 of 16 users found the following review helpful

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  • Rating:8

    one of the games that presented us to the 7th generation.

    Gears of War has impressed the world of games in 2006 with impressive graphics and good gameplay, Gears of War has a narrative that can be both good and interesting at the same time, the gameplay it works and has inspira... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Gears Of War Review

    Dark atmosphere,bad ass characters,even more bad ass enemies and bad ass weapons!Bad ass game with great story and atmosphere while playing it.Actually it's made so good that you really can feel the game and the places!F... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    An Upgraded Classic

    The Good: Beautifully upgrade visuals, original game is still intact, perfectly paced and memorable campaign, added PC act is a nice touch, upgraded multiplayer is welcomeThe Bad: Some age shows compared to newer games, ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The "Ultimate Edition" is a good remaster of a great, but dated game.

    "Gears of War: Ultimate Edition" on the Xbox One is what "Halo: Anniversary Edition" was on the Xbox 360; a remaster of a classic game featuring updated graphics and new features. It also includes levels that had been pr... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    A needless remaster that isn't much of a remaster

    Audio:The voice acting and the sound track still lives up after all these years.Visuals:It's not that much of a remaster. I didn't really care much for how the characters looked and felt that outside of the cut scenes, I... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    An essential if you are a shooter fan

    I played the 360 of this game when it first came out. I absolutely loved it. It was really a beautifully well done game for it's time. Awesome gritty story and gameplay about humans protecting Earth from an alien threat... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Need all installments of Gears of War on PC. This game never fails to astonish. Simply, brilliant shooter.

    This game centered around your squad and yourself Marcus Fenix is definitely a benchmark for other shooter games to herald.The cover system in this game is exceptionally well made, as are the powerful weapons and the ars... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    A decent cover based shooter plagued by some frustrating moments

    Gears of War is a third person cover-based shooter which later influenced many other games. The levels in Gears Of War are broken into five acts, with each taking place in different environments. Each of these are split ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:10

    Original Third Person Shooter AMAZING...

    For its time, the game was incredible as it featured a 2 player co-op single player campaign (online or offline) in which aliens are attacking the human like planet known as Serra (not Earth). So right away it has the in... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:4

    Gears of War 1 (2013 Review) - A Second Look

    Gears of War, the game that started everything! Gears of War was released in 2006 and stood as one of the most compelling reasons to purchase an Xbox 360. Gears of War received rave reviews and has a metacritic score of... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
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