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E3 - Microsoft 14 minutes of Gears 5 horde escape gameplay

Barakov

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I have the game pass and have been playing Gears 1 Ultimate edition. I think it is safe to say that this is MUCH better than 4. Despite being way older
Original trilogy was pretty good. It's from a time when Gears was good and Epic as a developer was good. Shame about the direction where the story in Gears 5 is going. Thankfully the MP should be on point.
 

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Original trilogy was pretty good. It's from a time when Gears was good and Epic as a developer was good. Shame about the direction where the story in Gears 5 is going. Thankfully the MP should be on point.
What direction? What's wrong with the campaign direction?
 

Barakov

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What direction? What's wrong with the campaign direction?
The whole backstory with Kait's family and the direction they're heading with her character. Given the focus on her in this game it really seems like they're setting her up to be the next locust queen. Especially with the footage from the trailer from last E3.
 

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The whole backstory with Kait's family and the direction they're heading with her character. Given the focus on her in this game it really seems like they're setting her up to be the next locust queen. Especially with the footage from the trailer from last E3.
It's an intriguing story hook, don't see what's bad about that. Gears 4 set up the fifth to be Kait's story quite nicely.
 
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It's an intriguing story hook, don't see what's bad about that. Gears 4 set up the fifth to be Kait's story quite nicely.
It really wasn't that interesting to me with gears 4 and how they built those characters up. They felt too forced and yet all felt more like side characters.

Now since gears 4 is my personal starting point. I found the running in the game to be weird. I know it is a staple of the series but it feels... antiquated.