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Gears of War 4 - In depth details (Game Informer)

BeforeU

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REQ packs are garbage and would ruin Horde like the changes in Survival (Judgment) did. Ive been holding off on an Xbox One until Gears 4 hits and if REQ packs are in Horde, Im fuckin OUT.

They are better than paid DLC. Never spent a cent on Halo 5 and never thought it was necessary. You earn point easily. People who played Halo 5, and thinks DLC is better than having RAQ system. Well, those people are just clueless.

So if having RAQ points system we get all new content for free. Fuck yeah, double down on that shit.
 

Ballistik

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Beta news will be soon. It is still slated for Spring.

I just want to get my hands on this already, so it's good to hear that it's still scheduled for Spring. I've been playing Ultimate Edition way too much... it was able to unhook me from Gears 3. I'm expecting Gears 4 to have the same effect!
 

Grisby

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Reading all that just made me wet.

Or that could be due to the drink I just spilled.

Either way, it's a glass half-full type of situation. I hope they deliver, it sounds good.
 

NoctisVsStar

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Gears 1 took like 2 days? Maybe even less

True, I just want the campaign to have that adventure feel, hard to explain I'm sure it will. But I see 24 and I feel the cast is going to be rushing all over the place lol I'm probably wrong tho.
 

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Loving everything I've read in the OP.

Still on my 360 with my massive backlog, but I told myself that Gears 4 will be the game that finally gets me into this generation.

Can't wait for the first MP footage.
 

Mr.Fletcher

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Just finished reading the whole piece (bought the digital version to support the magazine and learn a bit more) and I'm thoroughly impressed.

It's most definitely Gears but it's certainly different as well. I have high hopes.
 

Leflus

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I'm glad they're willing to switch up the story by moving it 25 years into the future and introducing new main characters and enemies

The new gameplay ideas sounds interesting as well. I'm also happy that they're seemingly going back to 2 player only co-op for the campaign. Consider me more hyped than I was yesterday. :)
 

Warxard

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REQ packs are garbage and would ruin Horde like the changes in Survival (Judgment) did. Ive been holding off on an Xbox One until Gears 4 hits and if REQ packs are in Horde, Im fuckin OUT.

Do you have a reason why they're garbage

Do you seriously care about PvE balancing
 

FATALITY

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RexNovis

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This

-Think of the wind when fighting: Putting the wind behind could help projectile travel, but fighting directly against the wind could throw bullets back at you

Sounds like the opposite of fun. Nevermind the absurdity of it as far as physics are concerned but just why? Will be waiting to see this system inaction but reading about it like this I'm not a fan of the idea at all.
 
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They are better than paid DLC. Never spent a cent on Halo 5 and never thought it was necessary. You earn point easily. People who played Halo 5, and thinks DLC is better than having RAQ system. Well, those people are just clueless.

So if having RAQ points system we get all new content for free. Fuck yeah, double down on that shit.
I love halo 5 but the req system is bent against the player by so much which sometimes makes me so frustrated with the game. Skins are so fucking rare I've gotten one for the dmr in like 60 plus hours.
 
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This



Sounds like the opposite of fun. Nevermind the absurdity of it as far as physics are concerned but just why? Will be waiting to see this system inaction but reading about it like this I'm not a fan of the idea at all.
No. That actually sounds really fun.. like a puzzle-strategy attempt at killing enemies. The old look up and shoot done got old as hell and its outdated
 

Dee Dah Dave

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That's an interesting titbit about the weather system. I could never get into Gears though, maybe this one will be different. Has it been announced for PC yet? :p
 

Jito

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Looks tight and a lot more true to the series compared to 343s take on Halo.
 

theWB27

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Yeh and the info provided. Something wrong with that?


Big emphasis on mp
Esports and recreational players
Shoulder charges, knife kills, kicks
Pulling folks out of cover

Idk...that sounds as far from classic gears as what 343 did with halo to me.
 

Jito

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Big emphasis on mp
Esports and recreational players
Shoulder charges, knife kills, kicks
Pulling folks out of cover

Idk...that sounds as far from classic gears as what 343 did with halo to me.

Sounds and looks like Gears of War with the expected added gameplay elements, not a whole reinvention of a classic like Halo 4 was.
 

Poodlestrike

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I've not played it so I didn't want to comment on it. You guys are pretty uppity because I'm hyped for new Gears, sorry?

lol, sorry. Felt like we were heading back into the "let Gears die before it gets done like Halo" thing again :p
 

Dame

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this all sounds good, actually. Not sure something like gears can scare anybody, but it's a noted effort that they'll provide a more unsettling ambiance. Horror attempts are useless half the time anyway. They will probably do fine in other areas.
 

PetulantChild

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Do we want Halo 4

is that what we're asking for here

Of course. Wouldn't it be rad if Marcus was actually totally destined from birth by an ancient race of intergalactic pokemon trainers to be really really good at chainsawing dudes in half? That would be super great and "expand the universe". Hopefully The Coalition also made sure to intentionally hire people who hate Gears of War, since that works really well. /s
 

theWB27

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I've not played it so I didn't want to comment on it. You guys are pretty uppity because I'm hyped for new Gears, sorry?

Not really uppity. Just wondering why one has to put down one game (that's not even the latest entry) in order to get hyped for the other game.

Just read life a cheap shot.
 
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this all sounds good, actually. Not sure something like gears can scare anybody, but it's a noted effort that they'll provide a more unsettling ambiance. Horror attempts are useless half the time anyway. They will probably do fine in other areas.

The first one was a bit more darker in tone than the others I felt, perhaps they are going back to that feel.
 

Jito

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Not really uppity. Just wondering why one has to put down one game (that's not even the latest entry) in order to get hyped for the other game.

Just read life a cheap shot.

I'm comparing one MS series to another, both being handled by new developers. It's not a stretch of a comparison or a cheap shot at all.
 

theWB27

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I'm comparing one MS series to another, both being handled by new developers. It's not a stretch of a comparison or a cheap shot at all.

The stretch was making the comparison from a couple seconds of gameplay from gears to the older entry in the halo series.
 

Welfare

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REQ packs are garbage and would ruin Horde like the changes in Survival (Judgment) did. Ive been holding off on an Xbox One until Gears 4 hits and if REQ packs are in Horde, Im fuckin OUT.

Do you even know how the REQ's work? I'd much rather have them in than paid dlc *shudders*