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Operation 2 is Now Available To Play In "Gears 5"

Operation 2 is Now Available To Play In “Gears 5”

The Coalition released Operation 2 into Gears 5 this week, along with a number of additions and updates for you to try. Lizzie Carmine and Damon Baird join the fight in multiplayer mode, as they will face off against Jermad and the original Locust Drone. In Arcade, each character gets a passive ability and a […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

Microsoft Talks About Accessibility Features In “Gears 5”

Microsoft released a new article this week about Gears 5, in which they discuss the accessibility features found within the game. The Coalition went to great lengths to make sure the game was playable for anyone with a disability, and in many ways, made those strengths in the game. You can read the piece here, […]

PAX South’s Keynote Speaker Will Be The Coalition’s Rod Fergusson

Penny Arcade had a few announcements this week involving PAX, the more prominent of the two is that Rod Fergusson will be PAX South’s keynote speaker. Studio Head of The Coalition (Gears 5), will give the keynote speech for the Storytime ceremony, taking place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. […]

“Gears 5” Just Introduced A New Set Of Characters

This morning, Microsoft and The Coalition introduced a new set of characters to Gears 5, giving the game two new heroes and two new villains. This update adds in the COG Gear, the DeeBee, the Warden and General RAAM, the ruthless Locust military leader. This update also throws in two other fun additional characters from Terminator […]

Dave Batista Comes To "Gears 5" As A Multiplayer Character

Dave Bautista Comes To “Gears 5” As A Multiplayer Character

WWE fans are going to be getting a cool surprise as Dave Bautista will be stepping into Gears 5 as a multiplayer character. Microsoft has a whole a story about it on Xbox Wire, but the short version is that it came about during a promo for the game on the WWE Network. Batista has […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

“Gears 5” Debuts Campaign Story Trailer At Gamescom 2019

Microsoft and The Coalition brought their own trailers to Gamescom 2019 as we got a brand new look at the campaign for Gears 5. Not a lot was said or mentioned about the trailer beyond the bits and pieces we got. Not to mention not knowing how it all connects. Basically, we got a semi-story […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

“Gears 5” Multiplayer Tech Test Open For All Xbox Live Gold Members

Xbox Game Studios has announced that the Gears 5 versus multiplayer tech test will be open for all Xbox Live Gold members this weekend. The Tech Test will kick off today starting at 10am PDT and run through Monday, July 29th at the same time. Keep in mind that this is just a test and […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

“Gears 5” Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

It looks like Gears 5 is going to head in a much different direction when it comes to bonus content as you won’t be paying for it, you’ll need to earn it. In a brand new blog post, the developers at The Coalition laid out the foundation for what they’ll be doing with content in […]

The Halo Championship and Gears Pro Circuit are Teaming Up This Weekend

Announced today on Xbox Wire, Microsoft is bringing its two big esports teams together by hosting both Halo Championship and Gears Pro Circuit matches in New Orleans this weekend. The crossover esports event will run from July 13th to July 15th at the New Orleans Convention Center. Major League Gaming, The Coalition, and 343 Industries […]


Gears of War 4

Gears Of War 4 Tears Its Way Onto Xbox Game Pass In December

Gears of War 4 was a pretty good addition to the series. Jumping the timeline forward with new characters, while still giving the old their due, it’s certainly something worth your time to check out. It’s about to become even easier to do that, too. The title is being released on Xbox Game Pass, the […]


Gears Of War 4 Review: War Never Changes (And That Is Good)

Gears of War is a special series. Perhaps that sounds hyperbolic, as some might make fun of it for being a meatheaded Michael Bay-like blockbuster, with nothing but action, blood and shooting on its agenda. It’s hard to argue that the series doesn’t have that tone built into it either, but calling it just that, […]

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The Gears Of War Movie Looks To Be On Again

The Gears of War movie seems like a no brainer at this point. It was said to be in production years back with Underworld’s Len Wiseman set to direct, but then it moved into development hell for going on a decade now. Well, with Gears of War 4 immenent now, it seems the movie is back on. […]

Check Out Gears Of War 4s Prologue In 20 Minute Video

Gears of War 4 is just around the corner now. October 11th, we will be invited back to Sera to get all kinds of gore slathered across us as we chainsaw through a bunch of nasties. The game will feature a prologue too, sending us back in time to catch up with what is going […]

You Can Start Preloading Gears Of War 4 Already

Gears of War 4 is still a few weeks out at this point, but I’m excited to start thinking about cutting monsters in half with a lancer once again. The gooey, gritty heart of Gears is important to me, so seeing what The Coalition have done with it is a high priority on my list […]

Gear Of War 4 Shows Off What It Is All About In Launch Trailer

We are still quite some time out from Gears of War 4, but as has become oddly customary in the games industry, we are getting a launch trailer well before actual launch. I’m not going to complain though. This is a probably one of our most comprehensive looks at the game and what it is about. […]


There Could Be News On A Gears Of War Movie ‘Very Soon’

Way, way, way back when, a Gears of War movie looked to be happening. Len Wiseman was attached and it all looked to be heading forwards. Sadly, it never came to be. However, with video games seemingly being the flavour of the month in Hollywood, it’s perhaps not surprising that talk of a movie is […]

Catch 7 Minutes Of New Gears Of War 4 Story Gameplay Featuring Marcus Fenix

To this point, we have seen two extended bits of gameplay from Gears of War 4, both coming through Microsoft’s E3 Press Conferences. Well, we have just got a brand new clip of the campaign of the game, seemingly for no occasion. It’s around seven minutes of footage featuring “JD, Del, Kait and Marcus Fenix […]