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[Rumor] Microsoft could announce up to three Gears of War games at E3

Musky_Cheese

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I wasn’t aware that the series was that relevant still. Last good game in the series was 3 imo. Trending downwards.
 

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I rather have a turned based strategy like xcom. Unless it's like dawn of war 2 which a geow rts maybe possible on consoles
 
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An RTS would be my first choice. Give the main series time to rest and get polished.

A battle royale could be amazing given that the the Gears games are made in Unreal by developers who have an amazing handle on it. Curiously anticipating to see if this is real.
 

Claus Grimhildyr

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I can see this. Gears 2/3 HD/Remastered re-release for Xbox One (like Gears 1), Gears 5 proper, and maybe a mobile app or a Halo Wars Gears ver. I think that Gears could do well with an RTS style game, especially if it is similar to the gameplay of Company of Heroes.
 

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I can see this. Gears 2/3 HD/Remastered re-release for Xbox One (like Gears 1), Gears 5 proper, and maybe a mobile app or a Halo Wars Gears ver. I think that Gears could do well with an RTS style game, especially if it is similar to the gameplay of Company of Heroes.

I guess it's possible but I'm somewhat skeptical of remasters of games now that have already received the "enhanced" treatment.
 

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3 gears, 1 forza, 1 halo... There must be a phobia word for "fear of new IPs", otherwise is time to create one.
 

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I wasn’t aware that the series was that relevant still. Last good game in the series was 3 imo. Trending downwards.
pure ignorance that mate! 4 is the best in the series in many respects.

Anyway, being a bit left-field give me a Gears tower defense game please TC!
 

Claus Grimhildyr

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I guess it's possible but I'm somewhat skeptical of remasters of games now that have already received the "enhanced" treatment.

I am as well, but given the differences between Gears 1 base and the "remastered" gears 1, I wouldn't mind it. It looked and ran fantastic, better than the "enhanced" versions.
 

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pure ignorance that mate! 4 is the best in the series in many respects.

Anyway, being a bit left-field give me a Gears tower defense game please TC!
There were many complaints about a number of things with 4. Pacing, encounters, new cog...

I’m ignorant for reading the complaints about the game?
 

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Whelp, the dream of new IPs appears more farfetched than ever
Because the game designers built up to make gears of war are making gears of war games? I mean i get that some of it has ro be outsourced but i seriously doubt that the two smaller titles will be tak8ng that many studios to prevent any new IPs from surfacing.
 

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Because the game designers built up to make gears of war are making gears of war games? I mean i get that some of it has ro be outsourced but i seriously doubt that the two smaller titles will be tak8ng that many studios to prevent any new IPs from surfacing.
Resources committed are resources unavailable for other efforts. And I’d be dumbfounded if The Coalition were developing all 3 in-house.
 

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There were many complaints about a number of things with 4. Pacing, encounters, new cog...

I’m ignorant for reading the complaints about the game?

Yes... If you choose to only take into account the negative comments that is the definition of ignorance.
 

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Maybe its just one Gears with RTS/TPS/Battle Royale elements.

Sincerely?

As a gamer, Im offended by this rumor.
 
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Musky_Cheese

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Yes... If you choose to only take into account the negative comments that is the definition of ignorance.
First 3 Gears have a ranting in the 90’s

Judgment 79

4 is 84

Trending downwards as I said. You seem to be only taking into account the positive.
 

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Who needs new IPs to invigorate your lineup of exclusives?..... just triple-down on a declining franchise!

I really don’t understand how executives can just get away with having no vision.
 
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Meanwhile a couple Xbox users online are bitching about the lack of Japanese games. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that no one buys shit outside of dudebro shooters and racing games on Xbox.
 

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As someone who has never cared for Halo, Gears or Forza I'm still looking for a reason to make use of my XB1.

Cuphead and Ori were good, but that's literally all I've played so far. What's going with Below? That looked promising.
 

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4 was great, it was just lacking some innovation.

Gears 4 had a crap first act & a crap final act (seriously, that end boss fight was the most stereotypical trash imaginable), but, the middle acts were absolutely fantastic & worthy of the best Gears gameplay ever made. I even (at one point) found myself engrossed in the narrative like I'd never been since Gears 2, therefor there's still hope.

I'll say this: I hate fighting robots (of any kind, in any video game), therefor they need to ditch that ASAP. If the first Gears had featured as many robot battles the series would never have become iconic, i.e. change (especially when it's for worse) doesn't always = good. As for the characters, I sorta liked Liam McIntyre (from Spartacus), ergo I'll be happy to see a continuation of his story.
 

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This stuff is absolutely weird and makes no sense at all, especially the Sony games. Idk what they're smoking. You will NOT see 3 gears games being announced at one place.
 

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Now that's a bit overboard. Maybe one makes sense because they spun off with Halo Wars and Forza Horizon, but two more... I dunno, maybe one is like some mobile card game lol.

Maybe it's like Gears Tactics and Gear Battle Royale lol.
 

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Now that's a bit overboard. Maybe one makes sense because they spun off with Halo Wars and Forza Horizon, but two more... I dunno, maybe one is like some mobile card game lol.

Maybe it's like Gears Tactics and Gear Battle Royale lol.

Gears tactics is the only one that's possible whether it's an RTS or Xcom still classifies as a tactical game in a sense. Gears battle Royale makes 0 sense to me with the way gameplay has always been in gears. I feel that the constant pop out and shoot and cover mechanics wouldn't feel good for a BR game. Unless they change something drastic. I don't see it.
 

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An RTS interests me. Obviously a new Gears is coming but they can take their time with that, really need something big with the next gears, wouldn't even mind if they waited till next gen.

Battleroyale sounds interesting. But I wish they would try something different and maybe go for an RPG or a horror game

Edit: On further thought, if they do a very deep, emotional, terrifying Gears game where you play as a one man COG, with some serious survival mechanics, that game could BANG hard

pretty sure 4 did well but yeah I didn't care for Judgment at all either.

It did, I remember right the coalation stated they had 6+ million players who played gears 4. Quite impressive. Granted I dont think it was a great game but it got the gun play and mechanics right. The campaign needs a breath of fresh air the multiplayer needs something special added, but apart from that I thought it was a good game. Personally for me I'd give it an 8.5/10
 
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I'd be down for Gears 5 and a Gears Battle Royale. I would love to see what their take on battle royale would be. Do we start naked like PUBG? How big would the maps be? How many players? Imagining Gears with 20 or 30 players would be absolute chaos lol. Man I still love this series.
 

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Three gears games this E3, then next E3 three Forza games, then E3 2020 will have three Halo games.
 

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Meanwhile a couple Xbox users online are bitching about the lack of Japanese games. Maybe it has something to do with the fact that no one buys shit outside of dudebro shooters and racing games on Xbox.

I’ve been trying to say this for years, yet no one will listen. They keep asking why sony and Nintendo gets all the Japanese games.

I like gears of war, but if the 3 gow games is legitimate, that might be a bit much imo. I rather see at least 1 new ip in there or even a older sequel like jade empire or something.
 
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I’ve been trying to say this for years, yet no one will listen. They keep asking why sony and Nintendo gets all the Japanese games.

I like gears of war, but if the 3 gow games is legitimate, that might be a bit much imo. I rather see at least 1 new ip in there or even a older sequel like jade empire or something.
There's just hardly any diversity within their first party lineup and I think that absolutely paints a picture as to why there's very little when it comes to third party either. This is the audience they garnered throughout the last gen and unfortuantely a sizable portion of that audience jumped ship anyways so I hope the next gen is a rebranding effort from the ground up.
 

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Phil sure is playing safe. Too bad. Maybe they are keeping the new IPs for next gen.
 

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Damn, can't wait see how this translates and still no rumors about Age of Empires...
Phil sure is playing safe. Too bad. Maybe they are keeping the new IPs for next gen.
Microsoft has said for 3 years now, that there won't be another generation of gaming for them, just upgraded Xbox One(s). Spencer himself promoted gaming without 'generations' and 'limitations'.
 

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there is no way Gears is getting a Battle Royale mode before Halo
i think everyone who have played Halo and any BR game will agree that Halo is the most perfect fit for Battle Royale
 

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there is no way Gears is getting a Battle Royale mode before Halo
i think everyone who have played Halo and any BR game will agree that Halo is the most perfect fit for Battle Royale
I don't which one gets BR first, more importantly, don't you dare Microsoft ruin my SP experience for fucking BR like shitty Activision, but with Activision, things will get worse since BR will be exploited and filled with lootboxes. Not that I care, gimme my full classic SP experience, and fill BR with all the microtransactions and lootboxes you want.
 

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there is no way Gears is getting a Battle Royale mode before Halo
i think everyone who have played Halo and any BR game will agree that Halo is the most perfect fit for Battle Royale

Halo is kinda a fast-paced arcady shooter. Maybe not as much as COD (then again it is getting a BR mode) but more so than Battlefield. So I don't see the "perfect fit for BR".
 
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Doubling down on Gears? If anything were to look good and say, make it to PC... I'll keep a look out.
Although, a major caveat would be that it has to come out on Steam. :p