It is time for the much awaited Gears of War 4 review. Today, a celebration of the new legend under the Gears of War name begins. Gears of War’s history proves that the series is irreplaceable. Over the course of its existence it has achieved a balance of matchless aptness that few games reach. The iconic game is back and ready to take gamers on a new adventure with mysteries around every turn.
Gears of War 4 is on a delicate road. The history of what Gears of War was ended after the Locust War in Gears of War 3. Needless to say, with apparent excitement waiting for Gears of War 4’s arrival, there was also an appalling nervousness that Gears of War 4 might not be able to stand tall against past greatness. Gaming has progressed in unthinkable directions. Gears of War shows intenseness and excellence during its debut in 2006. How can Gears of War 4 open up a modern intensity and welcome gamers into a new era of Gears if what we are seeing has all been done before?
Well, wipe away that shameful tension and armor up Gears; Gears of War 4 brings robust, intense action to modern gaming in the most classic way possible.
Read more of our Gears of War 4 review for a deeper look at the games key modes, campaign, horde and verses.
Gears of War 4 Review – Campaign
Fans of the original Gears of War remember what it feels like to experience a brutal world in beautiful narrative. That is the exact balance that we praise in the intro to this Gears of War 4 review. Gears of War 4 brings the classic Gears of War gameplay into a modern narrative that will have you on the edge or your seat begging for more. It is one of the most gratifying feelings to be experiencing a game with so much heart. As gaming progresses, new technology and capabilities oftentimes out shine what truly brings a game to life. Gears of War 4 did not let anything overpower the importance of a gripping, clever, mysterious and emotional journey.
The narrative builds from the very beginning. It is definitely easy to say that fans of Gears of War will enjoy that Gears of War 4 builds from a familiar point. The way Gears 4 begins is also understandable to a new fan.
Campaign brings perfect Gears gameplay with improvements to make for a fluid experience. Social players are brought together through online, split screen and cross play coop. The story is a seamless progression from the last game and offers an intense and emotional experience.
As to respect our viewers and the creative minds behind the game we refuse to give specifics on the games plotline through our Gears of War 4 review.
Gears of War 4 Review – Horde 3.0
Horde returns bigger than expected in Gears of War 4. Horde has always been enjoyable to say the least. Players face waves and waves of enemies that get progressively more difficult as time goes by. The basic function of Horde is exactly the same as before. In addition to familiarity, new classes, abilities and fortifications make for an enhanced experience.
A lot of the fun of Horde now comes before the game even begins. Appreciated improvement comes in choosing characters and assigning them with your preferred class and ability. Unlike Gears of War Judgement multiplayer you get to choose your character, class and ability. Every character can carry any weapon or be any class. Typical roles players take on in the battlefield serve as inspiration to the class choices. This simple tweak brings a custom feeling element to Gears that seems simple but is highly valued.
The classes you can choose from are Soldier, Scout, Heavy, Sniper and Engineer. The Soldier is the master of a Gears core mechanics and excels at dealing damage with the most classic Gears of War feel. The Scout job focuses on collecting power for fortifications and just all out surviving. Heavies deal unmatchable damage by spawning and specializing in dealing big damage. Snipers start with precision weapons which makes for clean kills. Lastly, Engineers are all about maintaining, building and upgrading fortifications.