It’s almost as if the gods of competitive gaming knew we’d all be sitting around this weekend and so made sure it was jam packed with tournaments to check out. DreamHack Winter 2016 is of course going on over in Sweden at the moment, featuring competitions in almost every game under the sun. There’s also a big Heroes…
This could be a mistake, but the Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One is only $60 (which is $40 off its normal price) and comes with the physical game, a collectible SteelBook, and a Season Pass. This is probably not something to pass up while the price is this low
This week on Kotaku Splitscreen, I’m joined by deputy editor Patricia Hernandez to talk about Pokémon, Fallout, and Red Dead Redemption 2.
Today on Highlight Reel we have WWE Belts, FIFA celebrations, Gears glitches, swearing, and much more!
Earlier this year Microsoft released the DX12-powered Gears of War: Ultimate Edition on PC, and it was a stuttering mess. Looks like Microsoft and developer The Coalition learned a lot from that debacle, because the Windows 10 version of Gears of War 4 runs like a proper PC release should.
One of the most surprising things about Gears of War 4 for me was the discovery that, after all these years, shooting wave after wave of increasingly difficult enemies could still be really fun.
Here’s the first 20 minutes of Gears of War 4's campaign. It’s got scripted action, roadie running, Lancers, grunting, and very detailed explosions. Looks like the Gears of yesteryear(s), but with more hardware muscle behind it. If that’s what you were hoping for, this video will probably make you pretty happy.
BLOOD. GUNS. CHAINSAWS. RAP. This is the most Xbox Xbox commercial I’ve ever seen.
Look, considering how gorgeous the standard Elite controller is, this official Gears 4 version with GOUGES and BLOOD might be a bit much. Especially at $200. That said, those d-pad overlays could be a neat accessory for future games...
It’s time for Gears of War: Son Of Marcus Fenix.
The next chapter in the Xbox-exclusive shooter series will be hitting this fall, and players will have to opportunity to sample a multiplayer beta on April 18.
Gears of War 4 is getting a beta next month. It’ll start on April 18 for those of you who bought the Gears of War Ultimate Edition; for other Xbox Live members, it’ll go live on April 25. More details over on the Xbox Wire.
We’ve known there was a new Gears of War coming for a while now, and it’s Gears 4. The game is coming “holiday” 2016.
When game designer Cliff Bleszinski revealed Gears of War 2, he did it by ripping through a barrier with a Lancer chainsaw weapon at the 2008 Game Developers Conference. How about when he debuts his new game on Jimmy Fallon?