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.

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I hope it lives up to the original trilogy. I’m PS4 so far this gen, but if GOW4 is good, I’ll buy an xbone!

Is it just me though, or is this blockbuster game not really getting people excited? There’s this vibe that the Gears games have been left behind. ...