Gears 5 is a third person cover based shooter developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft.
It is the sixth main instalment in the Gears of War franchise. Unlike its predecessors, it has a shortened name, and is simply called Gears 5, instead of Gears of War 5.
Charting the highs and higher highs of Microsoft's third person shooter franchise.
The Coalition are also shortening the length of Operations, and how content drops will be scheduled.
A picture could be saying something about the franchise's future.
More games than ever with Games with Gold comes alongside a steep price hike.
High-octane action, excellent pacing, and a solid cast of characters make this DLC feel surprisingly essential.
The DLC is free to Game Pass Ultimate subscribers and $20 for everyone else.
It will be included with Game Pass Ultimate.
A returning weapon, separation of characters and classes, and much more also detailed.
A new difficulty called "Inconceivable" will also be available.
More details on the DLC will also be shared in early December.
The action star can replace Marcus Fenix in the main story.
Gears 5 delivers "a profoundly more responsive experience" on next-gen consoles.
As opposed to 36 seconds on a base Xbox One.
All you need to do is finish the tutorial.
Microsoft shows off high performance gameplay on the cheaper next-gen Xbox.
The developers break down what to expect with the Xbox Series X version.
We will see full footage of the Xbox Series X version?
A lot of new things come come with the latest Operation.
The original crew is back together once again.
Get a chance to try the latest game in the series now.
Nothing stops this (Cole) trail.
Ryan Cleven cites "person issues" as the reason for an "extended sabbatical".
The operation's name comes from the newest mode.
Series X port was prepared in just two weeks and runs at a rock solid 60 FPS.
Microsoft are working on finding "a new leader for the studio and really shape the future."
Rod Fergusson ends a 15 year relationship with the Gears of War franchise.
More updates for the latest entry in the action series.
Chainsaws under everyone's tree this year.
Free for All, three new maps, and much more arrive next week for free.
Campaign design director Matt Searcy speaks with GamingBolt about the future of the franchise.
Campaign design director Matt Searcy speaks with GamingBolt about Gears 5's biggest changes, and how they set up the future of the franchise.
"Gears 5 was all about laying the foundation for the franchise," says campaign design director Matt Searcy.
Chainsaw some pumpkins with this second Halloween-themed event.
Take out foes in the Dodgeball variant to earn a free skin.
Several characters from the franchise's past and the Terminator series joins the fight.
A return of a bloody favorite.
Rage quitting can come with a serious price.
Check out these quick and easy tips for improving in multiplayer.
The next title update will prevent flashbangs from working through cover.
The first major update for the game brings a host of new material.
"We’re learning as we go," says The Coalition boss Rod Fergusson.
The big man comes as a skin for Marcus Fenix.
Also the most-played Microsoft title in its launch week since 2012's Halo 4.
"We are following closely the emerging techniques and innovations in this exciting space," says technical art director Colin Penty.
"The addition of a Game Pass version has been a real game changer," says Daniel Ahmad, senior analyst at Niko Partners.
PES 2020 and GreedFall also debut in the top 5.
Our wishlist for the inevitable sequel.
The curious case of monetization and live service ambition in The Coalition's latest.
Gears 5 is exactly the game Microsoft needed right now.
Here's how to find all the different collectibles in the campaign.
It seems Game Pass has its first major killer app.
The Coalition is doling out free rewards to make up for this past weekend's server issues.
"We didn’t want to have a compromise like Gears of War 4," says studio technical art director Colin Penty.
Rod Fergusson wants to get away from trilogy thinking.
These handy pointers will make your time in Sera a little easier.
For three months we'll see free DLC for the game's multiplayer.
The game is the first "AAA' title to get the score.
The cinematic trailer brings the storm to us.
Our in-depth analysis of the Xbox One, Xbox One X and PC versions of Gears 5.
Jump back into this mad, mad world.
Gears of War returns with renewed vigour to reclaim its place among the biggest names in the gaming industry.
From E-Day to the Swarm era, the series has delivered tons of memories.
The wrestler and actor gears up.
It's a little spoiler-y, so you might want to avoid watching it.
Open worlds of war.
An unlikely source was inspiration for the shooter's gameplay.
In just a few more days, reviews will pour in.
The reinvention this series needed?
The Coalition's Rod Fergusson talks about each studio having its own creative identity.
The shooter has inspirations from some unlikely places.
Each season will offer new modifiers and customization options for players.
Seven maps are for Versus and Horde while Escape gets four.
Some much-needed new details from the campaign.
They're sinking storage with giant games.
The Coalition's next big sequel is upon us - here's what's new.
Requires 80 GB of free space.
Gears 5 developers feel the game employs "a very player-centric, player-friendly way of doing customisation and monetisation."
New gameplay has emerged for the revitalized Horde mode.
The shooter franchise returns with its most ambitious instalment yet.
Get another glimpse at the shooter's campaign.
Check out the many changes coming with the latest iteration of Horde.
A crossover between Microsoft's key franchises could be coming soon.
Microsoft's presence at Gamescom is fairly strong - here's what to expect this Monday.
Gears 5's Horde mode, Empire of Sin's gameplay reveal, and more announced for August 19th's show.
Gears 5's newest multiplayer mode is looking like a very interesting experience.
The Coalition's Rod Fergusson thanks the development team for its hard work.
Finally, some campaign footage.
Microsoft releases three new videos about the upcoming shooter.
Also includes downloads for all previous Gears of War titles.
"The problem with four-player co-op is that it's chaos," says The Coalition's Rod Fergusson.
Let's hope it's real, because it looks pretty cool.
All the gold members can get on it now.
The Coalition's Ryan Cleven says the team is looking to "further evolve" present modes based on feedback.
Hero characters are unlockable through regular gameplay, but players can skip the grind by paying up.
There's no need to fear the mouse and keyboard people.
"The team at The Coalition is an extremely talented but focused team that believes in this game," says multiplayer design director Ryan Cleven.
The file size is 10.89 GB on Xbox One and roughly the same on PC.
The tech test kicks off this Friday.
This should ideally mean less deaths behind walls.
A look at the game's tutorial mode.
Rod Fergusson says it wasn't all about the esports.
Multiplayer Design Director Ryan Cleven speaks about the impact of the new recoil system on competitive play.
The action game won't be lighting up this time.
Get a look at a new map for the game's multiplayer.
The Coalition offers a twist on the traditional PvP Domination format.
An AMD Ryzen 7 or Intel i7 Skylake will be needed for Ideal performance.
The first tech test is from July 19th to 22nd.
"We're very dedicated to the Gears of War franchise, but that's not to say we won't do other things," says studio head Rod Fergusson.
The Coalition remains focussed on current gen hardware for now.
Enemies will also have health bars to help players assess their risks, as per The Coalition.
The video takes a look at the customization features on offer.
A new system called Supply will also reward random items based on time spent in multiplayer modes.
Judgment Day always comes.
Meet the prickly Fahz, played by Rahul Kohli.
The new mode allows you to build maps for others to escape.
Campaign gameplay footage will be coming in September, however.
Three-player co-op campaign also confirmed with split-screen support.
New trailer showcases three player co-op mode Escape.
We might get the exact date tomorrow.
We can expect to see a lot more of Microsoft's games on Steam going forward.
Microsoft finally pulls back the curtain on Gears' next instalment.
It looks like The Coalition has grand ambitions with the upcoming sequel.
If you see the Stump, you run like hell.
Could this be the cover and launch date for the next game in Microsoft’s franchise?
The Coalition's Rod Fergusson says Gears 5's multiplayer will take cue from the series' roots.
The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson hints at brand new avenues for the series.
The studio has stopped working on Customization Content and Gear Packs for Gears of War 4 as its full focus shifts to the upcoming sequel.
Phil Spencer tweets a "spy shot" of the highly anticipated shooter.
Microsoft and Nintendo’s partnership may end up being closer than expected.
Xbox One players may have not one, but TWO Gears games to look forward to.
The Coalition general manager feels the sequel is "organically" Kait's story.
"We're going to see a bunch of things that are really exciting," says Rod Fergusson.
After having proven themselves with Gears of War 4, The Coalition now wants to show what it's really about with the upcoming sequel.
These swarm leeches are even less friendly than they look.
The "heavily armoured" Warden "packs a punch".
Rod Fergusson explains the reasons behind the change in the naming convention for the upcoming entry into the series.
PC version built from "the ground up" as per The Coalition's Rod Fergusson.
"For us, it was all about having the biggest, most beautiful world we've ever made."
A "bigger, bolder world" has been promised.
Gameplay trailer inside.
What could Microsoft possibly present at this year's E3?
Unless the next Xbox is out before 2020, in any case.
A number of significant listings before E3 2018 but how many are plausible?
Which, apparently, makes things easier from a development perspective.