gears of war

Former NFL player sues ‘Gears of War’ creators over Cole Train likeness

Former Philadelphia Eagles football player Lenwood Hamilton has filed a lawsuit claiming that the creators of the Gears of War video game franchise lifted his physical likeness for the character Augustus "Cole Train" Cole.

‘Gears of War 4’ sees return of two classic maps and hundreds of new cards

Gears of War 4 is introducing two re-designed versions of classic maps in this month's title update, in addition to new characters and weapon skins. The maps are available a week early to season pass holders.

Blast your enemies with snowballs in the 'Gears of War 4' Christmas event

Gears of War 4 has begun its "Gearsmas" event, a Christmas-themed extravaganza filled with terrible weapon skins and snowball fights. It also sees the return of cross-play multiplayer.

‘Gears of War 4’ lets you blast your buddies on Xbox and PC this weekend

Gears of War 4 initially launches with separate ecosystems for Xbox One and PC competitive players, but that might be about to change. A special cross-play test this weekend will bring the two player-bases together.

‘Gears of War 4’ players will be able to tackle a pair of classic maps next week

Two new maps for Gears of War 4 will be available to season pass owners next week, before being released to all other players a week later. Both are "legacy" maps originally seen in previous games.

‘Gears of War 4’ multiplayer guide: Tips and tricks for victory in versus mode

The multiplayer modes in 'Gears of War 4' are more intense than ever, and you’ll have to master every move, mode, and weapon to come out on top. Here's how to pick the right playstyle for you, along with a few tips for gnashing through…
Movies & TV

Rev up your chainsaw: 'Gears of War' is getting its own movie

The Gears of War game franchise is being turned into a live-action, big-screen feature by Universal Pictures and Microsoft, according to an announcement made during the Gears of War 4 live-stream event.

Can you survive ‘Gears of War 4’s punishing new Horde mode?

50 waves of enemies might not sound like much, but Gears of War 4’s Horde Mode will make sure you and your friends earn every frag.

Hype train: ‘Gears of War 4’ launch trailer shows a familiar face

Gears of War 4 will feature the return of the original trilogy's Marcus Fenix, but another popular character is also making a return, and it has us very excited about The Coalition's first entry in the series.

How ‘Gears of War 4’ chainsaws its way back to the essence of Gears

The fourth episode after a trilogy can be awkward, but 'Gears of War 4' avoids that fate by going back to what made the first three games so successful, and rebuilding the engine from the ground up.

New ‘Gears of War 4’ campaign video shows beautifully brutal combat

Microsoft and The Coalition have released a new campaign video for Gears of War 4, showing off the game's enormous wind flares. The massive storm is capable of destroying enemies' cover.

‘Gears of War 4’ gets a special Loot Crate with full game collection, mini-Lancer rifle

Gears of War 4 will likely be the biggest Xbox title of the year, and Loot Crate's new special bundle should help to drum up even more excitement. The set includes all five games in the franchise, a Lancer replica, a hoodie, and more.