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‘Gears of War’ movie brings in ‘xXx: Return of Xander Cage’ screenwriter

A big-screen adaptation of the Gears of War game franchise has been in development since 2016, but Universal Pictures just brought on a new screenwriter to tackle the story for the film.
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Yes, ‘Gears 5’ is the full title of The Coalition’s latest shooter

Gears of War will drop the "of War" from its title for Gears 5, which The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson has confirmed is the game's full title. Microsoft previously announced Gears of War 4 as "Gears 4."
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Kait Diaz goes AWOL to seek answers from the Locus in ‘Gears of War’ preview

The Coalition introduced Gears 5 during Microsoft's Xbox conference. Most of what we saw set the stage for the story, which puts Kait Diaz in the protagonist's seat. She goes AWOL on a personal mission to understand her nightmares.
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Microsoft may take the wraps off three Gears of War games at E3

It has been rumored that three separate Gears of War games will be announced by Microsoft at E3 2018. These include a traditional shooter as well as the series' take on a battle royale mode.
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The Coalition is letting you try ‘Gears of War 4’ for free right now

Gears of War 4 is currently available as a 10-hour free trial on Xbox One and Windows 10. All modes are included, though campaign progress will be limited to the first act. Any progress will carry over to the full game.
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'Avatar' sequel writer takes on live-action 'Gears of War' film adaptation

The upcoming, live-action movie based on Microsoft's Gears of War game franchise will get a script from Shane Salerno, the writer on James Cameron's Avatar sequels, as well as Armageddon.
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Xbox fans won't get new 'Halo' or 'Gears of War' sequels in 2017

Xbox fans hoping to see a Halo or Gears of War sequel in 2017 will have to wait, as Microsoft's Xbox division head Phil Spencer confirmed that neither series will see a full-fledged sequel this year.
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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.
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‘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.
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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.
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‘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.
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‘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.
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‘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…
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.