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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

Rating Summary

Based on 66 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

83

Top Critic Average

85%

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Based on 66 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:Xbox OneAug 25, 2015

Developer: The Coalition

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Remastered, reimagined, and rebuilt for Xbox One, Gears of War returns in all its genre-defining glory. It comes packed with new content, including five campaign chapters never released on Xbox, and looks better than ever with everything running in 1080p at 60 FPS.

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IGN

8.5 / 10.0
IGN

Gears' strong style and great gameplay make it enjoyable even today, nine years after the original was released.

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Metro GameCentral

8 / 10
Metro GameCentral

One of the best remakes of recent years, both in terms of the amount of thought and effort put into the remastering and how much the original deserves the attention.

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GamesRadar+

GamesRadar+

Damn near essential if you've yet to experience the horror that followed Emergence Day, and very heartily recommended to those who've forgotten just what a special time that was.

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Game Informer

8 / 10.0
Game Informer

A fun and visually impressive trip down memory lane, even if some of the shooting mechanics feel dated

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