Genre: Third Person Shooter
Developer: The Coalition
Publisher: Microsoft Studios
Platforms: XBOX One and Windows 10 PC
Release Date: October 11, 2016
Gears of War 4 is the fifth installment in the series and the first not developed by Epic Games. Set on the fictional planet of Sera 25 years after Gears of War 3, in “Gears of War 4” humanity is sheltered in walled series seeking protection from serious windstorms which can grow into violent Category 3 storms. A new saga begins … after narrowly escaping an attack on their village JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy. “Gears of War 4” returns the franchise to the dark tone and intensity of the original with split-screen and online co-op, the next generation of five-player favorite, Horde Mode, and 60 frames-per-second Versus multiplayer.
Developers – The Coalition
Combat Knife – used in melee attacks and to perform executions
Dropshot Weapon – fires explosive drills
Buzzkill – fires ricocheting sawblades (good luck dodging those!)
Short Distance Should Charge – knock your enemies off balance
Gears of War fans will want to add this to their collection as will fans of first shooter games. Anyone else we suggest renting first before deciding if this is your world.