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Gears 5

Critics Consensus (Play It)

Gears 5 features a polished and varied campaign in addition to its stalwart PvE and PvP modes. No matter how you approach it, Gears 5 is a bold step forward for the franchise.

Game Info

From one of gaming’s most acclaimed sagas, Gears is bigger than ever, with five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. With all-out war descending, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger to Sera – herself.

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Total Reviews: 123

Nom: Best Shooter (2019)

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40% of scored reviews fell within the range of 86 to 92 / 100

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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High Score

100%

Median Score

87%

Low Score

60%
Ryan McCaffrey (IGN)
[Date Unavailable]
9/10

“No matter which mode you approach it from, Gears 5 is an incredibly fun and polished game.”

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Phil Iwaniuk (PC Gamer)
[Date Unavailable]
78/100

“A polished and surprisingly varied campaign married to stalwart PvE and PvP modes which gently refine, rather than revolutionise, the classic Gears experience.”

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Mike Epstein (GamesRadar+)
[Date Unavailable]
4/5 stars

“Gears 5 biggest changes don’t reinvent the series, but give the classic shooter more room to breathe. Let Gears be Gears.”

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