Highs and lows dot Gears 2's uneven campaign, while its multiplayer complement raises the bar for all other contenders on 360. Funny - OXM Online remembers saying the same things about Halo 2 back in 2004. To be fair, Gears 2 could've certainly done a lot worse than to fall into the same patterns as a game as successful as Halo 2, but they hope Epic will redraw some of the plans for the inevitable conclusion to its trilogy.
+ Face-melting multiplayer gameplay and options.
+ The final "vehicle" you get to "drive" in the campaign.
- Super-hokey story and boss fights.
? When do Cole and Baird get their own spinoff game?