People can say what they want about Gears of War, but Newspail editor think the game's incredible. From the moment the protagonist Marcus Fenix gets busted out of jail to the ridiculous train of death at the end, the game was awesome.
Epic did something few companies can hope to achieve… they created a world we know simply as "Sera." It's a heavily contested hunk of rock swirling somewhere in the cosmos. Our human cousins fight off a savage horde of albino mutants. Sound ridiculous?
Not much more than most stories. Check out a variety of books, games, or movies. You'll find tales just as ridiculous, if not more so.