Rod Fergusson said that Gears 5 will feature a bunch of innovations and 'dramatic contrast' as a theme. Making Kait the new protagonist was a natural decision. He also provided brief updates on Gears Tactics and Gears Pop!.
Mexican gamer's are the most passionate about the series including all of Latin America. Most of the people who I play against seem to be from Mexico.
And why is that?
Very true. Played with a lot of folks from mexico back in my gamebattle days.
@Gahl, maybe it's the violence that attracts those of Aztec or south American decent
Mic interested in how this will turn out
I hope they make Gears Tactics for Xbox One as well.
There is a very good chance that this will happen since KB and mouse can now be used on the X1.
I still can't believe Gears is what they chose for the first game based off the Pop toy line.
what else is there? the only other option is Halo. they can't POP Forza
Interesting to see how receptive the gears community is to a female lead. Battlefield V got ripped to shreds
BF V set in a realistic setting, so its no wonder why it got backlash. Gears is fantasy at best, so I think it will do just fine.
It'll do Gears Judgement numbers.
It will probably not do as the most famous iterations, but come on man.
I think you completely missed the point of why Battlefield V got ripped to shreds by regular players of the game. Taking a historical event and reimagining it with PC feelings (eg females being an intricate point on the front line when that was not even close to being reality) was just a small part of it. (Yeah, I get it there were some actual Russian fighters somewhere during WWII.) It didn't help that with the Mad Max war paint, and the bionic man arm pieces running around and such. And even more was the response from the developers when confronted with all this that told the players to "F' off and not buy it they had problems with their take". There is some expectation of reality (even just a little) for games that portray themselves as realistic WWII games. Now C\contrast that with Gears or any other game that is not based on historical fact. Wait... You do not actually believe that Gears is based on some actual events? I hope not. The characters are actually part of the game not added as to appease some obvious PC agenda. The very first Gears had women running the battlefield (so it has long been established - in this fantasy/sci-fi game that women fighters played a role). Furthermore, Kait was an intricate part of the last Gears game. Once again made up world vs historical fact. No one had problems with Star Wars Battlefront, another Dice game, with women taking combative and lead roles. So, the point isn't about women at all. You can take the Wolfenstein series another game with WWII basis as an example as well. No one gives that game a second thought about the similar issue because (even with women and robots and the like playing combative roles) it purposely takes a historical event and makes it into an alternate reality and pretends to be nothing more. I don't think anyone would have had a similar reaction they had to BFV if Dice had taken a similar approach of basing it on a known historical event and made it a completely new alternative timeline. In fact, I think that BFV with a wild alternate historical timeline view would have been crazy fun.
I don't think that matters in a fantasy universe so much as a WW2 era title. I'm completely fine with it I actually am looking forward to gears 5 JD had a fairly dull personality so I'm glad he isn't the main again. I'm more so looking forward to full blown mo cap making gears more like uncharted or tomb raider in character movements would be huge (obviously not climbing stuff) but it's those little motions that you see protagonist and characters take in other games that helps breathe life into a story it will help gears overall
Maybe that's a good indication that people didn't have a problem with the female lead, but with the context by which it was included. Kind of like most people who had a problem with it said they had no problem with women in games. Plus, I don't think ms is doing this with some sort of SJW agenda. More likely they just felt she was the more interesting character. I don't think ms is so oblivious to think that adding in a female character will attract a bunch of female gamers to a game set in a dark future where you tear aliens apart with ridiculously oversized and overdesigned guns.
Kait looks like a boring character.
So was JD I'd prefer to play as kaits uncle even if 50 percent of the game is drinking minigames
Let me guess, you hide behind things, shoot your lancer and toss grenades and even though you hit someone with 50 rounds from the lancer you die from one shot from a gnasher. Yeah no thanks, same ole thing over and over..
Have they said what the new features are yet? Or you just pull the info out of your behind?
Actually liked Kait in Gears 4 so this is on my radar
Gears of War 5. epic name shortnered to Gears to appeaee cod players
Actually Call of Duty and Gears of War is quite similar...try again.
the characters simply suck best way to put it. Marcus retains his depth but J.D. lacks personality, Del was annoying as fuck and a shit wingman, and Kait was just another teenage-y angst archtype. Tell you the truth, I thought the wars in the prologue would have been more interesting to play through and at least bring back the old crew
"Making Kait the new protagonist was a natural decision." Lol.
What is so funny?
I never play Gears 4 ... it’s good game for try???
It's beautiful and sticks to the same gameplay formula
Kait was terrible in that reveal trailer. Not trying to play as an entitled whiny ass soldier lol
I’m honestly more excited for the funky pop Gears than 5.
Xbox fans hoping this will be their next big exclusive. Microsoft hasn't made a game more popular or on the same level as Halo yet.
Looking forward to what they can do with this game now they are willing to stretch their wings. Last one was a solid game albeit a bit safe but we saw what they can do with the different bosses and the awesome final level with the giant robots so am optimistic.
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