Hard", "Lethal Weapons", "Rambo" - the list is as long as it is über macho. We are talking about the ball nonstop rain and huge explosions, only a crazy story and mandatory onliner dose.
AS with most classic action films is the feel-good you have to use as a yardstick when a game like "Gears of War 2" will be evaluated. There are games that are more original in either play or story out there, but there are few games that manage to turn the "Gears" when it comes to delivering a solid package.
The game is simply rock-solid, and exactly what you expect you: A fantastic action fest from start to finish - and even a bit longer at multiplayer section