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Gears of War (Xbox 360)

Gears of War (Xbox 360)
alaScore 93

945 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 945 reviews of Gears of War (Xbox 360). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Xbox 360 Games for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Gears of War (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 204 user reviews of Gears of War (Xbox 360) from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Xbox 360 Games on

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Dec, 2018

Expert review by (

Gears of War 3 (Xbox 360)


Emergence Day comes early.

So Gears of War 3 barely makes any mistakes. Obviously if the idea of running forward shooting things sounds awful to you then you may not like it but for everyone else this is an incredibly polished experience which improves on every aspect of the...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Point Blank (

Gears Of War 3


A fitting end for one of Xbox 360's greatest franchises.

There are plenty of videos on YouTube showing off the vault in action. It looks a lot better in real life and when playing in the dark, the infected omen really does shine like a lighthouse!

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Sebastian Williamson (

Gears Of War 3 (2011)


After a teary six-month delay and plenty of reassurances from the mighty Cliff Bleszinkski on the Jimmy Fallon show, Gears of War 3 has finally found its way onto our Xbox 360 – and the end result is a bombastic finale for what is arguably the...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Brandon Hofer (

Gears of War 3 – Review


The final part of Marcus's saga is now upon us with Gears of War 3.  Humanity is desperate and has one final shot to try and rid themselves of the Locust and the Lambent.  Jacinto, the last human city, has been sunk and now the COGs are stranded.  Not...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Lee Bradley (

Gears of War 3: Multiplayer Beta


Meaty. That's always been the best word to describe Gears of War. From the tree trunk-necked protagonists, with their hefty physicality, to the slabs of flesh that flop to the floor after encountering the wrong end of a Lancer, the series has always...

Perhaps the most enticing reward, however, is Thrashball Cole. A new character skin that sees cult-favourite shouty-man Cole decked out in his American football-esque Thrashball outfit, you can unlock this particular bauble by completing 50 beta...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Luke Guttridge (

Order of War


Consider Japanese publishing powerhouse Square Enix and you're most likely find yourself thinking about hardcore Japanese RPGs such as Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest. However, with 'serious' Japanese gaming fading in the face of social and casual...

Accessibility is the key, and in 'easy' mode it will be impossible to lose we're told, while 'hard' will require players to try really quite hard in order to overcome the title's AI. As part of the cinematic theme you'll also be able to turn the...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Matt (

Gears of War


As winter blockbusters go, Gears Of War always seemed something slightly awkwardly placed to me. In the build up to the game being released over the pond numerous attempts by myself were made to finally crack into what all the excitement was about, yet...

May, 2007

Expert review by : Sam Gibson (

Gears of War


How short is too short? A question that has plagued an insecure mankind throughout our conscious history if ever there was one. It's is also a poser that has recently worked its way into discussions about games. Modern titles are often stuffed full of...

Saying all of this there's something about Gears which left me feeling a touch underwhelmed. I think the most likely culprit for this is the hype machine. While Gears is undoubtedly a triumphant technical showpiece and a fantastically entertaining...

Dec, 2006

Expert review by : Thomas McDermott (

Gears of War (Xbox 360) review


Hype is a terrible, terrible thing… every year without fail there is always at least one game that publishers decide needs the hard-sell and as a result gets carefully marketed by those PR guys and gals with clever ideas to build the hype to an...

Dec, 2006

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Gears Of War


Epic by name, epic by nature...

Unsullied by over-complication and masterfully focused, Gears Of War aims to offer the most bang per buck yet seen in a

Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

Gears of War an Xbox 360 exclusive that blends tactical action with survival horror, thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing story of humankind's epic battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surface from the bowels of the planet. Lead war hero Marcus Fenix and his fire team as they face the onslaught of merciless warrior fiends. A revolutionary tactical combat system and breathtaking, high-definition visuals from the Unreal Engine 3 immerse you in a horrifying story of war and survival.


Elements:Action - third person tactical shooter
ESRB Rating:Mature (17+)
Online Play:Built-in
PEGI Rating:18
USK Rating:Freigegeben ohne Altersbeschr


Compatibility:Game console
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Gears of War


Package Type:Retail


Distribution Media:DVD-ROM
Licence Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - Action
Type:Microsoft Xbox 360

Software Family

Microsoft Family:Games