Gears of War: Judgment

by Microsoft | Xbox 360, Xbox One

Gears of War: Judgment is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 203.
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  • Blood and Gore
  • Intense Violence
  • Strong Language
Platform: Xbox 360,Xbox One
Category: Shooter
Publisher: Microsoft
Developer: Epic Games
Release Date: 03/19/2013


Gears of War: Judgment" delivers the most intense and challenging "Gears" game yet, with a campaign that takes you back to the immediate aftermath of Emergence Day - the defining event of the "Gears of War" universe - for the very first time, and tests your mettle in highly-competitive new multiplayer modes.

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    • Game Details
    • Content Download: Yes
    • Co-op Mode: Offline co-op 1 - 2 / Online co-op 1 - 5
    • Leaderboards: Yes
    • Number of Online Players: Online multiplayer 1 - 10
    • Number of Players: Offline players 1 - 2
    • Offline Modes: Offline co-op 1 - 2
    • Online Modes: Online co-op 1 - 5
    • Perspective: Third Person
    • Voice: Yes
    • Hard Drive Space: Hard drive required


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    Rated 3 out of 5 by from It's playable There is a lot to discuss about this game but I'm going to keep it brief. It's not as good as the first three Gears of War games by far. It's not good or bad but it's playable, not worth playing, playable. I loved the idea that this game is a prequel to the first Gears of War game and when I first heard about it, I thought it would be awesome but when I saw reviews for this game, I stayed away from it for two years but the day after Christmas, I picked it up and gave it a shot and the disappointment began to sit in. I really hate how some of the controls in the game had been changed and it really sucks. Once you get the hang of it, it's not too bad but you would find yourself preferring the controls from the first three game a lot better. Judgment does have a 'villain' but he's BARELY in the game and he only appears twice and that's about it. Critics gave this game WAY too much credit by giving it either a '4/5' or even a '9/10', where in reality, it doesn't hit any of those marks. This is just a game with a score of '6/10' and that's about it. If the developers could've kept what made the first three amazing to start with, this would've been the one that every Gear-head would talk about.
    Date published: 2016-01-01
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gears of War: Judgment Review Gears of War: Judgment is a prequel shooter to the Gears of War Series made by Epic games with help from People can Fly. This game takes you on the journey of Baird, Cole, Paduk, and Sofia, while they deal with the incoming locust horde and Karn. So first off in the review is graphics they were ok nothing outstanding but good for gears the lighting was good for the environment really no major complains to compliments. Next is gameplay this was good as well shooting, chain sawing etc. was smooth and committed to the gears style, the problem was with movement and AI. As with all gears movement can be a major pain, whether clinging onto unwanted walls or barriers to mover around obstacles etc. and to sprint is awful the camera flails and you duck your head, it just has never worked well. Then to the AI they can't really do anything your really on your own most of the time, they take forever to revive you if they come at all sometimes, and can't hit the broad side of a barn with their bullets. Next was sound which I thought was well done with good voice acting and dialogue, to music that set the scene very well. I was overall very pleased with this. Lastly is the overall appeal with a good story that took a page from Gears 3 in how to story tell it kept me entertained while playing it, along with a decent multiplayer experience, but not as fun as Gears 3 but was still fun. I would say the overall appeal is relatively high. Overall I would give this game a 8.25 due to good gameplay, excellent sound, and decent graphics, coupled with terrible AI and poor movement controls I would recommend this game to any shooter fan or people who like a gore-filled game.
    Date published: 2015-04-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from A decent game. This was a pretty good game on its own, but compared to the other Gears of War games it was a big let down. I would recommend getting it if you are a Gears of War fan either to have beaten all the games or to complete your collection. Just don't go into it expecting what you got from the other games.
    Date published: 2015-04-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from What!? Why so much hate? it has gameplay that is just as fun as gears 3 the only thing is that it doesn't have hoard but survival is fun and it has great multiplayer and campaign! I don't understand why people dislike it as much?
    Date published: 2015-04-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Evolution of Gears I'm looking at the reviews and people seem angry because the series evolved. I absolutely loved this game. The graphics are great and the control changes are welcome. There's a ton of replay value and I loved the way they handled the story. I can't recommend this game highly enough!
    Date published: 2014-08-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best gears(In my opinion) I think this gears is great. Gears of war is one of microsofts best games. The story is good but short than other Gears of wars. The multiplayer is way better than others though. Even then gears 3. So if you want it for good mutiplayer then buy it. For singleplayer, try gears of war 3.
    Date published: 2014-08-13
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome. Gears of War Judgement is the perfect game if you like Third Person Shooters. It has blood and gore, but you can toggle the strong language and blood in options.
    Date published: 2014-08-06
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Things wrong with Gears of War Judgement. I have to say this wasn't one of there best. The campaign along with the graphics where bad. The only two weapon assassination you can do look like garbage and they just took the multiplayer leader board and just copied and pasted it. They also trimmed down on the blood spatter a lot it looks more like a cartoon game then a die hard killing game. Very disappointed they took out all the weapon assassinations. Definitely wasn't happy with the new controller layout they should've just kept it the same.
    Date published: 2014-05-25
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