Gears Tactics Review , Release Date , System Requirements

Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics Review

Bloody sci-fi shooter series Gears of War and the term “tactics” may not seem like natural bedfellows, given that these games are best known for their macho space soldiers and chainsaw machine guns. Yet strategy has always played a far bigger role in the games than may be initially apparent. After all, the key innovation of the titles was to add cover-and-fire manoeuvres into a fast-paced action game. Gears Tactics simply inverts the emphasis. Whereas previously the tactical layer existed to complement the action, here all that gore greases the cogs of a smart and fiercely entertaining strategy machine.

With its cover-based shooting, varied enemy types, and bombastic tone, the Gears franchise is a great fit for the tactics genre. The world and the feel of combat both remain intact in this transition to turn-based warfare. With a focus on characters and story, plus a sense of speed and flexibility in battle, Gears Tactics manage to outstrip most competitors in the genre. Despite some pacing issues that leave the content feeling stretched thin over too many hours, this is a challenging and rewarding experience.

Gears Tactics jumps its storyline back to the beginning of the conflict between humans and the Locust Horde. The plot remains thankfully manageable and contained, following a ragtag team of soldiers and their quest to take down one particularly nasty baddie. Within that framework, the slightly cliched characters and events are given life through attractive cinematics and emotionally engaged vocal leads. The narrative feels self-contained for newcomers, but adds important new wrinkles to the lore for longtime fans.

Gears Tactics Release Date

April 28, 2020

Gears Tactics

Gears Tactics System Requirements

Minimum specs for *Gears Tactics:

OS: Windows 10 64-bit.

Processor: Intel i3 Skylake or AMD FX-6000.

Memory: 8 GB RAM.

Graphics: AMD Radeon R7 260X or NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750 Ti.

DirectX: Version 12.

Network: Broadband Internet connection.

Storage: 45 GB available space.

Sound Card: DirectX compatible.

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