THE GOOD: graphics, game play, music, atmosphere, very fun and intense action.
THE BAD: sometimes crashes, have to make a live account(annoying),video shudders at check points.
SUMMARY: Gears of War is one of the best shooters I have ever played. The graphics are awesome and well optimized. I can play it at 1280x800 with everything on high but shadows and no AA with a geforce 9500m gs.
Gears is something new. The cover system is good where it's more realistic than most shooters which you run around shooting the bad guys. This game forces you to take cover behind walls or barriers and shoot around corners. Not just run around in the open shooting people. When multiple locusts are all firing at you it's really intense.
The music is great because it goes perfectly with the game. This is probably the best shooter since halo. The story line isn't great but is not horrible. The humans are cog (coalition of human governments or something like that) and they are fighting locusts which are aliens t...