Do you like the changes that were made, compared to Gears 1?

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#1 Posted by lee7373 (34 posts) -

Do you think the changes that were made to Gears of War 2 were necessary  or not?

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#2 Posted by lux (129 posts) -

Apparently it's Bigger, Better, and more Badass.

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#3 Posted by deactivated-590b56fc03f47 (239 posts) -

yes i feel so. For example the change that when you shoot players rushing towards you it slows them down is a good change. online the shotgun was abused and overused and it made the gameplay stale and boring. the improvements should make it more enjoyable. My favorite aspect of gears had to be the single player campign i never really liked the multiplayer. I hope with the new changes that gow 2 will be far more enjoyable online.

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#4 Posted by OGCartman (4330 posts) -

I hope its that much better, i really do =D

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#5 Posted by Hulk (448 posts) -

Hulk not have any problem with Gears 2 except for "Bigger, Better, More Badass" slogan.  NOTHING is bigger, better, more badass than Hulk.  HULK SMASH CLIFFY B AKA YOUNG CLIFFORD!

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#6 Posted by JoelTGM (5784 posts) -

Cliff doesn't say that anymore Hulk, don't worry haha.
Anyway, YES I like the changes very much, I think they are necessary.  In Gears 1, if you used a lancer against someone who had a shotgun, no matter the range, that guy would just rush straight at you and blast you to bits.  I really like stopping power, along with all the other new additions to the game (meat shield ftw).

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#7 Posted by Nightkiller93 (175 posts) -

From what I've seen it looks and plays the same just a little brighter which is crap i want is grey again.

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#8 Posted by toseph (391 posts) -

I just hope they fix the online

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#9 Posted by MOLE (331 posts) -

I like it, although I wish the online portion was 6 vs 6 instead of 5 vs 5.

Its just uneven by having 5 on a team.

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#10 Posted by Charles (103 posts) -

I'm new there would be knew stuff, but I didn't expect all this... Also,  they say there is more content they are not talking about yet. Man! I want this game now. LOL!

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#11 Posted by ez123 (2145 posts) -

Yeah, I like all of the new changes and think they will improve gameplay. Longer campaign would also be a nice change. They did stick with 2 play Coop, thats fine.

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#12 Posted by Kenzo287 (798 posts) -

the changes look great can't wait to play it

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#13 Posted by gnumatic (3 posts) -

I'm glad it sounds like they're making the single player more in depth and the multiplayer experience more full-featured online. I also like the tweaks they're making in multiplayer like smoke grenades knocking people over and active reloads not being one shot downs with the sniper. Also achievement tracking sounds nice.

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#14 Posted by RedRoach (1401 posts) -

there are alot of tweaks i think are really going to help this game

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#15 Posted by Blaine (40 posts) -
MOLE said:
"I like it, although I wish the online portion was 6 vs 6 instead of 5 vs 5.

Its just uneven by having 5 on a team."
What an odd thing to say. Yet i find myself agreeing. Strange!

b xx
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#16 Posted by Roybot (36 posts) -

Of the top of my head. More players in multiplayer sounds like a pretty good idea. The first game got pretty lonely in MP at times.

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#17 Posted by sdodd02 (763 posts) -

It's just more gears, but the few changes that are there, are awesome.

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#18 Posted by Cole (54 posts) -

Nothing was really "necessary". The changes were just made to hopefully improve certain gameplay aspects. Let's hope these changes were actually for the better upon release.

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#19 Posted by veiledmuffin (215 posts) -

Gears 1 online was pretty much non existent, except for the host.  But, damnnnn its fun, I still play it.
Any and all improvements are a plus for me.  Matchmaking, parties, better netcode, what more could you ask for?

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#20 Posted by 45gergewf4545 (48 posts) -

They really are fixing all the problems. I just hope they fix all the cover system glitches...

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#21 Posted by Player1 (4165 posts) -

Ya the whole a player slows down when hurt is cool, and makes sence. This will stop the whole, hurt a guy  alot, only for him to shotty you in the dome. The chainsaw battles will be sick.

New achievement method will be good. Where you can only get one kill for achievement per game. It will take longer though, lets just hope none of these achievements are glitched

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#22 Posted by Ma7moud (834 posts) -

They are fixing every problem Gears 1 have and adding tons of new features.

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#23 Posted by Player1 (4165 posts) -
Ma7moud said:
"They are fixing every problem Gears 1 have and adding tons of new features.

I sure hope so. The hitboxes on gears were terrible. Youd be aiming right at a guy and the shot wouldnt register. At least that was my biggest problem
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#24 Posted by MOLE (331 posts) -

I hope it has a emotional single player

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#25 Posted by Blu_Magic (2026 posts) -

The changes are pretty cool but the game was already good without them.

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#26 Posted by Schadenfreude (219 posts) -

I like the new weapons, matching making system and being able to use enemies as shields. The increase enemies on screen makes the battles seem much more intense to me. The battles in the original mostly felt like skirmishes, which isn't bad but it gave me the impression you were a small part of a much larger war. Are the additions revolutionary? No. I wouldn't even say evolutionary. I loved Gears of War so more plus changes that keep the experience fresh are fine with me.

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#27 Posted by epic_pets (1345 posts) -

Yes, the chainchaw things were needed.

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#28 Posted by Vecta (181 posts) -

Stopping power = Nerfing shotgun = Good.

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#29 Posted by Leewow (134 posts) -

Nerfing Sniper Active Reload = Me Happy

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#30 Posted by DARKIDO07 (926 posts) -
Leewow said:
"Nerfing Sniper Active Reload = Me Happy
And they fixed the one hit melee down with it too, because I received an update for Gears of War today, and you had to melee people twice with the Longshot to down them. I love all the features they put in, this game will seem really polished and balanced.

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#31 Posted by mawfu (94 posts) -

No More Shotgun rolling.  When Cliff said that I was so happy.

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#32 Posted by Green_Incarnate (1789 posts) -

Yes, I like all that they're doing. But, I wish they would take out active reload for multiplayer (especially for the sniper). It's what annoyed me about Gears 1.

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#33 Posted by Vlademir (1083 posts) -

I really like the changes. They made a better story, improved the graphics, tweaked gameplay problems, added more guns, added a shield, added more executions, added the option to use a downed enemy as a meat shield, fixed multiplayer problems... what more could you ask for!

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#34 Edited by Green_Incarnate (1789 posts) -
Leewow said:
"Nerfing Sniper Active Reload = Me Happy
Oh, snap! They did that? Nvmind my last post. Gears 2 is awesome.
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#36 Edited by Player1 (4165 posts) -
MOLE said:

I hope it has a emotional single player

Ya it looks to be going that way. The whole dome trying to find his wife thing. Maybe it will reach gta4 emotional level?
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#37 Posted by Aaron_G (1681 posts) -

Yeah, from the looks of it, it is going to be bigger and better. 

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#38 Posted by twenty0ne (3056 posts) -

The graphics look much better to me.

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#39 Posted by Brickz187 (7 posts) -

I never had a problem with Gears 1, Hell it's my favorite game period and I play it everyday. Tell you the truth, I love what they are doing with Gears 2. From what I heard, Gears 1 multiplayer did not end up playing out the way they wanted. Wall bouncing,Supermans,glitching and all that stuff people overuse(like me,not glitching though) should be taken out of gears 2. IMO I think alot of the serious Gears Of War players will have a hard time with GeOW2, but they will get used to it. I for one am excited because Gears really needed something else to make it fresh.

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#40 Posted by El_Dom (87 posts) -

Man just the though of new stuff gets me so excited when it comes to gears

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#41 Posted by OGCartman (4330 posts) -

Not sure, have to play it first

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#42 Posted by herviross_2 (114 posts) -

Change is good, and I think the changes that were made for Gears 2 were good ones.

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