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9.4.19

'Gears 5' Is Playing Catch-Up With Ideas That Are Already Outdated

Is it still enough to be a great shooter? 'Gears 5' doesn't seem too sure.

10.16.16

Letters to the Editor: AAA Game Crunch and Conjuring the Alt-Right

The Motherboard inbox overfloweth.

10.7.16

'Gears of War 4' Successfully Avoids The Problems of 'Halo 4'

It's been five years since the last Gears of War game, which is just long enough to remember how much fun this series can be.

10.7.16

'Gears of War 4' Successfully Avoids The Problems of 'Halo 4'

It's been five years since the last Gears of War game, which is just long enough to remember how much fun this series can be.

10.6.16

‘Gears of War 4’ Is The Best in the Series. But Is It Enough?

What does it take to get a score of 9/10 these days?

10.3.16

Making a Big Budget Video Game Is Riskier and Harder Than Ever. So Why Do It?

Inside the AAA machine with Gears of War 4.

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10.3.16

Video Games Are Too Big to Succeed

On a trip to Canada, one Motherboard editor finds why developers still want to make AAA games despite shrinking margins.

9.2.15

‘Gears of War’ Is at the Top of the Chart, and Yes, You Should Play It Again

Or even for the first time, if you're some kind of weirdo who wasn't chainsawing Locust grunts back in the day.

1.20.14

Five Things Labor Could Do To Raise Its Profile

Some of you are probably too young to remember, but a long time ago there used to be a political party known as “Labor”.