Cliffy B gets emotional over Gears 4 trailer
Published 13/04/2016 | 10:39
Cliff Bleszinski was one of the people behind the creation of the original Gears of War game and he's reacted to the trailer for the latest release
Gears of War 4 is coming and the marketing campaign is starting to amp up with the release of a stunning CG trailer a few days ago. Here it is to remind you.
Yep - great music, great concept and the use of the original character of Marcus Fenix in happier times to introduce the world to his son, JD. It's also got a very strong emotional core, something which we haven't really seen in a Gears game before and that hopefully will be retained in the full game later this year. The trailer is stirring stuff, and it even got to Cliff Bleszinski , the developer who worked on the very first Gears of War more than 10 years ago.
This made me misty. Even calling it "tomorrow" as in "we have a tomorrow" - that's what JD is to Marcus. Oh man. https://t.co/TPNNFMbzyz— Cliff Bleszinski (@therealcliffyb) April 11, 2016
It is a great trailer, and the promo activity for the Gears series has always been pretty spectacular. Translating that to strong stories has always been more of a problem and Gears of War 4 has a lot of weight on its shoulders as it looks to reinvent the series with new characters for a new generation of gamers. No pressure.
Gears of War 4 is on Xbox One on the 11th of October 2016.