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Gears of War Alternatives

Gears of War is described as 'video game franchise created by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Xbox Game Studios' and is a third-person shooter in the games category. There are eight games similar to Gears of War for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Playstation, Xbox and Origin. The best alternative is Mass Effect. Other Gears of War like games are Lost Planet, Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine, Transformers: War for Cybertron and Deus Ex.

Gears of War alternatives are mainly Third-Person Shooters but may also be First-Person Shooters or Action Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Gears of War.
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    Mass Effect (Series)

    • Windows
    • Origin
    • Steam
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    As Commander Shepard, you lead an elite squad on a heroic, action-packed adventure throughout the galaxy. Discover the imminent danger from an ancient threat and battle the traitorous Saren and his deadly army to save civilization. The fate of all life depends on your actions!

    Represent entire series of Mass Effect games.
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    Lost Planet (Series)

    • Windows

    The first Lost Planet game takes place in the year known in the game as T.C. -80 on the fictional planet of E.D.N. III.

    Represent entire series of Lost Planet games.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerLost Planet offers a game mode for more than one player.
    ⚫︎ Single playerLost Planet has one or more single player game modes.
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    Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine (Series)

    • Windows
    • Playstation
    • Xbox

    You are Captain Titus of the Ultramarines, a seasoned veteran. A millions-strong horde has invaded an Forge World where war machines for humanity’s never ending battle for survival are forged. Losing is not an option.

    Represent entire series of Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine games including Warhammer 40,000.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerWarhammer 40,000: Space Marine offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Transformers: War for Cybertron (Series)

    • Windows

    Transformers: War for Cybertron is a third-person shooter video. It is set on the planet Cybertron, prior to the Transformers' contact with the planet Earth.

    Represent entire series of Transformers: War for Cybertron games.
    ⚫︎ Single playerTransformers: War for Cybertron has one or more single player game modes.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerTransformers: War for Cybertron offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Deus Ex (Series)

    • Mac
    • Windows

    You play Adam Jensen, a security specialist, handpicked to oversee the defense of one of America’s most experimental biotechnology firms.

    Represent entire series of Deus Ex games.
    ⚫︎ Single playerDeus Ex has one or more single player game modes.
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    Binary Domain

    • Windows

    Binary Domain is an original squad-based shooter by Toshihiro Nagoshi, the creator behind some of SEGA’s most well-known video game franchises, including the critically acclaimed Yakuza series.

    ⚫︎ Single playerBinary Domain has one or more single player game modes.
    ⚫︎ MultiplayerBinary Domain offers a game mode for more than one player.
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    Angels Fall First

    • Windows
    • Steam

    From commanding the battle standing on the bridge of your flagship all the way down to brutal infantry firefights.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerAngels Fall First offers a game mode for more than one player.
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  8. Set in the near future, The Scourge Project throws you into the boots of Echo Squad, an elite group of mercenaries hired by The Tarn Initiative to deal a decisive blow against the power-hungry Nogari Corporation.

    ⚫︎ MultiplayerThe Scourge Project: Episodes 1 and 2 offers a game mode for more than one player.
    ⚫︎ Single playerThe Scourge Project: Episodes 1 and 2 has one or more single player game modes.
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