Gears Tactics guides and features hub
Character overview and dev blog – Get to know the important characters in Gears Tactics in the latest dev blog from Splash Damage.
Official review – It’s a massive, tactical strategy game from an AAA franchise, but is it worth your purchase?
Technical review – Here’s a look at Gears Tactics‘ graphics comparisons, settings, and performance benchmark.
How to unlock Augustus Cole – Gus is available as pre-order DLC and he’s also got the unique Thrashball armor set.
Combat guide: Battle mechanics, loot chests, and tips – Here’s what you need to know about duking it out with the Locust Horde, including executions and finding loot chests on the map.
Missions guide: Mission types and objectives – There are several mission types in Gears Tactics, each with their own set of objectives.
Leveling up and character recruitment – Get help from various soldiers and level them up fast — just don’t spend all your skill refund points.
Heavy class guide – Bring your Mulcher, fire countless rounds, and grind enemies into dust.
Scout class guide – Zip along the battlefield while cloaked so you can blast enemies in the face with your Gnasher.
Sniper class guide – How long is a Longshot’s shot if a Longshot could shoot shots? Your snipers know, and they’re extremely deadly.
Support class guide – Sure, killing everything is fun, but why not buff and heal your allies, complete with full restoration of action points and ability cooldowns?
Vanguard class guide – You loved Retro Lancers in Gears of War? Well, it’s time to use them and run-and-gun to eliminate hostiles.
Enemy units guide: The Locust Horde – You’ll face the vicious Locust drones and beasts all throughout, and some of them even have special abilities and weaponry.
Defeating the Brumak boss – This gargantuan behemoth will crush anything in its path, all while firing missiles and shredding you with its cannons.
Note: There are additional bosses that you’ll face as you progress through Gears Tactics‘ campaign. We’ll have these boss guides for you shortly.