Gears 5 is getting some accessibility improvements in Operation 7 such as Target Lock, disabling camera shake, and a new Navigational Ping.
In preparation for this, I reread our review of Gears of War 4, which was the first time developer The Coalition worked on Microsoft’s storied third person shooter franchise. When comparing that experience to my time playing Gears 5, it’s not an understatement to say the shift in the prioritization of accessibility is truly radical. […]
Update 10/3/19: After a recent patch, Gears 5 now includes an option to toggle aiming. The new feature can be found under the ‘Controller’ subsection of the options menu. As such, the score now reflects this addition. (Note: Despite being located within the ‘Controller’ menu, players that utilize a mouse and keyboard can still enable […]
Review copy provided courtesy of Microsoft, game reviewed on Xbox One. Readers, you are about to see something I don’t think we’ve ever been able to do before in all of our years of Deaf/hoh accessibility reviews. What follows isn’t so much a review as it’s a series of “Look at all the things they […]