The Gameplay of Ultimate Edition
The Coalition taps into the nostalgia and feel of the original, while bringing over the best elements from later games. Leaving the fundamentals intact, the team surgically blended gameplay and game mode elements to give players the kind of experience they expect from modern gameplay.
Remastering Gears of War - Art Focus: Gridlock
The map that defined the Gears of War multiplayer experience. Building on the legacy of the franchise, it was important to evolve the map visually without changing the gameplay. The Coalition art team introduced dramatic new elements and detail, while remaining sharply focused on enhancing gameplay.
Remastering Gears of War: Audio
Gears of War has a unique sound, and The Coalition didn’t want to lose any of that magic when remastering the original. So for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, the Audio team focused on completely updating the sound design, and remastering the orchestral score – all in Dolby 7.1 Surround to fully immerse the player in the Gears of War experience.
Remastering Gears of War: Motion Capture
Brothers to the end
When The Coalition decided to remaster the cinematics for Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, they knew they would need to redo the motion capture for every scene. Using the original dialogue and collaborating with a talented group of actors, the team worked to breathe even more life into the characters – bringing an increased emotional depth to the story, and emphasizing the brotherhood of Delta Squad.