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Should I play GOW3 directly instead of going through GOW1 & 2?

Like many gamers, I often purchase games and then do not have time to play through them. I now own all 3 Gears of War games and have only played through part of the first one. Is this a series that would be more enjoyable to start from the beginning or should I just play the latest and greatest in the series first?

I do not plan on playing much online so the newness of the game isn't a concern for me in that regard. I am more curious about the story line and getting the maximum enjoyment out of the series.


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If you're interested in the story, I'd highly suggest actually playing through the campaigns. The developers at Epic Games did a effective job at building a compelling setting, backstory, and narrative. Reading the plot summaries won't do it justice.

  • It might be worth adding this answer to the original question because it provides an alternate viewpoint to the answer there.
    – bcpettifer
    Nov 9, 2011 at 0:05

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