I love Gears, but Judgment is shit. As you said it's just battling waves after waves. Extremely boring.
I think of it as a story driven horde mode! Even supports 4 player co-op.
This is also a fun game to jump into a campaign randomly online. Because its a action focused game so you wont jump into long story scenes per se.
Maybe instead of this horde campaign, they should have made it a bunch of ~30 minute missions like Left 4 Dead games. That way they can push the focus of online 4 player co-op, score players based on kills and damage, and really push the team aspects.
Because the way its packed just make people conpare it directly with numbered Gears games and understadably so.
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