The Gears of War series has always been highly regarded as one of the most intensive action games, bringing third-person shooters further into the mainstream and providing some of the most heated and gory games of multiplayer that gamers have ever seen. From what people have gathered, the new installment in the series, Gears of War 4, will follow suit and possibly become the best one yet.

Yesterday, Microsoft revealed some new footage showcasing the campaign, which has certainly got the hardcore fans excited. The gameplay video is roughly six minutes long and shows us how incredible this game will look and play. Note how smoothly the game flows and how outstanding the graphics are. The following gameplay was recorded on an Xbox One, so one can only imagine how it will play on the PC.

In this short gameplay demo of Gears of War 4, our heroes JD, Del, Kait and Marcus Fenix are in pursuit of creatures called the Swarm. With their village destroyed and Kait’s mom abducted, the squad gives chase through the wilds of Sera and must battle through an incredible storm.
Are you excited to get your hands on this? If so, and you happen to live near San Diego, you may want to head to Comic-Con. Fans will be able to jump straight in and play the game for themselves; this will be the first time the game is available for the public to play.

As well as releasing this gameplay, they've also dropped a trailer for a multiplayer map, titled Forge. This reasonably short video shows us a glimpse of what to expect: there is going to be a sprawling arena with some close-quarter areas, as well as more open spaces with longer lines of sight.

This map looks incredible, and it certainly makes me want to play the game. And if you're heading to Comic-Con, this map will also be available for attendees to play. Are you excited for Gears of War 4? It's not too long of a wait now - it's scheduled to be released across PC and Xbox One on October 11, 2016.

EDIT: Here is some exclusive footage of Forge from Comic-Con, it looks brilliant! What do you all think of it?

I think it's time we book a Se7enSins excursion to San Diego, what do you all think? Anyone heading to Comic-Con?