I've unboxed many many things in all the years I've had the great luck of doing all of this, but this item easily stands head and shoulders above anything that has ever been sent to me before. To say I love Gears of War would be a huge understatement. With me looking at the Gears series as something that has easily played a massive role in the gamer I am today. Gears 1 will always be a game that not only made the Xbox 360 the successful console that it was, but is a series that for me is the one reason I stuck with my Xbox One pre-order too, as no way was I going to miss a future Gears game just because the console never came out swinging in its early days. But this post is not about console wars, I'm here to talk about what is easily my favourite gaming item in my man corner to date.
This replica Lancer is officially licenced by Microsoft, and being honest with you is super hard to find anywhere in the UK actually selling it. Getting in touch with PDP and them coming through for me I shall always be eternally grateful for, but that doesn't mean I won't be fully 100% like always in the following words I say about it after having it my hands for the last few weeks. The unboxing can be found here on YouTube, but let's find out if this is worth the $149.99 asking price that it's currently selling for on Amazon (Active UK listing is super rare to find currently but Game have it here but out of stock).
Overall: Great collectable for any Gears fans out there. Some may find it a bit pricey for what you get in return. Looks fantastic, just not much to offer beyond that.