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Steamforged Games announced in 2020 that they were teaming up with Xbox Game Studios and The Coalition to bring gamers Gears of War: The Card Game. Today they revealed the game will officially be released in 2023. Little has been revealed about the game beyond to teaser images of the new cards, and three colored decks hinting at separate factions. Description Gears of War: The Card Game offers an immersive way to enjoy Gears of War in a brand new format. In this story-driven campaign style game, the decisions you make in each narrative scenario have serious consequences on the battlefield in those that follow. Strike at the right moment, making your cards work together, fight together, and stand together and, if necessary, die together. Choose how to develop your force as you play through unique narrative scenarios, each with their own objective and terrain layout. Each win or loss will affect the contents of your deck in the next scenario, allowing success or failure to impact your ex

Quick Ratings: @TopCow Tuesday The Darkness, Cyber Force, Aphrodite IX


In order to get ready for my "Featured Reviews" of Top Cow's Darkness #115, Aphrodite IX #5, and Cyber Force #6, I had to do a little catching up. So here is my Top Cow Tuesday "Quick Ratings". Included are Top Cow's; Darkness #114, Cyber Force #5, and Aphrodite IX #2, 3 & 4If you have any questions about my rating or want to discuss anything just leave me a comment.


See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic


The Darkness #114 - The Age of Reason, Part One; Heart of Darkness


"THE AGE OF REASON," Part One Jackie Estacado is no longer lord over The Darkness. His Doppelganger has usurped his place at the head of his crime organization and his daughter Hope is quickly maturing and growing in her abilities to inherit the Darkness power for herself. Jump on board in the first part of this special, oversized issue of The Darkness that unveils the horrors that come to life when Hope's nightmares are allowed to roam free.

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Cover & Solicit 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking 3/5
Layout & Flow 4/5
Story 5/5
Verdict 4.4 - (Buy The Darkness #114)


Cyber Force #5


THE END OF THE NEW BEGINNING!


The Chairwoman of the massive CDI corporation will stop at nothing to get back her runaway daughter, Velocity. In her rampage, she has ordered the execution of every member of the rogue Cyber Force faction who stands in her way. But Velocity has turned and, faced to confront her mother, she doesn't know what's worse - being annihilated alongside her compatriots, or having her memory wiped clean with a brain box implant.


If you haven't already joined the party, don't miss the fifth issue of Top Cow's 20th Anniversary relaunch of CYBER FORCE to be distributed for FREE!


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Cover & Solicit 4/5
Art, Colors & Inking 3/5
Layout & Flow 5/5
Story 5/5
Verdict 4.3
 - (Buy Cyber Force #5)


Aphrodite IX #2


TOP COW'S HOTTEST CYBORG ASSASSIN RETURNS IN HER OWN SERIES!

Straight out of her Free Comic Book Day first issue debut, the saga of the cyborg assassin Aphrodite IX continues in her first original series in over a decade! Writer MATT HAWKINS (THINK TANK) and artist STJEPAN SEJIC (RAVINE, ARTIFACTS) take you to a dystopian future where technology and evolution have merged and a cyborg killer searching for meaning is the most human individual left!

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Cover & Solicit 5/5
Art, Colors & Inking 5/5
Layout & Flow 4/5
Story 5/5
Verdict 4.9 - (Buy Aphrodite IX #2)

Aphrodite IX #3


Aphrodite IX was created for a purpose, but she does not know what it is. Torn between two factions in a hostile, new world, she's forced to choose sides in a war that she wants no part in.

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Cover & Solicit 5/5
Art, Colors & Inking 5/5
Layout & Flow 5/5
Story 5/5
Verdict 5 - (Buy Aphrodite IX #3)

Aphrodite IX #4


"DEADLY LIASONS" Everything changes as Aphrodite IX discovers the truth about herself and how her handler Burch has been manipulating her.

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Cover & Solicit 5/5
Art, Colors & Inking 5/5
Layout & Flow 5/5
Story 5/5
Verdict 5 - (Buy Aphrodite IX #4)

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