Three of the biggest video games companies in the world have announced huge swaths of news from their respective home cities of Seattle, Los Angeles and Cologne. Join us as we break down the biggest announcements from each of those cities.
In a world where video games have become a major source of entertainment for millions of people, the annual Gamescom conference is a must-see event for those who want to stay on top of the latest trends. This year, the event will take place in Cologne, Germany from August 23rd to August 27th, and it will once again be a huge celebration of all things gaming.
Geoff Keighley started up gamescom 2021 tonight with Opening Night Live, which included fresh announcements and world premieres. With our summary article, you can catch up on all of the highlights without having to browse through several pages.
The Biggest Gamescom 2021 Opening Night Live Announcements
Midnight Suns by Marvel
The tactical RPG from 2K Games and Firaxis Marvel’s Midnight Suns will delve into the darkest side of the Marvel world, as a new breed of heroes sets out to vanquish Lilith before the Darkhold is destroyed. The global gaming premiere will take place on September 1 at 11:30 a.m. PT for those who want to witness more.
The game will be released in March of 2022.
Far Cry 6
Players can discover more about Yaran Dictator Antón Castillo (Giancarlo Esposito) and the contemporary guerrillas rising up against him in the new teaser for Ubisoft’s Far Cry 6.
Season 1 of Halo Infinite Multiplayer
Season 1 of 343 Industries and Xbox Game Studios’ Halo Infinite Multiplayer debuted today with a cinematic introduction. Players received a peek inside the epic journey of the Academy Commander, learning what it takes to be a Spartan.
Saints Row is a game about a group of people
With the release of Deep Silver and Volition’s Saints Row, players will be able to witness the genesis of the Saints. The game will have seamless co-operative play, customisation, a plethora of weapons, and the Santo Ileso playground.
The game is set to be released on February 25, 2022.
The newest video for Amazon Games’ New World, which will be released next month, shows all would-be explorers how they would be able to chart their path and decide their destiny.
Demo of Call of Duty: Vanguard – Stalingrad
Players got a first look at Sledgehammer Games and Activision’s Call of Duty: Vanguard’s campaign, which included a gameplay of the Stalingrad level. On November 5, 2021, the complete release will be available.
Director’s Cut of Death Stranding
With the release of Kojima Productions’ Death Stranding Director’s Cut, the future is in your hands. The game will be released on September 24, 2021, expanded and remastered on the PlayStation 5.
The Lamb’s Cult
Devolver and Massive Monster Cult of the Lamb by Digital puts players in the shoes of a possessed lamb who, once their life is spared, must develop a devoted following to a frightening stranger. Players will construct new buildings, conduct dark rituals, and deliver sermons along the way.
April O’Neill as Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge
April O’Neill, everyone’s favorite star reporter, makes a cameo in the new teaser for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge by Dotemu and Tribute Games. In 2022, the game will be released on Nintendo Switch and PC.
Banana Mania Super Monkey Ball
Following his debut in Persona 5, everyone’s beloved Phantom Thief Morgana will make a cameo as a playable character in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania. All bananas have been replaced with treasure chests, in keeping with the series’ theme.
The “Party With the Group” video for the game gave players a look at how they’ll be able to play with AiAi and the rest of the gang.
The Fight Express at Midnight
Midnight Fight Express is coming to PC, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch in Summer 2022!
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Midnight Fight Express, developed by Jacob Dzwinel and Humble Games, finds a mix between old school brawlers and fast-paced motion-captured fighting. The game will be released on PC and consoles next summer.
JUMANJI: RETURN OF THE CURSE
With the release of Marmalade Game Studio’s JUMANJI: The Curse Returns, anybody looking for a means to escape the world will be able to do so. Players will be able to play the board game as it appears in the original 1995 film in this casual co-op adventure.
Season 1 of Splitgate
Splitgate – Season 0 is a sci-fi inspired, competitive multiplayer shooter that features high-flying and fast-paced action and features a portal combat mechanism.
Toreador and the Bloodhunt Clans
Sharkmob’s The Clans of Bloodhunt – Toreador is a free battle royale game based in the Vampire: The Masquerade world that allows players to utilize supernatural abilities to rule the night.
Beyond the Park
With the release of Limbic Entertainment and Bandai Namco’s Park Beyond, the universe’s biggest theme parks will come to life. When it is released in 2022, creators will be able to dare to imagine the impossible.
JETT: The Outer Limits
JETT: The Far Shore, a cinematic narrative adventure game developed by superbrothersHQ, will be released on October 5, 2021 for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Epic Games Store.
The Beta of Riders Republic has been extended.
The Riders Republic has been extended until August 28th, according to Ubisoft. The beta may be downloaded here by anybody who is interested.
Strikerz Inc. and InStat’s UFL, a worldwide online football competition, are attempting to change the world of football simulators. The game will be available for free.
The Skywalker Saga is a LEGO Star Wars game.
In Spring 2022, players will be able to travel to a galaxy far, far away in WB Games and Traveler’s Tales’ LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.
Jungle Book Collaboration by Fall Guys
Mediatonic Games and Devolver Digital’s latest partnership is with Disney’s The Jungle Book, which is currently in full swing (their pun, not ours). There will be four character costumes as well as a one-of-a-kind Limited Time Event.
Age of Empires IV is a strategy game.
With the release of Relic Entertainment and Xbox Game Studios’ Age of Empires IV on October 28, 2021, players will be able to command the strong and durable Holy Roman Empire civilization.
Valheim: Home & Hearth
Valheim’s Hearth & Home, a warm and inviting home for players to return to, has received a new trailer from Coffee Stain Publishing and Iron Gate Studio. On September 16, 2021, it will be released.
Next Studios’ SYNCED: Off-Planet, which debuted today, is an all-new companion shooter set in a planet ravaged by technology. The advanced alpha will begin on September 3, 2021, and players may join up here.
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Sloclap’s Sifu recounts the tale of a young Kung-Fu student on a road of vengeance, with violent hand-to-hand fighting. When it is released on February 22, 2022, players will be able to walk in his footsteps.
The Trials of the Outlast
Red Barrels’ The Outlast Trials, set during the Cold War period, would put players through physical and emotional ordeals while being tortured by famous characters. Players may tackle it alone or in groups to conquer these challenges.
DokeV from Pearl Abyss will take place in a planet where Dokebi and humans coexist. Players take on activities, storylines, and experiences in this creature-collecting open world action-adventure.
Jurassic World Evolution 2 is a sequel to Jurassic World.
Players were able to get a personal peek at the universe of Frontier Developments’ Jurassic World Evolution 2 ahead of its November 9 release. There will be an original Campaign mode, increased building possibilities, and over 75 dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures in this game.
The King of Fighters XV is a fighting game developed by Capcom.
With the release of The King of Fighters XV, SNK hopes to defy all expectations. The game will have 39 characters, a rewind netcode, three-on-three team fights, and a DJ station with over 300 tracks.
Cycle of Dreams
Dream Cycle by Raw Fury and Cathuria Games is an ever-expanding gateway into the unknown that challenges players with fighting the corrupted residents of the Dreamlands in order to remove a curse. On September 7, 2021, the game will be released on Steam Early Access.
House of Ashes is part of the Dark Pictures Anthology.
A new trailer for Supermassive Games and Bandai Namco’s The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes was released ahead of its October 22 release date. The game, dubbed “Enemy of My Enemy,” asks players what they’re willing to do to live.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What was announced at Gamescom?
Sony announced a new Spider-Man game for the PS4.
How long is Gamescom Opening Night Live?
Gamescom Opening Night Live is a two-hour long event.
Where can I watch Gamescom 2021?
Gamescom 2021 will be held in Cologne, Germany.