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Three soldiers looking into the camera in the new Overhype game Menace

Menace Is A Tactical Sci-Fi Horror Game From Battle Brothers Dev Overhype

Hooded Horse and Battle Brothers developer Overhype have officially unveiled Menace, a new turn-based strategy RPG featuring "intense" turn-based combat and "existential horror". Slated for release…

August 21, 2023 | 08:31 EDT

Geoff Keighley standing on the stage at Gamescom Opening Night Live

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2023 Confirmed For August

Geoff Keighley has revealed the date for the 2023 Gamescom Opening Night Live ceremony, which kicks off the annual Gamescom event. The ceremony will be held on August 22nd and will be streamed live…

April 6, 2023 | 10:41 EDT

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Forspoken Gameplay Trailer Shows Combat, Storyline, and More

The time has finally come. Square Enix has officially released the Forspoken gameplay trailer, and oh boy does it look fun. Showcasing the thrilling-looking combat, the expansive world to explore,…

August 24, 2022 | 01:28 EDT

Land of the Vikings logo key art showing off a Viking village and a burning fortress.

Land of the Vikings is a Viking City Builder Coming This Year

A new city builder is about to enter an increasingly crowded genre. Land of the Vikings is a Viking city builder that will enter Early Access in Q4 2022. With Farthest Frontier selling and…

August 24, 2022 | 11:15 EDT

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Brandon Sanderson Reveals Strategy Game Moonbreaker

One of the biggest surprises of Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022, was when Geoff Keighley announced a special guest to reveal the next game. Brandon Sanderson, the prolific fantasy author of works…

August 23, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

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Hunt The Most Legendary Creatures in Atlas Fallen

At Gamescom 2022, we have just witnessed the trailer and upcoming release time frame for Atlas Fallen. The action-adventure RPG allows you to rise from the ashes, or should we say sands, and bring…

August 23, 2022 | 03:13 EDT

Dune Awakening

Take On The Storm in Dune Awakening

It was just announced live during Gamescom 2022 that Dune Awakening will be heading to the players. The trailer that was played showed off several stunning features of the game, such as the player…

August 23, 2022 | 02:22 EDT

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Subnautica Creators To Unveil New IP At Gamescom

Unknown Worlds, the creator of the Subnautica franchise, will unveil its new IP in full at this year's Gamescom. It'll be a sci-fi property, and we won't just be seeing a pre-rendered trailer, with…

August 9, 2022 | 11:22 EDT

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Beaver City Builder Timberborn Arrives Next Month

A release date for Mechanistry's beaver colony sim Timberborn has finally been revealed: you'll be able to play this game on PC, Mac, and Linux in Early Access in a little over two weeks. Timberborn…

August 27, 2021 | 04:10 EDT

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Yu-Gi-Oh: Rush Duel is Headed West

It's time to duel once again — Konami has announced during Gamescom 2021 that Yu-Gi-Oh: Rush Duel will be making its way to the West and getting an English-language release on the Nintendo Switch.…

August 26, 2021 | 03:20 EDT

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Gamescom Indie Arena Booth Returns as MMORPG Digital Event

Gamescom, an annual video game showcase based in Germany, is bringing back their Indie Arena Booth to give players across the globe the opportunity to try out some games. This year, the Booth will be…

July 28, 2021 | 11:11 EDT

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Blazing Sails: Pirate Battle Royale Embarks in Early September

Being a pirate is dangerous business, and in the upcoming Blazing Sails, you'll have to be cutthroat and battle against other crews as you plunder your way to victory. Now, players won't have to wait…

August 29, 2020 | 09:33 EDT

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Sacred Fire Takes Players to Historical Caledonia Next Year

The Romans are one of the most fascinating and important civilizations in history. Many historical games like to let players take control of Romans, but it's easy to forget they also did a fair bit…

August 29, 2020 | 09:08 EDT

A screen from the Second Extinction Early Access trailer.

Second Extinction Enters Early Access Next Month

The intense 3-player dinosaur-hunting first-person-shooter Second Extinction is nearing an Early Access release. Players will be able to reclaim Earth from mutated dinosaurs when Second Extinction …

August 28, 2020 | 04:57 EDT

Sam and Max This Time It's Virtual

Sam and Max: This Time it's Virtual Gets Some Early Details

Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual had it's world premiere yesterday, but some new tidbits have already been revealed by developer HappyGiant. The plot of the latest incarnation, supposedly the…

August 28, 2020 | 05:06 EDT

Yes You Can Pet the Dog VR

You Can Pet the Dog VR is Out for Dog Petters Everywhere

Not sick of the 'Can you Pet the Dog' memes circulating online every time a video game screenshot of a canine companion is revealed? I hope not, because now you have a brand new video game totally…

August 28, 2020 | 04:40 EDT

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Survive the Middle Ages in Medieval Dynasty Next Month

Medieval Dynasty, a game by Render Cube about living life in the Middle Ages, revealed its release date at the Future Games Show today. Players will be able to survive the hardships of medieval life…

August 28, 2020 | 04:27 EDT

Rune II update preview

Rune II Adds Dungeons, Overhauls Quests and More

Hack-and-slash title Rune II has pivoted to a more tactical combat system, featuring parrying and more thoughtful encounters. Dungeons and quests have also received a fresh coat of paint. Features…

August 28, 2020 | 04:39 EDT

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Crown Trick Scratches That Roguelike Itch in Fall 2020

Crown Trick has been revealed at the Future Games Show as a brand-new roguelike game from NEXT Studios and Team17, pitting players against deadly challenges in an ever-changing dungeon. In Crown…

August 28, 2020 | 03:54 EDT

Gibbous A Cthulhu Adventure Cat

Talking Cats and Great Old Ones Await in Gibbous

Who doesn't like talking cats?  Well, now you can get your fill of talking cats in the adventure game Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure from developer Stuck in Attic, on the go with your switch.…

August 28, 2020 | 03:49 EDT

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Grow Your Own Monsters in Monster Harvest

Newly-announced at the Future Games Show, Monster Harvest is a game that looks a lot like classics such as Harvest Moon and Pokemon. Developed by Maple Powered Games, Monster Harvest will have…

August 28, 2020 | 03:52 EDT

Deathground preview

Deathground First Gameplay Shown for PC

Remember when Jurassic Park was big? You can live that in Deathground. You and your friends can explore and try to survive against deadly AI dinosaurs. Anything can be lurking in the shadows, and you…

August 28, 2020 | 03:59 EDT

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Find Companionship in Love, A Puzzle Box Filled With Stories

The Future Games Show had it's share of smaller scale titles, with one particularly standing out being a game titles Love: A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories.  Accompanied with a short trailer and…

August 28, 2020 | 03:28 EDT

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Smalland Gives Grounded Some Competition in 2021

Grounded is about to get some competition — Smalland will be putting players in a giant forest full of dangers on PC and consoles later in 2021. Smalland drops players into a forest filled with all…

August 28, 2020 | 03:35 EDT

A scene from the Song of Horror console trailer

Song of Horror Arriving on Consoles Soon

At the Future Games Show, the survival-horror game Song of Horror announced plans to release the game on consoles. The port will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 29th, nearly a full…

August 28, 2020 | 03:30 EDT

Tenderfoot Tactics Preview

Battle Fog in Tactical RPG Tenderfoot Tactics

Starting October 21, Tenderfoot Tactics will be available to play on Steam. Players will explore a vast archipelago overrun with mysterious fog. Manifestations will block their path, forcing a small…

August 28, 2020 | 03:34 EDT

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Die by the Blade Revives One-Hit Samurai Fighting Games

The Future Games Show opened with some kickin' Japanese music and a man standing in front of a torii gate holding a bloodied katana. This was the reveal for Die by the Blade, a brand-new game from…

August 28, 2020 | 03:11 EDT

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Build a Deadly Garden in Drake Hollow, Now Live on Xbox One

Drake Hollow has suddenly and surprisingly launched on Xbox One, letting you and your friends band together to protect adorable vegetable folk from deadly feral beasts. In Drake Hollow, you and your…

August 28, 2020 | 02:57 EDT

Bullets Per Minute Preview

Bullets Per Minute Comes to PCs Next Month

Shoot to the beat, reload to the beat, jump to the beat, and dodge to the beat. The beat is all-encompassing in Bullets Per Minute. Featuring hellish level designs and lots and lots of flames, …

August 28, 2020 | 03:13 EDT

HAAK preview

HAAK And Slash Through the Apocalypse This September

Post-apocalyptic Igavania-styled title HAAK announced a September 16 release date today. Players explore a vast wasteland and oppose a mysterious organization with its own shadowy goals in this…

August 28, 2020 | 01:59 EDT


Zelter is a Colorful Take on the Zombie Survival Genre

Continuing the reveals from Gamescom, publisher revealed the upcoming release date of Zelter, a colorful zombie crafting survival game on PC. Rescued by a mysterious group of survivors in …

August 28, 2020 | 01:56 EDT

The Stone of Madness character preview

Escape a Monastery in The Stone of Madness

Save five forsaken inmates in The Stone of Madness, a tactical RPG starring a cast characters each with their own abilities. Uncover the mystery behind the Stone of Madness, and what went wrong in…

August 28, 2020 | 12:49 EDT

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Lonely Mountains Downhill DLC Eldfjall Island Announced

Thunderful Games and Megagon Industries took to the IGN Gamescom stream to reveal the new Lonely Mountains Downhill DLC, called Eldfjall Island. This is the first announcement of a DLC for Lonely…

August 28, 2020 | 12:44 EDT

The main four characters huddled around a campfire in Cendres: A Survival Journey

Dontnod Co-Founder Announces Cendres: A Survival Journey

Hervé Bonin, co-founder of Remember Me and Life Is Strange developer Dontnod Entertainment, has announced his new game via new studio Nameless XIII. Cendres: A Survival Journey is, as the name…

August 28, 2020 | 08:55 EDT

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart Gamescom

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart Closes Gamescom Live

Insomniac Games gave players an extended, uninterrupted demo of Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart at the tailend of the Gamescom Opening Night Live event. The demo showed off a lot of the games…

August 27, 2020 | 04:33 EDT

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Spellbreak Is Coming Very Soon

Magic. That's the takeaway word from Spellbreak's latest trailer, shown live at Gamescom Opening Night. Classic fantasy voiceover gave way to a Dragonforce-esque guitar solo to showcase the high-…

August 27, 2020 | 03:53 EDT

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Factor 5 Brings Back Turrican After 30 Years

30 years after it was originally released, the side-scrolling shoot-em-up Turrican is making a big return. Factor 5, the publishers behind the original game's Amiga version, and physical media outlet…

August 27, 2020 | 04:00 EDT

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Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond Brings World War 2 to VR

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond has revealed a franchise first at gamescom Opening Night Live — it's bringing this World War 2 franchise to virtual reality on Oculus. "The team is creating a…

August 27, 2020 | 03:39 EDT

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Chorus Shows Off Dogfighting Chops

Gamescom Opening Night Live revealed a new trailer showing gameplay of the upcoming sci-fi action game, Chorus. There's not a lot to say about the trailer other than it appears to be a fast-paced…

August 27, 2020 | 03:30 EDT

Fall Guys Season 2 Sneak Peak

Fall Guys Season 2 Gets Medieval on Your Jumping Beans

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Season 2 was finally revealed at Gamescom, with Mediatonic giving a sneak peak at what's next for everyone's favorite battle royale. Season 2 will introduce new rounds…

August 27, 2020 | 03:31 EDT

A screenshot from Age of Empires 3: Definitive Edition

Age of Empires III Announces Definitive Edition

Coming from Xbox Game Studios during Gamescom is Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition. This remastered version of the 2005 strategy game comes with remastered sounds and graphics, new content, and…

August 27, 2020 | 04:27 EDT

New trailer from Override 2: Super Mech League for Gamescom Opening Night Live

Override 2: Super Mech League Is Mech-ing Its Way To You Later This Year

Gamescom Opening Night Live brought us a new trailer for Override 2: Super Mech League. The sequel to 2018's robot romp Override: Mech City Brawler was introduced with a lively hip hop soundtrack and…

August 27, 2020 | 03:26 EDT

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Wacky Platformer 'Struggling' Has Arrived on PC

Wacky physics platformer Struggling has been quietly brewing in the background for a little while now and gamescom Opening Night Live had a big surprise: this brand-new game is available to play…

August 27, 2020 | 03:24 EDT

Lego Star Wars Skywalker Saga Gamescom

Relive the Fun of Lego Star Wars in the Skywalker Saga

Lego Star Wars is back again, with another fun-filled entry into the critically acclaimed Lego series with Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.  The Skywalker Saga takes you through they key moments…

August 27, 2020 | 03:21 EDT

A shot from the Gamescom 12 Minutes trailer.

12 Minutes Reveals All-Star Voice Cast

A new trailer for 12 Minutes, the interactive thriller about a man caught in a time loop, aired today at Gamescom. The trailer revealed the various voice actors who will be starring in this game.…

August 27, 2020 | 03:18 EDT

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The Sims 4 Star Wars Journey to Batuu Game Pack Launches September 2020

The Sims 4 Star Wars Journey to Batuu Game Pack has been revealed at gamescom Opening Night Live, debuting a ton of new content for players to enjoy. And yes, there will be lightsabers. The Sims 4 …

August 27, 2020 | 03:08 EDT

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Single Player Mission Details Shared for Star Wars: Squadrons

Star Wars: Squadrons is the latest game in the long-running Star Wars canon, and it takes the stage at Gamescom with an exclusive first look at one of the games missions. EA Motive starts with a…

August 27, 2020 | 03:03 EDT

Teardown Trailer Gamescom Opening Night

Teardown Promises Destructive Sandbox Fun With A Stealthy Twist

Gamescom Opening Night Live brought us a rollicking new trailer for Teardown. The action-packed cinematic suggests it's set to deliver on the promise of being an innovative take on the sandbox genre…

August 27, 2020 | 03:01 EDT