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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

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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Destiny 2 Reveals New Stasis Subclasses

Destiny fans got a delightful surprise at this year's Gamescom. Bungie revealed a brand new trailer showing off the new subclasses hitting Destiny 2's latest expansion, Beyond Light. In this brand…

August 27, 2020 | 03:54 EDT

Spellbreak trailer Gamescom Opening Night Live

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

A simple caption reading disrupt the past, change the future.

Lemnis Gate Brings Time Loops To The FPS

Gamescom continues its event with a curious trailer for Lemnis Gate, published by Frontier Developments. The game appears to be a tactical, 1v1 and 2v2 turn-based shooter, but with a time looping…

August 27, 2020 | 03:20 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

Star Wars Squadrons Emperor

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

two small children sneaking through a dark hospital

Little Nightmares 2 is More Ghoulish Goodness

This year's Gamescom saw the debut of the gameplay trailer for the horror puzzle-platformer, Little Nightmares 2. Surprising no one, it was a big scoop of horrific atmosphere and nail-biting suspense…

August 27, 2020 | 02:56 EDT

Concept art for the upcoming Dragon Age game.

BioWare Talks About Upcoming Dragon Age

Today at Gamescom, BioWare released a trailer revealing that a new Dragon Age game is in the works. The extended trailer featured a variety of BioWare employees talking about the company's design…

August 27, 2020 | 02:58 EDT

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Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Storm Ground Arrives in 2021

Warhammer: Age of Sigmar Storm Ground has been announced as a new game set in the fantasy Warhammer universe, developed by Gasket Games and published by Focus Home Interactive. The announcement…

August 27, 2020 | 02:48 EDT

Doc Brown gives the details on Surgeon Simulator 2

Surgeon Simulator 2 Is Out Now

Christopher Lloyd, who famously played Doc Brown in the Back to the Future series, made a surprise cameo at Gamescom Opening Night Live to give us a madcap glance at Surgeon Simulator 2. Lloyd's mad…

August 27, 2020 | 02:41 EDT

World of Warcraft Shadowlands Gamescom

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Coming in October

World of Warcraft keeps soldiering forth, and the latest expansion is finally set to come out later this October. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will officially be coming out October 27th, 2020. The…

August 27, 2020 | 02:43 EDT

Crash Bandicoot 4 Gamescom Opening Night Live

Crash Bandicoot 4 Flashback Tapes Revealed

During Gamescom Opening Night Live, Geoff Keighley introduced Crash Bandicoot...who unfortunately was not present but was wandering around Cologne, Germany, masked, and apparently unaware of the…

August 27, 2020 | 02:52 EDT

A group of survivors in front of a bridge falling apart, zombies are around.

Bridge Constructor: The Walking Dead Is A Thing

Gamescom's opening night definitely had some odd announcements, but this one is a doozy. The live-action trailer starts off with a man running for his life from zombies. They're on his tail but he…

August 27, 2020 | 02:30 EDT

Doom The Ancient Gods Screenshot

Slaughter even MORE demons in Doom: Eternal's The Ancient Gods Expansion

During today's Gamescom Opening Night Live Event, we got our first look at Part 1 of Doom Eternal's upcoming expansion The Ancient Gods. Picking up straight after the events of the game's main…

August 27, 2020 | 02:29 EDT

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Unknown 9 Tells the First of Many Spooky Stories

Unknown 9 is a new "narrative action adventure game" from Reflector Entertainment that will be making its way to next-gen consoles. In Unknown 9: Awakening, a young woman named Haroona was raised on…

August 27, 2020 | 02:19 EDT

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Adding Choice, Branching Paths

Kicking off Gamescom Live was Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War. 'A dream project' according to Dan Vondrak, Black Ops Cold War is a sequel to the first Black Ops game, which he hopes will retain the…

August 27, 2020 | 02:20 EDT

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DIRT 5 Lets You Make Your Own Courses

This year's Gamescom opening night started things off a bit counter-intuitively with its preshow. Kicking things off with an announcement for DIRT 5, the next installment in the beloved offroad…

August 27, 2020 | 02:06 EDT

Sam and Max: This Time It's Virtual

Sam and Max: This Time It's Virtual Announced at Gamescom

During Gamescom Opening Night Live, Geoff Keighley introduced the return of a classic adventure game duo: Sam and Max. The brief teaser had few details besides revealing the adventure game heroes you…

August 27, 2020 | 02:31 EDT

Jurassic World Evolution Switch Gamescom Opening Night Live

Jurassic World Evolution Comes to Switch

During Gamescom Opening Night Live, Jurassic World Evolution: Complete Edition for Switch was revealed, meaning its time to get ready to let life find a way on your Nintendo Switch. Jeff Goldblum,…

August 27, 2020 | 02:12 EDT