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The Top 3 Takeaways of Summer Game Fest 2023 - Low Poly 001

The Summer Game Fest 2023 extravaganza is officially over. Looking back at the event in hindsight, it was more successful than most at capturing some of the hype from the long lost days of E3 (rest…

June 16, 2023 | 05:00 EDT

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Blue Protocol Preview - Tales of Online??

Last month at Summer Game Fest, I got a chance to preview Blue Protocol, one of Amazon’s latest publishing forays into the MMO space. I got about 40 minutes of hands-on time, which was enough to see…

July 25, 2023 | 09:44 EDT

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Viewfinder Preview

It’s not every day you run into a first-person puzzle game that frames things in a new way – and Viewfinder does that in the most literal sense. By challenging your perception of 2D photos in 3D…

June 19, 2023 | 10:35 EDT

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Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior Preview

At Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest, Quantic Dream’s Spotlight label revealed Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior. The second I saw it, I knew I had to check it out, and luckily, it was at Play Days,…

June 17, 2023 | 11:45 EDT

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Remnant II Preview

In all of gaming, there’s a certain beauty in grinding for loot. Watching your damage numbers get higher so you can kill bigger things to get even better gear never really gets old, whether it’s the…

June 16, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Little Kitty, Big City Preview

Some say everybody wants to be a cat, and that’s never been truer than in recent years. Everyone remembers Stray, but it's time to move over; Little Kitty, Big City is the next cat-based game looking…

June 15, 2023 | 03:40 EDT

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Preview

I had the opportunity to play Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown at a Ubisoft event as part of Summer Game Fest.  It’s been over a decade since we last saw an entry in the Prince of Persia franchise,…

June 13, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Disney Illusion Island Preview

While at Summer Game Fest I had the chance to try out Disney Illusion Island, the new cooperative platformer from Dlala games. Starring Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy, it’s a wholesome trip down…

June 12, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Monster Hunter Now Preview

Niantic is probably most well-known for Pokemon GO, which was an absolute cultural phenomenon when it launched in summer 2016. Since then, the Ingress developer has taken its AR sensibilities to…

June 12, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Alan Wake II = Resident Evil + True Detective + Twin Peaks

It has been 13 years since Alan Wake, and Remedy Entertainment are prepared to return to the franchise in what they are calling their most ambitious game yet, Alan Wake II.  Featuring two…

June 11, 2023 | 11:45 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis Preview

The famous bombing mission from Final Fantasy VII is an all-time classic moment in gaming, and there are so many ways to play it. Soon, Square Enix will serve it up on your phone (or tablet) with…

June 11, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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Foamstars Preview

I’ll just get what we’re all thinking about out of the way first: yes, Foamstars is more or less Splatoon. It’s not a one-to-one copy, but let’s say they share enough DNA that they could be…

June 11, 2023 | 11:15 EDT

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Sonic Superstars Preview

There's a certain thrill that comes from classic 2D Sonic games when you're in the groove. Spin dashing up a ramp, going through loops, effortlessly bouncing between springboards -- Sonic is at his…

June 11, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Preview

Cyberpunk 2077 has a knack of knowing when and just how much it needs to be over the top without causing people to roll their eyes too much. I had the chance to check out the sole upcoming DLC,…

June 11, 2023 | 03:00 EDT

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Mortal Kombat 1 Preview

When you think of Mortal Kombat, it’s easy to get swept up in the brutal, gory, and decadent indulgence of it all. Mortal Kombat 1, the upcoming reboot, is no different in its approach. While I duked…

June 10, 2023 | 01:37 EDT

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Coming in Early 2024, but Shines With Spectacular Trailer; Will Have 2 Disks

Today, during the Summer Game Fest show, Square Enix had a new reveal in store for the Final Fantasy VII Remake sequel Final Fantasy VII Rebirth. We get to see both cutscenes and gameplay, showing…

June 8, 2023 | 04:51 EDT

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Announced

Summer Game Fest is off to the races, leading off the barrage of summer announcements you can expect to see filling in the old E3 time slot. One of the first large announcements was from Ubisoft who…

June 8, 2023 | 03:17 EDT

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Alan Wake 2 Gameplay Premieres At Summer Game Fest

Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest continues, with Sam Lake of Remedy taking the stage to talk about the upcoming Alan Wake 2. Talking about how the new character Saga Anderson will make up 50% of the…

June 8, 2023 | 04:08 EDT

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Summer Game Fest 2023 - Here Are All the Trailers, News, & Announcements

With E3 out of the picture for this year all eyes are trained on the Sumer Game Fest show, which promised a lot of interesting news to kick the summer off. According to previous announcements, the…

June 8, 2023 | 03:07 EDT

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Devolver Digital Won't Be At E3 2023, Studio Confirms

Devolver Digital has revealed that it won't be at E3 2023 this year. The studio, which is known for its tongue-in-cheek presentations and its indie-spirited Parking Lot, has instead decided to host…

March 29, 2023 | 03:34 EDT

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Devolver Digital's Latest Surreal Summer Event Announced

Devolver Digital has revealed its latest summer event in characteristically satirical fashion. The "Marketing Countdown to Marketing" presentation will air on June 9th and will show off "at least…

June 3, 2022 | 10:35 EDT

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

As Far As The Eye

As Far As The Eye is a Roguelike Resource Management Game Releasing This September

Developed by Unexpected and published by Goblinz Studio, As Far As The Eye is a roguelike turn-based resource-management title that is composed of procedurally generated choices, events, situations,…

August 26, 2020 | 01:32 EDT

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Neurodeck: Psychological Deckbuilder releases at the end of 2020

During the ActuGaming French Direct, Goblinz Studio announced Neurodeck: Psychological Deckbuilder, a rogue-lite deckbuilding card game thematically centered around psychological conditions and fears…

August 26, 2020 | 01:45 EDT


Roboquest is a Borderlands-esque Roguelike

Published and developed by RyseUp Studios, Roboquest is a FPS Roguelike with an art style that bears a striking similarity to the Borderlands series and is available on Steam's Early Access. */…

August 26, 2020 | 01:07 EDT