Tag: Gamescom 2020
News Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual Is an All New VR Game Coming in 2021
But is it coming to PSVR?
One of the biggest surprises from Gamescom Opening Night Live is this unexpected announcement: Sam & Max are back. The Freelance Police are making their grand return next year, when they'll star in a brand new VR game named Sam & Max: This Time It's Virtual. Check out the above trailer to get an idea of what to...
Round Up What Was Announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live?
All the PS5, PS4 reveals
Gamescom Opening Night Live was the place to be for gaming announcements this week as it gave us a glimpse of what's to come with the PlayStation 5 and the sort of titles we can play right now on PlayStation 4. Featuring both big AAA games and interesting experiences from indie studios, there was a lot of welcome variation...
Talking Point Did You Love or Loathe Gamescom Opening Night Live?
There wasn't an audience this time around, but hype master Geoff Keighley still managed to put on Gamescom Opening Night Live to keep us all satisfied when it comes to gaming updates and announcements. That's an impressive feat in the current climate, but given the nature of the show, what sort of treats did he have in his...
News Cel-Shaded Battlemage Royale Spellbreak Casts a Spell on PS4 Next Month
A kinda magic
If you can’t see the Thundercats in this Spellbreak launch trailer, then you’re officially too young. As a matter of a fact, we’re also too young because the series aired shortly before we were born, but we’re leaning on our deep knowledge of pop culture, and let us reiterate: the video embedded above looks a whole lot like...
News The Sims 4 Travels to a Galaxy Far, Far Away in Star Wars Expansion
Journey to Batuu
Whether or not you’re a fan of the most recent films, it finally feels like there are some good Star Wars games coming out. Last year’s Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order was a fantastic return to form, and the upcoming Star Wars: Squadrons looks set to continue that trend this holiday. Then in 2021 we have LEGO Star Wars: The...
News Override 2: Super Mech League Brings Another Dose of Giant Robot Brawling to PS5, PS4 This Year
Comes with a career mode
Fun but clunky PS4 arena fighter Override: Mech City Brawl is getting a sequel later this year. Due to release in December, Override 2: Super Mech League promises to be a bigger and better game. It's coming to both PS5 and PS4. "Override 2 installs massive upgrades that bring the series’ balance of accessible design and...
News Scarlet Nexus Shows Its Powers in New PS5, PS4 Trailer
Do you remember Scarlet Nexus? Nah, us neither if we’re being brutally honest, but it’s the Code Vein-esque action game from Bandai Namco. It kinda looks like a spiritual successor to Freedom Wars to us, but that’s a deep cut. Alas, we digress. Here’s a new trailer showing off some of the powers your allies will be able to...
News Star Wars: Squadrons Is Looking Good in New Overview Trailer
Star Wars: Squadrons has looked promising since we first saw it back in June, and it continues to do so in this latest trailer. Focusing on the single player campaign, the new video starts with a stylish story rundown before going into overview mode. There's a fair amount of gameplay to gawk at in the video. We're shown snippets...
News Quantum Error PS5 Story Trailer Will Keep You Up at Night
The descent into cosmic madness
PlayStation 5 title Quantum Error debuted another slice of gameplay at Gamescom Opening Night Live, giving us a sneak peek at the descent into madness Teamkill Media has put together. It'll launch roughly around the same time as the next-gen console, but before that moment rolls around, you can start to understand its...
News Return to Hell in DOOM Eternal's First Expansion The Ancient Gods
DOOM Eternal felt like it came and went earlier in the year, but don’t let that fool you: it’s one of the best PS4 FPS games you can buy. And its expansion, The Ancient Gods, looks like more of the same – which is a good thing, if you weren’t sure. Due out on 20th October, you’ll be partnered with an old ally, as you “battle...
News The President Cameos in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Cinematic
Da Doo Ron Ron
We already saw glimpses of Ronald Reagan in this week’s Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War reveal trailer, but here’s a longer look at the president as part of an extended cinematic from the upcoming first-person shooter. The clip’s all aviator sunglasses and handlebar moustaches as you’d expect, but there’s some interesting...
News Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Will Release in PS5's Launch Window
Extended gameplay footage stuns
We got an extended look at raw Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart gameplay footage captured directly from a PlayStation 5 console during Gamescom Opening Night Live today, and wow – we’re running out of superlatives! The title very much looks like an animated movie brought to life, with the screen filled with moving...
News Chill Out with Destiny 2's Stasis Subclasses in New Gameplay Trailer
In case you didn't already know, Destiny 2: Beyond Light is adding a whole new element to the game, complete with its own subclasses for each type of Guardian. 'Stasis' comes with three subclasses: Shadebinders (Warlock), Revenants (Hunter), and Behemoths (Titan). You can see them in action via the new trailer embedded above. Beyond Light...
News LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Brings the Force to PS5 and PS4 Next Spring
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been on our radar for a while now, but we've heard very little about it. It's nice to have an update in the form of a new trailer, then, which you can view above. There's no real new info to pick out of this latest video. It just looks like another solid LEGO game, and there's nothing wrong with...
News Fall Guys Season Two Brings Medieval Themed Rounds and Costumes in October
Check out the trailer
Popular multiplayer platformer Fall Guys is currently about half way through season one, but we now have our first look at what season two will bring to the table. As you can see in the above trailer, we've got a brief glimpse at what to expect from the first post-launch seasonal content, and it's all themed around medieval...
News Little Nightmares II Comes to PS4 in February, PS5 Version Confirmed
Free upgrade for PS4 owners
After not showing it for a full year, publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed that Little Nightmares II will be launching on PlayStation 4 on 11th February 2021. Better yet, there will also be a PlayStation 5 version arriving later on and PS4 owners will get a free upgrade to that edition. The trailer above seems to suggest...
News Crash Bandicoot 4 Reveals Super Hard Flashback Tape Levels
Try not to die
Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time has 'Flashback Tapes' -- items that can be collected in levels as long as you don't die getting to them. They open up new challenge stages, which developer Toys for Bob says are incredibly difficult. The game's shaping up to be a really robust platforming package -- especially when you take the...
News DIRT 5's Playgrounds Mode Lets You Create and Share Custom Arenas and Events
Also there's a Vampire mode
A brand new trailer for cross-gen racer DIRT 5 as debuted during Gamescom Opening Night Live. This video focuses on a mode new to the franchise -- Playgrounds. In Playgrounds mode, players can create their own events, custom arenas, races, and more using all sorts of objects and obstacles. You'll then be able to share...
News BioWare Gives a Tiny Glimpse of Dragon Age 4
See you in 2023
BioWare brought a new look at Dragon Age 4 to Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020, and when we say new look, we mean it showed us some concept art. Again. The trailer's over four minutes long, but we only get about then seconds of gameplay footage. And even then, it's clearly very, very early in development. We're not expecting to get...
News Who Knows What Unknown 9: Awakening on PS5 Could Be About
Manipulate the unseen
Gamescom Opening Night Live played host to one or two next-generation projects, and Unknown 9: Awakening just so happened to be one of them. What's it actually about, however? We couldn't really tell you. The girl in the trailer seems to have some sort of special power and she uses it to get one over the bullies. That's cool...
Live Watch Gamescom Opening Night Live Right Here
Two hours of upcoming games
Gamescom Opening Night Live is taking a different guise in this pandemic stricken world, which means that host Geoff Keighley will not be travelling to Germany to anchor the show – instead, he’ll be presenting from a studio in Los Angeles. There’ll still be plenty of world exclusives from the notorious hype man,...
Guide When Is Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020?
Dates, times, and where to watch
Gamescom 2020 is, understandably, going all digital this year, but what isn't changing is Opening Night Live. Produced and presented by Geoff Keighley, this is a live press conference that's being brought back after its inaugural showing last year. It's back for 2020, but what are all the details? What time does...
News Crash Bandicoot 4 the Latest PS4 Title Confirmed for Gamescom Opening Night Live
Gamescom Opening Night Live is shaping up to be a pretty decent show. Geoff Keighley, producer and presenter on the event, has been slowly confirming the appearance of several major releases. Games like Fall Guys, DOOM Eternal, Mafia: Definitive Edition, and Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War have all been teased, and the master of hype isn't...
News Mafia Remake Will Offer an Update at Gamescom Opening Night Live
New trailer promised
Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 is shaping up to be a packed showcase, with organiser Geoff Keighley promising 38 different games spread across two hours -- even longer if you take the half-hour pre-show into account. And now we know that one of those games will be Mafia: Definitive Edition -- the ful
News Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Is Part of Gamescom Opening Night Live
"World premiere new look"
Geoff Keighley knows how to drum up hype for his events, and it's no different for Gamescom Opening Night Live. The show is due to take place in a few days, and the presenter is slowly trickling out a few things we can expect to be part of it. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is one such game: The
News This Week's Gamescom Opening Night Live Will Feature 38 Games, Is Roughly 2 Hours Long
It's a big one
With Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 just a few days away, organiser and veteran hype master Geoff Keighley has shared a few additional details with regards to the online event. For starters, 38 different games will be shown across roughly two hours. That sounds like a particularly meaty showing, but Keighley warns that most of these...
News DOOM Eternal DLC The Ancient Gods Part One to Be Fully Revealed at Gamescom Opening Night Live
Gamescom Opening Night Live is just a few days away, and hypemaster Geoff Keighley is slowly lifting the lid on some of the games that'll feature during the show. One is the unveiling of Fall Guys Season Two, but that's not all Geoff has said will be present in the livestream. DOOM Eternal's first DLC, named The Ancient Gods: Part One,...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live to Take Place on 27th August
Save the date
Gamescom 2020 isn't taking place physically this year, but we at least have a big digital event to look forward to. Heading up the schedule for the convention's plans is Opening Night Live, a live broadcast produced by the man himself, Geoff Keighley. Responsible for lots of E3 content in the past as well as the Game Awards and this...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 Confirmed to Be a Digital Showcase
Streaming on 24th August
Following the official cancellation of Gamescom 2020 in a physical format, Geoff Keighley has taken to Twitter to confirm that Gamescom Opening Night Live will be a completely digital event this year. It'll be streamed live on Monday 24th August, presumably playing host to announcements and reveals for PlayStation 5 games...
News Gamescom Digital Show 'Definitely' Happening After Physical Event Cancellation
Roll on August
We're all tired of hearing about it by now, but the coronavirus crisis has put a stopper on pretty much everything, and that includes major video game events. Gamescom is one example, with the German show forced to cancel its usual presence at the Koelnmesse in Cologne. The organisers said they were planning for at least a digital...
News Gamescom 2020 to be Held as Major Digital Event if Coronavirus Cancels the Show
Opening Night Live returns
Quite literally every single event across the world right now is being cancelled or pushed back to a more suitable time due to the Coronavirus epidemic. And with Gamescom 2020 scheduled to take place in August, it won't be too long until the event's organizers will have to make a decision on what to do with the expo...
News Gamescom 2020 Preparations Continuing Despite Coronavirus Concerns
The show must go on
Gamescom 2020’s not scheduled to start until 25th August, so it’s not currently in the crosshairs of the coronavirus. Of course, the world is in a state of uncertainty right now, and that could quickly change if the disease doesn’t disappear over the coming weeks. The organisers of the Cologne-based event have admitted that...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live Returns Next August With a 'Multi-Year Partnership'
Keighley is back
Without a single hardware manufacturer announcing plans for a press conference at this year's Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany, everybody's favourite Geoff Keighley decided to step in and put on his own show. Dubbed Gamescom Opening Night Live, the inaugural conference was so successful that the man himself has just taken to...