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12th February 2021

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Gamescom: WiLD Developer Is Busy Hiring New Talent

Never give up.Ah, WiLD. We still remember when the PS4 title was first announced at... Er... Gamescom 2014?! Yep, it really was that long ago. Over six years later and we still haven't seen more than a few minutes of gameplay, even after the project managed to make a brief return in 2017. Since then, we've only heard the odd whisper here and there. Most recently (September 2020), departed director Michel Ancel stated that WiLD was still in development.We don't actually know what's going on with WiLD at this point, but there are signs that things might still be ticking along behind the scenes.…

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26th January 2021

17:15
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Gamescom: It Finally Happened BioMutant Just Got a PS4 Release Date

Took your time.It has felt like BioMutant was just a couple of months away from wrapping up development for a couple of years now, but finally, finally it has a release date. Yes, BioMutant comes to PlayStation 4 on 25th May 2021. A press release states that "more information on the game will be released in the next weeks and months". In true THQ Nordic fashion, the game will be available in various different versions, including a $399/£349 Atomic Edition.The open-world title was announced all the way back at Gamescom 2017, meaning we've been waiting roughly three and a half years for it to actually…

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26th January 2021

17:08
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Gamescom: OpenWorld Kung Fu RPG Biomutant Launches On May 25

Publisher THQ Nordic has stamped a release date on the long-in-development open-world critter brawler Biomutant. The game is slated to drop on May 25 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. THQ Nordic didn't clarify if the game is coming to PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S.Alongside announcing Biomutant's release date, THQ Nordic shared two editions players can preorder right now from the game's website: the Atomic Edition and Collector's Edition. The $120 Collector's Edition comes with the base game, figurine, soundtrack, the official artwork on a piece of fabric, and a premium box to store everything…

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23rd September 2020

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Gamescom: The Game Awards 2020 Dated for December Broadcast Live from Three Locations

Save the date.You didn't think coronavirus would keep Geoff Keighley from doing The Game Awards, did you? The presenter and producer is bringing the awards show back in 2020 despite the obvious hurdles, and it sounds like it'll be just as big.Mark your calendars: The Game Awards 2020 will go live on 10th December. Furthermore, it will be broadcast from three different locations — Los Angeles, London, and Tokyo. Similar to Gamescom Opening Night Live, presenters will appear on sets with no live audience, while nominees will be present via video. Apparently, all the core tenets of the show will…

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7th September 2020

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Gamescom: Interview PS5 Game Unknown 9 Awakening Explains Its Transmedia Approach

And what makes next-gen so exciting.PlayStation 5 game Unknown 9: Awakening was one of the very few new game announcements to come out of the recent Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020, and given its commitment to next-gen exclusivity, we were eager to learn more about this mysterious project. The fact that this is more than just a PS5 title is already public, with a podcast, novel, and comic book all currently available to flesh out the universe of Unknown 9. So, to learn more about this approach to storytelling across multiple pieces of media, we caught up with IP producer Alexis Ottier and narrative…

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4th September 2020

14:19
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Gamescom: Hellish Quart Midnight Fight Express and more of our favourite gamescom indie reveals

Last week was one of the busiest of the year when it comes to video game news. We took a break to try and keep up with the deluge of reveals, announcements and trailers, but we return today to bring you another edition of our hidden indie gems feature.We’re doing things a little differently this […] The post Hellish Quart, Midnight Fight Express and more of our favourite gamescom indie reveals appeared first on VG247.

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1st September 2020

15:02
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Gamescom: Tokyo Games Show 2020 Schedule Xbox Showcase Kicks Things Off

The Tokyo Games Show 2020 begins on September 24, and much like other games industry events such as Gamescom, the event will take place entirely online through video channels due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. The official schedule for TGS is now live, and while the first day is light on content, it does feature a 50-minute long Xbox Tokyo Games Show Showcase at 5 AM PT.Microsoft has struggled to establish a foothold in the Japanese market, something which Xbox head Phil Spencer wants to remedy when the Xbox Series X launches globally in the 2020 holiday season.You can see the full schedule…

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31st August 2020

15:03
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Gamescom: Sable Gamescom 2020 narrated gameplay

Publisher Raw Fury and developer Shedworks have released a new narrated gameplay video for Sable as part of Gamescom 2020. Here is an overview of the game, via Raw Fury: About Join Sable on her gliding, a rite of passage that will take her across vast deserts and landscapes littered with fallen spaceships. Explore at […] Source

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29th August 2020

11:00
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Gamescom: Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend Issue 339

Football and Fall Guys.The nights are drawing in and the weather’s really turned here in the UK, which means that summer is gradually coming to a close. Traditionally, this weekend would be a busy one because Gamescom should be in full flow, but 2020’s proved a wash-out and we’ve got a long Bank Holiday weekend to blitz through some reviews. Here’s what we’re playing.Sammy Barker, EditorI’m playing Madden NFL 21, which is disappointing in many areas but also promising in others. I think the new Yard mode genuinely represents the basis of something brilliant, and you can see how this…

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28th August 2020

20:47
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Gamescom: Bright Memory Infinite Gamescom 2020 trailer

Publisher Playism and developer FYQD-Studio debuted the Gamescom 2020 trailer for high-speed first-person combat game Bright Memory: Infinite during the Future Games Show: Gamescom 2020 Edition. Here is an overview of the game, via its Steam page: About Bright Memory: Infinite Bright Memory: Infinite is an all-new lightning-fast fusion of the FPS and action genres, […] Source

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28th August 2020

20:40
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Gamescom: In Sound Mind Gamescom 2020 trailer

Publisher Modus Games and developer We Create Stuff debuted the Gamescom 2020 trailer for the June-announced first-person psychological horror game In Sound Mind during the Future Games Show: Gamescom 2020 Edition. Here is an overview of the game, via Modus Games: About From the creators of the cult classic Nightmare House 2 comes In Sound […] Source

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28th August 2020

19:59
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Gamescom: Cris Tales Gamescom 2020 trailer

Publisher Modus Games, and developers Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK debuted the Gamescom 2020 trailer for Cris Tales during the Future Games Show: Gamescom 2020 Edition. The trailer showcases the game’s environments, as well as reveals new combat scenes and a look at two new members of Crisbell’s party: JKR-721 and Zas. Here is an overview […] Source

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28th August 2020

19:45
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Gamescom: Dont Miss The Latest Nintendo Switch eShop Sale

The Nintendo Switch eShop has some fantastic sales running this week, but the latest crop of deals discounts some of the Switch's best indie games. The Annapurna Interactive publisher sale kicked off alongside Gamescom 2020 and brings markdowns on eight great games, including Florence, Sayonara Wild Hearts, and Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition. The sale runs from now until September 10 at 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET.Annapurna has quietly been publishing some of the most thought-provoking indie games in recent years, and the new sale is a great opportunity to snag some of these gems for cheap. What Remains…

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28th August 2020

17:50
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Gamescom: The Sims 4 Star Wars Expansion Bundle Available At Amazon

Star Wars has had a major presence in video games for decades, but the franchise is expanding to somewhere it's never gone before this September: The Sims 4. During Gamescom Opening Night Live, EA announced The Sims 4 is getting a Star Wars expansion, Journey to Batuu, and it's now available to pre-order as a bundle for PS4 and Xbox One at Amazon. The Sims 4 Star Wars bundle gets you the base game and the new Star Wars expansion for $40, so it's a great intro to The Sims 4 if you've never picked up the game. If you already have the base game, you'll be able to download the expansion on its own…

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28th August 2020

16:05
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Gamescom: Doom Eternals quotAncient Godsquot Is Standalone DLC

Doom Eternal is getting a hefty story expansion called The Ancient Gods, and we got our first extended look at Gamescom Opening Night Live. If you'd like to intervene in a heavenly conflict even though you don't own the full game, that option is open too. Ancient Gods will be a standalone expansion that you can buy a la carte.“When we look at how many people have played through the game we have a large percentage--higher than 2016--that have completed it, so you're always looking at that and seeing how far players make it through your game," executive producer Marty Stratton told PCGamesN. "It's…

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28th August 2020

16:05
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Gamescom: Doom Eternals Story Expansion Doesnt Require The Main Game

Doom Eternal is getting a hefty story expansion called The Ancient Gods, and we got our first extended look at Gamescom Opening Night Live. If you'd like to intervene in a heavenly conflict even though you don't own the full game, that option is open too. Ancient Gods will be a standalone expansion that you can buy a la carte. “When we look at how many people have played through the game we have a large percentage--higher than 2016--that have completed it, so you're always looking at that and seeing how far players make it through your game," executive producer Marty Stratton told PCGamesN.…

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28th August 2020

15:23
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Gamescom: Crash Bandicoot 4 Its About Time Flashback Tapes open up levels which are devious puzzle rooms

Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time will feature levels likened to puzzle rooms.Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time will feature Flashback Tapes which will open up additional levels in the game.According to the game’s producer, Lou Studdert, the gamescom Opening Night Live live-action trailer hinted at these Flashback Tapes.These are a brand-new style of level […] The post Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Flashback Tapes open up levels which are “devious puzzle rooms” appeared first on VG247.

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28th August 2020

15:00
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Gamescom: Ford Reveals A BrandNew Supercar And Youll Only Find It In An Upcoming Video Game

Ford unveiled a new flagship vehicle during Gamescom Opening Night Live, but it's a hypercar that won't be seen on a showroom floor. The Team Fordzilla P1 was designed especially for esports by Ford's exterior stylist Arturo Arino, and had various elements of its virtual manufacturing selected by fans. The drivetrain, dashboard, and seating position all received fan input that Ford factored into the final design, according to CNET.The Team Fordzilla P1 was also inspired by the GT90 concept car and features a shape-shifting design. A longtail configuration allows it to gain more speed when racing…

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28th August 2020

14:00
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Gamescom: Aragami 2 Dev Explains The New OpenEnded Combat And Expanded CoOp

Aragami was a solid tribute to the stealth-action genre, particularly influenced by games like Tenchu: Stealth Assassins and Dishonored. Playing as a resurrected warrior, Aragami focused on using the shadows--both figuratively and literally--to face off against a light-wielding army and seek vengeance against those that wronged you in your past life. A sequel, Aragami 2, has been revealed at Gamescom 2020. The next game aims to build upon the foundations of the original, bringing the stealth-action gameplay further into the realm of an open-ended action-RPG.Set 100 years after the original game's…

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28th August 2020

13:00
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Gamescom: Scarlet Nexus Gamescom 2020 preview developer discussion and gameplay impressions

Bandai Namco recently hosted a digital preview event for Scarlet Nexus, the “Brain Punk” action RPG from Bandai Namco Studios staff involved in the Tales of series and more. The digital preview event consisted of a 30-minute developer discussion featuring Scarlet Nexus producer Keita Iizuka, director Kenji Anabuki, and art director Kenji Anabuki, followed by […] Source

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