Gamescom 2022 has officially begun and the summer event has kicked off with Opening Night Live delivering plenty of revelations.
Over the past few decades, the gaming industry has grown tremendously. From home consoles to the PC market and even mobile games, the industry continues to thrive. As such, popular events like The Game Awards emerged, each announcing a host of new experiences. While it may not be the oldest convention, Gamescom is certainly one of the biggest.
In 2022, Geoff Keighley hosts his own Summer Game Fest and Gamescom Open Night Live, with plans to host his The Game Awards later in the year. His Gamescom opening was a two-hour live event packed with new game revelations and revisits of some of the highly anticipated titles. From revelations like Atlas Fallen to long-awaited titles like Hogwarts Legacy, Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 seems like there’s something for everyone.
The first Gamescom World Premiere was a huge success with an ambitious title called Everywhere. After a vague teaser trailer, the game’s director hinted that the game could be more like a Dreams-esque-inspired experience that mixes different genres.
Dune Awakening has had an impressive cinematic trailer, showcasing the lofty aesthetic of the recent Dune film. The final reports read that Dune Awakening will be an open-world survival MMO that fits perfectly into its sci-fi story by introducing an explorable universe with Sandworms and Freemen. everywhere.
The Callisto Protocol
While The Callisto Protocol has had a few teaser trailers to date, this latest trailer is by far the most impressive, showing off a new feature called “Mutation” in which enemies of the game can turn into even worse disgusting creatures if the player doesn’t deal with them fast enough. While Dead Space features are present a lot in the game, this latest trailer shows off more unique mechanics and a greater emphasis on melee combat – including a dodge mechanic. avoid. It looks like The Callisto Protocol could get some more cinematic action sequences, most of which are likely to show visceral-style deaths all over the screen.
The Lords of the Fallen
The Lords of the Fallen first part was one of the earliest Soulslikes titles to appear and was also considered the most disappointing. While it may not have been very favorable, The Lords of the Fallen is still releasing a sequel, it’s just that the cinematic trailer has yet to give us a clear idea of what will change in the upcoming game. next.
Moving Out 2
As a sequel to one of the most chaotic co-op games of recent years, Moving Out 2 looks set to raise the bar and provide more wild environments for players to move around in. For all gamers who are fans of Overcooked, Moving Out is definitely a game worth trying.
Hogwarts Legacy has received a new trailer, which gives players a more detailed look at the Forbidden Forest, as well as some new mystical creatures. It has also been confirmed that unforgivable curses along with a number of other dark spells will be in the game, with the player character being able to choose to learn or use the Cruciatus curse. The long-rumored Thestral mount has also been confirmed, along with a host of other pre-order bonuses revealed.
New Tales From The Borderlands
In a controversial move, Randy Pitchford took to the stage to announce the upcoming New Tales From The Borderlands, a story-driven series of Borderland series originally curated by Telltale. An October 21 release date was provided in the trailer, which showcased a new group of three noisy baddies attempting to break into the Vault.
Dying Light 2 – Bloody Ties
Dying Light 2’s first paid story DLC introduced a new medieval gladiator-like arena. Some innovative chaos weapons were also introduced, and the DLC has revealed a release date of October 13, in line with Techland’s five-year roadmap.
The rather controversial Sonic Frontiers got a teaser trailer at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022. This trailer looks significantly more colorful than the previous one, with some vibrant environments introduced, most of which which makes the odd platform design look relatively ordinary. The November 8 release date for Sonic Frontiers has finally been confirmed.
Under The Waves
A new game published by Quantic Dream, Under The Waves is another narrative-driven adventure game revolving around a deep-water diver, set against the backdrop of a futuristic technological environment in the future. 1970s. As players explore shipwrecks and caves beneath the ocean floor, gamers will learn more about the pain of protagonist Stan.
Goat Simulator 3
Goat Simulator 3 is back, and this latest teaser trailer for the Gamescom 2022 event shows off some incredibly silly mechanics in the game. This is definitely a game in the name of Goat Simulator and it knows exactly what the fans want.
Return to Monkey Island
Ron Gilbert’s Return to Monkey Island is out September 19. As well as showcasing more of the game’s bold art style, this latest trailer also proves the comic’s come to life. remains intact, with Stan S. Stanman promising that pre-orders of the game will come with freebies that “have absolutely no effect on the game”, a bit of a mockery of Oblivion’s DLC.
Set in the original universe of author Brandon Sanderson, Moonbreaker appears to be a turn-based strategy game that uses small chess pieces on the table as character models. But not only that, in a unique move, these models can even be colored in-game, ensuring that each gamer will have their own custom units. Moonbreaker’s paint shop looks incredibly diverse, with different brushes, paints, and decals available to use. This marks the latest launch since Unknown Worlds’ last title, Subnautica, with the studio’s creative director saying that Moonbreaker is like “XCOM with Hearthstone.”
Friends Vs Friends
One of the most stylish trailers from GGamescom 2022, Friends Vs Friends showcased its vibrant and climactic world. It looks like Friends Vs Friends will be a first-person shooter that aims to be a game for groups of friends. The real bottom line is that Friends Vs Friends offers players a deck of cards, each of which determines the player’s abilities, much like the recently launched Neon White title.
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