Gamescom 2018

Gamescom 2018

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All Gamescom 2018 News

Starlink Trailer Explores the System of Atlas

Ubisoft's upcoming toys-to-life project Starlink: Battle for Atlas turned up on the Gamescom show floor, and for the rest of us there's a trailer exploring the solar system of Atlas as well as screens from the planets' surface.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Destiny 2's Upcoming Gambit Mode Shown Off at Gamescom

We've heard plenty about Destiny 2's upcoming expansion Forsaken, but not as much specifically about the new Gambit mode that mixes PvP and PvE. That has changed thanks to the game's appearance at Gamescom.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Cyberpunk 2077 Teases Just a Few Screens At Gamescom

Many people are desperate to see what's going on with Cyberpunk 2077 after a private demo at E3 left most journalists giddy with excitement. Unfortunately only a handful of new screens have made it out of Gamescom.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Arsenal Map Play Tested at Gamescom

At this year's Gamescom event players were able to experience Black Ops 4's new multiplayer map Arsenal. It's a covert manufacturing facility for a North American defence contractor. Here's a Hardpoint playthrough on the map.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Darksiders III Gets A Furious Trailer and Screens

The furious hack-and-slash sequel Darksiders III is coming up at the end of the year. THQ Nordic took the game to Gamescom this year, and released a new trailer and screens to get us fired up.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Shenmue III Will Arrive in August 2019

The long awaited Shenmue III finally has a release date, arriving this time next year. A new trailer features Shenhua retelling the mysterious prophecy that forms the backbone of the series' narrative so far.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

FIFA 19's Journey Features Three Playable Characters

The story-driven Journey mode of FIFA's last few iterations comes to a close in FIFA 19. Play as Alex, Danny and Kim in a multi-threaded narrative that explores three players at the pinnacle of their careers.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Arrives in March 2019

The next major FromSoftware game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice appeared at this year's Gamescom, and with it came a release date, collector's edition details and gameplay features.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Trials Rising Launches in February, Closed Beta Announced

The latest entry in the popular side-scrolling stunt bike series, Trials Rising was announced at this year's E3. Now it has a release date, along with a new video and news of an upcoming closed beta.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Devil May Cry 5 Arrives in March 2019

Capcom have chosen Gamescom as the platform to announce Devil May Cry 5's release date. A new gameplay trailer shows off Nero's acrobatic combat style, and a stubbly Dante shows up to smack people with a motorbike.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Dead or Alive 6 Trailer Confirms the Return of Leifang and Hitomi

Koei Tecmo have revealed two more characters for Dead or Alive 6. Leifang is returning and so is Hitomi. The reveal also shows off a new map set on a ruined pirate ship, complete with a cantankerous Kraken swiping at the fighters.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Just Cause 4's Tornadoes Tear Through Everything

Violent tornadoes rip through the world of Just Cause 4, and of course Rico can head directly for the danger rather than avoid it like a sensible person. This video shows off the extreme weather physics on offer.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Battlefield V Open Beta Arrives in September

Battlefield V is getting an Open Beta right at the beginning of September, DICE have announced at this year's Gamescom event. Along with this news comes a new trailer describing how the player's Company can be customised.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Life Is Strange 2 Introduces a Pair of Runaway Brothers

Life is Strange 2 has finally had an official announcement, with a trailer and a large chunk of spoilerific gameplay footage. The first of five episodes, "Seattle", will launch on September 27th.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Four New Dualshock 4 Colours Appear at Gamescom

Sony have unveiled four more DualShock 4 colour variations at Gamescom, three of which are available in Europe and the Americas. The Sunset Orange is only available in North America apparently. They're coming in October.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Elite Dangerous Beyond's Third Chapter Has a Release Date

Elite Dangerous Beyond's third chapter will launch at the end of August, as announced by a mysterious teaser trailer that leaves more questions than answers. We'll get some of the latter at Gamescom this week.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Battlefield 5 Gets Ready for Gamescom With a New Trailer

Battlefield V is getting ready for Gamescom with a new trailer, highlighting the explosive chaos surrounding the fall of Rotterdam during the Second World War. Plus, a sneak peek at the franchise's fiery take on Battle Royale.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

Torchlight Frontiers Shifts the Series to a Shared World

Torchlight heads in a brand new direction for its next instalment. Frontiers features a shared persistent world that is dynamically generated. Otherwise, players will find familiar ARPG elements from the first two titles.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke

THQ Nordic Bringing Biomutant and More to Gamescom 2018

THQ Nordic is headed to Gamescom, and the publisher has revealed the games that will be making an appearance on the show floor. Expect news from Darksiders III, Biomutant, Wreckfest and Generation Zero.

Posted 1 year ago by Sam Quirke