Gamescom is finally underway in Cologne, Germany and so far, what’s not to like? To stay up to date on all the latest happenings at Gamescom 2018, check out our daily podcasts over on our Twitch, which will be happening at 5pm PST every day from Wednesday 22nd of August through to Saturday the 25th of August. And stay tuned right here for on the day news from Gamescom 2018.
Here is our recap of every major reveal, trailer, image and more from the event so far.
GAMESCOM 2018 REVEALS, TRAILERS & MORE
Cyberpunk 2077 Latest Screenshots
CD PROJEKT RED showed off their latest screenshots and more for Cyberpunk 2077 today. Check them out below from our image montage.
Battlefield V Gets Open Beta Date, New Trailers ‘Devastation of Rotterdam‘ and ‘The Company‘
DICE showed off two new trailers for BFV, one more cinematic, while the other more informational about the customization system. Check them out just below:
We also received details about the open beta for Battlefield V, that will start in early September. For more details, check out our full article.
Fallout 76 new Bundle Announced & New Reveal Trailer
The guys behind Fallout 76 surprised everyone today when they announced a new Fallout 76 themed Xbox bundle, as well as a brand new reveal trailer for the game. Check them out below.
Nintendo Shows Off New Smash Ultimate Fighter Gameplay
Smash Bros fans were pleasantly surprised today as Nintendo took players more in-depth with some of their fighters. Check out the below trailer on some more in-depth details for King K-Rool, Chrom & Dark Samus.
Resident Evil 2 First Screenshots of Claire Redfield
Gamers got their first look at Resident Evil 2‘s Claire Redfield today which you can see below in our image montage.
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Receives New Trailer, Console and PC Release Date
Bandai Namco graced us with an epic new trailer for the long awaited Ace Combat 7, as well as a release date for both PC and console. The trailer seems to highlight more of the epic set pieces that will be present, as well as provide more information and context to the player’s squadron, as well as referencing several past characters. Check it out below:
Ace Combat 7 returns to the world of Strangereal, taking place 10 years after Ace Combat 5, 5 years after Ace Combat 6, and is set to release January 18th, 2019 on Xbox One and PS4, and February 1st, 2019 on Steam.
NVIDIA Reveals RTX 20XX Series, Real Time Ray Tracing Tech
NVIDIA finally announced their next generation of graphics cards, introducing incredibly functional real-time ray tracing, as well as a restyled reference design.
For more info, check out our full article on NVIDIA’s Keynote here.
Metro: Exodus Receives Brand New Trailer
NVIDIA presented a new trailer for the upcoming Metro: Exodus to give an example of their new ray tracing technique. Check it out below:
Metro: Exodus is the sequel to Metro: 2033 and Metro: Last Light. Exodus takes place a short time after Last Light. Players will reprise their role as Artyom, and is set to release on February 22nd, 2019 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4.
Shadows Die Twice Shows off Collectors Edition and Release Date
Fans of the Souls series should be thrilled to hear that Shadows Die Twice finally has a release date. Paired alongside this news, there is also a collectors edition. See Images below.
Shadows Die Twice will be releasing on March 22nd for PS4, Xbox One, & PC and it is also available for pre-order today!
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Arsenal Map & Battle Royale Beta Revealed
Check out the brand new Arsenal Map below.
For more details on Call of Duty Black Ops 4‘s Battle Royale Beta date, head over to our latest coverage on it here.
The Settlers Series is Getting a Brand New I.P
Ubisoft revealed their long-awaited 8th entry into the Settlers series today with a brand new reveal trailer. The Settlers will be releasing in Fall 2019. A collection of the previous games will be available for purchase on November 15th.
Shadow Tactics Developer Announces Brand New Game “Desperados“
Shadow Tactics developer have announced a brand new game they are working on called Desperados, which blends tactical elements with the Wild West. Check out the reveal trailer below.
Lego DC Super Villains Gets Brand New Gameplay
Warner Bros showed off brand new gameplay of their upcoming Lego game, Lego DC Super Villains. Check out the trailer below featuring Lex Luther, Solomon Grundy, and Cheetah as they escape a prison and battle foes.
One Piece World Seeker Releases Brand New Trailer
One Piece World Seeker was announced way back in 2017. World Seeker showed off a new trailer which features Luffy, & Straw Hat Pirates. The folks behind World Seeker are still planning on releasing this year, but we shall see closer to the expected release date.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gets a New Trailer on RTX 2080
Square Enix recently dropped a brand new trailer for Shadow of the Tomb Raider captured on the RTX 2080. Check out how fantastic it looks below thanks to IGN’S Video.
Devil May Cry 5 Release Date, New Trailer & Gameplay Announced
We saw earlier today that Devil May Cry 5’s release date was finally announced alongside a fresh gameplay trailer. Check out the trailer below.
Life Is Strange 2 Gets Its First Reveal Trailer
Check out the brand new Life is Strange trailer below which includes never-before-seen story details. It already looking amazing.
The Messenger Gets an Announcement Trailer
Indie game The Messenger, developed by Devolver Digital, was showcased at today at Gamescom unveiling a reveal trailer. The indie game will be coming to PC and the Nintendo Switch later this year.
PUBG Gets a Behind the Scenes Documentary
A cool look at how PUBG was ported to the Xbox One was released today in a short documentary format. You can check it out below.
Forza Horizon 4 & Halo Get a Special Event
This comes as a bit of a surprise to Forza and Halo ans alike. A brand new in-game event for Forza Horizon 4 will see players participating in an in-game training mission where players can take control of Master Chief and drive Warthogs in a simulated world. This both pokes fun at Halo and is also a fantastic marketing play to bring light to the Halo series.
Tropico 6 Gets a Reveal Trailer
Tropico 6, coming to PC first in 2019, received a reveal trailer today. Check it out below.
Blizzard Hints At New Overwatch Content to Come
Blizzard’s plans for Gamescom 2018 are still in the dark, but they have hinted at some new Overwatch content. According to a tweet sent out earlier today, the folks at Blizzard hinted at a Lego Overwatch game. Check out the footage below.
Assemble your team.
— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) August 21, 2018
For Honour Gets Brand New Gameplay Trailers
Two new gameplay railers have come out of Gamescom so far. You can check them out below.
Spyro Reignited Trilogy Shows off Screenshots
With the recent news that Spyro Reignited Trilogy has been delayed until next year, no one was expecting to see anything of the game at Gamescom. However, we got 11 new screenshots showcasing Cloud Spires, Sheila’s Alp, & Sunny Villa. Take a look at the screenshots below.
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Gets a Release Date Trailer
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a top down tactical game similar to Tom Clancy’s End War or XCom. You take control of a team of mutant animals tasked with surviving a post apocalyptic human world. It will be releasing for PC, PS4, and Xbox One on December 4th. Check out the trailer below.
Daemon X Machina Gets a Brand New Reveal Trailer
First showcased at Nintendo’s E3 Direct, Daemon has an all new trailer showcasing some gameplay, mechs, pilots, & more.
The Dark Pictures Anthology Revealed
The brains behind Until Dawn have been hard at work developing The Dark Pictures Anthology, a brand new horror game series set to release sometime next year. Man of Medan is set to be released first.
Xbox Game Pass Mobile App Ready For Release
The Xbox Game Pass app is set to change how Xbox One players use their console. The app was revealed today. You can check out the IGN Xbox Game Pass app trailer below.
InkyPen is Coming to the Nintendo Switch
A brand new way to read comics is soon to land on the Nintendo Switch. Check out the reveal trailer below.
Diddy Kong Coming to Mario Tennis Aces
Diddy Kong will soon be a playable character in Mario Tennis Aces for free. Those lucky souls who enter the Aces Tournament will get free early access to Diddy Kong in September. You can check out his player introduction trailer below.
Trials Rising Gets Brand New Closed Beta Details
Ubisoft today announced the closed beta dates for their upcoming stunt game, Trials Rising. You can check out the announcement below.
The Hunt Showdown Coming to Xbox One
The Hunt Showdown, one of the most talked about horror shooters, is making its debut on the Xbox Preview Program. Take a look at the trailer below.
Shenmue 3 Gets a Release Date
The long awaited sequel to the 2001 Shenmue 2 has finally arrived and we have a release date trailer! You can check out the trailer below.
Nintendo Switch Users Are Getting Their Hands On Saints Row 3
To many peoples surprise, Saints Row 3 is coming to the Nintendo Switch. It is unknown why Nintendo decided to port the third game over to the Switch, but it’s awesome nonetheless.
Farming Simulator 19 Gets a New Trailer
The all too popular Farming Simulator is getting a new title known as Farming Simulator 19. The brand new trailer showcases unique environments and some brand new elements never before seen in the series.
Brand New Trailer Showcased for The Quiet Man
This live action/action gameplay game was first shown off at E3 2018. Today we got a brand new trailer giving us more juicy details on Square Enix’s latest endeavor.
Dying Light Full Gameplay Demo Shown Off
The first day of Gamescom was off to a flying start as Dying Light: Bad Blood showcased a massive 10 minutes of gameplay. From a Battle Royale style mode to single player gameplay, there’s something here for every horror fan.
Ori And The Will Of The Wisps Shows Off Speed Running Mode
Ori and the Will of the Wisps will have a speed running mode where players can race against each other to complete stages. This new mode will be called “Spirit Trials” and is set to bring a fresh element to an already highly anticipated game.
Sea of Thieves Forsaken Shores Gets a Release Date
The upcoming DLC Forsaken Shores now has a release date. You can check out more details below in the Forsaken Shores trailer. The release date for this latest DLC is September 19th.
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