Here is a Gamescom 2018 event recap of the big announcements and important news tidbits you may have missed.
Cyberpunk 2077 Walkthrough and Update
Following on from private demos at E3, a 48-minute walkthrough of the game has been revealed. CD Projekt Red has also confirmed the game is completely playable from start to finish. This seems to suggest they are in the final stages of development, and only need to go through testing, bug fixing, and final additions.
The game is looking pretty darn cool, like a cross between GTA V and The Witcher 3, only adding to the original hype.
Check out the screenshots and concept art here.
Cyberpunk 2077 has no release date as of yet, but we suspect a late 2019/early 2020 release.
Underworld Ascendant Update
505 Games have given Underworld Ascendant an official release date.
Underworld Ascendant will release on November 15, 2018, for PC & in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch.
Blacksad: Under the Skin Teaser Trailer
Microids revealed a teaser trailer for their upcoming detective game set in the 1950s.
Blacksad: Under the Skin will release in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
Soul Calibur VI The Libra of Soul Gameplay Reveal and Updates
Bandai Namco revealed a gameplay trailer for The Libra of Soul story mode.
They have also given more information in regards to online. The online play will be similar to previous games in the franchise. Players will be able to fight using the roster of characters or create their own in ranked or friendly matches.
Azwel, a brand new character, will be joining the roster. Also, Tira will be making a return and will be available as a bonus character DLC.
Soul Calibur VI will release on October 18th, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
The Division 2 Trailer and Pre Order News
Ubisoft announced a new trailer giving more information about the story. The game is also available for pre-order, with incentives such as loot and early access dependant on the game edition.
The Division 2 will release on March 15th, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Luigi’s Mansion Screenshots and Release Date
Nintendo announced the GameCube classic was to be remade earlier this year. They have revealed gameplay screenshots showing what the remake will look like.
Luigi’s Mansion will release on October 12th, 2018 (North America) & October 19th, 2018 (Europe) for 3DS.
Super Mario Party River Survival co-op Mode
Nintendo revealed gameplay for the new River Survival mode. A four-player co-op mode involving several mini-games and obstacles on a raft.
Super Mario Party will release on October 5th, 2018 for Switch.
The Sinking City Trailer
Bigben Interactive revealed a trailer for the open world adventure/detective game
The Sinking City will release on March 21st, 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Call of Cthulhu Gameplay Trailer
Focus Home Interactive revealed a gameplay trailer for the survival horror RPG.
Call of Cthulhu will release on October 30th, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
THQ Nordic released some screenshots for their recently announced PC exclusive platformer.
Scarf will release in late 2019 for PC.
Ary and the Secret of Seasons Announcement
Modus Games revealed a trailer for their upcoming adventure game.
Ary and the Secret of Seasons will release in 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
Left Alive Screenshots
Square Enix released screenshots showing what the 3rd person choice based shooter will look like.
Left Alive has no release date as of yet, but is due to be released for PlayStation 4 and PC.
A Plague Tale: Innocence Uncut Gameplay Trailer
Focus Home Interactive released an uncut gameplay trailer for the new action/adventure game, showing the look of the unique story set in 1349.
A Plague Tale: Innocence will release in 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
Housemarque revealed a debut trailer for what looks to be an online 3rd person shooter.
Stormdivers will release in 2019 for PC.
Close to the Sun Trailer
Storm in a Teacup revealed a new trailer for the soon to be released survival horror game.
Close to the Sun will release in early 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC
11:11 Memories Retold Story Trailer
Bandai Namco revealed a trailer introducing main characters, Kurt and Harry with their stories being retold 100 years after the conclusion of WW1.
1-11: Memories Retold will release on November 9th, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.
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