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Gamescom 2019 Recap: The News You May Have Missed

Gamescom 2019 Recap

Last week was action packed and stacked full of gaming news from Gamescom 2019. Here’s what you may have missed.

Hosted by Geoff Keighley, the Gamescom Opening Night live event brought premieres and new reveals from games across the board, as well as the news that Insomniac Games is now a PlayStation first-party studio.

Gears of War 5

Rod Fergusson of from The Coalition Studios dropped the first story trailer for Gears 5.

The story follows Kait Diaz as she travels across the war-torn world of Sera to uncover her link to the scourge.

Gears 5 Ultimate Edition releases on the September 6th and the standard version drops on September 10th.

Kerbal Space Program

Next up was the world premiere of Kerbal Space Program 2.

Developed by Star Theory and published by Private Division, the little green aliens of KSP 2 are set to explore the galaxy sometime in 2020.

Comanche

THQ Nordic revealed a new iteration of the Comanche series and a multiplayer one at that.

The multiplayer reboot of the franchise flies into early access om PC early 2020.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Nintendo Switch Port

The Switch port of CDProjekt Red’s critically loved RPG, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, has a release date.

Geralt of Rivia will start slaying monsters and humans alike on October 15th. The Switch port will also include both expansions Hearts of Stone plus Blood and Wine.

Everspace 2

German developer, Rockfish Games, revealed a sequel to their 2017 space shooter with Everspace 2.

You will be able to jump back into your space fighter explore the galaxy and blast those space laser cannons sometime in 2020.

Predator: Hunting Grounds

4v1 first person shooter, Predator: Hunting Ground,s received a gameplay trailer.

The PlayStation exclusive is being developed by Illfonic, the studio behind the beloved and endearingly buggy survival game, Friday the 13th.  Fans of the invisible stalker will be able to hunt other players and take on the player-controlled alien in 2020.

Need for Speed: Heat

After being announced prior to Gamescom, Ghost Games hit the streets with a gameplay trailer for the 29th game in the Need for Speed franchise.

Need for Speed: Heat burns rubber on the 8th of November, however, fans don’t have to wait that long to get stuck into the game. Players can download the Need for Speed: Heat Studio app and start designing and modding cars that will transfer over to the main game.

Disintergration

V1 Interactive, the studio created by Halo co-creator creative, Marcus Lehto, has dropped the gameplay trailer for its first game, Disintegration.

Complete with a single-player story and PvP, the sci-fi FPS will be available sometime 2020.

Little Nightmares II

Swedish developer, Tarsier Studios, the minds behind 2017 horror platformer Little Nightmares have lifted the shadows off their next project. Little Nightmares II.

Little Nightmares II will be creeping people out for hours on end in 2020.

Erica

Live-action choice-based thriller, Erica, has been announced.

The first game from London based studio, Flavourworks, will be a PlayStation exclusive and has released.

Life is Strange 2

The trailer for the penultimate episode of Life Is Strange 2 dropped, as well as, the episode itself.

The episode continues the harrowing journey of Sean and Daniel and its available now.

Death Stranding

Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding had a massive presence during the show with several reveals including a deeper look at gameplay and the reveal that Geoff Keighley himself will play a character in the game. Though, only his likeness, and not his voice.

Death Stranding launches on PS4 on the 8th of November. Though we still have no idea what this game is about, we’re excited to explore a new world that hails from Kojima’s mind.

 

 

 

 

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