Summer Games Fest is here! Geoff Keighley kicks off E3 with a slew of new announcements, trailers and world premieres. Here’s everything that’s been announced.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands
Tiny Tina‘s Wonderlands is described as a “high-fantasy medieval take” on the looter-shooter franchise and a spinoff of the core Borderlands games. The game is due out in early 2022 and while there’s no confirmation as to what gameplay it will feature, the cinematic trailer for the game mentions that Andy Samberg and Wanda Sykes are starring in the production. Ashley Burch, who introduced the game alongside Geoff Keighley, is returning to reprise her role as Tiny Tina.
Metal Slug Tactics
The return of the classic side-scroller, Metal Slug has been reimagined as a top-down tactics game. No release date was confirmed during the stream.
Death Stranding Director’s Cut
Death Stranding, Hideo Kojima’s “walking simulator” starring Norman Reedus returns for the PlayStation 5 with all-new content and improved graphics.
Jurassic World Evolution 2
Announced by Jeff Goldblum, the sequel to the Jurassic World Evolution management simulation is due out in 2021.
Summer Games Fest saw the release of a new trailer for the new Ryan Reynolds-led film, Free Guy. The film focuses on Guy, a civilian who finds out he’s living inside a chaotic open-world video game.
Among Us Roadmap Trailer
Hit multiplayer game Among Us announced its next update with new jobs, animations and roles for players to fill.
A new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Solar Ash shows off a beautiful world and dynamic movement.
The recently launched Chivalry 2 received a new launch trailer. The game is available to play on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC now.
Valorant Teases New Agent
Riot Game’s successful tactical shooter Valorant teased the release of a new agent in a very brief trailer.
Escape From Tarkov
The hit tactical survival shooter Escape From Tarkov received a new trailer for its next update wherein it’ll add it’s biggest location yet: The streets of Concordia.
Two Point Campus
The sequel to the follow-up of Two Point Hospital, Two Point Campus takes the tongue-in-cheek management simulator and gives it the college treatment. The game launches in 2022.
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Smite/Stranger Things Crossover
The next licensed property to guest star in Smite is Stranger Things. The trailer highlighted Eleven in combat with a Demogorgon in Smite‘s art style.
A new entry in the classic Painkiller franchise is in development. No further details were provided on the project beyond its existence.
A new game from developer Stray Bombay, The Anacrusis is a four-play co-op shooter.
Rocket League/Fast 9 Crossover
Set within the Vampire: The Masquerade universe, Blood Hunt appears to a class-based competitive shooter. Players can sign up for the closed alpha now and the game launches in 2021.
The Dark Pictures Anthology: House of Ashes Monster Reveal
The new trailer for the House of Ashes, the latest entry in The Dark Pictures Anthology, finally shows off the monsters that will be stalking the characters through a cursed temple.
Tales of Arise
A new gameplay trailer for the remake of Tales of Arise show’s off the game’s leap to 3D and provides brief character and story introductions.
Planet of Lana
Coming to PC and Xbox in 2022, Planet of Lana is a 2D puzzle-platformer following a young child and their cat as they adventure across a strange world.
Overwatch 2‘s game director Aaron Keller spoke to the changes coming to the sequel and introduced some of the upcoming skins for game characters Baptiste and Sombra.
Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance
Summer Game Fest host Geoff Keighley showed off gameplay of upcoming co-op action Dungeons and Dragons: Dark Alliance alongside comedian Hannibal Buress and wrestler Ember Moom. The game launches on June 22.
Paladins Gen:Lock Crossover Trailer
Competitive team-based shooter Paladins debuted a new gameplay trailer alongside some new character skins.
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
A new story trailer for the upcoming Monster Hunter spinoff Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin showed off an enraged Wrathalos, many battling beasts and some kind of mysterious energy source. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Amiibos were also shown off.
Published by Sega, the new dungeon crawler Endless Dungeon released a new gameplay trailer highlighting the game’s weapons, enemies and the need for teamwork.
Fall Guys will receive a costume inspired by Nier Automata.
Back 4 Blood Release Date Announcement
Back 4 Blood, the upcoming co-op zombie shooter and spiritual sequel to Left 4 Dead, launches on October 12.
Tribes of Midgar Gameplay Trailer
Classic hack-and-slash mechanics meets survival gameplay in Tribes of Midgar. Players will need to work together (or go it alone) to defeat the waves of deadly giants marching on them.
Evil Dead: The Game
The first gameplay trailer for Evil Dead: The Game, narrated by Bruce Campbell, shows off third-person action combat against terrible creatures. As the most iconic characters of the Evil Dead franchise, or the monstrous creatures themselves, players will need to fight to stay alive or slaughter all the surviving humans. The game appears to play like fellow asymmetrical multiplayer game Dead by Daylight.
The long-awaited game from the minds of From Software and George R.R Martin debuted a new trailer, featuring gameplay footage of Elden Ring was the highlight of Summer Games Fest. The game appears to follow many of the gameplay principles of the Dark Souls franchise. Fans have been desperate for another look at Elden Ring since it was announced in 2019. The game launches on January 21, 2022.
Source: Summer Games Fest 2021, YouTube
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