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Gamescom 2021 Roundup – Saints Row, New Xbox, Marvel Game and More

Gamescom 2021 kicked off with a bang during the Opening Night stream. The evening was packed with some pretty cool announcements and updates. We got to see Call of Duty: Vanguard gameplay, an update on Horizon: Forbidden West, a new Xbox Series X console to celebrate Halo and much more.

One of the bigger announcements was also the Saints Row reboot. We have covered the new game in an extensive deep dive here. Make sure you check it out. Be prepared, there is a lot to watch down below.


Saints Row Reboot Ditches The Crazy For Building Gangs and Highspeed Chases

Saints Row Revealed

Experience the biggest and best Saints Row playground ever created; the unique sprawling world of Santo Ileso is the backdrop for a wild, larger than life sandbox of thrilling side hustles, criminal ventures and blockbuster missions, as you shoot, drive, and wingsuit your way to the top.

Marvel Suns Announced

When Hell awakens, only they can stop it. Rise up and join a darker order of heroes to defeat Lilith before the Darkhold is complete in this tactical RPG set in the darker side of the Marvel Universe. 

Call of Duty: Vanguard Gameplay Reveal

Get a first look at the Call of Duty: Vanguard Campaign, in this Stalingrad Level play-through.

Halo Infinite Multiplayer Season One Trailer – 8 December

Commander Agryna knows firsthand the difference a Spartan can make—a difference never more important than now. Humanity’s forces are scattered. Desperate resistance efforts have continued to fall short on multiple fronts, from Cortana’s relentless martial law to the expanding power and ambition of Atriox and the Banished. But there is hope: a new generation of Spartans, training in secret to become unstoppable. In this cinematic introduction to Season 1 of Halo Infinite Multiplayer, get a glimpse into the Academy Commander’s own heroic journey and what it truly means to be a Spartan.

Halo Infinite Xbox Series X Console

Releases 15 November 2021. Celebrate Halo’s 20th anniversary and confront the most ruthless foe the Master Chief has ever faced with Xbox Series X – Halo Infinite Limited Edition Bundle.

Cult of the Lamb

Cult of the Lamb casts players in the role of a possessed lamb saved from annihilation by an ominous stranger, and must repay their debt by building a loyal following in his name. Start your own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing out into diverse and mysterious regions to build a loyal community of woodland worshippers and spread your Word to become the one true cult.

Midnight Fight Express

Midnight Fight Express World Premiere Trailer at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Shredder’s Revenge

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge World Premiere Trailer at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021.

Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania Gets Persona Cross-Over

Morgana is going bana-nyas for Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania! Steal some hearts (and treasure) when Morgana joins the Monkey Gang as post-launch DLC,

Splitgate Season 0

Splitgate Season 0 Beta Update is here! Check out the new map Karman Station, the brand new 100 Level Battle Pass, and the new game mode, Infection!

Riders Republic Beta Now Open

The Riders Republic Beta is now extended until August 28th… And everyone is invited!


Star Wars: The Luke Skywalker Saga Get Dated

Experience a galaxy far, far away like never before in LEGO® Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga — coming Spring 2022.

Synced: Off-Planet

Experience an all-new companion shooter set in a world devastated by technology. Sign up for the SYNCED: Off-Planet advanced alpha today!

Outlast Trials Gameplay Reveal

Check out the first reveal of gameplay footage from The Outlast Trials. Set in the height of the Cold War era, players take on the role of test subjects abducted by the shadowy Murkoff Corporation. Imprisoned in a secret Murkoff facility, players will be thrust into a series of physical and mental ordeals, tormented by iconic characters, and challenged alone or in teams to survive with their sanity intact.

Jurassic World Evolution 2 Release Date

Following the roaring success of Jurassic World Evolution, the stunning sequel offers players an original Campaign mode, expanded construction options, over 75 dinosaurs and pre-historic species including flying and marine reptiles, more customisation choices, and the all-new Chaos Theory mode in which they can play through ’what if’ scenarios from the Jurassic World Franchise. Releasing 9 November 2021.

Far Cry 6 Story Trailer

Watch the Far Cry 6 Official Story Trailer. Discover the story of Yaran Dictator Antón Castillo (Giancarlo Esposito) and the modern guerrillas rising up against him. A revolution is not won by the fearless – it is won by the feared. Welcome to Libertad.

Blood Hunt

Join the Bloodhunt and become the ultimate vampire! Bloodhunt is a free battle royale game set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe. A treacherous betrayal has stirred a war amongst the vampires, who are also being targeted for annihilation by a secret society known as the Entity. Use your supernatural powers, weapons and wit in this thrilling battle royale game to dominate the night and restore the Masquerade.

Park Beyond

If you’ve ever wanted to whip through the tentacles of an octopus, rocket across a canyon, or be shot into the stars you’re in the right place, because you’ve officially been hired to build an entire park full of rides that shatter the limitations of the ordinary with impossification. Welcome to a world where the fantasy of creating the universe’s greatest theme park comes true – welcome to Park Beyond!

Jett: The Far Shore Dated

JETT: The Far Shore set to deploy October 5th 2021 on PS5 and PS4. Set sail on a sea of stars and deploy to a mythic ocean planet.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Forbidden West Gets Dated

Game director Mathijs De Jonge reflects on the Horizon State of Play and reveals the game will release February 18, 2022. Preorders begin next week. 60FPS support for Horizon Zero Dawn on PS5 is out now!

New World Open Beta and Release Date

Chart your course and determine your fate! From shipwrecked castaway to legendary hero, grow your might as you explore the ancient mysteries of Aeternum! Choose a side in the war to control Aeternum… Allie yourself with powerful players and face more powerful enemies!

Tales of Luminaria Announced For Mobile

A new project underway. Coming soon…

Tales of Arise Lindsey Stirling Performance

Jungle Book Fall Guys Season

With the totally tropical Season 5 now in full swing, we’ve found the perfect guests to join us for a real jungle-dome extravaganza! We’re joining paws with Disney’s The Jungle Book to bring you four beloved character costumes, plus an extra-special Limited Time Event that’s absolutely brimming with regal rewards! Find out more:

Valheim Hearth and Home Announced

After a long and harsh adventure, every viking needs a warm and welcoming home to return to. What will yours look like?


CrossfireX delivers an intense FPS experience spanning multiple thrilling gameplay modes and a cinematic campaign.

Aloy Genshin Impact Trailer

SIFU Trailer

Releasing 22 February 2022

Death Stranding Director’s Cut In-Depth Trailer

Tomorrow is in your hands. From legendary game creator Hideo Kojima comes a genre-defying experience, now expanded and remastered for the PlayStation®5 console in the definitive Director’s Cut.

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