Gamescom Archive

  • Dark Souls III Appears to Have Regained That Special Miyazaki Touch

    I loved the hell out of Dark Souls II, but there’s no denying that a little something was off as far as attention to some of the finer details as well as the lack of a fully interconnected world like the first game. With Hidetaka […]

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  • Focus Home “Seduced” Into Publishing Anthropomorphic Manga RPG Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom

    Successfully crowdfunded through Kickstarter last year, Enigami’s Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom has now been picked up by publisher Focus Home Interactive to get that last push of support needed to ensure the game launches “in the best conditions possible at the beginning of 2016.” According […]

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  • Deck13’s Dystopian Sci-fi RPG Officially Titled The Surge

    Back around E3 time, Focus Home announced a partnership with Lords of the Fallen co-developer Deck13 Interactive on the creation of an untitled new IP I simply dubbed ‘Nameless Dystopian Sci-fi RPG’, for lack of anything better to call it at the time. But the […]

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  • I Could Stare at Aer All Day Long

    Stylistically, games don’t get much prettier than Aer. Screenshots are one thing, but it’s wonderful to finally see how the game animates in-engine. Forgotten Key and Daedalic Entertainment have something truly magical on their hands with this little beauty, an adventure game about a young […]

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  • Run, Technomancer, Run!

    A couple quick takeaways from the new Gamescom trailer for The Technomancer: (1) Spiders’ Martian creature designs continue to look weird and grotesque yet exotic and beautiful, and (2) the music by composer Olivier Derivière (of Remember Me and Assassin’s Creed IV: Freedom Cry fame) […]

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  • Divinity: Original Sin is Going to Kick Ass on Consoles

    Fantasy RPG fans, you’re going to want to check out this console overview video for Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition, especially if you haven’t been blessed with the opportunity to play the original PC version. While the Enhanced Edition will also be made available for […]

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  • LEGO Marvel’s Avengers Won’t Assemble Until January 2016 (Will a Silver Centurion Iron Man Pre-Order Minifig Cheer You Up?)

    So, I have bad news and good news. Bad news first: LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, originally planned for a late 2015 release, has been delayed to an official launch date of January 26, 2016. That’s too bad, but in the end it’ll probably be for the […]

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  • Homefront: The Revolution Looks Like an Urban Far Cry (And That’s Not a Bad Thing At All)

    Deep Silver’s Dambuster Studios is showing off six minutes of gameplay from the Homefront: The Revolution demo that’s playable this week at Gamescom, and you know what? The game appears to be coming along quite well despite a somewhat rocky development. I didn’t particularly care […]

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  • Pillars of Eternity’s White March Expansion is Good to Go For Late August

    Announced earlier in the summer at E3, The White March – Part I, the first expansion pack for Obsidian Entertainment’s modern cRPG ode to genre classics like Baldur’s Gate and Icewind Dale, has received an official launch date of August 25th. With snow themed environments […]

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  • Trine 3 Ends Early Access Phase Later This Month

    Available on Steam Early Access since late April, Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power will make its complete Windows PC release on August 20th, on GOG and Humble Store as well as Steam. “I’d like to thank everyone who bought the game during Early Access,” […]

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