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As a “warm up” for E3, Summer Games Fest began broadcasting via its Youtube channel with the introduction of Geoff Keighley, GameTrailers TV game journalist and editor at Kotaku, talking to developers and introducing upcoming games will come around in the next few months.
As a we advance, Warner didn't show anything from games like Hogwarts Legacy or Gotham Knights, but a new trailer for Back 4 Blood. Also, the long-awaited announcement of Elden Rings finally came, revealing the release date and a trailer showing battles against giant monsters.
See what went down at Summer Games Fest 2021:
The presentation started with the participation of Gear Box and 2k who announce the release of Tiny Tina's Wonderlands. A spin-off from Borderlands, based on the RPG DLC “Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep”, that will take players on a kind of adventure mastered by Tiny Tina. The launch is scheduled for the American summer, which runs between June and August.
And at Summer Games Fest, SNK also showed a trailer for a tactical game based on the Metal Slug franchise called Metal Slug Tactics, which will bring the classic game characters into X-COM-style tactical battles. There is no release date yet.
Developer Hideo Kojima appeared in a video to talk about his creative processes and pandemic times in Japan, before announcing Death Stranding Director Cut for PS5 in a trailer that shows actor Norman Reedus evaluating whether or not to hide in a Metal Gear-style cardboard box. More information was promised in a few days.
Actor Ryan Reinolds (Deadpool) spoke with Geoff and was introduced to the trailer for his upcoming movie, Free Guy, about an NPC of a famous GTA-style game who somehow breaks his schedule and resolves to save his world from constant destruction made by the players, but this ends up putting the whole game and its friends at risk.
Jeff Goldblun (Jurrassic Park and Thor: Ragnarok) announced a new game in the Jurassic Park franchise in a dramatic read with some references to lines from the classic movie. The name of the game will be Jurassic World 2 Evolution and will be released in 2021 for all current platforms, such as PS4, Ps5, PC, Xbox One and Series.
The band Japanese Breakfest then entered the stage and performed live music from the game Sand, which will be released on September 12, 2021.
Lost Ark, the MMORPG from Amazon Games and Smilegate RPG, also reappeared after its mysterious announcement. It is scheduled for the end of 2021, but you can access the official website and pre-register for the game.
Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War and Warzone have announced their fourth season, which will arrive on June 17th. Modes of battles against hordes of zombies and a mod battle royale were seen. In addition to the announcement of the World Series of Warzone, which takes place on June 22nd and 23rd in partnership with Twitch Rivals. There will be the participation of players Swagg, Dandangler, Nadeshot, Tim the Tantman and Aydan.
InnerSloh also introduced new features for its famous game Among Us, featuring new game modes such as hide and seek, new roles for the game characters in addition to Crew and Imposter, new colors and new cosmetic items , in addition to adding achievements to the game.
Shuhei Yoshida, CEO of Playstation Indies, announced some new independent games for PlaStatin, such as Chicory, a game with paint-style graphics and the player must paint the screen to fulfill challenges and solve puzzles, which is available for PS4 and PS5. Another game presented is a souls-style game called Salt and Sacrifice, a 2d game with local and online coop, which will be in stores in 2022.
Solar Ash, Heart Machine's second game, to be released on PS4 and PS5 later in 2021, also had a trailer shown showing the character's fight on top of a dragon. Soon after, a trailer for the game Chivalry 2 was shown, a medieval battle game with up to 64 players and is now available for you to play on both Consoles and PC.
A quick teaser by Valorant shows that the game will get a new agent soon. After that, Battlestate Games showed a preview of a new area being developed for the FPS game Escape from Tarkov. There is no release date for the new map yet.
The 2 Point simulation series will gain a new game and during the event a trailer for an upcoming game, called 2 Point Campus, was shown. The simulation game arrives in 2022 and you'll have to build and manage a university in the same style as the already known 2 Ponit Hospital.
Also announced were news of the mobile game Smite, in a partnership with Netflix that will feature characters from the Stranger Things series, including two versions of the character Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and two versions of Sheriff Jim Hopper (David Harbour) as well as several monsters like the well-known Demogorgon.
Prime Matter is a new publisher that hits the market with 12 games, including a game from the PayDay franchise. The publisher is a subsidiary of Koch Media, which also owns Publisher Deep Silver (Metro and Saint's Row series), and both will exist alongside each other.
World War Z game Saber Interactive has announced that it is working with Prime Matter on a remastering of the 2000s FPS classic Painkiller. The launch is coming soon and there will be more news on the next day of Summer Games Fest.
Xbox and Microsoft's PC Game Pass will receive an exclusive Left 4 Dead style co-op game called Anacrusis where four players must survive hordes of aliens that invade a spaceship. There will be weapons and items that give players different powers to help them on this journey.
Amazon Games' MMORPG New World will be announced tomorrow at Summer Games Fest and will be released in August. This game is in our games list postponed and almost forgotten, but it looks like it's finally gotten out of planning.
On June 17, the car football game Rocket League receives three cars from the Fast and Furious franchise. The announcement was made with cars jumping out of a plane after the giant ball.
Sharkmob already announced the launch of an MMO within the universe of Vampire: The Mask, by the American publisher White Wolf, called Blood hunt with the release scheduled for 2021. The close alpha is now available for those who want to access it through the website.
A new horror game called House of Ashs hits stores on October 22, 2021. This horror game is being developed by Supermassive Games and will be released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5.
And a new game from the Tales franchise is being developed on the unreal engine and brings beautiful 3D graphics to the franchise, Tales of Arise will arrive on September 10, 2021. And if you want games with beautiful graphics, keep an eye out for Sky, for Nintendo Switch which is based on one of the most famous children's books in the world, the French Little Prince. Still in the area of beautiful graphics, Planet of Lana is all handpainted and arrives on Xbox and PC in 2022.
Aaron Keller, from Blizzard, brought some news from Overwatch 2. He talked a little about character changes and game strategies, now that the fight will only be 5 vs 5, which we've covered here, and talked about characters, introducing Batist, a healer, and a bit about the changes in the hacker, Shadow.
A quick preview of Dungeons & Dragons Dark Alliance was also shown with the event's host playing alongside developers Jeff Hattem, actor Hannibal Buress and MMA fighter Ember Moon showing off a boss battle. The game hits stores on June 22, 2021.
The presentation showcased new character skins in the game Paladins in partnership with the webseries Gen:LOCK, from Rooster Teeth, which hits stores in July 2021, allowing you to customize the characters with the series theme.
Monster Hunter Stories 2 Wings of Ruin on July 9 for Nintendo Switch had the presentation of a trailer for the story. After that, it was Banda Weezer's turn to show a new song that will be in the game Wave Breaker, a game that mixes cute animals, Tony Hawk-style maneuvers with speedboats and jetskys and a competition with shooting. The game hits stores tomorrow, the 11th, on PC via Steam and for Nintendo Switch.
Endless Dungeons had yet another trailer revealed for Amplitude and Sega. A LOL-style game in a space setting. The game will offer an exclusive skin for those who register for its official site. Marcus Smith, the director of Ratched and Clank Rifit Apart, spoke a little about the game and announced that they will be doing an hour-long live stream of the game to chat with fans on Twicth.TV.
After that, actor Giancarlo Espocito talked about the next game in the Far Cry franchise, Far Cry 6, and commented on how the casting for the role of the antagonist was and his motivations. Besides the actor, another Hollywood star appeared to talk to the players, Bruce Campbell, who explained about the Evil Dead game. With the presentation of Tim Willits, from Saber, the game was presented showing places and famous characters from the movie franchise, where players can control either heroes or monsters. Evil Dead will be released in 2021.
The competing beans from Fall Gyus will receive on June 18th a promotional skin for the character 2b, by Nier Automata. Right after that, a brief trailer for the Genshin Impact 1.6 update from miHoYo. Everything that comes in the “Summer? Beach! Great Adventures”, you can read in the Our site. There was also the announcement of developer Deviation Games that it has joined Sony and will release new games for the PlayStation.
The Summer Games Fest also had a quick preview of the orchestra playing music from the games from the Sonic Unleashed game as a preview of what's to come at Sonic's 30th anniversary celebration. know more here.
A quick presentation at Summer Games Fest of an isometric game called Tunic, which is coming to Xbox. The developers promised more information and news this week at E3. A new survival inspired by Nordic stories called Tribes of Midgarg, is scheduled for release on July 27, current and next generation.
Finally, the long-awaited Elden Ring, Souls-style game, was finally seen, after much speculation that it would be present at the festival. From Software and Namco's game, created in partnership with writer George RR Martin and Hidetaka Muyazaki, will hit stores on January 21, 2022. See the new trailer for the game.
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