Fair Highlights – Hogwarts Legacy, Dune Awakening & more

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Of: Omer Kayali

Gamescom 2022 has already had some exciting announcements in store. We have listed the previous highlights of the gaming fair in Cologne here.

Cologne – Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gamescom has only taken place to a very limited extent in the last two years. In 2022, the Games Fair will open its doors to all visitors again. Numerous development studios are present at the exhibition center in Cologne and look forward to presenting their projects. As part of the opening show – the Opening Night Live – moderator Geoff Keighley was able to announce a whole range of news on various titles. There were already some highlights, which we will list in the following section.

event Gamescom
location Cologne
First exhibition 2009, previously as Games Convention in Leipzig
Visitors (2019) 373,000
Exhibitor 1.153
event period August 24, 2022 to August 28, 2022

Gamescom 2022 Highlights: Dune Awakening Announcement Trailer:

Hollywood director Denis Villeneuve brought the Dune franchise back to the minds of sci-fi fans in 2021 with his star-studded film. With Dune Awakening, developer studio Funcom has announced a new survival game that will be released for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC. However, the trailer does not show any gameplay and many gamers are still a bit skeptical because it is supposed to be an open world online multiplayer. Nonetheless, Dune Awakening has piqued the curiosity of many sci-fi fans.

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Gamescom 2022: New trailer for Hogwarts Legacy

Just recently came the disappointing news that the highly anticipated Harry Potter game, Hogwarts Legacy, postponed to next year becomes. As a consolation, there was at least a new trailer during Opening Night Live, which once again fueled the anticipation of Harry Potter fans. The video explores what happens when players engage in dark magic in Hogwarts Legacy.

New Tales from the Borderlands announcement trailer

The Borderlands series is actually known as a loot shooter. With Tales from the Borderlands, developer Telltale Games has taken a very different path. The spinoff appeared as an interactive point-and-click adventure in several episodes and the focus was much more on the characters and the story. New Tales from the Borderlands is now a new installment being taken over by developer studio Gearbox Software. However, the focus will be on new characters, so it is not a direct successor to Tales from the Borderlands.

Gamescom 2022: Sonic Frontiers story trailer

Sonic has now also conquered the cinema. After two films, a third is already being planned, which is a great success for a video game adaptation. Fans of the blue hedgehog can also look forward to a new video game that will be launched soon: Sonic Frontiers will be released on November 8th. A new story trailer was unveiled during the Gamescom opening show.

Return to Monkey Island has a release date

Not every fan of the adventure series liked Return to Monkey Island’s graphic style. Nevertheless, the game is one of the most exciting releases of the year, since the last part was more than ten years ago. Return to Monkey Island returns from series creator Ron Gilbert. The release date was confirmed during Gamescom: Return to Monkey Island will be released on September 10th.

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Lies of P introduced – Bloodborne meets Pinocchio

Bloodborne fans are eagerly awaiting a second installment, but so far it’s been silent on a sequel. But the gameplay trailer for Lies of P is very reminiscent of Bloodborne. Interestingly, this is a dark reinterpretation of Pinocchio.

Gotham Knights is coming sooner than expected

The Batman Arkham series has made modern superhero games socially acceptable. With Gotham Knights, a successor will appear – but the dark knight will not be playable in it. Instead, Robin, Batgirl, Red Hood, and Nightwing guard Gotham City. During the Gamescom Opening Night Live, Warner Bros. announced that the game will be released on October 21st instead of October 25th.

Gamescom will take place from August 24th to 28th and there will certainly be more announcements to come. If you don’t want to miss anything, you can follow the live streams for Gamescom.

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