While the dust of gaming titles revealed at E3 has barely settled, the eyes of hardcore gamers are now peeled towards the upcoming Gamescom 2016 event where even more games as well as updates about new franchises are expected.
The annual event returns to be held in Cologne, Germany, from 17 August to 21 August. The first day is for trade and media only, which will be held on Wednesday 17 August this year. The show then opens to the public too on Thursday 18 August and runs until Sunday 21 August.
Several of the major gaming studios will be attending the event with some of the Triple A titles to be revealed including: Battlefield 1, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Final Fantasy XV, FIFA 17, Tinfall 2 and WWE 2K17 among others. There are also rumors of several new titles to be revealed including Red Dead Redemption 2 and Kingdom Hearts 3.
Here?s all the titles from major studios:
The publishing division of Take-Two Interactive, 2K Games is known for notable titles like WWE and NBA games. This year for the Gamescom 2016, 2K Games brings to the event wrestling veteran Bill Goldberg and the Atlanta Hawks’ point guard Dennis Schr?der.
Two-time wrestling world champion Bill Goldberg will be present to support ?WWE 2K17? while German-born Dennis Schr?der is to help promote basketball game ?NBA 2K17.? Below are the all games from the publishers:
- WWE 2K17
- NBA 2K17
- Civilization VI
- BioShock: The Collection
- Mafia III
- Evolve: Stage 2
Bandai Namco has announced its lineup of available games for gamescom 2016. The publisher is bringing Tekken 7 and Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2 to the show and has announced plans to launch a brand new IP at the show.
“A new IP published by Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe for a western audience will be revealed at Gamescom 2016,” came the official release from the publisher.
- Tekken 7
- Dragon Ball: Xenoverse 2
- Unknown Title (TBA)
German developer Crytek is invested heavily in VR and at Gamescom next week two of their upcoming projects Robinson: The Journey (for PSVR) and The Climb (for Oculus Rift w/ Oculus Touch) will be playable in the public portion of the expo. You will find the playable demos at booth B51 of the expo’s Family & Friends (Hall 10). Crytek will bring a total of 32 VR stations to Cologne for the expo.
- Robinson: The Journey (PSVR)
- The Climb (Oculus Rift)
French video studio behind the famous Assassin?s Creed game is bringing several new titles alongside Also behind-the-scenes footage from the upcoming Michael Fassbender starring Assassin?s Creed movie will be shown on Thursday, August 18, at 1:30om.
Here the title available at booth B020 in Hall 6.1:
- Eagle Flight
- For Honor
- Star Trek Bridge Crew
- Ghost Recon Wildlands
- Watch Dogs 2
- South Park: The Fractured But Whole
The Nintendo Houseparty will be back for Gamescom, hosted by Tim Feldner, with developer Shigeki Morimoto taking to the stage alongside Splatoon?s Hisashi Nogami.
- Super Meat Boy
- Jotun: Valhalla Edition
- World To The West
- Steam World Heist
- Axiom Verge
- DLC for FAST Racing Neo
- Mario Party: Star Rush
- Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice
- Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past
- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney ? Spirit of Justice
- Monster Hunter Generations
- Rhythm Paradise Megamix
- Pirate Pop Plus
- Azure Striker Gunvolt 2
- Runbow Pocket
In hall 8 at booth C20 Nordic Games will present seven upcoming titles, including world and European premieres.
- The Guild 3
- SpellForce 3
- Darksiders Warmastered Edition
- We Sing
- Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide
- Battle Chasers: Nightwar
Calling it their biggest lineup ever for the event, Square Enix?s gamescom 2016 plans include more than 220 demo stations for many of their games at hall 9, B31/B41:
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4, Xbox One, PC) ? August 23, 2016
- Dragon Quest Builders (PS4, PS Vita) ? October 11, 2016
- Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age (PS4) ? 2017
- Final Fantasy XIV (PS4, PS3, PC) ? Out Now
- Final Fantasy XV (PS4, Xbox One) ? September 30, 2016
- Hitman (PS4, Xbox One, PC) ? Out Now with new episodes throughout 2016
- Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (PS4) ? December 2016
- Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PS4, Xbox One, PC) ? October 11, 2016
- World of Final Fantasy (PS4, PS Vita) ? October 28, 2016
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