Elden Ring's voiceless Goldmask has a voice after all

Aug 24, 2022

It turns out Elden Ring character Goldmask does in fact have a voice line after all. The character is a mere husk of a man with a golden mask on his face. He's so enlightened he doesn't ever speak and instead just points towards the towering Erdtree with a "...". Except, thanks to datamining, he does actually have a voice line hidden away in the Network Test version of the game. Elden Ring Lore: Radahn Rykard Explained The revelation comes courtesy of renowned Elden Ring dat ...read more

Taking on Spa in new F1 Manager 2022 gameplay, out August 25

Aug 24, 2022

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a Team Principal of an F1 team? As we draw closer to launch day, we thought we’d share a few more details about F1 Manager 2022 with PlayStation players as we’re very excited to be bringing an officially licensed F1 management game to console for the first time. From August 25, you’ll be able to sit on your sofa or armchair of choice and drive every decision for your chosen team. Pick one of the 10 current teams in F1 and manage all the action both o ...read more

New combat and gameplay details for The Callisto Protocol revealed 

Aug 24, 2022

Earlier this year we gave PlayStation fans a world-exclusive first look at The Callisto Protocol, a new science-fiction survival horror game from the team at Striking Distance Studios.   The response from the PlayStation community has been incredible. Fans have told us that they love the oppressive atmosphere, the terrifying creatures, and isolated deep space setting. We’re grateful for the awesome feedback. It has inspired the team as we polish the game for release in December. But the com ...read more

Hideo Kojima launching new Spotify podcast Brain Structure next month

Aug 24, 2022

In both Japanese and English. Hideo Kojima - the man behind the likes of Death Stranding, Metal Gear Solid, and PT - has once again popped up at the German Geoffs (AKA Gamescom Opening Night Live) for a bit of the old self-promotion, this time to announce a new podcast series known as Brain Structure. Brain Structure, which will launch as a Spotify exclusive starting in September, appears to be seperate from Kojima's Japan-only Radioverse podcast, which began in February and p ...read more

Don't expect to see more of Starfield at Gamescom

Aug 24, 2022

Bethesda has updated a blog post which previously suggested we might see more of Starfield next week at Gamescom. Fan excitment was sparked this week by word that Redfall and Starfield gameplay would be shown at a Community Get Together to be held next Friday, 26th August. "Come see Redfall and Starfield gameplay and get your hands on Fallout 76 while you're there," the blog teased. "Of course, we also have a few surprises and goodies in store for you." Starfield was the star ...read more

The Lords of the Fallen reboot announced

Aug 24, 2022

A spiritual successor to Lords of the Fallen was announced at tonight's Opening Night Live at Gamescom with a new cinematic trailer. Now with a The at the start, The Lords of the Fallen will continue the dark fantasy Soulslike RPG legacy of the original 2014 game, taking place a thousand years later. Most notably, the game will have a two-player uninterrupted online co-op option. The Lords of the Fallen - Announcement Trailer The game world also promises to be over five ti ...read more

Get your first look at Dead Island 2, launching February 3 on PS4 & PS5

Aug 24, 2022

Yes, that’s right, Dead Island 2 is OFFICIALLY a thing! So why have we been so quiet? We wanted our global announcement to go hand-in-hand with an awesome demo and we’re delighted that press around the world are getting their hands on the beta build of the game at Gamescom. We’re really proud to finally show off all our hard work! Dead Island 2 is a thrilling first person, action RPG, set in a zombie-infested Los Angeles that we like to call, HELL-A! So, what have we been up to? In ...read more

Xbox Gamescom booth lists bizarre Pinocchio game Lies of P for Game Pass

Aug 24, 2022

UPDATE: Confirmed, coming 2023. UPDATE 8pm UK: Tonight's Opening Night Live showcase has confirmed Lies of P will launch directly into Xbox Game Pass when it arrives at some point in 2023. Here's a fresh trailer: ORIGINAL STORY 4pm UK: Microsoft's Gamescom booth has demo stations for several upcoming titles apparently coming to Game Pass, as detailed in photos posted to Twitter by Xbox exec Aaron Greenberg. These include Lies of P, a bizarre Pinocchio game that looks a ...read more

The Callisto Protocol: Glen Schofield interview 

Aug 24, 2022

Our first encounter with The Callisto Protocol was back in June, when its creator Glen Schofield shared an exclusive look at the horrors that would await PS5 players on the surface of Jupiter’s moon. The Striking Distance Studios CEO took us on a tour emphasizing the tech powering this return to the sci-fi horror space: the subtle strength of Horror Engineering that’d perfect each shock and scare, the near-future weaponry that gives Jacob Lee a fighting chance against the mutated Biophage, ...read more

Dead Island 2's zombie hordes can be distracted by your voice thanks to Amazon

Aug 24, 2022

A swanky new gaming feature announced by Amazon at Gamescom will let you interact with Dead Island 2 using your voice. This feature is known as Alexa Game Control, and it pretty much does what it says on the tin. With Alexa Game Control in use, players will be able to control aspects of their game via Amazon's voice activated software. Amazon states that the feature will work with "any microphone or headset connected to their PC or console," and therefore "players do not need an E ...read more

Monster Hunter Rise now sold over 11m copies

Aug 24, 2022

Sales soar following Sunbreak. Monster Hunter Rise has now sold over 11m copies across Switch and PC. Recent sales of the game have been driven by a bundle with brand new expansion Sunbreak, Capcom said in a press release. Moreover, Sunbreak alone has sold 4m copies worldwide since its release at the end of June. Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak - Free Title Update 1 As of the end of June, Monster Hunter Rise had sold 10.3m copies and was placed third on Capcom's Platinum ...read more

Destiny 2, Fortnite, & Fall Guys; an Epic Collaboration

Aug 24, 2022

When we started talking about launching Destiny 2 on the Epic Games Store, the goal was to make the game even more available to people all over the world, no matter what platform they preferred. But as soon as Bungie and Epic started talking, they realized they were huge fans of each other, and things started snowballing. This is how we ended up with a crossover spanning three games, six characters/outfits, a map recreation, and three Guardian classes reimagined as rock-em-sock-em jellybeans. B ...read more