Gamescom, an annual showcase showcasing upcoming video games, is currently taking place in Europe and, like every year, several new games have been announced for release in the coming months and years.
We’ve got a list of the biggest games announced, so if you’re looking to plan your game schedule for the near future, check out the following games:
lies of p
This Dark Souls-inspired game has you playing as Pinocchio, but it’s definitely not the Disney version you might be familiar with.
As a mechanical puppet, you are tasked with finding Mr. Geppetto in a city overwhelmed by wild and mindless entities.
You’ll engage in soul-like combat with a variety of weapons, ranging from magic via your mechanical arm to oversized swords and maces. Lies of P launches in 2023 on all platforms and is also coming to Xbox Game Pass.
An open world Sonic the Hedgehog game featuring a blend of classic and modern navigation, Sonic Frontiers pits the heroic Sonic against an unknown threat of giant robots and digital beings. The trailer promises true open-world navigation as fast as it gets, along with puzzles, collectibles, and even friends to save. Sonic Frontiers launches on November 8, 2022.
The Callisto Protocol
A sci-fi horror shooter from the developers who brought you Dead Space, this game features a lot of the core elements of Dead Space, including enemies that need their limbs shot off to be defeated, as well as mutated enemies that grow back. if you can’t defeat them fast enough. It’s bloody to say the least, so discretion is advised. The Callisto Protocol launches on December 2, 2022 on all platforms.
awakening of the dunes
Did you like the movie Dune? Enough to wish you could travel the sand-filled world and fend off raiders? Dune Awakening lets you do just that, as an open world survival MMO set in the Dune universe. While not much is known really, a beta registration page is open, allowing you to register your interest. Dune Awakening does not yet have a release date.
A third person fighting game that has you play as various Batman heroes including Batgirl, Red Hood, Nightwing and more as you team up to save Gotham City. The latest trailer showcased the villains you’ll be facing, with favorites like Mr. Freeze, Harley Quinn, and Clayface showing up to cause trouble. Gotham Knights releases on October 21, 2022.
There were plenty of other announcements, so if you’re curious to see them all, definitely visit the Gamescom home page for more information.
Written by Junior Miyai on behalf of GLHF.