Gamescom 2022: Full Xbox Announcements and Game Reviews

The conference has just ended, but some of you may not have been able to enjoy this live broadcast with us. If so, rest assured our editors have prepared a recap of the evening hosted and presented by Geoff Keighley.

Recap of Opening Evening Live

  • The Callisto Protocol: This was undoubtedly one of the most anticipated games of the conference and did not disappoint. The Callisto Protocol, which went official almost two years ago, brings us a brand new bloody and creepy gameplay video. These few images should convince the last doubters to dive into the adventure from December 2nd on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Dying Light 2 Stay Human: Techland’s survival horror gave itself a few moments of glory when the Bloody Ties expansion was unveiled, available starting October 13 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Dead Island 2: It was also coveted, but the wait is almost over. In addition to a new trailer presented with great fanfare, Dead Island 2 has also announced a release date. See you on February 3, 2023 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlaySation 5 and PC to take down zombies like the good old days.
  • Hogwarts Legacy: While the release of Hogwarts Legacy has been delayed to early 2023, we are delighted to present a brand new video featuring Sebastian Sallow, a Slytherin student you can ally with. The Wizarding World of Hogwarts is coming to Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC on February 10th. The release date for the Switch version will be announced at a later date.
  • Everywhere: Many world premieres were expected this evening, and Everywhere was one of them. The first game from the studio of Leslie Benzies, former president of Rockstar North, this action game offered us several third-person shooter stages through a trailer, all in a cartoon style that many of you should love. At the moment, no release date has been announced.
  • Dune: Awakening: World Premiere is always with Dune: Awakening and its very simple trailer, which, nevertheless, salivates. There is not much information to put into your mouth yet, but we already know that it will be an MMO and that the player will develop in an open world. While we don’t have a release date yet, we do know that the game will be reserved for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 consoles, as well as PC.
  • Friends vs Friends: Let’s continue with what’s new in Friends vs Friends, a competitive multiplayer FPS game that combines combat and deck building in which players can compete in 1v1 and 2v2 modes. No release date has been announced. The game has been confirmed on PC and consoles with no further details.
  • High On Life: After revealing the first images at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase last June, High On Life unveiled a new look tonight. Rescheduled for December 13, High On Life offers us a new look at its universe, as colorful as it is fun. The game will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC. There will also be integration with Game Pass and Cloud Gaming offerings.
  • Move 2: Did you enjoy the Move? Then you’ll love Moving Out 2, the sequel to the acclaimed goofy moving sim coming out in 2023 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch and PC.
  • Under The Waves: We told you about it today, Quantic Dream has unveiled its new in-house development Under The Waves, but this time as a publisher. The title invites us to follow Stan, a professional diver in the North Sea who is struggling to overcome a disappearance during a long underwater mission and will have to make the most important choice of his life. Under The Waves will release in 2023 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Killer Clowns from Space: Without a doubt, Teravision Games has already found an audience with the announcement of Killer Clowns from Space. Inspired by the movie of the same name, players can take on these alien clowns or play them in multiple game modes. Killer Clowns from Space will launch in early 2023 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation. 5 and PC via Steam.
  • Gotham Knights: Warner Montreal’s Next Game made a splash during the conference with the release of a new gameplay trailer. If the software is still trying to convince you since its announcement, this new video might help you form a more accurate opinion. Little surprise, Gotham Knights is pushing its release forward a few days and will be available on October 21st on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • The Lords Of The Fallen: everything comes at the right time to those who can wait. 8 years after the announcement of the Lords of the Fallen sequel, CI Games has finally unveiled The Lords Of The Fallen. No gameplay to delve into, we just enjoy the trailer, the style of which has remained the same as that of its predecessor. The release is expected in 2023 on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Goat Simulator 3: He may have decided to break 2, but that won’t take away our fun. Goat Simulator 3 scheduled for November 17 on Xbox Series X | S, PlayStation 5 and PC, showed up during the opening of Night Live and had enough time to leave us with a crazy little trailer as it has a secret.
  • Sonic Frontiers: Sonic Frontiers not only didn’t ask him to take a break, but responded as promised by releasing a new trailer. The dark atmosphere and boss battles are at the heart of the video. The release is scheduled for November 8 on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Nintendo Switch and PC.
  • The Expanse: A former master of episodic interactive games, Telltale Games has this time decided to use its talents to develop The Expanse. The acclaimed sci-fi series (SyFy/Amazon Prime) will launch an action-adventure video game in the summer of 2023 on Xbox Series X|S, PS5 and PC. A gameplay video was released during Opening Night Live.
  • Park Beyond: Management game fans were certainly thrilled when they discovered Park Beyond, the design of which was entrusted to Limbic Entertainment by Bandai Namco. The release is scheduled for 2023 on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Wyrsong: This is still a very cryptic work dreamed up by industry veterans who have worked on Fallout 3, Fallout 4, Fallout: New Vegas, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Dragon Age: Inquisition, or The Outer Worlds.
  • The Outlast Trials: Geoff Keighley promised us that the Outlast Trials would be a party during Night Live’s opening. Just as creepy, this new opus will invite you to share your cold sweat through a co-op mode that can turn your nights into nightmares! Outlast Challenges will be available on Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Atlas Fallen: This is the name of the new role-playing game presented by Focus Entertainment. Developed by the teams at Deck13 Studio, players will discover a heroic fantasy universe that they can explore alone or with their friends, defeating giant monsters as they travel across the sands of this vast world. Atlas Fallen is slated for release in 2023 on Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • Lies of P: Not only did it hit us with its May 2021 revival, the soulful Lies of P has finally given us an official reveal with a trailer to boot. A dark atmosphere and bloody battles will be at the heart of this performance, which will turn the story of Pinocchio in a new light, very far from the count we knew as a child. Still without a release date, Lies of P will still be integrated into Xbox Game Pass, PC Game Pass, and Xbox Cloud Gaming at launch.
  • Scars Above is an action-adventure third-person shooter set in a sci-fi world that combines the thrill of overcoming adversity with a challenging and gripping storyline that sees you exploring a mysterious extraterrestrial planet. The game is planned for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and PC.
  • BLACKTAIL is a piece of software that will probably appeal to the followers of many of the legends that make up our stories. BLACKTAIL, developed by The Parasight, is an adventure game in which you play as Yaga, a 16-year-old girl accused of witchcraft and expelled from a medieval Slavic village. Your past is haunting you and you must battle wandering spirits as you try to unravel the mysteries of your origins. BLACKTAIL is coming to Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC this winter.
  • CrossfireX: The free-to-play FPS game from Smilegate Studios has unveiled the outlines for its biggest update since launching on Xbox. Called Babylon, the latter notably features a new matchmaking system as well as two new maps.
  • Age of Empires IV: Xbox game heralds the arrival of two civilizations, all in a free update scheduled for October 25th. The strategy game is available on PC and PC Game Pass.
  • Phantom Hellcat: new staging All in! Games, this hack’n’slash, presented during the opening of Night Live, puts you in the shoes of Jolyne, a teenager looking for her mother who has been kidnapped by demons. At the moment, the release date has not been announced, but additional information will be communicated to us on the official website.
  • The Finals: Embark Studios has lifted the veil on its free-to-play FPS, which will be released later in the year. The game from the former developers of DICE (Battlefield) will offer “unprecedented destruction”. The testing phase is coming to PC soon.

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