Author: Scott Ferguson

gamescom 2017: Exclusive Trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War Featuring Foes Old and New

It’s nearly time to journey back to the world of Tolkien with Middle-earth: Shadow of War on Xbox One. With a vast new open world to explore, awesome foes to battle, and legions of orcs to fight with and against, we can’t wait to continue the adventures of Talion and Celebrimbor in this awesome-looking sequel to Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Today we’re treated with an exclusive look at the adventure that awaits in the new “Monsters of Mordor” trailer featuring the many beasts we’ll encounter and possess, like fire graugs and drakes. And yes, you saw that right. That’s...

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War Story Trailer Shows Savage Monsters

During Microsoft’s gamescom 2017 press conference, a new trailer for Middle-earth: Shadow of War was shown. The trailer highlights the monsters of Mordor, and asks plays “How will you test against the savage wild of Middle-earth?” Check it out below: Here’s how Warner Bros. describes the upcoming release: Middle-earth: Shadow of War is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, winner of more than 50 industry awards—including the 2015 Game Developers Choice Awards’ Game of the Year, Outstanding Innovation in Gaming at the 2015 D.I.C.E. Awards and the BAFTA for Game Design. Developed by Monolith Productions, Middle-earth: Shadow...

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New CGI Trailer for Assassin’s Creed Origins Shows Off Cleopatra & Julius Caesar

Microsoft kicked off their gamescom 2017 press conference with a brand-new Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer. The CGI video features a who’s who of ancient Egypt. From Cleopatra to Julius Caesar, we got to see some incredible historical figures. Check out the new video below: For more on Assassin’s Creed Origins, check out our E3 2017 preview: The changes in Origin’s combat are drastic enough that I was felled more than once as I tried to get a feel for the new control sensibilities. Once I got the hang of it, I still didn’t think it flowed in the same way previous games have, but...

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Watch the Xbox Gamescom Press Conference 2017

While Sony isn’t set to have a big presence at gamescom 2017, the same can’t be said about their main competitor. Microsoft will be holding a press conference during Europe’s biggest gaming tradeshow, and should have plenty to show considering how light E3 was in terms of first-party reveals. As with any major press conference, there’ll likely be plenty of multiplatform games shown. That means there are plenty of reasons for PlayStation 4 owners to watch. The livestream is set to take place at 3pm EDT (that’s noon PDT, 9pm CEST, and 8pm BST). Check out the Xbox gamescom press...

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THQ Nordic’s Recently Teased New IP Is Called Biomutant, According to German Magazine

Twitter user Tino Hahn has posted an image from German magazine GamesMarkt that appears to leak THQ Nordic’s New IP ahead of its planned Gamescom 2017 debut. Called Biomutant, the game’s brief description matches what the publisher teased recently i.e. it’ll be a brand new open-world RPG “set in a unique universe and will be a post-apocalyptic kung-fu fable.” You can check out the full image below. The game’s developer is Experiment 101 (or X101). According to Eurogamer, the studio was set up in 2015 by former Avalanche (Just Cause) creative director Stefan Ljungqvist, who recently wrote on LinkedIn: We will be demoing...

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