Aug. 26, 2022

Gamescom 2022

Gamescom 2022

This time on Video Game Tango, We’ve got Gamescom this week, and it brings along with it 38 new games to talk about, and if you get lost along the way make sure you check out the blog over at for a full list of all the games along with their Steam links, the platforms they’re available on, and their release dates.

Everywhere- No information other than new IP, a place for players to share content and stories. - Build a Rocketboy (2023)

Dune Awakening- Rise from survival to dominance in a vast and seamless Arrakis shared by thousands of players. Dune: Awakening combines the grit and creativity of survival games with the social interactivity of large, persistent multiplayer games to create a unique and ambitious Open World Survival MMO. - Funcom (Steam, TBA, Beta Sign-up atDunegames)

Playstation Dualsense Wireless Controller announced. 

The Callisto Protocol- New gameplay trailer featuring a gravity gun style weapon, stealth takedown mechanics, regenerating enemies, limb removal, Tomb Raider style QTEish events and death scenes. - Krafton, Inc (December 2nd 2022,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

The Lords of The Fallen- A vast world awaits in all-new, dark fantasy action-RPG, The Lords of the Fallen. As one of the fabled Dark Crusaders, embark on an epic quest to overthrow Adyr, the demon God. - Hexworks (Steam, PS5, Xbox Series)

Moving Out 2- Moving Out is back and wackier than ever, and now with ONLINE PLAY! Return to Packmore and use your moving skills across brand new dimensions and some old favourites. Help rebuild Smooth Moves and become an all-star F.A.R.T. (Furniture Arrangement & Relocation Technician)! - SMG Studio, Devm Games (2023,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Hogwarts Legacy- Experience Hogwarts in the 1800s. Your character is a student who holds the key to an ancient secret that threatens to tear the wizarding world apart. Make allies, battle Dark wizards and decide the fate of the wizarding world. - Avalanche Software (February 10th, 2023 Pre-orders start August 25th,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

New Tales from the Borderlands- Decide the fates of altruistic scientist Anu, her ambitious, "streetwise" brother Octavio, and the fierce, frogurt-slinging Fran. Claw and con your way through five thrilling chapters! - Gearbox Software (October 21, 2022, Pre-orders available now,Steam, EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

Dying Light 2 Bloody Ties- Dying Light 2 DLC: In Bloody Ties, players will embark on a new story adventure, you will reach the epicentre of death, wealth and absolute splendour in a stunning location; The Carnage Hall. This old opera building is full of challenges and quests, surprising new weapon types, character interactions, and discoveries to uncover. - Techland (October 13th, Pre-orders available now, Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Tortuga- A Pirate’s Tale tells the journey of a pirate captain with a lust for gold and glory who assumes command of a fleet of pirate ships to strike the Caribbean. - Kalypso Media (Q1 2023,EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Marauders- Marauders is a tactical first-person multiplayer looter shooter set in a sci-fi universe. As a space pirate, work solo, or in a squad of up to 3 other players to navigate a hostile battleground, hunt for loot, craft new weapons and gear, and salvage what you’ll need to survive. (Coming Soon, early access Oct 2022,Steam)

Destiny 2: Lightfall- Shattered glass glints in the starlight. Soldiers of the Shadow Legion battle with Guardians under the unmistakable shadows of the fleet overhead—the Witness and its newest disciple are here. Find strength in the Light, arm yourself with Darkness, and peer beyond the veil as you raise the stakes. -Bungie (February 28, Pre-order Available Now,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Sonic Frontiers- Worlds are colliding in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest high-speed adventure! In search of the missing Chaos emeralds, Sonic becomes stranded on an ancient island teeming with unusual creatures. Battle hordes of powerful enemies as you explore a breathtaking world of action, adventure, and mystery. Accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high-velocity, open-zone platforming freedom as you race across the five massive Starfall Islands. Jump into adventure, wield the power of the Ancients, and fight to stop these new mysterious foes. - Sonic Team (November 8, Pre-order Available Now,Steam, EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch)

Under the Waves- Stan, a professional diver in the North Sea, is struggling to overcome a life-changing loss during an extended mission underwater. Stuck in his self-imposed solitude, he starts to experience strange events and will have to make the most significant choice of his life. - Parallel Studio (Coming Soon,Steam, EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Goat Simulator 3- Pilgor’s baaack! Gather your herd and venture forth into Goat Simulator 3; an all-new, totally realistic, multiplayer sandbox farmyard experience. Pre-purchase now and get your own jiggly in-game Pre-Udder! - Coffee Stain North AB  (November 7, “Pre-Udder” Available Now,EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Return to Monkey Island- Return to Monkey Island is an unexpected, thrilling return of series creator Ron Gilbert that continues the story of the legendary adventure games. -Terrible Toybox (September 19, Pre-Orders Available Now,Steam, Nintendo Switch)

Moonbreaker- Moonbreaker is a turn-based strategy, tabletop tactics game. Designed to be a true digital miniatures experience, set in an expansive sci-fi universe crafted by Brandon Sanderson. Direct Captain & Crew to determine the fate of the Reaches in gripping, ever changing competition & adventure. - Unknown Worlds Entertainment (September 29, Early Access Available on Request,Steam)

Friends vs Friends- Friends vs Friends is a frantic, online PvP shooter that combines combat and deck building. Choose a character, build your deck, and test your friendship with the craziest card effects. Fast - Fun - Friends! -Brainwash Gang (TBA,Steam, “Consoles”)

Lies of P- Inspired by the familiar story of Pinocchio, Lies of P is an action souls-like game set in a dark Belle Époque world. Guide Pinocchio on his unrelenting journey to become human. - Neowiz (TBA,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Seris, Xbox One)

Strange Alien Dawn- Brave a new world in Stranded: Alien Dawn, a planet survival sim placing the fate of a small marooned group in your hands. Forge your story through compelling and immersive strategic gameplay as you make vital decisions to protect your survivors. - Haemimont Games (Early Access October 2022,Steam)

Atlas Fallen- Rise from the dust and glide the sands of a timeless land, filled with ancient dangers, mysteries and fragments of the past. Hunt legendary monsters with powerful sand-infused weapons and abilities in spectacular, super-powered combat. -Deck13 Interactive (TBA 2023,Steam, PS5, Xbox Series)

Homeworld 3- Tactical, beautiful, and wholly unique, the GOTY-winning sci-fi RTS returns with Homeworld 3. Assume control and battle through fleet combat in dazzling, fully 3D space while the award-winning story unfolds on a galactic scale. - Blackbird Interactive (First Half of 2023,Steam,EGS)

Genshin Impact 3.0- Embark on a journey across Teyvat to find your lost sibling and seek answers from The Seven — the gods of each element. Explore this wondrous world, join forces with a diverse range of characters, and unravel the countless mysteries that Teyvat holds. - COGNOSPHERE PTE. LTD. (August 24th,EGS, iOS, Android)

Honkai: Star Rail- Strategic turn-based combat - Hoyoverse (TBD)

High on Life- From the mind of Justin Roiland comes High On Life. Humanity is being threatened by an alien cartel who wants to use them as drugs. It’s up to you to rescue and partner with charismatic, talking guns, take down Garmantuous and his gang, and save the world! - Squanch Games, Inc. (December 2022,Steam,EGS, Xbox Series)

The Expanse- Newgameplay footageforThe Expanse: A Telltales Series. (TBA)

Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The Game- Plan your own alien invasion and harvest humans as the iconic Killer Klowns, or gather a team of survivors to fight the extraterrestrial threat, in a game based on the ‘80s cult classic movie. Welcome to a new, craazzy take on the asymmetrical multiplayer horror experience! - Teravision Games (Early 2023,Steam, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Scars Above- Scars Above is a challenging sci-fi third-person action adventure shooter combining the rewarding feel of overcoming difficulty with a compelling and intricate story, set in a mysterious alien world to explore. - Mad Head Games (Coming Soon,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

Wyrosong- Brand new RPG by industry veterans of Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Fallout 4, The Outer Worlds -Something Wicked Games(Trailer only, TBA)

Gotham Knights(New Trailer) - It is now up to the Batman Family - Batgirl, Nightwing, Red Hood, and Robin - to protect Gotham. - Warner Bros. Games Montreal (NEW Release date: October 25th, Pre-order Available Now,Steam,EGS, PS5, Xbox Series)

Where Winds Meets- Open-world martial arts game. - Everstone Games (Trailer only, TBA)

Park Beyond- In Park Beyond, you can create the park of your dreams without being held back by gravity. The accessible controls and a story-driven campaign mode will help you learn the ropes of park management and build increasingly crazy rides and modular coasters. - Limbic Entertainment (TBA 2023,Steam, PS5, Xbox Series)

Warhammer 40K: Darktide(Official Gameplay Trailer) - Take back the city of Tertium from hordes of bloodthirsty foes in this intense and brutal action shooter. Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is the new co-op focused experience from the award-winning team behind the Vermintide series. As Tertium falls, Rejects Will Rise. -Fatshark (November 2022,Steam)

Blacktail- Forge the legend of Baba Yaga, a girl accused of witchcraft and expelled from her home. Live out the origins of the Slavic myth in this one-of-a-kind blend of intense archery combat and dark storytelling set in a vibrant fairy tale world. -THE PARASIGHT (December 15th,Steam, PS5, Xbox Series)

Phantom Hellcat- Phantom Hellcat is a dynamic slasher-platformer with showy combos in a theatrical setting. When demons kidnap Jolene’s mother, the young woman must take the stage and save her—but in the world of plays and props, things are not always what they appear to be. - Ironbird Creations (TBA,Steam, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One)

CrossfireX Babylon- “Content Package” for Crossfire X: The legendary PC franchise comes to Xbox in a fast-paced first person shooter offering a variety of exhilarating multiplayer experiences and a cinematic campaign, developed in partnership with Remedy Entertainment, that explores the global conflict between the world’s two most formidable private military factions. (Available Now, Xbox Series)

Dorfromantik(Nintendo Switch Announcement) - Dorfromantik is a peaceful building strategy and puzzle game where you create a beautiful and ever-growing village landscape by placing tiles. Explore a variety of colorful biomes, discover and unlock new tiles and complete quests to fill your world with life! (Available Now onSteam, September 29th Nintendo Switch)

The Outlast Trials- The Outlast Trials is a survival horror game you can play by yourself or with other players online. You'll have to survive the twisted, sadistic and bizarre experiments of the Murkoff Corporation, alone or in a group up to 4 players. -Red Barrels (TBA, Early Access Available on Request,Steam)

The Finals- Join THE FINALS, the world-famous, free-to-play, combat-centered game show! Fight alongside your teammates in virtual arenas that you can alter, exploit, and even destroy. Build your own playstyle in this first-person shooter to win escalating tournaments and lasting fame. - Embark Studios (Coming Soon, Early Access Available on Request,Steam)

Dead Island 2/Additional “Gameplay” Trailer- A deadly virus is spreading across Los Angeles, turning inhabitants into zombies. Bitten, infected, but more than just immune, uncover the truth behind the outbreak and discover who -or what- you are. Pre-purchase now and get the Memories of Banoi! - Dam Busters Studio (February 2nd 2023,EGS, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series, Xbox One, Alexa Game Control, Stadia)

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