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August 21, 2018updated 23 Aug 2018 12:11pm

A definitive list of video game announcements at Gamescom 2018

By Luke Christou

Nintendo Switch | PlayStation 4 | Xbox One | PC


PlayStation 4


A release date for Shenmue III has been confirmed by publisher Deep Silver. The upcoming action-adventure title will release on PS4 and PC on 27 August, 2019.


We already knew that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice will be coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in March 2019. However, Activision has confirmed that a special collector’s edition set will also be released on the same day. The collector’s edition comes with a steelbook case, a character statue, art book, map, sound track and replica game coins.


Bandai Namco has confirmed that military flight title Ace Combat 7 will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One on 18 January, 2019. PlayStation VR owners will also have access to an exclusive virtual reality mission.


Perfect World Entertainment has given gamers their first look at survival shooter Remnant: From the Ashes, which will launch next year on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.


Space Hulk has been given a 9 October release date on PS4. Set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, Space Hulk is an adaption of the board game by the same name. The announcement was accompanied by a slick new trailer entitled Choose Your Side.


Bandai Namco has announced a trilogy of horror games titled The Dark Pictures. The first, Man of Medan, will release on PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2019. Players will take control of four tourists trapped on board a haunted ship.


First announced last year, those waiting for Metro Exodus were treated to some gameplay footage at Gamescom, revealing the horrors that lurk in the FPS after dark.


Ubisoft has confirmed the release date for the latest instalment in its motorbike time trial game Trials. Named Trials Rising, the title will be coming to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC on 12 February, 2019.


The Voxel Agents have confirmed that The Gardens Between, a puzzle adventure game, will be released on 20 September, 2018.


Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 will be available in Standard, Gold, Ultimate and Collector’s editions, publisher Ubisoft has revealed. The latest instalment of the hit shooter will arrive on Xbox One, PS4 and PC on 15 March, 2019.


Outerloop Games has announced Falcon Age, a first-person falcon-hunting adventure that will launch exclusively on PlayStation’s virtual reality headset next year.


THQ Nordic used the Gamescom opening ceremony to announce a new entry in the Desperados series. Like its predecessors, Desperados III will be a real-time strategy game set in the Wild West. The title will come to PS4, Xbox one and PC in 2019.


Square Enix treated players to 20 minutes of gameplay from upcoming graphic adventure Life is Strange 2, which will be released on 27 September, 2018.


Paradox has announced that it will bring its strategy title Stellaris to consoles following a successful PC launch in 2016. The title will come to PS4 and Xbox One, but a release date has yet to be announced.


Swedish developer The Bearded Ladies has confirmed that turn-based tactical adventure Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden will release on PC, Xbox One and PS4 on 4 December, 2018. The title combined exploration with fighter-style combat.

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