Summer Game Fest Showcase 2022: everything announced, including The Last of Us remake for PS5


Summer Game Fest Showcase 2022: everything announced, including The Last of Us remake for PS5

Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest showcase for 2022 is finally here, giving us a glimpse of the future of video games. From The Last of Us: Part 1 on PS5 to Aliens: Dark Descent and Marvel’s Midnight Suns, there were plenty of games on display at this year’s show.

This roundup has all the biggest announcements, trailers, and gameplay footage in one place so you can be sure you won’t miss a thing during the summer of gaming.

The Last of Us Remake officially revealed: arrives in September for PS5, PC version on the way

After leaking before the show, Naughty Dog has officially announced that a new version of The Last of Us will be released on PS5 on September 2, 2022, with a new enemy AI based on The Last of Us Part 2, 60FPS performance, new combat options, and more.

The Last of Us multiplayer game has a story and is ‘as big’ as other Naughty Dog games

Image Credit: Naughty Dog, Sony

Image Credit: Naughty Dog, Sony

Finally, we’ve learned more about the long-awaited standalone multiplayer game set in The Last of Us universe and received a piece of concept art that shows off what fans can expect from the game. The game will feature a “new cast of characters” and it looks like it will take place, at least partially, in San Francisco.

While it’s great to learn more about this game, it’s been confirmed that we won’t be learning more about this multiplayer title until 2023.

Street Fighter 6 to see the return of Guile

A new gameplay trailer for Street Fighter 6 has revealed that Guile will be returning for the latest entry in the legendary fighting franchise. In the new footage, we see Guile fighting Luke and Ryu in an updated version of his Air Force Base stage.

Aliens: Dark Descent will bring players face to face with Xenomorphs once again in 2023

A new game set in the universe of the Alien franchise is coming in 2023. We didn’t learn much about what the game was, but a cinematic trailer revealed the tone of what players can expect. The trailer ends with Marines fighting Xenomorphs from a top-down perspective, which could hint at what the game will look like.

First look at the two protagonists of the series The Last of Us HBO

Summer Game Fest shared our first real look at Pedro Pascal’s Joel and Bella Ramsey’s Ellie from HBO’s The Last of Us series. It was also revealed that Joel’s voice actor Troy Baker and Ellie’s voice actor Ashley Johnson will have a role in the upcoming series that is more than a cameo.

Image credit: HBO, PlayStation

Image credit: HBO, PlayStation

The Callisto Protocol First Extended Gameplay reveals more of the horrific journey the player will continue later this year

The Callisto Protocol promises to be one of the scariest games ever, and the first extended gameplay video confirms that it’s well on its way to making that nightmare a reality. In the game demo, we see brutal deaths not only for enemies, but also for our main character. It also appears to feature shootable limbs that will fall off Dead Space style.

The Callisto Protocol will be released on December 2, 2022.

Lieutenant Simon “Ghost” Riley and Sergeant John “Soap” McTavish return in the latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 campaign gameplay demo. The “Dark Water” demo takes place aboard a ship sailing through a storm, and we get a glimpse of more open-ended outdoor play and tighter indoor combat situations.

While they weren’t shown, Captain John Price and Sergeant Kyle “Gaz” Garrick will also be part of the story once again when Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 arrives on October 27, 2022.

Layers of Fears is a ‘psychedelic horror chronicle’ made in Unreal Engine 5

Bloober Team has confirmed that it is working on Layers of Fears, a new “psychedelic horror story” made in Unreal Engine 5 that is billed as something of a remaster and sequel that “will build on the foundations” of the original Layers of Fear. Layers of Fear: Inheritance and Layers of Fear 2. It will also include “an expanded plot and gameplay direction.”

Marvel’s Midnight Suns Trailer Reveals Spider-Man and Release Date

A new trailer for Marvel’s Midnight Sons not only revealed that Spider-Man will be joining their roster, but also confirmed that the XCOM-esque game will release on October 7, 2022. The trailer also introduced the main villain, Lilith, and corrupt. versions of Venom, Sabertooth, Scarlet Witch and Hulk.

IGN also got a chance to see Marvel’s Midnight Suns, and you can read our thoughts in our first preview.

Gotham Knights: Nightwing Gameplay Trailer

WB Games Montreal visited Summer Game Fest to share a new Gotham Knights gameplay video starring Nightwing.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge gets a release date, Casey Jones as a playable character, and a new six-player mode

TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge will be officially released on June 16, 2022. The news was revealed in a new trailer that also confirmed Casey Jones as a playable character and a new six-player mode.

Saints Row: Boss Factory lets you create a custom character before the game arrives

Saints Row: Boss Factory is a new app that will allow players to create and save up to six character skins that can then be used for the full Saints Row game when it launches on August 23, 2022.

Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course Gameplay Shows Chalice In Action

The long-awaited Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course is almost here as it releases on June 30. During the Summer Game Fest presentation, we were able to see the game of Delicious Last Course starring the new character Ms. Chalice.

Stylish Card-Based Shooter Neon White Launches June 16

Neon White, the stylish card-based platform shooter, is set to release on June 16, 2022. Developed by Donut County creator Ben Esposito, Neon White will be available for both PC and Nintendo Switch.

Humankind Coming to Consoles, New DLC Announced

In addition to confirming that Amplitude Studios’ turn-based strategy game Humankind is coming to PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, and Xbox One on November 4, we’ve also received news of its new DLC, Cultures of Latin America.

Flashback 2 is the long-awaited sequel to the 1992 sci-fi platformer.

The original Flashback was released in 1992 and looks set to return in the winter of 2022 with Flashback 2. The original had similar gameplay to Prince of Persia and Another World, and we shouldn’t have to wait much longer for more details on how it will play out this year. .

Witchfire returns after being announced at The Game Awards 2017

Witchfire was first announced at The Game Awards in 2017, but has remained quiet ever since. Now, we’ve been given a new look at the first-person shooter and the promise that it will enter Early Access in the near future.

Fort Solis stars Troy Baker from The Last of Us and Roger Clark from Red Dead Redemption 2

Fort Solis is a sci-fi thriller starring Troy Baker (Joel Miller) from The Last of Us and Roger Clark (Arthur Morgan) from Red Dead Redemption 2.

Routine is a horror game with a terrifying cast of robots

Routine was announced nearly a decade ago, but that length of time may not have prepared us for the terrifying aspect of its game that looks like a cross between Alien: Isolation and The Terminator.

Ex-Blizzard developers announce Stormgate, a new post-apocalyptic RTS

Frost Giant, a studio made up of former Blizzard employees, has unveiled its new post-apocalyptic RTS, Stormgate. While we only saw a cinematic trailer, it did show an archaeologist crafting an ancient shield from artifacts before she was rudely interrupted by a giant demon. Fortunately, a robot-clad ally swoops in to save the day.

Stormgate will have a beta version in 2023 and will be free when it launches.

Goat Simulator 3 was announced with a parody trailer for Dead Island 2

Before we go check, there’s no Goat Simulator 2. That didn’t stop Goat Simulator 3 from being announced with a Dead Island 2 parody trailer, though. We didn’t see any gameplay, but it seems to feature all the wild antics of your favorite goats. of the games once again.

Warhammer 40K: Darktide – Extended Gameplay Trailer

Warhammer 40K: Darktide received an extended gameplay trailer at Summer Game Fest that showcased more of the sci-fi follow-up to Warhammer Vermintide.

Highwater Reveal trailer shows a world devastated by the effects of climate change

Highwater is an upcoming action-adventure game that aims to allow players to explore a world devastated by the effects of climate change.

One Piece Odyssey Trailer Reveals More Of Monkey D. Luffy And Crew’s New Adventure

Despite not featuring much gameplay, we got a good look at the upcoming One Piece Odyssey game starring Monkey D. Luffy and many anime favorites.

HoYoverse, developer of Genshin Impact, presents Honkai: Star Rail and Zenless Zone Zero

Those who can’t get enough of Genshin Impact will be happy to know that HoYoverse has just shared more from Honkai: Star Rail and Zenless Zone Zero.

Nightingale gets a longer game look at Summer Game Fest

Nightingale is an upcoming survival game from Aaryn Flynn and Inflexion, and Summer Game Fest gave fans an extended look at the game in action.

Metal: Hellsinger is a music based rhythm shooter with music from heavy metal legends

Metal: Hellsinger received a new gameplay trailer and showed off more of the music-based rhythm shooter that features music from heavy metal legends like System of a Down.

Warframe’s New Open World Expansion The Duviri Paradox Gets New Trailer

The Warframe universe is about to get a whole lot bigger as its Duviri Paradox open world expansion is on the way. We got a new trailer at Summer Game Fest and the promise of more info coming next month.

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