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Team Sonic Racing offers a fresh look on both racing and Sonic

Team Sonic Racing Gamescom demo
Team Sonic Racing is the next entry in the Sonic racing game series and successor to the critically acclaimed Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. The game has been teased back in SXSW 2018 and received a reveal trailer at E3 2018. At Gamescom 2018, I got the opportunity to sit down with Derek Littlewood from Sumo Digital and play the Team Sonic...

Hitman 2 gameplay and new features straight out of Gamescom 2018

Hitman 2 assassination
Warner Bros. Interactive invited us to play the first mission of Hitman 2 at Gamescom 2018. It's the same Miami mission we got a brief glimpse of when the game was announced, but we came out of it with a full Hitman 2 gameplay video for you to watch. You can watch me silently eliminate the two targets in the...

Battlefield 5 multiplayer returns victorious to the battlefields of WW2

Battlefield 5 multiplayer
We returned to the battlefields of WW2 with the game that brings the franchise home – Battlefield 5. Many applauded DICE for continuing the great success of Battlefield 1, but some fans were infuriated by a few of the changes. Let us rise above any controversy, and judge the closed beta gameplay trailer from Gamescom 2018, which features the Rotterdam map,...

World of Tanks VR and World of Tanks AR Spectate take warfare to a whole new reality

World of Tanks VR
World of Tanks AR Spectate During Gamescom 2018, Wargaming presented a prototype system which they call World of Tanks AR Spectate or WoT-AR for short. The system takes a scripted scenario of a battle that happened in World of Tanks that displays in on any flat surface in your house, like the kitchen table, through an ordinary tablet. WoT-AR can run the simulation using...

Biomutant shows you what’s it like to be a mutant rodent in a beautiful apocalypse

Biomutant Gamescom 2018 Combat
THQ Nordic announced Biomutant last year, and this year they brought a fully playable demo of the upcoming action role-playing game to Gamescom. Biomutant lets you design a cute, furry mutant rodent, and engage in battle with other furry friends. Take a look at the latest trailer before we dive right into the demo. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lVfeSHbjslw The Biomutant Gamescom demo starts us off with character creation. We need...

Breach, a new action RPG by ex-BioWare devs, is doing assymetric multiplayer right

Breach Gameplay
Breach was announced just in time for Gamescom 2018 and we, being the curious bunch, sat down with developer QC Games during the convention. So, we met up with Game Director Dallas Dickinson and CCO Gabe Amatangelo who told us more about the dungeon crawler and its asymmetric multiplayer. We even got to play through a breach and utterly obliterate the...

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Conquest Battles and abilites take combat to a whole new level

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Conquest Battles
One of the new and most impressive additions to Assassin's Creed Odyssey is the Conquest Battles. These massive battles of 150 Spartans against 150 Athenians take the series' reworked combat system we first saw in Assassin's Creed Origins to the next level. The improved combat also introduces active abilities for both your primary weapon and bow, which should help you...

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gamescom demo highlights Dark Souls similarities and differences

Sekiro Shadows Die Twice Combat
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is one of two upcoming titles by From Software, who is best known for the insanely difficult Dark Souls trilogy. At Gamescom 2018, I played Sekiro and died more than twice, and each time I learned something - the game is incredibly fun. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP8lFi_BibY At first glance you might think Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is rivaling titles such as Ghost of...

Ape Out is a perfect combination of action, rhythm and angry primates

Ape Out gamescom 2018
You are an ape, an orange ape to be exact. You run down corridors while punching people to death and trying not to get shot. That's the simple premise of indie game Ape Out. It’s fast, and it’s fun, and it’s freaking bananas. The game is developed by one person - Gabe Cuzzillo. I got to sit down with Cuzzillo at...

Monster Prom lets you date your favorite monster in high school

Monster Prom
Monster Prom is a dating simulator where you take the hottest monster in school to the prom. The title is pretty self-explanatory. This indie game, developed by Beautiful Glitch and published by Those Awesome Guys, is colorful and pretty darn cool. It has multiple paths to take that lead to different endings, it's fun to play with friends, and the lines are...

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