Gamescom once again commenced with its highly anticipated event, Opening Night Live 2023, headlined by the charismatic host Geoff Keighley, renowned for his involvement in The Game Awards and Summer Game Fest.
This captivating showcase treated gamers to an array of exciting sneak peeks at upcoming titles that have been eagerly awaited by the community. Among the highlights were glimpses of Alan Wake 2, Mortal Kombat 1, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Adding an element of unpredictability, Opening Night Live also treated viewers to some unexpected reveals. Two intriguing newcomers, Dustborn and Thank Goodness You’re Here, were introduced to the gaming world, piquing curiosity about what they have in store.
Fans were also elated as the long-anticipated Tekken 8 finally unveiled its much-awaited release date during the event.
For those who might have lost interest in Diablo IV shortly after the commencement of its initial season, Season of the Malignant, Blizzard has acknowledged the sentiment.
The studio has swiftly responded with an announcement of Season two, aptly named Season of Blood, which promises a fresh infusion of quests, items, and adversaries.
The icing on the cake comes in the form of Gemma Chan lending her voice to a new character named Aeris. Mark your calendars for October 17th as the launch date for this blood-curdling experience; although, it might be worth reminding Blizzard that the spooky season kicks off nearly a month prior.
The spotlight then turned to Todd Howard, the game’s producer, who took the stage after a minor disruption. With palpable enthusiasm, Howard presented Starfield as a “dream game” for Bethesda, citing the studio’s ambitious goals and expansive scope in crafting this new franchise.
Following a momentary on-stage commotion, a sneak peek of Little Nightmares 3 took center stage, now under the stewardship of Supermassive Games. Fans can anticipate diving into this chilling journey come 2024.
Further expanding the eerie universe, a podcast titled “The Sounds of Nightmares” was unveiled, offering an immersive auditory experience. Intriguingly, the first two episodes of the podcast are already available for those inclined to delve into its spine-tingling narratives.