In a new Indie World Showcase presentation, Nintendo and its publishing and development partners revealed new details about 20 indie games coming to the Nintendo Switch, including four titles arriving today – Mini Motorways, Soundfall, OPUS: Echo of Starsong – Full Bloom Edition and Gibbon: Beyond the Trees. Highlights of the presentation include a first look at the noir-punk action-adventure Gunbrella from Doinksoft, as well as the debut of Another Crab’s Treasure from Aggro Crab, a soulslike adventure set in a crumbling underwater world plagued by a mysterious curse. Other games featured include ElecHead, a puzzle platformer, and Ooblets, a game about farming and collecting creatures.
During today’s Monster Hunter Digital Event, series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and director Yoshitake Suzuki provided fans with the most in-depth look at Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak yet, including a new trailer and game details. The duo unveiled three additional monsters, the new Switch Skill Swap ability, the new Follower Quests, and more information about the flagship Elder Dragon Malzeno. Finally, they revealed a new Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak Nintendo Switch Pro Controller featuring Malzeno which arrives alongside the expansion when it releases for Nintendo Switch and PC via Steam on June 30th.
Bandai Namco is delving into the LEGO universe to bring LEGO Brawls, a family-friendly brawling game, to consoles. The game puts players in control of customizable minifigures in a multi-player brawler with levels inspired by LEGO sets. Developed by Red Games, LEGO Brawls is slated for release on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in late summer 2022.
Warner Bros. Games and DC today revealed the first official gameplay of Nightwing and Red Hood in Gotham Knights, the upcoming open-world, third-person action RPG in development by Warner Bros. Games Montréal. Narrated by Game Director Geoff Ellenor, the new video debuts an extended look at both playable characters as they bring justice to Gotham City’s criminal element, while also investigating clues around the mysterious Court of Owls. In this gameplay walkthrough, each hero’s distinct fighting style and open-world traversal abilities are on full display, from Nightwing’s acrobatic combat and aerial glider to Red Hood’s twin firearm skills and leaping capability.
Gotham Knights is scheduled to launch on October 25th on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and PC. Starting today, Gotham Knights will be available for pre-order on all launch platforms via the PlayStation Store, Microsoft Store, Steam and Epic Games Store.
Today, IO Interactive shed new light on upcoming Year 2 content for Hitman 3, including the May Roadmap, details on the new Freelancer launch window, and news on the release of the upcoming map known as Ambrose Island.
Today, Codemasters and EA released gameplay footage from the upcoming EA Sports F1 22 to premier the Miami International Audrome Circuit ahead of this weekend’s Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix. The video provides fans with an exclusive sneak peek as to what drivers, including F1 22’s cover star and current world champion Charles Leclerc, will face as they navigate all 19-corners of the real 5.41km circuit.
F1 22 officially releases July 2nd for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. The digital-only F1 22 Champions Edition, featuring additional Miami content and early access to the game, is available for pre-order now.
Rebellion today released a new trailer for Sniper Elite 5 which showcases the game’s features and game modes, including the first glimpse of multiplayer and Invasion Mode. The Sniper Elite series returns on May 26th as Sniper Elite 5 releases simultaneously on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PlayStation 4 & 5, Epic, Steam and the Windows Store.
Today, EA and Codemasters revealed Scuderia Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc as the first F1 ambassador and cover star of F1 22 and premiered the first gameplay trailer for a first look at the new and returning features coming to F1 22 when the game launches on July 1st.
straka.studio, with the support of Superhot Presents, today released their ‘Dark Souls meets Tetris’ action roguelike, Loot River, on PC and Xbox. The game is available now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, free for Xbox Game Pass subscribers, and on Steam, where it is officially Steam Deck verified.
Embracer Group has entered into an agreement to acquire the development studios Crystal Dynamics, Eidos-Montréal, Square Enix Montréal, and a catalogue of IPs including Tomb Raider, Deus Ex, Thief, Legacy of Kain and more than 50 back-catalogue games from Square Enix for $300 million.