Every thing new from the PC Gaming Present at E3 2021
As E3 2021 begins to wind down as shortly because it wound up, tonight we obtained the PC Gaming Present. Down right here it is our time! It is our time down right here. We obtained new trailers for a couple of issues we have seen introduced over the weekend already, but additionally some model new announcies for some very cool trying issues – like the fantastic melancholy of Far: Altering Tides, the insufferable cuteness of being in Tinkykin, and the cybergrim of Mechajammer
If it is advisable to atone for different E3 goings on, regulate our information feed, and examine our spherical ups of the opposite huge exhibits. We have tonight’s Xbox and Bethesda showcase, the Sq. Enix stream, the the Ubisoft Ahead stream, plus all of the video games from Netflix’s Geeked Week, Geoff’s Summer time Sport Fest, and a Double Positive’s Day Of The Devs.
Naraka: Bladepoint – new large anachronous chainsaw weapon
Naraka is a 60 participant battle royale recreation that we’ve got, in equity, seen numerous trailers for. However just one trailer has featured a big magical chainsaw, and that is this one proper right here. It joins the opposite weapons within the roster, together with that almost all RPS favorite of weapons: the grappling hook. Naraka’s popping out on August Twelfth.
Dodgeball Academia – new recreation announcement
Coming from Humble video games and out later this 12 months, Dodgeball Academia combines tremendous cute 2D cartoon artwork with a Pokémon-adjacent crew constructing for dodgeball battles. You play as Otto, in a world the place dodgeball is extra vital than principally anything within the universe, to the purpose that there’s a entire faculty for it. Alongside the dodgeball video games, there’s an entire RPG story thread to comply with. It appears like Scott Pilgrim and I am into it.
Rawmen – new trailer
One other new trailer for Rawmen, the food-themed free-for-all area shooter. It is for 2-8 gamers and we obtained a peek at it already on the Guerrilla collective, however this trailer is a bit longer and isn’t interrupted by developer commentary.
Dying Gentle 2: Keep Human – developer interview
Techland’s narrative director Piotr Szymanek took us on a deep dive of their upcoming zombie parkour ’em up, Dying Gentle 2: Keep Human. We heard some extra particulars in regards to the recreation’s backstory and the origins of Black Monday, the day the zombie apocalypse was unleashed onto town of Dying Gentle 2. It is fairly grim stuff, however hey, nobody mentioned zombie origin tales had been going to be fairly. Lengthy story quick, you will be in search of your long-lost sister when the sport releases on December seventh 2021.
They At all times Run – new trailer
What’s extra scary than a mutant bounty hunter? A mutant bounty hunter with a 3rd, small arm on the center of his again. Protagonist Aiden makes probably the most of this example, although, and the premise does make for a trendy 2D aspect scrolling motion recreation, that is for positive.
Orcs Should Die 3 – new trailer
This 3D tower protection recreation was beforehand a timed unique on Stadia, however it’s coming to different platforms (together with PC) on July twenty third. Lead design director Jerome Jones popped as much as give a couple of particulars on the traps, instruments and recreation modes you get to carry again the inexperienced, tusky hordes. Who amongst us has not unleashed a twister onto a battlefield?
Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong – new trailer
If there’s one factor positive to pique my curiosity it is video games made within the Vampire: The Masquerade universe. Swansong’s trailer and outline make it sound a bit like Life Is Unusual for the undead. It is an RPG set in Boston, and also you play as three totally different vampires with totally different skills. The alternatives you make as you attempt to untangle the reality can have huge penalties and determine the destiny of town. Swansong was revealed final 12 months however it’s trying far more fleshed out now, and this trailer is for simply one of many three protags – Leysha, who’s pushed to guard her daughter in any respect prices.
Gigabash – new recreation announcement
Gigabash is a brand new multiplayer area brawler that sees traditional kaiju doing battle with one another. Godzilla vs Kong, eat your coronary heart out. As much as 4 gamers will be capable to duke it out in destructible cities, and it appears like an actual hoot.
Lemnis Gate – new trailer and developer interview
We obtained one other take a look at Lemnis Gate’s FPS turn-based time loop ’em up this night, showcasing new weapons, skills and enemies you will be dealing with off in opposition to when it arrives on PC on August third. Every flip / loop lasts simply 25 seconds, and you will be placing these abilities to make use of in a number of totally different modes – Retrieve XM, Search and Destroy, Traditional Deathmatch and Domination. There’s additionally an open beta arriving subsequent month, so you possibly can attempt it out for your self.
Subsequent Area Rebels – new recreation announcement
What if Kerbal Area Program was shrunk all the way down to rockets in your yard? That is Subsequent Area Rebels in a nutshell. As an alternative of constructing monumental house rockets, you will be constructing pint-sized house machines and importing your launches to the sport’s fictional web to win you a number of likes and subscribes. It is launching (actually) this Autumn.
WarTales – new recreation announcement
A method RPG recreation the place you lead a small crew of mercenaries on a far-reaching journey, throughout a hostile and unforgiving panorama that has far more snow and turn-based battles with wolves than I might personally be snug encountering. It is coming from the makers of Northgard, so you realize there are some technique chops there, however WarTales can also be half administration and half survival. It’s essential to hold your mercs fed, alive and wholesome in a grim, plague-riddled world.
Ixion – new recreation announcement
This new house settlement administration recreation obtained its first fancy cinematic trailer as we speak, which culminated in some mad bloke blowing up the freakin’ moon. Come on guys, do not damage the moon! It isn’t but clear precisely what Ixion will probably be prefer to play, however we’ll discover out in 2022.
Far: Altering Tides – new recreation announcement
A shock reveal of a sequel to the melancholic however stunning landship recreation Far: Lone Sails. Far: Altering Tides guarantees us extra in an identical vein, however this time you are on a lonely little common ship – as in, a ship on the ocean. Okomotive’s newest sees you management Toe, a stalwart little hero who finds themselves trapped in a drowned world and makes a bid for freedom and solutions once they discover an deserted ship. It is launching “late calendar 2021”, so, soon-ish – however nothing extra exact but.
Lakeburg Legacies – new recreation announcement
On this medieval matchmaking recreation, you will be constructing an epic legacy of noble sprogs with… playing cards? Seems ye olde instances did have their model of Tinder in spite of everything. In any case, Lakeburg Legacies appears beautiful (and fairly totally different from builders Ishtar Video games’ earlier again catalogue, tactical roguelike RPG The Final Spell and survival administration sim Lifeless In Vinland), and whereas there is not any launch date simply but, you possibly can wishlist it on Steam proper now.
Silt – new recreation announcement
On this monochrome deep-sea diving journey, you will be flippering your manner by way of all types of nautical horrors. From the appears of issues, you too can do some thoughts management on pleasant piranhas that may (in some way) chunk by way of steel chains. Neat! You can hop into the our bodies of all different method of neighbouring fishies, too, to presumably clear up a number of Metroidvania-style puzzles. I am intrigued! No launch date simply but, however you possibly can wishlist it on Steam.
Gloomwood – new gameplay footage
They did not truly present this in the course of the stream – they did an entire bit about how they had been getting bumped for Gabe Newell – however Gloomwood is a retro-lookin’ horror FPS that for my part is cool sufficient to have bumped Gabe (or a minimum of may have bumped one of many previous trailers that weren’t even new). I am a large fan of the Victorian setting and general old-school Thief whiff coming off it. Gloomwood remains to be simply coming “SOON”, which is a fairly ominous technique to put it, however you possibly can obtain and play the alpha demo proper now by way of Steam.
Soulstice – new recreation announcement
If its title did not already give it away, this new third individual motion recreation has, properly, huge Souls vibes. Or maybe it is extra Sekiro. It actually appears quick and livid, with huge swords and even bigger than life bosses standing in your manner. It is coming in 2022, and you may watch an prolonged gameplay looksie on their web site.
Arboria – new trailer
On this procedurally generated dungeon crawler, you will be dealing with off in opposition to all method of plant-based nasties. With quick and fluid fight, you will have to ‘develop’ your set of skills by mutating into stronger and stronger varieties. A bit like Biomutant, but when it had been a moody humanoid that was additionally a 3D motion roguelite. Discover out for your self when it launches on Steam in August 2021.
Tinykin – new recreation announcement
I can not get sufficient of the 3D world with 2D sprites design alternative that numerous video games appear to be making proper now. Tinykin is a puzzle platformer the place you play as Milo, who’s each a) an alien and b) manner smaller than regular, so you find yourself exploring e.g. the within of an acoustic guitar. The titular tinykin are little pleasant sprite fellows. Suppose Pikmin, principally, however free of the tyranny of platform exclusivity.
Chernobylite – new trailer
We noticed a tiny glimpse of this spooky FPS in the course of the first Guerilla Collective stream, however now we have much more footage to feast on on this prolonged gameplay montage. Right here, you are infiltrating an influence plant, busting open safes and exploring downed helicopters. Along with the sooner look we noticed of its robotic enemies, it actually appears intriguing. We cannot have to attend lengthy to seek out out extra, both, because it’s launching on July twenty eighth.
Sacrifire – new recreation announcement
The following recreation from the makers of Warsaw, this RPG journey borrows the identical form of 2D-HD look as Sq. Enix’s Octopath Traveler to offer this traditional story a modern-looking twist. Its fight positive is a shock, too, with the trailer hinting at a mix of real-time and turn-based fight. Even higher, it is scored by JRPG legend, Motoi Sakuraba. Contemplate my curiosity properly and really piqued. No launch but, however you possibly can again it on Kickstarter.
Icarus – new trailer
The primary episode of Dean “DayZ” Corridor’s new survival recreation Icarus edges ever closes and on this new trailer you and your mates tackle one of many planet’s harmful bears. Actually, I believe that bear simply needed a pleasant cuddle, actually. No want to stay all these arrows in him, you huge meanies. It is launching on August eleventh.
Mechajammer – new recreation announcement
What number of cyberpunk RPGs do we want? At the very least yet another, as at all times, and Mechajammer is a very cool and grimey trying one. It is form of 2.5D, with a mode midway between pixel artwork and low-poly that I actually get pleasure from. The fight is turn-based, and you may select what type you wish to make use of (i.e. on a sliding scale of stealth to weapons blazing), in addition to recruiting a crew of miscreants. Take a look at the Steam web page for extra (and to wishlist).
Songs Of Conquest – new trailer
Revealed a few years again on the PC Gaming Present, they’re again as soon as once more with the trailer behaviour for a style of gameplay from this turn-based technique doo-dad. Songs Of Conquest has your common kingdom administration and land conquery, however battles particularly are a bit totally different. There, your area of fight turns into a area of hexes, and it is advisable to get correctly strategic with inserting and commanding your items. Look out for it a while in 2022.
Citizen Sleeper – new recreation announcement
On this fashionable, futuristic RPG, you get up every day, do your job and return to sleep once more. Sadly for you, your physique is dying. Is there a technique to combat again? You’ll be able to improve your bod to forestall your “deliberate obsolescence”, however you will need to accomplish that at your personal danger, as a result of when you do, “they” will probably be coming for you. Discover, make selections and possibly hack the planet to save lots of your personal pores and skin. Will you be capable to survive? Discover out when it launches in 2022.
Challenge Warlock 2 – new recreation announcement
Challenge Warlock 2 is a doomlike – a lo-fi FPS with numerous blood in all places, and the USP of throwing spells into the combination as properly. The unique was a success when it launched again in 2018, and was made whereas the dev was nonetheless in highschool. Now he is again with a sequel (and, presumably, some graduating examination outcomes). You’ll be able to wishlist it now on Steam, the place it’s excitedly revealed that PW2 has “8-SIDED SPRITES! VERTICALITY! AUTOSAVES! QUICKSAVES!! MANUAL SAVES!!!”
E3 2021 runs June Twelfth-Fifteenth, with extra occasions round it. Please see our E3 stream schedule for extra, genuinely helpful info on the entire digital shebang, and go to our E3 2021 hub to remain updated on the information.