Gamescom, the leading video game trade show in Europe, is well underway, offering three days of virtual content for gamers around the world.
While yesterday’s biggest news was the release date and special-edition Xbox Series X for Halo Infinite, that is far from the only major gaming update to come out of the show so far. Keep scrolling for some of the major news about fandom-inspired games!
LEGO STAR WARS: THE SKYWALKER SAGA
MARVEL MIDNIGHT SUNS
New Marvel game alert! Announced for the first time at Gamescom, this title from Firaxis’ XCOM team is set to release next March. The tactical RPG will follow a group of allied heroes and anti-heroes from The Avengers, The X-Men, and more. Inspired by the Midnight Sons Unlimited comic series, this game will be available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. The first gameplay footage will debut on Sept. 1.
YU-GI-OH! MASTER DUEL
Yu-Gi-Oh! fans got a first look at Master Duel in this teaser trailer, which shows that players will be able to unlock more than 10,000 cards in this game in order to access a library of monsters, spells, traps, and more that span two decades of Dueling history. The game doesn’t have an official release date at this time, but it will be available across console, desktop, and mobile gaming platforms.
JURASSIC WORLD EVOLUTION 2
This dino-mite sequel has a release date! Create your own (hopefully more successful) Jurassic World park in this simulation game, which will be available on Nov. 8 for PC (STEAM and Epic Games Store), Xbox, and PlayStation.
SUPER MONKEY BALL BANANA MANIO
Who else is feeling nostalgic? Get a closer look at SEGA’s Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania — the modern remake of the first three beloved Super Monkey Ball games — with this new trailer. And check out a certain character reveal in this second clip from Gamescom!
MARVEL FUTURE REVOLUTION
Stay tuned for additional, fandom-fueled updates throughout the remaining days of Gamescom!