IGN Expo: everything announced at the Summer of Gaming Showcase
IGN Expo 2021 is over, and we’ve brought you dozens of new announcements, game reveals, and trailers along the way. If you want to see everything we’ve shown in one convenient place, take a look below.
That’s far from all we’ll have during IGN’s Summer of Gaming, however – we’ll be bringing you all E3 2021, showcases from our partners, and much more over the summer. It was just the beginning :
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands – Exclusive Details Revealed
Tina Tina’s Wonderlands, the game’s spin-off in the Borderlands game, is coming next year – and we’ve learned a lot more about the game, its characters, its loot and more. Speaking to IGN in a breakdown of the trailer (below), Creative Director Matt Cox told us about some crucial parts of the teaser, giving us a much better idea of what’s going on in the action- adventure.
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus – Exclusive Revelation
This expanded edition of the cult classic visual novel releases for PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox and PlayStation on June 30, with digital and physical editions. It’s neither a DLC nor an expansion, but rather an expanded edition of the same deeply earth-shattering visual novel that starts off as an enjoyable dating sim and quickly takes a heck of a ride.
World War Z: Aftermath – Exclusive Revelation
World War Z: Aftermath is an enhanced upgrade to Saber Interactive’s cooperative zombie horde survival game. The new version includes everything from World War Z: Game of the Year Edition, but adds new characters, a new melee system, new undead creatures, and a new first-person mode. Additionally, Aftermath has been enhanced to take advantage of next-gen consoles and will run at 4K / 60FPS on PlayStation 5 and Xbox One X.
AudioClash: Battle of the Bands – Exclusive Revelation and Music Video
We unveiled AudioClash: Battle of the Bands, an automatic battle strategy game in which you create musical bands from card games. Co-created by internet thrill The Living Tombstone, AudioClash will arrive on Steam Early Access in Q3 2021. We also unveiled a brand new music video for a Living Tombstone track, “Getting Bigger”.
Core Keeper – Exclusive Revelation
Core Keeper is a 2D base building and sandbox mining game, coming to PC later this year. The game loop focuses on building a base in an ancient cave, using materials obtained from mining resources. By gathering materials and crafting new items, you will eventually be able to power the Core, a mysterious relic.
Bramble: The Mountain King – Exclusive Revelation
Bramble: The Mountain King is an intense side-scrolling horror platformer game featuring two siblings who come out of their homes one night and into a nearby forest. Things go wrong when they fall into a new world called Bramble filled with strange creatures, some friendly and some not. Developer Dimfrost says Bramble will also be filled with ‘David vs Goliath’ style bosses and lush environments inspired by Nordic nature and fairy tales.
Survival Machine – Exclusive Revelation
Survival Machine is a unique co-op survival game that asks you to fight your way through a zombie apocalypse while building a city that literally makes its way across the world. It aims for a release in 2022 on Steam.
Blacktail – Exclusive Revelation
New studio The Parasight has unveiled its first game: a first-person action-adventure title starring Baba Yaga, called Blacktail. As young Yaga, a woman driven from her village for witchcraft, a threatening voice will instruct you to grab a bow and glove and pursue a group of missing children. You’ll fight evil spirits with your new weapons, as you uncover the mystery of Yaga’s past and make choices that will shape her future.
Arcade1Up – New cabinets announced
One of the best arcade beat’em ups ever to join the Arcade1Up range. Tastemaker announced at today’s IGN Expo that its boutique arcade collection, which seeks to create replicas of classic stand-up arcade machines, will soon include Turtles in Time – not to mention a machine. Stacked Street Fighter and a Ms. Pac-Man / Galaga combo.
Mortal Shell: The Virtuous Cycle – Exclusive DLC Announcement
Mortal Shell will receive a DLC expansion called The Virtuous Cycle. A cryptic teaser gave us a glimpse of a rain-swept building, a forest of moving trees, and a character with what appears to be a new weapon that can freely switch between spear forms, ax and double sword. Make sure to check it out and look for clues as to what is coming from the soulslike RPG.
Death’s Gambit: Afterlife – Exclusive Platform Announcement
Death’s Gambit: Afterlife is a hugely expanded edition of the 2018 hardcore action platformer, and it’s coming to Nintendo Switch this year.
Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions – Exclusive Release Date Announcement
Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions, a brand new boxing game part of the Creed and Rocky franchise, coming to PC and consoles later this year. This is an arcade boxing game set in the Creed movie universe, and players will be able to take on the role of famous characters from the Creed and Rocky movies, such as Adonis Creed, Rocky Balboa, Apollo Creed, Ivan and Viktor Drago, Clubber Lang and others.
The Forgotten City – Exclusive Release Date Announcement
The Forgotten City, a murder mystery game set in ancient Rome and based on a popular Skyrim mod, finally has a July 28 release date for PC and consoles. We showed off a new release date trailer, highlighting the game’s story of being trapped in a time loop while trying to solve a mystery deep in an ancient Roman city where no one is allowed. to sin.
Unbound: Worlds Apart – Exclusive Release Date Announcement
Unbound: Worlds Apart, a Metroidvania where you summon portals as a tactic to redirect enemies, now has a release date of July 28, 2021. Unbound follows the story of a little mage named Soli with the power to manipulate portals to other worlds, gravity, time and other elements. When disaster strikes their world, Soli begins to search for the source of an evil in a challenging platforming adventure with hand-drawn environments and various unlockable secrets and skills.
Splitgate – Exclusive console version revealed
Splitgate is finally coming to consoles two years after making its free-to-play debut on PC. 1047 Games says Splitgate will be an upcoming cross-gen title on Xbox Series, X, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, and PlayStation 4 with cross-play between consoles and PC.
Black Skylands – Exclusive Early Access Launch Announcement
Black Skylands, a top-down ‘skypunk’ shooter in which you battle on land and in magnificent flying machines, will arrive on Steam Early Access on July 9. Announced with a cute animated trailer, Black Skylands combines open exploration in a floating island world, top-down gunfights on land and in your airship, and base building on your home island.
SkateBird – Exclusive Release Date & Platform Announcement
SkateBird – the miniature skateboarding game featuring, well, birds – is coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One (with backward compatibility on Xbox Series X / S), PC, and Amazon Luna on August 12. It will launch in Xbox Game Pass on day one.
Smite x Stranger Things – Crossover Trailer
Smite gets what could be his most unexpected crossover yet, with Stranger Things. The new trailer features skins for two versions of Eleven and two versions of Hopper, as well as the Mind Flayer and Demogorgon, fighting in an Upside Down themed arena.
OlliOlli World – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
A new trailer for Roll7’s latest skateboarding surprise introduces us to the game’s setting, Radlandia, and its bizarre set of inhabitants – before showing off a selection of its gorgeous cel-shaded skating.
Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One – Exclusive Cinematic Trailer
We’ve revealed a new cinematic trailer for Frogwares’ upcoming Sherlock series, a prequel set in the Detective’s younger years, set on a Mediterranean island.
Two Point Campus – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
The new college building game from the creators of Two Point Hospital has had a narrative aspect, showing how the game balances serious simulation with bizarre twists and turns.
Sifu – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
We’ve offered a fresh take on the beautifully fluid martial arts action in the new game from the creator of Absolver Sloclap, showing clips of a brutal robbery in an empty nightclub.
Streets of Rage 4 – Exclusive DLC Gameplay Trailer
We’ve featured new gameplay for the upcoming Mr. X Nightmare expansion, which adds three characters to the beat ’em up – and we’ll have even more gameplay to show off on IGN and YouTube.
Martha Is Dead – Exclusive Trailer
This intense horror mystery takes place in Italy during the closing days of WWII, and this new trailer features the game’s all-too-real mixture of folklore and horror.
Inkulinati – Exclusive Trailer
Inkulinati is a strategy game drawn in the style of medieval manuscripts, and we have presented a whole new take on this unique proposition.
Disciples: Liberation – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
We featured a fresh take on this dark-fantasy strategy RPG, including glimpses of its fights, huge leveling trees, group chats, exploration, and more.
Unboxing – Exclusive Trailer
This mindful puzzle game tasks you with carefully unpacking, well, boxes in a series of beautifully illustrated pieces – and unboxing its own quiet story as you do so.
Broken Pieces – Exclusive Trailer
A mysterious psychological thriller set in 1993, Broken Pieces asks players to escape from a coastal village stuck in time – the new trailer features exploration, puzzle solving, and combat.
Wild West Dynasty – Exclusive Trailer
Wild West Dynasty is a life and management simulation set in the old west. This trailer gives you a feel for the unusual efforts of developer Virtual Magic to recreate a realistic setting for the world.
Chernobylite – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
A survival game set in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, and the new trailer gives insight into the horror / sci-fi setting, mysterious storyline, crafting, and FPS combat of the game.
Haunted Space – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer
This unique space combat game blends aerial combat and cosmic horror, as you pilot a fighter to take down twisted gods – check out the gameplay trailer above.
Arboria – Developer Exclusive Walkthrough
A similar to a thug, Arboria launches you as a troll on a mission to save their tribe by destroying monsters and appeasing the gods, while exploring the dungeons generated and adding equipment and mutations to your trolls.
Steelrising – History Revealing
Steelrising, the alternate story game set in the midst of the French Revolution, has revealed more of its story today. In a new trailer, developer Spiders (Greedfall) presented his take on a modified Paris, the brutal crackdown on revolutionaries by an army of clockwork, and the game’s automaton hero, Aegis.