Gamescom 2014 Recap
EA, PlayStation, and Xbox showed off their upcoming games and shared a few new announcements. Check out our recap slideshows or watch the full Twitch streams below if you have a few hours to spare.
EA Gamescom 2014 Recap
Dragon Age Inquisition
EA showed a Demo and provided more details on Dragon Age Inquisition.
Dragon Age Inquisition allows up to 9 companions to accompany the player.
There are 21 combat trees and over 200 spells and abilities.
Dragon Age also features 9 classes, over 200 weapon upgrades, and over 150 pieces of armor.
Tactical camera mode in Dragon Age Inquisition stops times and allows for players to set commands for the companions.
Titanfall Map Pack
Titanfall gets its third and final map pack this fall which includes 3 maps.
NHL 15 in-game footage trailer showed the enhanced physics on each player and the puck.
NHL 15 includes real commentators green-screened in and opening network graphics.
NHL 15 features over 9000 crowd models.
NHL 15 gets a beta next week and is released at retail September 9.
The Sims 4
The Sims 4 had a live demo featuring character customization, building houes, and sharing designs.
Character customization in the Sims 4 is increased with more options including variable moods and walk styles.
The Sims 4 features new online sharing options for character and house designs.
Death shows up with a tablet to check the deceased off of his list.
Grow new plants in the Sims 4 like the Cow Plant.
The Sims 4 demo is available now.
FIFA World beta will get a new game engine this year.
FIFA World beta is free, open, and is getting some new additions.
Players can recreate game moments to get rewards in FIFA World.
Goalkeepers receive new motion capture for FIFA 15.
A partnership with Barclays brings in updated graphics for players and stadiums.
User requested Turkish league returns to the game.
Tournaments between friends are a new addition to multiplayer.
Currents stats are connected to the game via Goal.com.
Knights of the Old Republic
The game is played by one million players a month and is receiving more content.
Strongholds go live next week allowing players to customize their base.
Flagships for multiplayer attacks will also be available soon.
Dawngate was revealed as a new MOBA coming in late 2015.
Dawngate alpha sign up begins next month.
Shadow Realms is an action RPG that releases in an episodic format.
Players can choose to be the enemy Shadow Lord.
Shadow realms alpha begins next month.
A new beta will be released before the game launches and a single player demo was shown.
Battlefield Hardline had a demo focusing on the single player story.
Stealth is an option in Battlefield Hardline. Tasers included.
A new scope allows players to tag enemies and spot important targets.
Two new modes for Hardline were revealed: Hotwire and Rescue.
The Rescue mode trailer showed a SWAT team attempting to rescue a hostage from a team of criminals. Each player has one life per round.
PlayStation Gamescom 2014 Recap
10 Million PS4's Sold
Sony announced 10 million consoles have been sold to consumers.
The Tomorrow Children gets an announcement trailer as a PS4 exclusive.
A trailer announces The Vanishing of Ethan Carter.
Volume is announced in a trailer from the creator of Thomas Was Alone.
A new trailer for a game coming first on PS4 in 2015.
Day Z PS4 Edition
Day Z was announced for PS4.
Hellblade gets an announcement trailer from the team of Heavenly Sword.
Rime announcement trailer and PS4 exclusive.
FIrst on PS4
Sony announces several games that will arrive on consoles first to PS4.
PS4 owners will get a timed exclusive map, mission, and expansions. The first expansion arrives in December.
Far Cry Keys to Kyrat
Far Cry 4 buyers will get 10 Keys to Kyrat that allow their friends to play the co-op mode for 2 hours.
Shadow of Mordor
A new trailer of the upcoming Lord of the Rings game.
Metal Gear Cardboard Box
A demo shows off the variety of cardboard boxes and their uses in Metal Gear Solid V.
An interactive teaser is available on PSN.
PS4 2.0 Update
Friend finder, player recommendations, YouTube video uploads and Share Play arrive in the new update.
Any PS Plus member can play games online with a friend as long as one person owns the game.
Until Dawn is announced for PS4.
An on-stage demo highlights the online team aspects of Drive Club.
Tearaway Unfolded is coming to PS4.
A new game from the developers of Super Stardust and Resogun.
Wild gets an announcement trailer.
Xbox Gamescom 2014 Recap
FIFA Xbox One
FIFA gets bundled with Xbox One in Europe.
Exclusive FIFA players are included for Xbox One.
Xbox Indie Announcements
The games in the following slides were announced as coming first to consoles on Xbox One
Below gets an announcement trailer.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfighter
The next installment of the franchise gets another gameplay trailer.
Call of Duty Bundle
Advanced Warfighter gets bundled with a limited edition Xbox One.
Evolve had an on-stage demo and an announcement for the beta in January.
Fable Legends Trailer
Multiplayer beta will begin October 16. Players will be able to play as Fable villains.
Quantum Break Demo
Quantum Break on-stage demo shows off time control.
Forza Horizon 2
Multiplayer is highlighted in a new trailer.
Trailer for Scream Ride, a game that seems similar to Roller Coaster Tycoon.
Ori and the Blind Forest
A gameplay video is revealed for the game releasing holiday 2014.
Sunset Overdrive gets a new story trailer.
White Xbox One
Sunset Overdrive will be bundled with a white Xbox One.
Halo 2 Demo
An on-stage demo shows the enhancements made to Halo 2 in the upcoming collection.
A hub for Halo content, Nightfall Episodes, and playing games will be part of the Halo Master Chief Collection.
Halo 5 beta runs December 29 to January 18.
Select future digital copies of games can be pre-downloaded on Xbox One.
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