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Game Developers Conference moves to August — if COVID-19 is no longer a factor

GDC's original March event was canceled due to the coronavirus, but it will be moved to August. It will be shorter version of the originally scheduled event.
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PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams takes home Best of Gamescom 2019 award

Dreams, the ambitious PlayStation 4 exclusive by Media Molecule that will give players tools to make their own content, bagged the Best of Gamescom 2019 award. Sony's presence at the annual event was lighter compared to previous years, but it still raked in recognition at the Gamescom 2019 Awards.
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Digital Trends Live: Apple TV+, Ford’s esport racing, FogCam goes dark, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the biggest stories in the world of technology, including the launch of Apple TV+, updates from Gamescom 2019, Ford’s esports racing team, FogCam switches off after 25 years, a 40-mph e-scooter, and more.
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Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live

To kick off the Gamescom 2019 festivities, Geoff Keighley hosted Opening Night Live, a presentation packed with new trailers and announcements. We saw new looks at Death Stranding, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Borderlands 3, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, and much more during the two-hour event.
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From Stadia exclusives to Death Stranding, Here’s everything shown at Gamescom

Gamescom 2019 will be the site for four different presentations, including the next Google Stadia Connect event. Here you can find out where to rewatch the shows and catch up on all of the announcements that came from each of them. Gamescom 2019 will be the second-biggest gaming event of the year.
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Every game shown during Nintendo’s indie showcase at Gamescom 2019

Nintendo provided new trailers and information on more than two dozen indie games during its latest Indie Showcase ahead of Gamescom 2019. Here is every game shown during the presentation, including a few acclaimed titles like Ori and the Blind Forest coming to Switch for the first time.
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Expect devilish dealings for Azshara in the final ‘Battle for Azeroth’ short

Blizzard reveals the last Battle for Azeroth Warbringers short during Gamescom 2018. This time around, it stars Queen Azshara and we get an up close and personal look at the destruction of her kingdom and the rebirth of one of the most vicious villains in WoW.
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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ developer explains why the game is in first-person

A producer at CD Projekt Red has explained the studio's choice to developer Cyberpunk 2077 in a first-person perspective rather than the third-person view seen in its Witcher series. No release date has been given for the game, but it's planned to launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

D.Va goes it alone in an explosive new ‘Overwatch’ animated short

On August 22, Blizzard released a new animated short focused on competitive gamer and Korean soldier D.Va. "Shooting Star" shows us the origin of her Ultimate ability and one of her most dangerous missions. A new map set in South Korea will be coming to Overwatch soon, as well.
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Nero shows off his sweet new demon-killing arm in ‘Devil May Cry 5’ trailer

Capcom reveals the release date and an intense new trailer for Devil May Cry 5 during the Xbox Live show at Gamescom 2018. In the trailer, we get to see Nero in action with a pair of new weapons called the Devil Breakers. Dante also makes a brief appearance, showing off a few of his own new tricks.
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‘Battlefield V’ goes all-in on multiplayer customization, team-focused play

DICE wants users to play as a squad in Battlefield V, so it makes sense that combat classes now have specific roles, loadouts, and perks. The trailer shown off at Gamescom details four of the main classes, and reveals weapon skill trees and cosmetic customization for your squad.
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‘Saints Row: The Third’ gets a surprising port to the Nintendo Switch

Publisher Deep Silver Fishlabs makes a surprising announcement on Twitter that Saints Row: The Third will be getting a port to the Nintendo Switch sometime next year. They also hinted that more information following this news could be revealed later this week during Gamescom 2018.
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Watch two new character trailers for ‘Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’

Ubisoft has released two separate trailers for Assassin's Creed Odyssey, each focusing on one of the two playable Greek characters you'll be able to select at the start of the game. Assassin's Creed Odyssey releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on October 5.
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‘Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice,’ next game from ‘Dark Souls’ dev, coming March 22 2019

Fans of Bloodborne and Dark Souls will be excited to hear that Activision has announced a release date for upcoming FromSoftware game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. The Collector’s Edition featuring seven game-themed items will be available for digital and physical pre-order starting August 20.
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Here’s how to watch Nvidia’s GeForce event at Gamescom

Today is August 20, and that means Nvidia is getting ready to (possibly) showcase its GeForce RTX 20 Series of add-in graphics cards for gamers. We’re sticking with that name, rather than the previous GTX 11 Series brand, due to today’s date and the introduction of Nvidia’s “Turing” architecture.
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Nvidia confirms its preshow Gamescom event, promises ‘spectacular surprises’

Nvidia now confirms previous rumors that the company will host a special event just before the Gamescom gaming convention in Germany. Called the GeForce Gaming Celebration, the event will be held off-site at a now-secret location. Anyone in the Cologne area can attend by registering.
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Microsoft promises to show off new Xbox bundles during Gamescom

Microsoft is heading to Gamescom next month to showcase all-new Xbox bundles and accessories. The company isn’t revealing any details prior to the show, but merely states that gamers should expect “a few surprises." The big reveal will take place during a special broadcast of Inside Xbox.
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Nvidia’s GTX 11 Series may get people ready for the next generation of VR

Unnamed sources claim that Nvidia’s upcoming GeForce GTX 1180 add-in graphics card for desktops will likely include a proprietary connector for virtual reality headsets to support 120Hz refresh rates over a single cable. This port will likely be based on the current HDMI 2.1 specification.
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Digital Trends’ 2018 guide to game conventions and trade shows

If you want to keep up with what's going on in the world of video games, make sure to tune in and read up on these major industry events.
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For Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra, Xbox is about letting gamers be gamers

Microsoft VP Mike Ybarra sat down with Digital Trends at Gamescom 2017 to discuss Xbox One X, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and the future of consoles
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Two video game universes collide in 'Final Fantasy XV: Assassin's Festival'

The free DLC, titled Assassin's Festival, will be a limited time event with combining gameplay elements from both series.
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Will ‘Final Fantasy XV’ have mods on PC? Hajime Tabata says “maybe”

'Final Fantasy XV' game director Hajime Tabata talks about everything new in the upcoming PC port of Final Fantasy XV.

Here's how to watch Blizzard's Gamescom reveal ceremony on August 23

If you want to learn how to watch Blizzard's Gamescom reveal ceremony, read on to find out and see what's in store.
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How to watch a pair of Nintendo Direct live-streams during Gamescom

Nintendo will showcase Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns in a pair of Nintendo Directs during Gamescom.

Guide a cub through the forest using only sound in ‘Fe,’ coming in early 2018

Fe, the wordless EA Originals title that focuses on sounds, arrives early in 2018 for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC

Here is everything announced at Nvidia’s Gamescom 2017 presentation

Nvidia's Gamescom 2017 didn't have any major hardware announcements, but it did highlight some social features in upcoming titles.
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Microsoft unveils limited Project Scorpio edition Xbox One X

The Project Scorpio edition Xbox One X features an alternate exterior design and the codename emblazoned on the console and controller.

Prep for Gamescom 2017 with EA's preshow presser — here's how to watch

Want to know how to watch the EA Gamescom press conference? The best place is right from EA's own live-stream.
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Build your own dinosaur theme park in ‘Jurassic World Evolution’

Jurassic World Evolution, a theme park management sim from the team behind Planet Coaster, is coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC next June.
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Here is where and when to watch Microsoft's Gamescom conference this weekend

Microsoft is expected to reveal new information about the Xbox One X, including when pre-orders will go live, at Gamescom.
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New 'Overwatch' map is a German castle named Eichenwalde

Blizzard has unveiled a brand new multiplayer map for Overwatch, set to be added to the game this September.
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Microsoft shows off 'Gears of War 4' rendered at 4K on a Windows 10 PC

Microsoft has revealed that the upcoming fourth installment of the "Gears of War" franchise will require Anniversary Update installed on Windows 10 PCs.
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Telltale Games might be working on a Mr. Robot adaptation

Telltale Games has publicly shared materials relating to a Mr. Robot app via its social media channels.
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Nvidia and OEMs may reveal 'mobile' notebook versions of the GeForce GTX 1000 GPUs series

Nvidia may reveal its mobile lineup of GeForce GTX 1000 series of graphics chips later this month at Gamescom in Germany. OEMs will showcase notebooks too.