E3 2021 started today with Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest kickoff. In true Geoff fashion, it was deceptively stuffed with news and announcements, musical performances, and—finally—some actual Elden Ring. Here’s everything we saw.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands will be a proper Borderlands spin-off starring the popular side character. It’ll be out early 2022 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and PC.
It wouldn’t be a Geoff event without an appearance by Hideo Kojima, who popped by to “one more thing” us with the reveal of the PS5-exclusive Death Stranding Director’s Cut. There’ll be more information in the coming weeks.
A sequel to 2018’s Jurassic World Evolution, the upcoming dinosaur park management game adds new dinosaurs and a new narrative.
The Korean MMO comes to the West through Amazon Games.
We saw a new trailer for Call of Duty’s next season, which starts on June 17. We also heard some new information about what’s coming in the World Series of Warzone, which features some big streamers.
Backstabbing game Among Us will get a new hide-and-seek mode, achievements, a new map, and tons of cosmetics. We saw literally a pixel of the new map, but seems cool I guess?
Head of PlayStation Indies Shuhei Yoshida introduced a trailer for an upcoming indie game by the Salt and Sanctuary devs. Is it a direct sequel? It’s releasing in 2022.
We got another look at the beautiful-looking upcoming game by the developer of Hyper Light Drifter.
We got the briefest of teases, so honestly I have no idea what this means.
After leaking in late May, the university management sim was finally announced, coming in 2022.
Streets of Tarkov is an upcoming new area being added to the popular multiplayer first-person shooter.
The Anacrusis looks cool
The four-player co-op Xbox and PC game strands players on a spaceship full of aliens that really need to be shot. Looks like it has a cool sense of humor, too. It’s coming out in the fall.
Sharkmob announces Vampire: The Masquerade battle royale Bloodhunt
Coming to PC in the fall, Bloodhunt is a free battle royale that takes place in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe. A closed alpha test starts July 2.
Dark Picture: House of Ashes launches October 22
We saw a story trailer for the next game in the Dark Pictures anthology, which comes out for consoles and PC in the fall.
There’ll be more information on the game in the coming weeks, but it comes out September 10.
We saw a cute as heck trailer for a sci-fi puzzle adventure game coming in 2022. The gameplay reminds us of Limbo or Inside, but with much more colorful atmosphere.
We saw new models for how Baptiste and Sombra will look in Overwatch 2.
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin comes out July 9.
The skin for your bean will be available June 18.
The co-op zombie shooter will have an open beta August 12-16, or starting August 5 if you pre-order the game. Sorry, you gotta click through to YouTube for the trailer.
The Viking co-op action RPG, published by Gearbox, comes out for PlayStation and PC.
We first heard about this game at last year’s Game Awards, but today we got a longer trailer, narrated by Evil Dead star Bruce Campbell. You’ll track down artifacts to defeat another player, who’s playing as a monster.
The long-awaited FromSoftware game comes out January 21, 2022. We saw it with our eyes. It’s real.