Here is Everything Announced at Gamescom 2019
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Here is Everything Announced at Gamescom 2019

Gamescom is an annual event that celebrates all things video games. The event took place in Cologne, Germany, from August 20th to August 24th. While it isn’t as big of an event as E3, the event attracts many big name game studio. Several publishers offer attendees an opportunity to try out their latest projects on the showroom floor. Here are some big announcements from Gamescom 2019:

  • Death Stranding: Death stranding is one of the most anticipated games from the well-known Japanese video game designer, Hideo Kojima. Earlier to the event, there was not much known about the game. In three new videos, Kojima revealed that the game revolves around ghost babies. He said the main character, Sam — who players control — cares for a baby that must be comforted as he goes about his day.
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  • Nintendo: Nintendo announced 29 indie games coming to its Switch console. Microsoft’s Xbox also announced a release date of November 14, 2019, for its strategy game “Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition.” Nintendo also showed off Animal Crossing: New Horizons and Breath of the Wild 2.
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  • Google: With Google Stadia coming soon, Google announced people will be able to stream many titles from several big publishers including some exclusives. Some of these games include:
    • Attack on Titan 2: Final Battle
    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • Destroy All Humans
    • Gods and Monsters
    • Kine
    • Orcs Must Die 3 (Exclusive)
    • Superhot
    • Watch Dogs: Legion
    • Windjammers 2
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  • Xbox: Xbox showed that long-awaited reveal for Gears 5. There wasn’t much shown from Project xCloud and Project Scarlett. However, they are expected to have a greater focus next year. Xbox also revealed a trailer for the upcoming video game adaptation of The Blair Witch Project, featuring Idris Elba.