Director’s Cut’ & More – Deadline

It’s going to be a sizzling video games summer time as builders and publishers reveal extra particulars about highly-anticipated titles starting from Elden Ring, Death Stranding, Monster Hunter and extra.

The first spherical of thrilling gaming information got here throughout Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live! Just days earlier than E3, Keighley kicked off the second annual fest unveiling Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, from the Borderlands crew. Set to debut early subsequent year, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands boasts an all-star voice cast that includes Andy Samberg, Wanda Sykes, Will Arnett and Ashly Burch.

Hideo Kojima, the thoughts behind the Norman Reedus-starring tripe-A Death Stranding, dropped by to share a fast glimpse at Death Stranding: Director’s Cut on PlayStation5. The authentic recreation, which debuted in 2019, additionally featured Mads Mikkelsen, Lea Seydoux, Margaret Qualley and Guillermo Del Toro.

Summer Game Fest 2021: Live Weezer Performance To Open Gaming Event; PlayStation, SEGA & Epic Games Among Participants

The intersection between Hollywood expertise and gaming continued all through the Thursday occasion with Jeff Goldblum showing to introduce the world premiere of Jurassic World Evolution 2. The recreation from Frontier and Universal will drop later this year.

Free Guy star Ryan Reynolds dropped by to share a brand new take a look at the online game motion movie. The trailer, which sees Reynolds play an NPC (non-playable character) in an open world recreation hoping to interrupt free from the script, noticed the addition common streamers Pokimane, Jacksepticeye and Ninja.

The occasion additionally noticed Giancarlo Esposito, who will seem in Ubisoft’s Far Cry 6, talk about taking over the a online game villain and replicate on which of his characters would win in a combat. The answer? Moff Gideon from The Mandalorian.

Summer Game Fest gave an replace on quite a few titles starting from Sable, Solar Ash, House of Ashes and Evil Dead The Game. Michelle Zauner, aka Japanese Breakfast, and Weezer each took the Summer Game Fest to carry out authentic music for upcoming titles.

The occasion got here to a detailed with main information on Elden Ring. Keighley unveiled the gameplay trailer and launch date for the highly-anticipated RPG from FromSoftware, Hidetaki Miyazaki and Game of Thrones writer George R.R. Martin. Elden Ring will lastly drop on January 21 , 2022.

Keighley topped off all of the gaming information with an thrilling replace for The Game Awards, saying that the annual celebration of the video games business will return for an in particular person ceremony this year on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Watch Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live above.

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