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Live Blog: Summer Game Fest 2022 - All The Biggest Announcements

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Not-E3 is in full swing, with Summer Game Fest 2022 kicking things off today. We'll be covering all the biggest announcements from the event throughout the day. What are you hoping to see?


Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 4:12 PM

And that's a wrap, ending with what the internet already knew hours before, the remake of The Last of Us Part 1

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:47 PM

Naughty Dog took to the Summer Game Fest stage to announce a stand-alone, multiplayer title set in The Last of Us universe. The upcoming title will be revealed a bit more next year and will include all new stories, characters, will be as big as one of the single-player titles, as well as set in a new city.

The Last of Us Multiplayer Summer Game Fest

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:40 PM

Shared world co-op survival game, Nightingale, has released a new trailer, showing off gameplay as well as its upcoming Realm Cards feature

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:28 PM

Hoyoverse also revealed their first look at the alliterative Zenless Zone Zero, an upcoming action RPG. 

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:16 PM

Honkai Starrail, a new game built by the Genshin Impact teamwas revealed today. The trailer showed off some incredibly visuals in the Genshin engine, although no release date was officially announced. Though  you can register on their website to get a chance to win a PS5.

Also, this is a mood.

Honkai Starrail Summer Game Fest 2022

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:10 PM

Digital Extremes took to the Summer Game Fest to talk Warframe. The team teased that the official gameplay reveal of The Duviri Paradox is coming at next month's TennoCon LIVE.

Warframe The Duviri Paradox

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 3:06 PM

Midnight Suns, the upcoming RTS from the XCOM team, has been officially announced to release this October 7th. The turn-based tactical RPG also showed off a new hero coming to the game, Spider-Man, as well as another Fallen character, The Hulk.

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:59 PM

Goat Simulator 3 is coming later this year to the Epic Games Store. The team at Coffee Stain North showed off a trailer, complete with electrifying goats and Wilhelm Screams.

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:54 PM

Stormgate, a new RTS (it is 2022, right? Lots of RTS games!), is coming with a beta in 2023. The new RTS will be free-to-play, with the developer Frost Giant Studios (made up of ex-Blizzard devs) specifically stating on stage that the game won't be "pay to win" or include NFTs. The RTS will be built on Unreal Engine 5, launching with co-op campaign, in-client esports, and more.


Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:45 PM

First announced a decade ago now, Routine is here with some gameplay.

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:40 PM

Witchfire, the dark fantasy FPS just got some new gameplay, as well as a tease that Early Access is coming soon. Honestly, it looks like DOOM and Hexen had a grown-up, Unreal Engine baby with Destiny and I'm all here for that.

Troy Baker and Roger Clark are also teaming up to help bring a new sci-fi horror narrative game, Fort Solis

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:30 PM

The sequel to FlashbackFlashback 2 was announced, bringing the sequel 30 years after its last release on PC. Coming this Winter for console and PC.

Flashback 2 Summer Game Fest 2022

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:25 PM

We got to see both a snapshot into Activision's marketing budget, as well as a look at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. Activision is bringing the band back together with some familiar faces.

And for some reason, Activision painted them onto an oil rig.

Call of Duty Summer Game Fest 2022

And if you pre-order, you'll get access to the beta of Modern Warfare 2. Check out the extended gameplay trailer here:

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:17 PM

Horror game The Callisto Protocol has shown off some new, expanded gameplay at Summer Game Fest, with Glen Schofield's title evoking Dead Space vibes the whole way. 

The Callisto Protocol Summer Game Fest 2022

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:12 PM

Guile fans rejoice as Street Fighter 6 has confirmed the flattop-sporting, sonic-boom wielding Guile is coming back in the next installment.

Joseph Bradford @ Jun 9, 2022 2:11 PM

A new Aliens game is in the works, coming in 2023., Aliens: Dark Descent will be a squad-based action title developed by Tindalos Interactive and published by Focus Entertainment.

"In Aliens: Dark Descent, command a squad of hardened Colonial Marines to stop a terrifying Xenomorph outbreak on Moon Lethe. Lead your soldiers in real-time combat against iconic Xenomorphs, rogue operatives from the insatiable Weyland-Yutani Corporation, and a host of horrifying creatures new to the Alien franchise. "


Joseph Bradford

Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore