Geoff Keighley just lately revealed 2 extra video games that can be becoming a member of the Opening Evening Dwell present of Gamescom 2022. First, it’s The Callisto Protocol, the survival-horror title directed by Dead Space creator Glen Schofield. Loads of footage has already been proven off for The Calisto Protocol, however Keighley states this new demo is a “step past” what has beforehand been proven. Alternatively, we can be seeing in-game footage of The Expanse: A Telltale Collection for the primary time. The latter is a choose-your-own-adventure title primarily based on the sci-fi tv present of the identical title.
Gamescom is among the world’s largest in-person gaming occasions of the 12 months, and it permits the press in addition to followers to get their arms on video games nonetheless in improvement. The Opening Evening Dwell present of Gamescom 2022 will happen this August 23, and can be obtainable to observe worldwide right here. It begins at 2PM ET (11AM PT) and can final roughly two hours. Different video games confirmed for the showcase embrace Sonic Frontiers and Hogwarts Legacy.
The Callisto Protocol is touted as a religious successor to Lifeless House. Hanging Distance Studios, the workforce behind it, largely as a result of presence of Schofield on the workforce. The Calisto Protocol can be a darkish and gritty survival-horror title set in area, although right here it’s particularly on Callisto, considered one of Jupiter’s many moons.
The Expanse: A Telltale Collection, is, unsurprisingly, being developed by Telltale Video games, the workforce answerable for the acclaimed The Walking Dead, and The Wolf Among Us video games. This can be complicated for some, as this studio did shut down again in 2018, following reviews of crunch, mismanagement, and extreme monetary hardships. Nonetheless, the trademarked model was bought not lengthy after, and the studio was opened anew, if solely in title. It’s at the moment unclear simply how a lot of the previous Telltale DNA this new studio has, or if it could attain its predecessor’s top, however a trailer for The Wolf Amongst Us 2 again in February excited followers significantly.