Off Topic: Gamescon 2016 Trailers

Have a look at some of the games shown off at Gamescon!

The Surge


Mafia III




Dead Rising 4


Halo Wars 2


Final Fantasy XV


Titanfall 2


Call of Duty Infinite Warfare:Zombies in Spaceland


Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocolypse


Sea of Thieves

Killer Instinct: Shadow Lords story mode



For Honor


South Park: The Fractured But Whole


Ghost Recon: Wildlands


Watch Dogs 2


Bioshock The Collection


Resident Evil VII

Injustice 2


Metal Gear Survive

Tekken 7

Little Nightmares


Get Even




NieR: Automata





Cartoon Network:Battle Crashers(GOTY no doubt)


Blackwood Crossing




Deus Ex Mankind Divided




The Princess Is Money Hungry


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Ni-Oh Beta

Following the overwhelming success of the Alpha Demo in April—as well as the community’s generous feedback—the Nioh Beta Demo will incorporate a number of gameplay changes made with fans in mind, which will be immediately noticeable upon their return to the village of Usuki. This first stage of the demo will offer new challenges and the opportunity to once again fight for the mysterious Mark of the Conqueror DLC. Warriors who conquered Usuki and procured the DLC during the Alpha Demo won’t be left wanting, however, as they will receive a set of weapons and more starting money. These champions will also have the opportunity to play through the new Nakatsu stage without having to clear Usuki again.

The new Nakatsu stage leads protagonist William along a treacherous mountain path to a deep cave, where he must prevail against human and supernatural enemies alike—including the seductive Hinoenma, a dangerous Yokai under the guise of a beautiful woman. Defeating the Nakatsu stage will award players with the Mark of the Strong DLC, which will be available when the game launches.

The experience gained from the trials of Usuki and Nakatsu should equip the most skilled players for an even more challenging undertaking: the Twilight mission. In this arduous mission, players can re-visit Usuki or Nakatsu, battle against stronger enemies and new fearsome creatures, and earn highly-valued items.

The Beta Demo will also feature a selection of new weapons, including the long-range hand cannon rifle and a fresh selection of Katanas (including dual-wielded Katanas), Spears, Axes and Hammers which will provide new options to suit any gameplay style. In addition, players will get a taste of Onmyo magic and Ninjutsu elements of combat, which add bonuses to William’s attack and can invoke special techniques to provide various effects.

Lastly, to better prepare players for the trials that await, a Training Dojo has been added to the demo. This tutorial stage has been implemented to teach newcomers how to fight with a katana, the most basic yet refined of weapon choices, and how to navigate through the game. The Training Dojo will be available from the beginning of the demo.


Get Even

Face in the dirt. Ears filled with screams. Wake up, prisoner. You need to…. ‘….breathe’ ….remember. A girl. A chair. A bomb. Just keep… ‘…calm…’ pushing backwards. Follow the voice, the deep red voice. Wires. Deep in the skull. Deep in your memory. Deep in your pain. You must… ‘…relax…’ …search. The blackest of memories. The darkest of truths. Deep in your mind. You’ve already lost… Can you still find grace? The clock is tricking. ‘…It’s all part of the treatment.’

Creating immersion through an unparalleled dive into 3D acoustics thanks to the support of the cutting-edge Auro-3D technology from Auro Technologies, Get Even challenges you to question your understanding of justice and reality. What is real? Your understanding of the past, is what will shape the outcome of your future. Help Black travel into the distressing and tortuous depths of his own mind, by facing the truth and answering two very simple questions: ‘Why was he there?’ and, ‘Who was the girl?


Little Nightmares


The Maw arrives every year. Always at the same time, but never in the same place, it creeps and crawls and buries its claws deep beneath the glistening water. And there it sits in vast silence. Waiting.

Soon after, they start to arrive. The guests. The monstrous, sweating, hungry guests. All seams bursting, bodies bulging, eyes dead with boredom. They shuffle up the gangway and into the mouth of The Maw. And then they are no more.

For none of those that enter have ever returned to tell the tale. At least, not yet…

Immerse yourself in Little Nightmares, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears as you help Six escape The Maw—a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal.


  • Embark on a Grim Adventure – Confront your childhood fears in this darkly whimsical tale, set in an immersive world of great sensibility, interactive storytelling, and outstanding sound design. Discover the foul secrets of The Maw and survive the attentions of its monstrous residents as you bid to help Six escape to the world outside.
  • Visit the Most Intriguing Dollhouse – Explore a disturbingly charming dollhouse, a place that is both prison and playground. Peek into Six’s world, part dream, part nightmare, where every step feels like a leap, and every shadow a vast darkness. Start from the bottom of The Hull and look for a way to The Above.
  • Rekindle Your Childlike Joys – Each room is a cell, each resident a threat, and both are puzzles to untangle. Reconnect with your inner child, unleash your imagination, and stay out of harm’s way. Master Six’s every movement in a super-sized world where even the smallest doubt can lead to a fatal misstep.

Resident Evil VII

Set within the sinister plantation house in Dulvey, Louisiana, the Baker family, including Jack and Marguerite, were residents but no-one has seen or heard from them in a while. Where could they be? One thing is clear in the latest content to be shown from the game – there’s something not quite right within the plantation. Who is the mysterious girl in the gameplay? What does Marguerite want with her?


South Park

Q: What is South Park: The Fractured but Whole?

A. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes South Park: The Fractured but Whole, a sequel to South Park: The Stick of Truth, winner of 25 video game awards. A dark shadow has spread across the quiet town of South Park. A new power is rising, and this time, an entire squad of super heroes must stand, led by a nocturnal scavenger sworn to clean the trashcan of society. Coon & Friends Assemble! The kids are playing super heroes, and Cartman is determined to turn Coon & Friends into the biggest super hero franchise of all time.

Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid. As the newest member of Coon & Friends, you must create your own superhero, build up your notoriety, and use your incredible abilities to save South Park. Only then will Coon & Friends take their rightful place as the greatest team of super heroes ever assembled, and get the movie deal they so richly deserve. In a city gripped by chaos, justice will be silent… but deadly.

Q: What is the connection between The Fractured but Whole and The Stick of Truth?

A: The Fractured but Whole will be a bigger, better, and deeper game than The Stick of Truth. The Fractured but Whole follows the events of the first game with players taking on the role of the New Kid just days after the events of The Stick of Truth. This time around there is an all-new story and an all-new superhero theme. Once again, Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and South Park Digital Studios are intimately involved in the development of the title from start to finish and will continue to bring authentic South Park humor and wit to the next chapter of South Park RPGs.

Q: Who is The Coon? Who are Coon & Friends?

A: Cartman feels that South Park is gripped with fear and that the city needs protection as more and more people turn to violence. To clean up the trash can of society, Cartman has chosen to be more than man. He is The Coon, a superhero alter-ego of half man, half raccoon. First introduced in Season 13, Episode 2 of South Park, The Coon fights to keep order intact as the world plunges into despair. In Season 14, Episode 11 The Coon leads the other kids of South Park in a crime-fighting team known as “Coon & Friends.”

Q: How much of a role will Coon & Friends play?

A: Coon & Friends will play a central role in The Fractured but Whole. The Stick of Truth addressed a lot of the South Park universe and The Fractured but Whole will open up even more new places to visit and people to meet this time around. The Fractured but Whole is a great opportunity to experience South Park at night with a new story about the kids and their superhero identities.

Q: What genre of video game is The Fractured but Whole?

A: The Fractured but Whole is a role playing game, with gameplay and exploration styles that are reminiscent of the adventure and combat found in your favorite turn-based fantasy RPGs. But this time around the kids are playing as superheroes and the stakes are serious.

Q: Will players be able to customize their characters?

A. Yes, players will be able to fully customize their characters. From the start of the game, each character will select their one-of-a-kind costume, craft their original superhero backstory, and build out their unique super powers. We also plan to further develop the RPG aspects of the game with an improved looting and crafting system that gives players the freedom to develop and refine their special abilities. Loot will be hidden all throughout the town of South Park for players to find and use to craft hilarious equipment which will aid them in battle.

Q: What is the combat like in The Fractured but Whole?

A: The Fractured but Whole introduces an all-new combat system which adds the tactical element of space and time to the battlefield. This new dynamic system will offer more variety, strategy, and challenge for veteran players while still being accessible for newcomers to turnbased RPG combat. Also new to battles are environmental hazards and timed events which can alter the course of a fight. Avoid them or use them to your advantage to gain an upper hand! Of course, what good area all these improvements if you couldn’t fight alongside your South Park buddies? This time around you’ll be able to enter fights with larger parties that you can customize for each encounter. Jump into the fray with up to 2 buddies and participate in truly epic battles. In all ways the scope of combat has increased this time around.

Q: Can you explain the role that night will play in the overall gameplay?

A: When night falls in South Park, the town becomes a different place. More enemies emerge from the alleyways and seedy villains step into the moonlight. While you’re able to do some investigative work during the daytime as an unassuming civilian kid, as a superhero, the cover of night allows you to take on your most covert challenges and really delve deep into the hive of villainy which would be otherwise hidden.

The changes in the town at night are so drastic that places and people you thought you knew in the daytime may become entirely different. The amount of things to do and see in South Park is effectively doubled after dark giving even the most ardent fans an all-new experience of exploring the living world of South Park.

Q: Will there be any DLC for South Park: The Fractured but Whole?

A: Yes, there are plans to release DLC for South Park: The Fractured but Whole following the launch of the game. There will be a Season Pass and Gold Edition of the game which are available for pre-order now. We’ll have more details on the specifics of the DLC at a later time since right now Ubisoft San Francisco and South Park Studios are fully invested and focused on making The Fractured but Whole the best it can be.

Q: Who is developing the game?

A. Ubisoft San Francisco is currently developing the game, with all writing and voiceover done directly by the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

Q: Why choose an Ubisoft internal development team for the sequel?

A: Ubisoft San Francisco established a strong working relationship with South Park Studios and Matt and Trey at the culmination of The Stick of Truth. For the sequel we wanted to continue that partnership directly and leverage the development tools and publishing experience of Ubisoft.

Q: What engine is The Fractured but Whole being developed on? Is this the same game engine as The Stick of Truth?

A: The Fractured but Whole is being created from the ground up using Ubisoft Massive’s proprietary engine, Snowdrop. This engine is notably known for the amazing graphics of Ubisoft’s mid-crisis action-RPG game, Tom Clancy’s The Division but it is in fact a very versatile engine that was specifically developed for the new generation of consoles. The flexibility and simplicity of the engine allows us to quickly and efficiently use the art and animations from the show directly into the game, and enable fast iterations to ensure a truly authentic South Park experience. Overall, it allows Ubisoft San Francisco to work more closely with South Park Studios and create a rich and collaborative experience, especially in helping the team integrate storyline changes and easily see how it affects the gameplay.

Q: What platforms will South Park: The Fractured but Whole be released on?

A: It will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Q: When will The Fractured but Whole be released?

A. South Park: The Fractured but Whole will be released on December 6, 2016.


I've already seen the Apocalypse trailer, and most of the rest are either new entries in series I've never played a single game in, or simply not very interesting.


I've already seen the Apocalypse trailer, and most of the rest are either new entries in series I've never played a single game in, or simply not very interesting.

:'( Senpai doesn't care for me.


I hate to prejudge things, but Metal Gear Survive looks like an atrocity.

Can't help it.  It won't be full price at least., but yeah this is just a quick cliche trope type thing. I can say this much, I liked the music

[QUOTE]Konami has stated that Metal Gear: Survive will not be a full price game.

At the end of an interview with Eurogamer, Konami brand manager Richard Jones mentioned that the developer will not be retailing the upcoming four-player stealth co-op title at full price. He apparently would not go into any further detail on the subject, but made a point of highlighting it.

Metal Gear: Survive First Trailer – Gamescom 2016


Survive was announced earlier this week to be the first full Metal Gear game made after series creator Hideo Kojima parted ways with the studio last year.

Konami has stressed that this new title will be a fresh take on what has come before, telling IGN that Survive is “a new addition to the Metal Gear Solid V experience." Eurogamer posits that the lower price point could reflect that, aligning survive with 2014's Ground Zeroes rather than the much bulkier Phantom Pain.

Konami Announces Metal Gear Survive – IGN News


We do know that the game is being developed in Japan, and will have survival elements at its core. Players will be tasked with fighting off "biological," zombie-like enemies with a slew of brand new weaponry.


Tokyo Xanadu eX+

■ After Story

After you clear the main story of Tokyo Xanadu, a large-volume new story called the “After Story” will be unlocked.


It’s been three months since the Spirit World incident that attacked Morimiya City—.

The season changed from summer to fall in the blink of an eye, and in Morimiya City, the day of the annual “Morimiya Thousand-Year Festival” has arrived.

Having regained their “everyday lives” following their battles in the Spirit World, Kou, Asuka, and the X.R.C. members spend their days relaxing at school. Kou’s childhood friend Shiori and other company are there, as well.

Enjoying the remaining days of their school life with all their might, Kou and company set off to the grounds of the Morimiya Thousand-Year Festival. However, a mysterious boy wearing a “fox mask” appears and tries to invite the “Qualified” high school students somewhere…

■ Additional Quests: Take on Halloween-Exclusive Events

During the After Story, there are a number of Halloween-related events and quests associated with the Morimiya Thousand-Year Festival.

In addition to quests where you cooperate with your allies, by going around places in Morimiya City, you may be able to see Halloween-specific events.

Quest: Thousand-Year Festival Campaign Helper

Star Camera, located in front of the train station, is running a campaign. Kou takes on their request and starts advertising by becoming an advertisement himself…

Quest: Jack-O-Lantern Class

Morimiya’s shopping district is holding a Jack-O-Lantern class for local residents. At the request of manager of Yanagi Sports, Kou and company work together to help out with the event…

Quest: Let’s Morimaru Dance!

Morimiya City mascot Morimaru appears for a dance event in Nanahoshi Mall! Can Kou and company, who get dragged into dancing with Morimaru while wearing Halloween cosplay, keep up with Morimaru’s dance moves?



@OGRobot @Crow @Rise @Clicheanimeconqueror

World Of Final Fantasy

■ Characters

Terra Branford (voiced by Yukari Fukui)

A summoner whose heart is connected to the summons beast Maduin. She is a woman strong at her core who doesn’t speak much, but also has a zoned out and radiant side about her.

Bartz Klauser (voiced by Soichiro Hoshi)

Boco (voiced by Kana Hanazawa)

A young man traveling with his partner Boco. He is a kind-hearted man who the protagonists suddenly encounter and will help them on their journey. Boco is Bartz’ chocobo partner.

Queen Acho (voiced by Suzuko Mimori)

Queen of penguin-esque Mirages called “Acho.” She lives in a temple at the bottom of the ocean. But is she an enemy or an ally to protagonists Lann and Reyne…?

■ Mirages


A penguin-esque Mirage. It specializes in water-based magic and counter attacks, and makes the sound “acho.” Its “Furious Bomber” attack is a counter attack triggered when it takes damage from an enemy. It deals damage to and stuns a single enemy.


A powerful Mirage, whose special move “Mega Flare” possesses the power to annihilate almost everything on the field.


Crows: Burning Edge


■ Story Mode

Starting with the protagonist, Suzuaran All-Boys High School student Harumichi Bouya, experience the story from the perspectives of each of the Big Four of Toarushi, where the game is set.

—The story will develop in chapters. There are also voiced cutscenes that pay homage the original manga.

—Places in Toarushi, where Crows is set, will reappear in the game, starting with Suzuran High School.

■ Another Story Mode

Masamune Akagi is a first-year student who transfers schools from Kennan to Suzuran. While running along the time line of the original work, another event occurs that runs in parallel. This is the original story of “Another Crow,” written by Crows creator Takeshi Hiroshi.

■ Battle System Introduction

Battle Tactics

There are three general battle tactics: “Hit,” “Grab,” and “Defend.” Going into a hit from a defend, a defend from a grab, and a grab from a hit are all effective methods of fighting.




Attack Style

—Balance Type (Harumichi Bouya’s Default)

A good balance between attack power and speed, with techniques that are easy to use in any situation.

—Speed Type (Ryuushin Kunou’s Default)

Fast in speed, but low in single-hit damage. Best suited for group fights.

—Power Type (Bulldog’s Default)

Slow in attack speed, but high in power. Best used in a one-on-one fight.

—Tricky Type (Tatsuya Bitou’s Default)

Enjoy an ever-changing battle with a mix of punch and kick attacks.

Burning Mode

As you attack, defend, and take damage, your Burning Gauge will increase. When the Burning Gauge reaches its max, you can activate Burning Mode. In this state, not only does your attack power and speed increase, you can also use Burning Combos, as well as character-specific special moves.

■ First-Print Bonus

First-print copies of Crows: Burning Edge include a short episode featuring Guriko Hanaki, who is connected to Worst. And it comes with character-themed, exclusive customization items.


You are Morgan Yu, the subject of morally dubious experiments designed to improve the human race. You awaken aboard Talos I in the year 2032 and must uncover the secrets hiding in the depths of the space station while being hunted by the mysterious alien force that has taken over. You’ll have to rely on the tools you find on the station – along with your wits, weapons and mind-bending abilities – to combat the growing threat and, hopefully, survive.


@Rise @BasementDude @Crow @Jakku more proof Vita is not dead

LOL as someone who grew up playing KOEI strategy games and reading/watching Japanese period films, the whole Moe thing on Sengoku theme is kinda disturbing.  This is what these guys are "supposed" to look like(albeit with a lot of



Also @BasementDude @Rise @SashaBraus and myself like The Koei Tecmo games

I enjoy Warriors games, myself. I have Warriors Orochi 2, WO3 Ultimate, and Hyrule Warriors, and I plan on picking up Dragon Quest Heroes when I get a PS4 in February.

Ya, not my thing 🙂  Imagine if they changed  the names of American historical figures to Gerogia Washington, Abigail Lincoln, Beatrice Franklin, and Joanna Adams, Jasmine Madison for Americans.. that's how it's like for me.

We don't have that, but we do have Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., just in case you think Abe Lincoln's presidency lacked sufficient quantities of steampunk, alien invasions, and Fire Emblem.

And I'd probably watch that hypothetical anime, at least for an episode or two. It would probably be good for a laugh, especially considering Japanese stereotypes of Americans usually pervade this kind of thing.


I enjoy Warriors games, myself. I have Warriors Orochi 2, WO3 Ultimate, and Hyrule Warriors, and I plan on picking up Dragon Quest Heroes when I get a PS4 in February.

We don't have that, but we do have Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., just in case you think Abe Lincoln's presidency lacked sufficient quantities of steampunk, alien invasions, and Fire Emblem.

And I'd probably watch that hypothetical anime, at least for an episode or two. It would probably be good for a laugh, especially considering Japanese stereotypes of Americans usually pervade this kind of thing.

Ya, not my thing 🙂  Imagine if they changed  the names of American historical figures to Gerogia Washington, Abigail Lincoln, Beatrice Franklin, and Joanna Adams, Jasmine Madison for Americans.. that's how it's like for me.

I'm with Bahamut that sounds too hilarious and out there not to watch, then again I'm the same guy interested in an American Warriors rtype game, but I remember Code Name S.T.E.A.M, but don't forget ol Honest Abe was also a vampire hunter


but don't forget ol Honest Abe was also a vampire hunter

I haven't. I still think that movie was some sort of B-movie or practical joke that succeeded beyond anyone's wildest imaginings.


Looking at the writer's bibliography has done nothing to change my opinion on the matter. The guy wrote "The Big Book of Porn".

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