IGN Summer of Gaming 2020: Day 1 Recap

Day 1 of IGN’s Summer of gaming expo began today, with IGN revealing more than 15 different games. We will be following the coverage every day and updating you with all of the latest news.

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Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX

A Sega classic has returned with new graphics, made for modern systems. Alex Kidd in Miracle World was originally released in 1987 (International). The remake, Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX features new levels, alternate boss fights and new modes (boss rush mode, retro mode).

Release Date: Q1 2021

Beyond Blue

Explore the vast ocean depths in Beyond Blue. A surreal single-player adventure that lets you examine and explore the mysteries of the deep blue sea. The trailer offers a small insight into the game, with the player taking photographs and scanning marine life to complete an encyclopedia (OceanX). It will be available on all platforms and is available to preorder on steam now.

Release Date: June 11th 2020

Borderlands 3 – Bounty of Blood(New DLC)

Borderlands 3 is an action role-playing first-person shooter game that was released in September 2019. Bounty of Blood is a western-styled DLC update to Borderlands 3, which includes a new storyline, new vehicle, new enemies and new loot. The DLC also includes a level boost, so you can jump right into the storyline without having the play the original story.

Release Date: June 25th 2020

Chivalry 2

Chivalry 2 is a first-person multiplayer slasher inspired by epic medieval movie battles. It has been confirmed that it will offer cross-play and be available on all platforms, including next-gen consoles. Currently available for alpha sign up on the Chivalry 2 website.

Release Date: TBA

Demon Turf

The spiritual successor to Slime-san, Demon Turf is a  new 3D Action Platformer where you must take on the many demon world gangs. The game is currently in Alpha.

Release Date: Q4 2020 or Q1 2021

Dual Universe

Dual Universe is a continuous single-shard civilisation building MMO set in 2027. The game boasts player-driven in-game economy, politics, trade and warfare. It is currently in alpha, and alpha test 3 starts on June 11, 2020 – 14:00 UTC (June 12, 2020, 00:00 AEST). Use Code IGN2020 for 15% off at Dualthegame.com until June 16th.

Release Date: TBA

GTFO – Rundown 003: The Vessel (New DLC)

GTFO is an early access hardcore 4 player cooperative first-person shooter focusing on team play and atmosphere.  It is known to be one of the scariest games of 2019. GTFO is available now on Steam for A$49.99.

Release Date: June 11 13:00 CEST (June 11 21:00 AEST)

Metal Hellsinger

Metal Hellslinger is Rhythm Based first-person shooting game. The score is multiplied by how well you can keep the beat while killing enemies. The game is currently in Alpha and will be available on PS4, Xbox one, windows and next-gen consoles.

Release Date: 2021

Mortal Shell

Mortal Shell is a souls-like Action RPG made with tense deliberate combat and punishing enemies. The game features 4 unique shells that can dramatically adjust the game. Each shell offers different play styles. The beta opens July 3rd and you must join discord for a beta key.

Release Date: Q3 2020

Observer System Redux

Observer is a cyberpunk psychological horror video game that was initially released in August 2017. Observer System Redux is a remake that has been upgraded in every aspect. The upgrade features new lighting, particles, animations and models, and the ability to run in 4k at 60FPS. It will release on next-gen consoles.

Release Date: Holiday 2020

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Definitive Edition

Plan out strategic battles in real-time or a new turn-based mode as Pathfinder: Kingmaker Definitive Edition arrives on Xbox One and PS4 for the first time.

Release Date: August 18 2020

The Riftbreaker

The Riftbreaker is a base-building, survival game with Action-RPG elements. Hack & slash countless enemies. Build up your base, collect samples and research new inventions to survive. Available to wishlist on steam here.

Release Date: TBA

Rustler (Grand Theft Horse)

Rustler (Grand Theft Horse) is a top-down medieval game that combines elements from grand theft auto set in the medieval genre. Become a medieval thug in a crazy open-world action game full of pop-culture references. Available to wishlist on steam now

Release Date: TBA

Second Extinction

Second Extinction is a mutant dinosaur-fueled, Left 4 Dead-esque, three-player co-op game. It will be a live product, and the story will be updated as well as the game. The game offers different characters, classes, abilities and customisable loadouts.

Release Date: TBA (Sign up for Beta Here)


Become a crew member of an interdimensional express. Upgrade your train, gather new materials and build better weapons! Available in single-player or online multiplayer with up to 4 people. Available to add to your wishlist on Steam now.

Release Date: Fall 2020

Wasteland 3: Factions of Colorado

It has been almost 6 years since the critically acclaimed 2014 Game of the Year winner Wasteland 2. Now the RPG series that pioneered the post-apocalyptic genre in video games returns with Wasteland 3. Get a more in-depth look at the factions that make up the violent wastelands of Colorado in Wasteland 3. This game will be available on all platforms.

Release Date: August 28


The Waylanders is a fantasy RPG inspired by classics and features party-based combat on a tactical scale. Originally from Kickstarter, the game is created by the same developers as Telltale’s The Walking Dead and Fallout New Vegas.

Release Date: June 16 (Steam Early Access)

Werewolf The Apocalypse – Earthblood

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood is based on the tabletop RPG game Werewolf: The Apocalypse. More information will be announced at Nacon Connect on July 7th. It will be released on Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Wishlist it on the Epic Games store now.

Release Date: TBA

Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Yakuza: Like a dragon is a turn-based JRPG mixed with action. You are Ichiban Kasuga, a low-ranking yakuza grunt left on the brink of death by the man he trusted most. Being set in modern Japan, the game offers a different look than previous Yakuza games.

Release Date: Day 1 of Next gen Consoles

This was all the information on Day 1 of the IGN Summer of Gaming expo. We will continue to follow the coverage each day and update you with all of the latest news.


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