Koch Media Reveals Off Gungrave G.O.R.E., Painkiller, And Slate Of New IPs

Throughout right this moment’s Summer season Video games Fest, Koch Media confirmed off numerous upcoming video games, lots of them new IP, nurtured underneath its new publishing label, Prime Matter. In the event you didn’t catch the occasion, right here’s a fast round-up of what was introduced, when it’s coming, and what platforms you may play it on. 

The Chant (working title)

Launch Date: 2022
Platforms: PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Sequence X/S, Xbox One, PC

Horror followers might need to control The Chant. The sport stars a younger lady who takes a religious retreat on a distant island the place all the things that might go incorrect does. Gamers will fight an evil cult and different cosmic horrors utilizing weapons imbued with religious powers. Gamers can even enhance their notion of the world by accessing the religious sight of their third eye. Exterior of fight you’ll discover the grim island and remedy puzzles similarly to Silent Hill. 

Crossfire: Legion

Launch Date: 2022
Platforms: PC

Legion is an RTS spin-off of the favored Crossfire shooter sequence. This basic technique expertise is ready inside the similar universe and has the entire acquainted trapping RTS followers anticipate. You’ll management numerous customizable models to battle giant armies in both the total single-player marketing campaign or towards human commanders in on-line multiplayer. RTS followers starved for a brand new expertise not named StarCraft have one thing to doubtlessly stay up for when Crossfire: Legion arrives subsequent yr. 

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Launch Date: 2022
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC

Do you get pleasure from Darkish Souls and Souls-like experiences? How about sci-fi and Lovecraftian horror? Dolmen could be the recreation for you. This motion RPG outfits gamers with a melee weapon/defend combo in addition to a gun to tackle vicious, bug-like threats to disclose the secrets and techniques of a mysterious crystal, the Dolmen. Whereas fight consists of the assault/parry/dodge method the subgenre is thought for, gamers can imbue their weapons with elemental results. For instance, utilizing cryo to sluggish or freeze enemies. Souls-like video games are a dime a dozen at this level, however we stay up for seeing how Dolmen continues to evolve and differentiate itself when it launches subsequent yr. 

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Echoes of the Finish

Launch Date: TBA
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PC

We don’t know a lot about Echoes of the Finish apart from that gamers management Ryn, a younger murderer who has the ability to govern and destroy matter. The sport is the debut title from Icelandic studio Myrkur Video games and is ready in a novel fantasy world impressed by the scenic island. Echoes of the Finish is being made completely in Unreal Engine 5, so odds are it’ll look fairly sharp. We’ll simply must control it to study extra about what it entails. 


Launch Date: September 
Platform: PC

Encased is a humorous RPG set in another model of 1976. On the heart of all the things is The Dome, a mysterious construction of unknown origin full of superior expertise. To uncover the reality, you’ll head in and be a part of a company working to unravel the Dome’s mysteries. Gamers select one in all 5 disciplines (science, engineering, safety, administration, and convict), every with their very own specialised abilities to assist handle numerous elements of the Dome’s society. When catastrophe strikes, you’ll must work collectively along with your crew to outlive and, maybe, escape. The Dome is at present playable in Steam Early Entry and releases to PC this September. 

Ultimate Kind (working title)

Launch Date TBA
Platforms: consoles and PC

Earth has bit the mud on this sci-fi first-person shooter. You management a humanoid machine known as a Valkyrie piloting a sentient spaceship to cease a devastating plague from wiping out the remnants of humanity. That mysterious premise is backed by fast-paced gunplay that emphasizes fixed motion. Keep nonetheless for too lengthy, and also you’ll end up riddled with bullets courtesy of a hostile alien race searching for to regulate uncharted area. Ultimate Kind seems to be a good distance out, however its temporary gameplay teaser has our consideration. 

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Gungrave G.O.R.E.

Launch Date: TBA
Platforms: TBA

Gungrave followers haven’t acquired a correct entry since Gungrave: Overdose in 2004 however that’s lastly altering with G.O.R.E. We don’t know something about it apart from a quick, action-packed cinematic trailer that guarantees loads of bloody motion. Fingers crossed we’ll study extra particulars concerning the recreation prior to later. 

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The Final Oricuru

Launch Date: 2022
Platforms: PlayStation 5, Xbox Sequence X/S, PC

This intriguing RPG combines medieval and sci-fi trappings. The Final Oricuru begins when gamers awaken from cryosleep to seek out themselves trapped in an alien world resembling the middle-ages. Resolution-making is the secret as gamers can type alliances with completely different faction leaders within the midst of a civil battle.  There’s no proper or incorrect solutions, and selections lead to completely different outcomes – some good, others not a lot. Better of all, you may play The Final Oricuru alone or with a accomplice within the drop-in/drop-out co-op to resolve puzzles required for 2 gamers. 

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Launch Date: TBA
Platforms: TBA

A brand new Painkiller recreation is within the works, however we don’t know who’s growing it or when it’s coming. The unique Painkiller launched in 2004 and was a supernatural first-person shooter by Outriders and Bulletstorm developer, Individuals Can Fly. We’ll have to remain tuned to see what this sequel or reboot has in retailer. 

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Payday 3

Launch Date: 2023
Platforms: consoles and PC

Exterior of unveiling a brand new piece of idea artwork (posted above), we nonetheless know little or no about Payday 3. Koch solely reiterated the sport will characteristic a “absolutely fledged social heist universe” set inside a Hollywood-like setting. That isn’t prone to fulfill followers of the franchise, however any affirmation that the sport nonetheless exists is at all times welcomed. 

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Scars Above

Launch Date: 2022
Platforms: consoles and PC  

At first look, Scars Above seems to be a mixture of Tomb Raider and Returnal in its mix of third-person fight and exploration. Astronaut Kate Ward finds herself stranded on a wierd alien planet, and she or he’ll have to make the most of a mixture of wits and fight experience to outlive. Kate defends herself with weapons like a laser machete, a fireball-shooting flamethrower, and even a freeze gun. When issues aren’t actively attempting to kill you, you’ll piece collectively clues concerning the world itself to determine what precisely you’re coping with. Developer Mad Head Video games describes Scars Above as “Alice in Wonderland meets Alien”, and we’ll see how that comparability stacks up when the sport launches subsequent yr.

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