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Published Time: 08.06.2024 - 06:04:25 Modified Time: 08.06.2024 - 06:04:25

The multiplayer Quidditch game set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter is coming this summer. Our first look at Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions also comes with a release date: The game will come to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X on Sept. 3. It’ll be available through PlayStation Plus on day one. Summer Game Fest 2024, summer games fest, Summer Game Fest


The multiplayer Quidditch game set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter is coming this summer. Our first look at Harry Potter: Quidditch Champions also comes with a release date: The game will come to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X on Sept. 3. It’ll be available through PlayStation Plus on day one.

The developer behind horror train game Choo Choo Charles revealed Cuffbust, a cute, chaotic prison escape game in which you play as Jailiens trying to bust out of the hoosegow. It’s out in 2025.

The next entry in the Civilization series is finally official. Sid Meier’s Civilization 7 will bring the grand historical 4X turn-based strategy game series back and destroy your sleep schedule when it’s released on PC and consoles in 2025.

The Street Fighter 6 roster is expanding, with M. Bison (this summer), Fatal Fury’s Terry Bogard (fall) and Mai Shiranui (winter 2025), and Street Fighter 3’s Elena (spring 2025), Capcom revealed at Summer Game Fest.

The Dragon Ball Budokai Tenkaichi series returns with Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero this fall. The high-flying fighting game comes to PS5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X on Oct. 11.

A new trailer for SNK’s Fatal Fury: City of the Wolves confirms an early 2025 release window on PC, PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X, as well as showing new fighters B. Jenet and Vox Reaper in action.

Capcom’s already shown plenty from Monster Hunter Wilds, the next-game in the open-world action-adventure hunting franchise. At Summer Game Fest, Monster Hunter aficionados learned even more, thanks to an appearance from series producer Ryozo Tsujimoto and a new trailer. Tsujimoto promised another look at Monster Hunter Wilds later this summer at Gamescom Opening Night Live.

Persona fans, take note. Atlus and Studio Zero revealed more Metaphor: ReFantazio, their new turn-based fantasy strategy game with a new trailer and a release date: Oct. 11 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, and Xbox Series X.

Blumhouse, the movie production company that turns indie-budget horror films into blockbuster hits (most of the time), is getting into games. At Summer Game Fest, the new Blumhouse Games division revealed its first projects: Crisol Theater of Idols from Vermila Studios, Grave Seasons from Perfect Garbage, Sleep Awake from Eyes Out, Fear the Spotlight from Cozy Game Pals, The Simulation from PlayMeStudio, and Project C from Sam Barlow and Brandon Cronenberg.

More Alan Wake is coming. Remedy’s first expansion for Alan Wake 2 presents “mysterious, terrifying, and quirky what-if scenarios,” Sam Lake says, with clear The Twilight Zone vibe. Alan Wake 2: Night Springs will be out this weekend.

S-Game’s new trailer for character action game Phantom Blade 0 looked more Sekiro-like than ever at Summer Game Fest.

The new horror game from ex-Silent Hill and Siren developers may not be what you were expecting, but Slitterhead has some fascinating design choices, like the ability to make machine guns, swords, spears, and claws out human blood to battle horribly mutated human beings. Slitterhead also got a release date: Nov. 8.

Funcom’s Dune survival MMO continues to look great, and in a new story-heavy trailer, we get a look at the setup for Dune: Awakening: a universe without Paul Atreides.

A new Power Rangers game from Digital Eclipse, the developer increasingly known for its carefully researched and lavishly presented archival retro game collections, was revealed at Summer Game Fest. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Rita’s Rewind takes classic moments from the show and wraps them in retro gameplay styles, with a time-traveling twist.

The creators behind Furi and Haven revealed their next project, an intense-looking and stylish mountain-climbing game named Cairn.

Annapurna Interactive and Ivy Road — which is le by Davey Wreden, creator of The Stanley Parable, Karla Zimonja, co-creator of Gone Home and Tacoma, and Daniel “C418” Rosenfeld, the composer behind the music of Minecraft — revealed Wanderstop, which they describe as “a narrative-centric cozy game change and tea.” As fallen fighter Alta, “you manage a tea shop within a magical forest and tend to the customers who pass through,” something she doesn’t really want to do. Sounds like there’s another layer to this one... Wanderstop is coming to PlayStation 5 and PC.

Sega’s remaster of Sonic Generations, now with extra Shadow the Hedgehog, is coming Oct. 25.

Riot Games’ tactical team-based shooter is making the jump from PC to console. Valorant’s PS5 and Xbox Series X versions launch later this year, with a limited beta test kicking off June 14.

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