Tokyo Game Show 2022: Everything announced

Tokyo Game Show 2022 was filled with updates, announcements, interviews and other news about some of the most famous games from Japanese developers and other studios around the world. From the first interview with Katsuhiro Harada, hosting the Tekken series on Tekken 8, to tons of new details on the newly rebranded Like A Dragon series, read on to find out everything announced at TGS 2022.

Tekken 8 is the “turning point” for the show

Tekken 8 was properly unveiled at Sony State of Play last week, but we learned more about playing TGS. In an exclusive first interview with IGN’s Katsuhiro Harada, we learned a lot about the upcoming brawl, including how he presents a showdown between Jin Kazama and Kazuya Mishima. Harada also praised Nintendo’s Masahiro Sakurai for his work on Smash Bros. and said he would consider bringing guest characters back to Tekken 8.

Street Fighter 6: Full Starter List Revealed

There will be 18 characters on Street Fighter 6’s release date, and Capcom has pulled the curtain away from the full list of playable fighters on Day 1. From returning classics like Ryu, Ken and Chun-Li to new rivals including the Custom Character Creator for the in-game World Tour mode. The game is also expected to enter closed beta in October, with registration details coming soon.

The DLC expansion pack for Resident Evil Village will say goodbye to the Winters family

Ethan Winters has been the main protagonist of the Resident Evil franchise in the last two entries, but next month’s Shadows of Rose feature DLC will be the final chapter of the series’ Winters time. Elsewhere in the Resident Evil verse, we learned that the upcoming Resident Evil 4 remake is also being developed for the PlayStation 4, alongside the previously announced PS5 and Xbox Series.

The Yakuza series changes its name to Like A Dragon, revealing three new games for 2023 and beyond

The Yakuza series by RGG Studio has always been called Like a Dragon in Japan, and now localized versions of future games in the series will follow suit. In addition to the name change, we learned about three new titles from the Like a Dragon series: Ishin !, the long-awaited location of the Yakuza samurai spin-off, Like a Dragon 8, and a spin-off with Kazuma Kiryu. The series is also unlikely to hit the Nintendo Switch. Finally, we learned that the series is not required to stay in turn-based gameplay, and the fighting style can change depending on the story of each game.

Sonic Frontiers: Sega Details Super Sonic Boss Fights

Sonic Frontiers defies many of the trends that the Sonic series is known for, and Super Sonic is no exception. It doesn’t usually appear until the last moments of every Sonic game, Super Sonic will instead be used more often in open zones in Sonic Frontiers. In fact, some bosses will be virtually untouchable until you unlock Super Sonic, which will also unlock a whole new set of combat options.

Suikoden highlights the return of the classic Konami games

The beloved RPGs Konami, Suikoden and Suikoden 2 will receive new HD remasters next year for PlayStation, Xbox, Switch and PC. Both games will be included in one collection titled Suikoden I&II HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars. With the announcement, the Konami developers said they would like to make more Suikoden games in the future. In addition to Suikoden, we also learned about the reissues of classic Konami franchises including The Maze of Galious, Star Soldier, Parodius, Twinbee and Pooyan.

Star Wars Eclipse will combine an action adventure game with Quantic Dream Games’ Basics

Quantic Dream games are known to focus on storytelling and branching, but an upcoming Star Wars studio project will try to combine these pillars with a game more focused on action adventure. In an interview with IGN Japan, Quantic Dream CEO Guillaume de Fondaumiere said that “the action elements will also be very important”, in addition to “a very strong story, very strong characters, many playable characters and of course giving players the opportunity to change through their actions. and decisions, the way history unfolds ”.

One Piece Odyssey with release date 2023.

One Piece Odyssey will arrive in the West on PlayStation, Xbox and PC on January 13. This is only a slight delay as the game was originally scheduled to be released this year. The game features an original story written by Eiichiro Oda, author of the One Piece manga.

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak adds three new monsters

More monsters are on their way to Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, including the Violet Mizutsune, Flaming Espinas, and the Resurrected Kameleo. The new update, coming September 29, will also bring unlockable tiered wespons, new Qurios investigations, and more.

Try New Soulslike Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty

Team Ninja’s new game Soulslike Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty now has a new demo for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X | S. The game will also hit the last generation consoles, but the demo is only available to owners of the current generation consoles. The game is to be as demanding as the titles of Nioh studio.

The Awakener: Risen is a new RPG from a Chinese indie developer

This trailer for The Awakener: Risen from Taner Games introduces four classes: the warrior, the sword dancer, the soldier and the lancer. In the game, you play the role of an adventurer born in the Third Age who sets off on an exciting adventure into the world of Sylvalond. The game is expected to hit PS5, PS4 and PC in 2023.

Exoprimal receives a story trailer

Capcom’s upcoming dinosaur survival game, Exoprimal, has a new trailer at TGS 2022. The trailer features exofighters dressed in powerful exoskeletons and their purpose to eliminate the sources of dinosaur danger.

The Deathloop update will extend the ending and more Game Pass news

Xbox announced that Deathloop is coming to Gamepass this week and will have a new extended ending. In addition, Game Pass subscribers can expect the new update for Forza Horizon 5, BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle, Guilty Gear Strive and Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Remastered.

Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN on video games and entertainment news. He has over six years of experience in the gaming industry with bylines at IGN, Nintendo Wire, Switch Player Magazine, and Lifewire. Find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.

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