This year’s Gamescom may be more of an event to keep an eye on. Friend of the site Geoff Keighley is creating “Gamescom: Opening Night Live” which he describes to Kotaku as “sort of like an all-in-one press conference” full of game announcements and news. It will stream from Cologne, Germany at 7pm UK time on Monday, 19 August, to kick off the big show.
On 4 March 2022, Warner Bros. and Mojang will be releasing a Minecraft movie. It’s about a teenage girl and “her unlikely group of adventurers. “After the malevolent Ender Dragon sets out on a path of destruction, they must save their beautiful, blocky Overworld.” It’s directed by Peter Sollett (Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist).
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order comes out on Switch on July 19. Announced at last year’s Game Awards, the action role-playing game has four player coop both online and locally, and revolves around trying to hunt down and collect the Infinity Stones before Thanos can.
Mario Tennis Aces’ 3.0 update is out today. It adds a new mode called Ring Shot and a limited-time event called Yoshi’s Ring Shot challenge where players hit the ball through different colour rings to win different colour Yoshis. The update also adds a new cinematic staring Wario and Waluigi.