BBY Summer Game Fest UpdateHost of Summer Game Fest, Geoff Keighley, was at it again bringing a preview of great gaming experiences to audiences around the world. The July Developer Showcase profiled titles from studios both big and small over a plethora of platforms. Here are the highlights from the show, including a few titles making their world debuts.

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There were a few surprises during the showcase, but one of the biggest was Rogue Company. The game dropped a great sizzle reel while simultaneously releasing its beta live on the stream.

Scott Lussier from First Watch Games joined Keighley to discuss all the key features around Rogue Company. The title is a team-based multiplayer shooter that melds action gameplay with the tactical shooter genre.

The full game is coming to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC. Out of the gate it will support cross play and progression. This means you can play anyone on any supported platform and also progress the same way. Lussier also revealed that the title will hit 60 FPS across all platforms, including the Nintendo Switch.

During the reveal we also got a look at two playable character types out of a possible 12. The game features an ever-growing roster of mercenaries, game modes, weapons and gadgets. Lussier noted the Rogue Company experience will continue to evolve over the next few months. Keep it locked on Best Buy Blog for more on the game as it breaks. In the meantime, check the high-octane launch trailer below:

Overcooked All You Can Eat

Coming to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X the heat is getting cranked up in the next gen kitchen! Developer Ghost Town Games revealed Overcooked: All You Can Eat is coming with a hefty helping of content.

The remake will include the original Overcooked and Overcooked 2 as well as all the series’ downloadable content. It’s not a full-blown Overcooked 3, but it has a menu absolutely packed with features that connoisseur are sure to love. The first addition is 4K visuals that will take advantage of the new powerful hardware. Developers revealed that the game was rebuilt from the ground up to support new ultra HD visuals and other gameplay upgrades. This reconstruction of the game allows for the inclusion of online play for Overcooked, a first for the game. The game will also have cross play support welcoming chefs across all platforms to cook together.

There is more content than you can shake a spatula at with over 200 levels and 180 chefs.

Ghost Town Games also teased that there are more announcements and content coming to keep on the lookout for.

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World Premiere “It’s Bugsnax” theme song for PlayStation 5

The plucky indie game that has taken the videogame world by storm returned for an encore performance. Bugsnax made its debut during the PlayStation 5 reveal its zany premise, adorable characters and infectious theme song stole the show for many gamers. Here’s the original trailer that lead to “Bugsnax-mania”:

During the Developer Showcase we were treated to a live performance by Kero Kero Bonito the band behind the catchy tune. Kick back, relax and enjoy the full theme song, It’s Bugsnax!

The game is a testament to the variety of gaming experiences Sony is working towards for the launch of the PS5. Bugsnax will be coming to the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4 and PC for Holiday 2020.

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Matthew Rondina
Matthew has been involved in all things tech related since the start of the digital era. He shares his passion for technology in his day job as a teacher and via multiple media platforms. As a long-time veteran of the video game and tech industry, he's covered interactive entertainment and esports on the web, in video series, podcasts, and on international television. You can follow Matthew's tech-venture filled lifestyle on twitter, instagram @dapper_tux.


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