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Warhammer Skulls showcase has brought many novelties

Warhammer Skulls showcase has brought many novelties

Warhammer fans were eagerly waiting for yesterday's Warhammer Skulls showcase. We weren't wrong when we said last week that Warhammer 40,000 Darktide and Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine 2 were going to be two of the stars in the event. But Warhammer Skulls has revealed a lot of information about many other games set in the Warhammer universe, including new, unexpected projects. The showcase video lasts for about 48 minutes, but we have selected the juiciest pieces of information just for you. The list of novelties is quite long, so let's get busy!

More 40K than Fantasy



Warhammer 40,000: Darktide

The new video brings the confirmation of the release, which will take place on September 13, along with a narration that describes the scenario where the game is set. The depths of an overpopulated hive-city are the perfect soil for the seeds of Chaos to grow, and the Empire has to fight back the infection by any means. Even a group of disposable and ragged convicts can become a useful tool and the last hope of the city of Tertium in the face of Chaos. Although the trailer shows very little in terms of gameplay, it sets the mood for another desperate fight against the servants of Ruinous Powers. 



Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2

Unfortunately, developer Saber Interactive has decided to skip showing Space Marine 2 gameplay and has shown a "behind-the-scenes" trailer focused on the development of certain aspects of the game. Since this is one of the most eagerly awaited games in the franchise, it's normal that the studio does not want to disappoint the fans. The video hits at a very promising future with motion capture elements and some footage. The return of Captain Titus will be spectacular, but we are still missing a release date for Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine 2.



Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr

The Diablo-like ARPG set in the Dark Millenium has been entertaining the fans for a while with its frenetic action on PC. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr is now ready to make the transition to next-gen consoles, and Neocore Games has announced a new version for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S that will feature 4K resolutions, enhanced graphics, and the majority of DLCs released for the game to date.



Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge

One of the novelties of this Warhammer Skulls Showcase is Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge, a collectible card game for mobiles that will also launch on PC. Simple gameplay mechanics, deep strategy based on your card collection, and lots of factions from the 40K universe will make this free-to-play game a favorite of many fans.



Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef

Realistic graphics and complex gameplay mechanics are not necessary to have fun in the universe of the Dark Millenium. Developer Rogueside demonstrates it with Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef, a shoot 'em up platformer that reminisces of Metal Slug that puts you in the shoes of an Ork looking for his hair squig across the Armageddon sector. Lots of 2D side-scroller action, hand-drawn graphics, and fast-paced gun & run gameplay will arrive on October 20 this year.



Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader

Owlcat Games, the creator of Pathfinder: Kingmaker and Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, has announced the first classic CRPG based on the Warhammer 40,000 universe. The best classic gameplay is inspired by games like Baldur's Gate, but set in a futuristic universe where only war matters. Become a Rogue Trader in charge of expanding the borders of the Imperium in this epic adventure based on the book that served as a foundation for the popular franchise. We are dying to know more about it!



Total War: Warhammer III

Warhammer Skulls showcase has not forgotten about Warhammer Fantasy games, and The Creative Assembly has revealed a new trailer for Total War: Warhammer III. It focuses on Immortal Empires, a new gameplay mode that will allow players to take on absolutely massive battles for the control of the territory, including all factions present in Total War: Warhammer, Total War: Warhammer II, and Total War: Warhammer III. It will combine the maps from the three games into the definitive scenario for strategy and large-scale battles.



Warhammer: Vermintide II

Fatshark has surprised us with a new addition to its first-person action game. Be'lakor, will enter the scene on June 14 via a free update. The infamous Demon Prince will roam the Chaos Wastes along with new enemies, posing a deadly challenge for all those that dare to get close to him in Warhammer: Vermintide II.



Blood Bowl III

The combination of American football and Warhammer Fantasy battles has yielded one of the most popular tabletop games from Games Workshop. Blood Bowl's third adaptation to video games has started its beta, which will be up until June 12. Yesterday's trailer shows two new Blood Bowl III teams that we have never seen before in the series: Old World Alliance and Chaos Renegades.



This year's Warhammer Skulls has brought lots of novelties and confirms that the next months will be great for the fans of the different franchises based on the universe of the tabletop games. Make sure to visit our comparator to find all those games at the best price ahead of the release.

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