Escapist News you mightve missed on 8/21/20: Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2 new trailer, Gamescom: Opening Night Live schedule, Fortnite Season 4, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Supreme Kai of Time Chronoa

Happy Friday, everyone — let’s get into some video game news. Today, we got a look at the new trailer for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2, Geoff Keighley gave some details about Gamescom: Opening Night Live, and more. Here’s the video game news you might’ve missed on Aug. 21, 2020.

The Latest Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 Trailer Shows Off Insanely Good-Looking Visuals

Starting things off is the new launch trailer for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. In it, we get to see just how good this game will look, along with some shots of the various tricks you can do across both games. The trailer gave us a glimpse of the Create a Park mode, as well as… an alien? See for yourself in the trailer below. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 will serve as a remake package of the original PlayStation 1 classics and will launch for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on Sept. 4.

Marvel’s Iron Man VR Gets a New Update Featuring New Game+

Today, developer Camoflaj announced that a new update for Marvel’s Iron Man VR is live and available to download for free right now. It includes a New Game+ mode as well as a new Ultimate difficulty mode to give players more of a challenge.

You’ll also find new weapons to use like the Continuous Beam Repulsor, EM Charge Cannon, Micro Swarm, Gravity Bomb, and a slew of quality-of-life improvements. These include faster load times and skippable side missions. Patch 1.06 is ready to go right now.

Read More: Free patch update for Marvel’s Iron Man VR including New Game+, available today

Gamescom: Opening Night Live Will Be Two Hours Long, 20+ Games to Be Shown

Ahead of Gamescom: Opening Night Live, The Game Awards’ creator Geoff Keighley tweeted out a video last night, giving us a taste of what to expect from the show next week. In the video, Keighley said Opening Night Live would be a two-hour long show, with over 20 game announcements — ranging from indies to even PlayStation 5 titles. You can watch Gamescom: Opening Night Live on Thursday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. PT / 2 p.m. ET.

Check out the video below.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Will Get a New Free Update Next Week

The next Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 update will be available to download next week, and today we got a look at what to expect from it, thanks to a new trailer. Most notably, the update will be free and will feature a new character, Supreme Kai of Time (Chronoa). Additionally, you’ll find a new mission, Raid events, Techniques, Super Souls, and a lot more.

Update 11 will launch on Aug. 26 across all platforms, including Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and PS4.

Fortnite Season 4 Will Launch Next Week and Centers Around Marvel

Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 4 will launch next week, and we now know what its theme will be. It will focus on Marvel characters once again, though to what extent is still unknown. The news comes by way of a teaser video tweeted out by the official Fortnite Twitter account today. We’ll likely know more when it gets close to launch, but oftentimes, Epic Games likes to leave many surprises for us to find. Season 4 will go live on Aug. 27.

Joseph Yaden
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