The Week in Wikis: Gamescom, Interviews & A Lot Of News

The Week in Wikis: Gamescom, Interviews & A Lot Of News

Happy weekend from Fextralife! If you’ve been too busy to keep up on the latest in the games we cover or are looking for a refresher we’ve got you covered. Let’s take a look at the comings and goings across the Fextralife Wiki Network:


  • Gamescom was an absolute blast and we had a chance to meet some great developers and publishers and play some great games! We’ll have much more to come on all of these games, check the Gamescom page for everything we covered!


Dark Souls 3

  • Dark Souls 3 has announced that a big announcement is coming next Wednesday. Riveting stuff. What will it be? DLC? Hold your breaths.
  • A new Patch is on its way next Thursday for players. Check the notes on the wiki for details.



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Final Fantasy XV

  • Final Fantasy XV has been delayed to November to integrate what would have been a day one patch.
  • In a possible mea culpa to appease starving fans, Square has released some early gameplay from the game
  • The Kingsglaive movie opened in select NA theaters on Friday. You can check out the showing theaters here. If you’re not near one of them, the Blu-Ray will be available on October 4th.
  • The fourth episode of the Brotherhood anime has released. You can check out all of the vids on the Final Fantasy XV channel.


  • Destiny has a lot to show for Rise of Iron, the next expansion due out in September.
  • Destiny Collection is coming which will include all of the game’s released content to date.
  • Private matches will now be coming with the expansion, allowing players to select their game mode and map!

Fallout 4

  • Nuka-World releases August 30th for Fallout 4 and will be the final expansion for the game. It’s in closed beta until then!




  • Vampyr was at Gamescom and we had an opportunity to ask developer Dontnod some questions about the game. This game is looking very intriguing and properly moody.


The Surge

  • The Surge released 15 minutes of gameplay footage this week!
  • We had a chance to interview the folks at Deck 13 about the game. and got some great answers!



  • Tyranny has released a new developer diary video showing some of the development concepts behind the game. It looks to be coming along quite well!

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Torment: Tides of Numenera

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  • Overwatch is getting its first new map in September, and it’s a German castle with a bonfire nod to Dark Souls. Happy Gamescom week!

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Nier Automata

  • Nier Automata is now confirmed to be coming to PC, so players can cease their fretting.

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Around The Site

  • The planned revamp to the forums is happening within a few days! Check this thread to make sure you know what to expect when the swap happens.
  • Say hello to our new friends who have migrated over from the old BioWare forums! Looking forward to the rich discussions on the Mass Effect and Dragon Age franchises!
  • The new wiki software is humming along and needs feedback and suggestions. Give it a test run and let us know what you think in the New Wiki Software Beta Feedback Thread!
  • Remember to pitch in and help making edits where you can, the wikis are the best community resource we have to help each other out and they’re the heartbeat of the site!

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That’s a wrap for the Week in Wikis, we’re looking forward to another great week of gaming fun. Don’t forget to check out our VIP program for some exclusive supporter benefits, and budding writers should take advantage of our Become an Author initiative! Thanks for a great week and as always, and keep checking in with us for news, reviews, YouTube streams and vids, chats and general wiki goodness!

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