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1:00 PM on 07.31.2014

Konami livestreaming new Metal Gear Solid V gameplay at gamescom

It's looking like gamescom 2014 will be a pretty exciting show. With many of the big hitters set to unveil their new products, we've certainly got a lot to look forward to next month. Now, we've got another publisher ready to...

Alessandro Fillari


8:00 PM on 07.30.2014

Wander is an MMO free of combat

One of the titles playable at gamescom's Indie MEGABOOTH is Wander, described as "a collaborative, non-combat, non-competitive MMO game focused on narrative, exploration, and joy." It stars you, at least at first, as a tree ...

Jordan Devore

3:00 PM on 07.30.2014

Here are the games at the Indie MEGABOOTH at gamescom this year

The Indie MEGABOOTH has become a huge hit at events like PAX and GDC, and it continues its tradition of offering a massive area packed with developers who otherwise would not be able to easily get floor space at gamescom. Th...

Darren Nakamura

2:00 PM on 07.25.2014

Sony spills gamescom lineup, Journey for PS4, then deletes listing

Sony tipped its hand today, posting a lineup of titles apparently meant for its gamescom showcase next month in Cologne, Germany. You know, before deleting it, anyway. Nothing is ever actually deleted on the Interne...

Kyle MacGregor

10:15 AM on 07.17.2014

Sony's gamescom press conference set for August 12

Sony's gamescom press conference will take place on Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m., says Videogamer. There's no indication of what to expect at their media event, but my experience is that they always bring plenty of announc...

Dale North

2:15 PM on 07.16.2014

There's going to be a capacity crowd on gamescom's Saturday

It shouldn't take anyone by surprise that there are going to be a lot of people at gamescom. After all, it's one of the world's largest videogame conventions. One of the trade show's four days is officially at capacity, howev...

Brett Makedonski

2:15 PM on 07.09.2014

Paradox Interactive will have Magicka 2, Hearts of Iron IV available at Gamescom 2014

Paradox Interactive will have quite the lineup at Gamescom 2014. Hearts of Iron IV and the new RPG IP Runemaster, along with several "secret projects," will be among the in-house developed titles shown this year. Joinin...

Brittany Vincent

2:45 PM on 07.08.2014

You can get your hands on Bloodborne at gamescom

Watching is one thing, but playing? Mmm. If you want to get your hands on From Software's next action-RPG -- and chances are you do -- you'll need to book a flight to Cologne, Germany for this year's gamescom in August. That'...

Jordan Devore

1:45 PM on 05.23.2014

Indie Megabooth travels abroad to gamescom 2014

Europe's largest videogame convention just got a little more indie. Indie Megabooth announced today that it will be a part of gamescom 2014 in Germany. It will be the Indie Megabooth's first presence at a conference outside o...

Brett Makedonski



Oculus VR to co-publish CCP's EVE: Valkyrie photo
Oculus VR to co-publish CCP's EVE: Valkyrie
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

Oculus VR has announced they'll be co-publishing CCP's EVE: Valkyrie. The space flight dogfighter will be part of the launch lineup exclusively for the Oculus Rift whenever that's released.

This marks the first game to be published by Oculus VR, and I suspect it won't be the last either. Check out our hands-on (face-on?) impression of EVE: Valkyrie to see why we called it the best thing we saw at gamescom.

Along with this announcement Oculus VR released the Oculus Latency Tester as open source hardware in an effort to make the Oculus more transparent, thus accelerating improvements to the virtual reality tech. Neat.

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8:00 PM on 09.03.2013

Rime gives you reason to be excited for PS4

I was immediately excited when Sony showed off Rime at its gamescom press conference. That trailer has finally been released in its full glory. I'm still not sure why they pulled out to so many indecipherable wide shots duri...

Steven Hansen





9:00 PM on 08.26.2013

Destiny, Titanfall win big at Gamescom Awards 2013

You saw our top ten games of gamescom. For the sake of comparison, let's take a look at the official Gamescom Awards 2013. There is some overlap, of course, but there are also some surprises in here. Destiny took home best Pl...

Jordan Devore



Tanks a lot: World of Tanks Xbox 360 hands-on photo
Tanks a lot: World of Tanks Xbox 360 hands-on
by Dale North

I tried my best to flank the enemy and shoot out his treads while trying out World of Tanks for Xbox 360 at gamescom. That helps. Lesson learned. That was after a previous unsuccessful roll-out where I died so quickly that I kind of hoped no one was watching. 

Everyone was watching.

I got some quick hands-on time with both the Xbox 360 and iPad versions of World of Tanks in a gamescom meeting with Wargaming. The insanely popular tank MMO is now making its way to other platforms, with the Xbox 360 currently in beta in North America. The European side of this beta launches this week, too. Asia will follow, as will CIS. Wargaming says that getting the servers set up for all of this has not been easy.

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XCOM: Enemy Within is MEC-ing me crazy photo
XCOM: Enemy Within is MEC-ing me crazy
by Dale North

Being at gamescom has its perks, especially when it comes to having the first opportunity to play a newly announced game. Or in this case, a new expansion so big that it's essentially a new game.

2K officially announced expansion XCOM: Enemy Within last week. Slated for release on November 12, this expansion brings all kinds of fun new bits to XCOM: Enemy Unknown, including body modification, big ol' MECs, enemy counterparts called Mectoids, new resources, new maps, and much more. 

As I'm sure you'll understand, I made it a priority to get my strategy loving self in front of a demo machine at the show. 

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10:00 PM on 08.23.2013

FIFA 14 on Vita is a reskin of FIFA 13

Some may remember when it was discovered that FIFA 13 on the PlayStation Vita was a reskin of FIFA Soccer, the first soccer game to be released on the Vita. Well guess what?! FIFA 14 is going to be another reskin too. "There ...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Our top ten games of gamescom 2013 photo
Our top ten games of gamescom 2013
by Hamza CTZ Aziz

gamescom is a huge show for both the press and consumers alike. It's at least four times the size of E3, and you'll be breathless by the time you've explored every inch of the show floor. There's just so much to see and do!

We've been bringing you non-stop coverage of gamescom from Cologne, Germany all week long. After checking out everything we could, we've picked our top ten games of gamescom 2013:

No particular order here, just ten exceptional games we were super impressed with. Of course there were a ton of great games, and it's always hard to narrow down games like this. Check out all our coverage from gamescom 2013 to see what else we liked.

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