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Nein! Leipzig GC axed, to be replaced by gamescom in Cologne

The world finally has a winner in the battle for European videogame convention supremacy. The organizers of the annual Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany, conceded defeat today to the new kid on the block: gamescom in Cologne, Germany. Le...

 
 
 
 
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'Best of Show' titles of Leipzig Games Convention announced

Games Convention at Leipzig has come and gone, but the impressions of the best games lasts at least a year. Leipziger Messe has recently released their “Best of GC” list and there are a few surprises to be had. The rewards are b...

 
 
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Kororinpa 2 will have you playing with balls again in 2009

[video]100548:200[/video] When I saw video of the first Kororinpa game, I instantly knew it was going to be a must-have for my Wii. It's still one of my favorite games for the console, in part because it actually feels like a game that's de...

 
 
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Mirror's Edge gameplay footage, now in glorious color!

[video]100486:199[/video] While the footage we've seen thus far of Mirror's Edge has been pretty impressive, a lot of it felt washed out by bright sunlight effects and sterile environment. With the exception of the bright red objects to giv...

 
 
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New Prince of Persia trailer, complete with German commentary

I have a horrible, guilt-ridden confession to make: I have never played a Prince of Persia title. Considering the type of story it is, I have even less excuse for not having played it, as I definitely enjoy the setting and the story sounds ...

 
 
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SHOCKING NEWS: LocoRoco2 trailer is gleefully happy

I know, you're shocked. Trust me, I am too. The last thing I expected from the Leipzig Games Convention this year was to find that LocoRoco 2 is a happy game about happy blobs having happy adventures. Why are you trying to make me experienc...

 
 
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Sony's newest PSP model, PSP 3000 announced

You may have already seen our blurb about the PSP 3000 announcement at Games Convention 2008, but here's the skinny direct from Sony.The new PSP 3000 has an updated LCD screen "with a wider color gamut and anti-reflection technology,&q...

 
 
 
 
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New Mad World trailer is black, white, and red all over

If Platinum Games' Wii exclusive Mad World isn't good, there's going to be riots in the streets. The kind of riots where people pull street signs out of the ground to stab and bludgeon one another. Because if this new trailer -- reveal...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Quake Wars

Time was short at Activision on the day I popped over for a look at the new Quake II-themed Enemy Territory game, so I unfortunately didn't get as long as I'd hoped for with what was one of my most looked-forward-to games of the GC. What I ...

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: The mysterious mystery of THEY

A game called THEY was teasing me for the entirety of the GC. It was one of the first games I made an appointment to see having recieved a press release weeks earlier about it, the last one I got to see over the course of the week, and the ...

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Far Cry 2

Around a week into my Leipzig coverage, and looking at my writing schedule I've still got a bunch more FPS to detail. It's a sign of the times my friends, and one I'm not entirely happy about. Somehow, this whole genre bandwagon thing never...

 
 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Hands-on with Crysis

You might have read Fronz's report of his play test of Crysis back in January. While he found the game to be trouser-troubling beautiful and solidly playable -- despite bugs -- he ultimately wasn't blown away by the overall experience. I ha...

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Hands-on with Rayman Raving Rabbids 2

I like Rabbids. They do a lot of important work. In this world of mopey, emo, RPG heroes, violent, grizzled, downtrodden anti-heroes, earnest corporate mascots, and cute and cuddly cartoon critters, the Rabbids want nothing more from their ...

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Warhound

Remember when I said in my Dead Island preview that Techland could have another sleeper on their hands if things work out? Warhound is that game. Most of the journalists I talked to at Leipzig who went to Techland's booth went there for Dea...

 
 
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Leipzig GC 2007: Hands-on with Spore

Sometimes things just turn out of the best. Earlier this week I had a ninety-minute appointment over in Electronic Arts' press area, where they had a whole load of their upcoming games available for play-test or presentation. With the words...

 
 
 




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