Entries in 'Gamescom' (129)

Opinion: Biggest Gamescom ever was what you made of it

Opinion: Biggest Gamescom ever was what you made of it

The Gamescom numbers defied the experience somewhat.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2015 at 12:09PM in News
Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2015 in this week's issue of MCV

Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2015 in this week's issue of MCV

MCV is back from Gamescom - but what did we find out at this year's show? 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 13th 2015 at 10:00AM in News
345,000 people went to Gamescom last week

345,000 people went to Gamescom last week

The number of visitors at this year’s Gamescom rose year-on-year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 10th 2015 at 10:42AM in News
Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Gree: Don't build studios, buy them

Mobile games giant Gree believes that establishing a new studio from scratch is more costly in the long run than acquiring them.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:34AM in News

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eSports needs better regulation, says Mount & Blade studio Taleworlds

eSports needs better regulation, says Mount & Blade studio Taleworlds

The world of eSports needs to improve its regulations to cut down on abusive and offensive behaviour from certain pro-gamers.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved dev: 'Putting feathers on dinosaurs is stressful'

Ark: Survival Evolved dev: 'Putting feathers on dinosaurs is stressful'

Scientists propose that dinosaurs likely had feathers – but Studio Wildcard says it will continue to focus on scaly lizards because feathers are ‘really hard to do’.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

'They originally pitched a different game': how Square Enix discovered Life Is Strange

Developer Dontnod was trying to sell Square Enix a different game before deciding to show them Life Is Strange as an afterthought.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Train Simulator firm Dovetail Games has announced a deal with Microsoft to bring some of its future games to Xbox One and Windows 10.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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Capcom wants Street Fighter V to be No.1 in eSports

Capcom wants Street Fighter V to be No.1 in eSports

Street Fighter V is set to become the biggest title in the eSports fighting scene, if Capcom has its way.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Halo Wars 2 'will not be Total War: Halo'

Creative Assembly’s Halo strategy game will not resemble its smash-hit Total War franchise, the developer has told MCV @ Gamescom. 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:04AM in News

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Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Mad Catz targets 'significant' European growth for Rock Band 4

Rock Band will finally crack Europe this year, publisher Mad Catz has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:56AM in News
Vita and 3DS have 'two to three years left' in the West

Vita and 3DS have 'two to three years left' in the West

The current generation of handheld games consoles will persist for up to another three years in Europe and the US, publisher NISA has predicted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Developers must learn to tackle more serious issues in their games, says Ninja Theory

Developers must learn to tackle more serious issues in their games, says Ninja Theory

Ninja Theory says games companies need to tackle difficult topics if the industry wants to be held in the same regard as other forms of entertainment.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:44AM in News
Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox boasts that it has a game to suit every European territory.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:38AM in News

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Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza Motorsport 6 will be the biggest and most realistic entry in the series yet, says Turn 10 Studios content director John Wendl.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:40PM in News
Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Skylanders Superchargers will 'take the toy vehicle market by storm', says Activision

Activision says its new Skylanders game will compete with the likes of Hot Wheels and Corgi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:34PM in News
GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

Homefront: The Revolution is still alive and kicking, and looks to be set for release next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:59PM in News
International Insight: Germany

International Insight: Germany

As the games industry heads to Cologne for Gamescom, Timm Walter, senior manager at local industry body GAME, examines the struggle of Germany’s local market

on Aug 3rd 2015 at 10:02AM in News
Games industry breathes a sigh of relief: Gamescom will take place later next year

Games industry breathes a sigh of relief: Gamescom will take place later next year

Gamescom exhibitors rejoice - next year’s show will return to a late August date.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 30th 2015 at 3:00PM in News
Get ready for Gamescom with this week's issue of MCV

Get ready for Gamescom with this week's issue of MCV

This week, MCV has asked people from around the games industry for their tips on surviving Gamescom. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 23rd 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Gamescom 2015

Gamescom 2015

In Events Aug 5th 2015 - Aug 9th 2015 in Cologne, Germany

Gamescom is Europe’s epicenter for games and gamers. The entire industry will be presenting itself not only to the general public at the trade fair, but also to trade visitors ...

Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

Three weeks to Gamescom - get involved with our daily magazines

It is just three weeks until Gamescom, and MCV is putting out a daily magazine for every business day at the expo.

on Jul 10th 2015 at 12:08PM in News