Entries in 'Gamescom' (63)

PaperSeven on Blackwood Crossing, Gamescom 2016's UK Game of the Show

PaperSeven on Blackwood Crossing, Gamescom 2016's UK Game of the Show

A rabbit-headed man and a traumatic life experience: that could sum up Donnie Darko. Or even Alice in Wonderland.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Sep 2nd 2016 at 11:47AM in News
FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

FIFA, Call of Duty and Metal Gear conquer Gamescom 2016

It will come as little surprise to discover that FIFA 17, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Metal Gear Survive were the most talked about games at Gamescom.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor.

on Aug 25th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2016 in this week's free MCV

Find out what we learnt from Gamescom 2016 in this week's free MCV

This week, we unveil Endemol’s new games studio in London, Good Catch, which will primarily focus on mobile development.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 25th 2016 at 10:21AM in News

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Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

Respawn: 'We are treating Titanfall 2 like a new IP'

It may have the number ‘2’ after its name, but Respawn is treating its Titanfall sequel like a new IP.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

'Publishers are now calling us' - How Life is Strange has transformed Dontnod

Dontnod says its perception in the industry has been transformed on the back of hit episodic game Life is Strange.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:15AM in News
Constructor HD gets January release date

Constructor HD gets January release date

System 3’s popular RTS building franchise will return 20 years after it first launched.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Metal Gear and Call of Duty dominate Gamescom

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and Metal Gear Survive are amongst the biggest games of Gamescom so far.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:50AM in News

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Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale: 'We need to redefine video game genres'

Telltale Games has urged the games industry to reconsider how it categorises genre, as the medium’s storytelling ability continues to mature.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:43AM in News
'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

'Oculus Rift will drive gamers to physical retailers'

VR giant Oculus says in-store demos for its Rift headset will cause consumers to flock to the High Street.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
Oculus, CI Games, Telltale and Dontnod headline our last edition of MCV @ Gamescom 2016

Oculus, CI Games, Telltale and Dontnod headline our last edition of MCV @ Gamescom 2016

Gamescom is almost over and, to finish on a high note, we talk to Oculus’ head of content Jason Rubin, who tells us demos for the Rift headset will bring ...

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 19th 2016 at 10:17AM in News
Ex-Lionhead developers unveil 'The Sexy Brutale'

Ex-Lionhead developers unveil 'The Sexy Brutale'

A new indie studio formed by former Lionhead developers have teamed up with Tequila Works to create a unique console game.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 11:10AM in News

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Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

Yooka-Laylee developers buoyed by Ratchet & Clank success

The commercial success of the new Ratchet & Clank reboot has excited the creators of Yooka-Laylee.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 11:00AM in News
Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, 
my career was over'

Richard Garriott: 'If crowdfunding failed, my career was over'

Ultima creator Richard Garriott has said that his four-plus decades of working in the games industry would have come to an end had the crowdfunding campaign for Shroud of the ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:40AM in News
PlayStack wants to 'fix the word publisher'

PlayStack wants to 'fix the word publisher'

A new UK games business has emerged at Gamescom that wants to ‘fix’ the word 'publisher' in the eyes of developers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:30AM in News
EA: Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty's true rival, not Battlefield

EA: Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty's true rival, not Battlefield

Call of Duty’s biggest competitor this Christmas is Titanfall, EA has told MCV @ Gamescom.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:22AM in News

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Read about EA, Kickstarter and Creative Assembly in this second edition of MCV@Gamescom

Read about EA, Kickstarter and Creative Assembly in this second edition of MCV@Gamescom

Titanfall 2 is Call of Duty’s true rival, not Battlefield. That’s according to EA’s CMO Chris Bruzzo, who features in MCV's second Gamescom 2016 daily.  

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 18th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Read about Microsoft, Project Scorpio and PS4 Neo in the first daily of MCV@Gamescom

Read about Microsoft, Project Scorpio and PS4 Neo in the first daily of MCV@Gamescom

Gamescom is finally here and MCV is on the frontline, ready to deliver daily magazines across the three days of the show.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 17th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
Gamescom ups security, bans cosplay weapons

Gamescom ups security, bans cosplay weapons

The organiser of Gamescom Koelnmesse has announced that security measures at this year’s show have been adapted following recent violent incidents across Europe. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 11:17AM in News
Gamescom 2016 advance day tickets sold out

Gamescom 2016 advance day tickets sold out

Koelnmesse has announced that its advance private tickets for this year’s Gamescom have sold out in record time.

on Jul 22nd 2016 at 3:02PM in News
Heroes of the Storm

ESL hosting Heroes of the Storm regional at gamescom

ESL will host the European Heroes of the Storm Fall Regional at gamescom in August.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jul 22nd 2016 at 10:55AM in News
UKIE's UK Game of the Show returns for Gamescom 2016

UKIE's UK Game of the Show returns for Gamescom 2016

The award highlighting the best UK title at Gamescom is returning for its fourth year.

on Jul 20th 2016 at 12:18PM in News
Overwatch

$100,000 Overwatch tournament to be held at Gamescom by ESL

ESL and Blizzard have teamed up to host a $100,000 Overwatch tournament at Gamescom later this year.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Jun 12th 2016 at 9:11PM in News
Gamescom 2016

Gamescom 2016

In Events Aug 18th 2016 - Aug 21st 2016 in Cologne, Germany

The biggest trade fair for video games in Europe is coming back this summer.

Press accreditation now open for Gamescom 2016

Press accreditation now open for Gamescom 2016

Gamescom organiser Koelnmesse has opened press accreditation for this year’s show.

on Apr 14th 2016 at 12:31PM in News