Entries in 'Gamescom' (139)

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

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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
Interview: What to expect from Gamescom 2016

Interview: What to expect from Gamescom 2016

Following a record-breaking Gamescom 2015, MCV speaks to the event’s project manager Tim Endres about what we can expect from this year’s Cologne-based trade show.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 12th 2016 at 2:13PM in News
Gamescom 2016 early bird ticket price ends March 31st

Gamescom 2016 early bird ticket price ends March 31st

Those planning on attending this year’s Gamescom have until Thursday, March 31st to secure their tickets at the early bird rate.

on Mar 18th 2016 at 3:00PM in News

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Gamescom registrations up 60% for 2016 show

Gamescom registrations up 60% for 2016 show

The organiser of Gamescom has reported an impressive start to its 2016 show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 17th 2016 at 10:00AM in News
'PlayStation has put Paris Games Week on the international radar'

'PlayStation has put Paris Games Week on the international radar'

Next week’s PlayStation conference has made Paris Games Week part of the global calendar, but don’t expect it to become a Gamescom rival, organiser SELL has told MCV.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:42AM in News
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

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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
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

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'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
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
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