Entries in 'gamescom' (95)

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'Players didn't understand Destiny until they played the beta,' says Bungie

Gamers could not grasp what MMO FPS title Destiny was about prior to its beta.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Aug 14th 2014 at 4:21PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Dead Island 2

MCV @ GAMESCOM PREVIEW: Dead Island 2

The City of Angels becomes the City of the Dead in the next game in Deep Silver’s open-world zombie-bashing RPG series, Dead Island.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:57PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: PS4 goes beyond the core as sales fly past 10 million

MCV @ GAMESCOM: PS4 goes beyond the core as sales fly past 10 million

The CEO of PlayStation says the console games industry must go beyond the core gamer if it wants to see the sort of numbers reached by PS2 and Wii again. ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 14th 2014 at 3:56PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Graphine on its new Granite SDK

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: Graphine on its new Granite SDK

Aljosha Demeulemeester, CEO of middleware specialists Graphine Software, tells MCV @ Gamescom about the firm’s new Granite SDK. 

on Aug 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: How eSports went from joke to juggernaut

MCV @ GAMESCOM: How eSports went from joke to juggernaut

For many, it seems laughable that a free-to-play game could rank alongside iconic singers and global television shows in terms of popularity.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 13th 2014 at 4:14PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: The impact of TV ads on boxed game sales

MCV @ GAMESCOM INSIGHT: The impact of TV ads on boxed game sales

Year-to-date games and consoles market sales data (boxed games) reveals a strong correlation between TV advertising and return on investment in what has been a buoyant 2014 thus far.

by Henry Degnin
on Aug 13th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
Zelnick: 'How can you buy a next-gen console and not want to play GTA on it?'

Zelnick: 'How can you buy a next-gen console and not want to play GTA on it?'

Strauss Zelnick has told MCV @ Gamescom that GTA V’s success on PS4 and Xbox One is inevitable.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2014 at 3:15PM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: Show committed to Cologne as 2014 numbers surprise organisers

MCV @ GAMESCOM: Show committed to Cologne as 2014 numbers surprise organisers

Gamescom co-organiser the BIU says that 2014 tickets sales have ‘surprised’ them.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2014 at 2:50PM in News

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MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

Microsoft hit Cologne yesterday with an impressive Gamescom showing, insisting that it can fight back in the battle against PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Sony press conference here

GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Sony press conference here

Sony’s Gamescom press briefing is just hours away, and you can watch the whole thing on MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:11PM in News
GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Microsoft press conference here

GAMESCOM 2014: Watch the Microsoft press conference here

Quantum Break is expected to be the headline star of Microsoft’s Gamescom press briefing this afternoon, and you can watch it live here.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 12:10PM in News
MCV's Gamescom Survival Guide

MCV's Gamescom Survival Guide

The gigantic games trade fair is about to return – and industry figures worldwide are preparing for the delights (and horrors) it’s sure to bring.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 11th 2014 at 9:31AM in News

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INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

INTERVIEW: The future of Gamescom

Gamescom has firmly established itself as a major date in the games industry calendar.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 10:13AM in News
How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

How the EU 2015 VAT changes affect you

New VAT laws next year will have a major impact on online games businesses.

on Aug 8th 2014 at 9:50AM in News
VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

VIDEO: New BioWare IP teased for Gamescom

Developer BioWare has continued its teaser campaign for its mysterious presumably new project, due to be revealed at Gamescom next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2014 at 3:25PM in News
Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia to launch Shield Tablet in Europe at Gamescom

Nvidia has set the European launch of its Shield Tablet gaming device for this year’s Gamescom.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 6th 2014 at 11:42AM in News

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White Xbox One listed by French retailer

White Xbox One listed by French retailer

Signs suggest that Microsoft may announce a white version of the Xbox One at Gamescom next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
Deadline day - Last call for the Gamescom Daily

Deadline day - Last call for the Gamescom Daily

Today is the final day for Gamescom exhibitors and trade attendees to book their place in MCV’s daily magazine during the show.

on Aug 1st 2014 at 11:43AM in News
Sony site lists Journey and The Unfinished Swan for PS4

Sony site lists Journey and The Unfinished Swan for PS4

Two additional PS3 titles look as if they may be getting a release on PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2014 at 9:45AM in News
Respawn returns for second game dev event in Cologne

Respawn returns for second game dev event in Cologne

The Respawn game developer conference has announced the lineup for its second installment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 24th 2014 at 11:13AM in News
Don't miss out: Gamescom daily deadline is next week

Don't miss out: Gamescom daily deadline is next week

There’s just two weeks left for Gamescom exhibitors and trade attendees to book their place in MCV’s daily magazine during the show.

on Jul 22nd 2014 at 11:09AM in News
Two weeks to get involved in MCV's Gamescom daily issues

Two weeks to get involved in MCV's Gamescom daily issues

Only two weeks remain to get involved with the daily MCV @ Gamescom magazines at this year's show. 

on Jul 17th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
PlayStation Gamescom press conference confirmed for August 12th

PlayStation Gamescom press conference confirmed for August 12th

The PlayStation Gamescom press conference will take place on August 12th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Gamescom 2014

Gamescom 2014

In Events Aug 13th 2014 - Jul 14th 2014 in Cologne, Germany

The biggest video game event in the world and Europe's top B2B entertainment trade fair, Gamescom allows the general public and trade visitors to see the latest and greatest from ...

MCV to produce Gamescom International Daily this August

MCV to produce Gamescom International Daily this August

MCV is going daily during Gamescom this August, after signing an important deal with event organiser Koelnmesse.

on Jun 26th 2014 at 2:07PM in News