Gamescom opened its doors on Tuesday 17th August to select members of the press but yesterday the event kicked off proper.
Festivities began with a special Gamescom press conference, followed by more announcements from Konami, Ubisoft and more.
But if you don’t have time to sift through our collection of stories, here’s the complete roundup. And if you missed Tuesday, here’s our day one guide.
THE FIVE STORIES YOU NEED TO READ
Konami’s latest to arrive on October 8th – one week after EA’s FIFA 11
Michael Pachter says Sony seems eerily complacent about the device” as in-development successor remains MIA
Celebrities from film, sports and TV spotted at this year’s games show
Company insists that Xbox 360 remains the best place to experience the Mass Effect franchise”
Koelnmesse already preparing for next year’s event
KEY PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Valve says that fascinating triple-A sequel will land on February 9th 2011
Publisher unveils Kinect-exclusive beat-‘em-up, due in November
Ubisoft’s Combat of Giants IP claws its way to retail this Q4
320GB and 160GB consoles to replace existing 250GB and 120GB versions on the High Street
Dancing Kinect game scheduled for November
AND ALL THE OTHER HEADLINES…
The world’s biggest games show kicks off for media and trade
Publisher has "nothing to announce right now" following Xbox Live mobile no-show
Ubisoft recreates iconic performances from King of Pop; Just Dance 2 details emerge