Tag Archives: gamescom 2017

Daedalic: Point-and-clicks ‘need to evolve’ in order to survive

Point-and-click games still have a "dedicated fan base," according to Daedalic’s CEO Carsten Fichtelmann, who just released the first episode of its new game Pillars of the Earth on PC and consoles last week, but the wider consumer market also have "an outdated picture" of the genre that makes them …

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Gamescom’s Indie Arena Booth is ‘pivotal’ for small studios

Gamescom’s Indie Arena Booth is back for 2017. Sponsored by Dingit.tv, this year’s booth features over 80 titles from around the world, and indie developers have told MCV that the booth is more important than ever. "As a small independent game developer creating our debut title, teaming up with Indie …

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Soedesco: Bringing the game back to farm sims

Soedesco wants to shake up the farm sim genre with its brand-new IP, Real Farm Sim, which launches on PS4, Xbox One and PC in Q4 later this year. Speaking with MCV, executive manager Hans van Brakel said: "There are many things we are focusing on with Real Farm Sim …

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Square Enix Collective: ‘We’re very honoured’ to publish Battalion 1944

Indie service provider Square Enix Collective has said it’s "very honoured" to be working with Bulkhead Studios again on its upcoming WWII shooter Battalion 1944, which is on show this week at gamescom in Hall 9. Square Enix’s indie publishing unit previously worked with the team on the first-person puzzle …

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GAMESCOM 2017: Bluehole and Nvidia bring ShadowPlay Highlights to PUBG

At an Nvidia event at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany,the developers of hit game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds have revealed an update that’ll integrate with Nvidia’s ShadowPlay Highlights system. The integration is available now, and should kick in the next time you boot up Steam, and will allow players to automatically capture their …

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Welcome to the heart of gaming: why Gamescom is more important than E3

Every year, Gamescom gets bigger. Not only does its 345,000 public attendees make E3’s 15,000 punters look positively paltry, but this year the show will also be accommodating over 900 exhibitors, marking a 20 per cent increase year-on-year. That’s over three times the number of exhibitors at E3 2016.  That’s …

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Humble Bundle to showcase at Gamescom

The ‘Presented by Humble Bundle’ label is to showcase five of its upcoming indie titles at Gamescom and PAX West this year. Humble Bundle’s publishing label will present four of its previously announced games and reveal a new title. Available to play on the show floor at Gamescom later this …

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Dingit TV announced as head sponsor of Gamescom’s Indie Arena Booth

Dingit TV just revealed its partnership with Gamescom this year, as the head sponsor of the Indie Arena Booth. The Indie Arena Booth will be in Hall 10.1, with over 80 games from 26 countries on show. Dingit will organise tournaments and give a prize for best indie game displayed, …

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Gamescom 2017’s support programme revealed

The supporting programme of events for this year’s Gamescom has been announced. Taking place primarily in the entertainment area of Cologne’s Koelnmesse (halls 5-10), this year’s show will once again have a diverse line-up of activities to get involved in alongside the list of over 900 exhibitors on the main …

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