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INTERVIEW: Franko Fischer, Gamescom

Gamescom has announced new exhibitors, more floor space and a focus on mobile gaming. Koelnmesse’s communications manager Franko Fischer tells James Batchelor why this is shaping up to be the world’s biggest ever games show Gamescom is set to be even bigger this year – now up to 140,000 square …

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Gamescom: We’re only show with ‘360-degree coverage’ of games

Gamescom 2012 will offer ‘360 degree’ coverage of the established and emerging games industry, organiser Koelnmesse has said at its International Press Conference this afternoon. Other trade shows have been criticised for not catering to all areas of the market but this years Gamescom promises to be the only conference …

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GREE heading to Gamescom 2012

Mobile games giant GREE will make its Gamescom debut when the games show returns in August. GREE will showcase its latest titles as one of many new exhibitors for the show, which will once again be held in Cologne’s Koelnmesse. "Gamescom is significant for all types of gaming, particularly the …

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Gamescom ties with trade duo MCV and Develop

The worlds largest games show in Cologne has agreed a wide-ranging partnership with MCV and Develop. Included in the alliance is a dedicated lounge area which will be available to use for free by readers of the Intent Media publications and websites. Special editions of both print editions will also …

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EA’s Intat: "Gamescom is a pillar for our industry"

Electronic Arts says it will be out ‘in force’ at Gamescom this August. Less than 24 hours after Microsoft confirmed it wouldn’t be attending the German trade show or the Tokyo Game Show, EA has issued a confident statement underlining the importance of Gamescom. And it has confirmed it will …

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Gamescom unfazed by Xbox loss as Samsung signs up

The vast German consumer and trade video game show Gamescom has not been shaken by Microsoft’s decision to miss the 2012 event. In a statement issued to MCV, organiser Koelnmesse says the event is still ‘on track, demonstrating stability and growth despite the difficult market situation’. Instead, the organisers say …

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Also, Xbox decides against Tokyo Games Show

Microsoft has confirmed to MCV it won’t be attending Tokyo Games Show. It follows news that the platform holder won’t be attending Gamescom and will instead focus on smaller, localised events. At TGS last year, Microsoft revealed Grasshopper Manufacture’s Diabolical Pitch. In 2010, the firm announced a string of Japanese-developed …

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No Microsoft at Gamescom

Microsoft will not be attending Gamescom this year. The platform holder says it will be promoting its upcoming line-up at smaller, more-localised events. It follows news that Sony, Ubisoft, EA, Take-Two, NCSoft and Bethesda are amongst the big hitters at this year’s European trade and consumer fair. The event organisers …

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