Fumito Ueda, creator of ICO, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian, will receive an Honorary Award at the Fun & Serious Festival

Fun & Serious announced that it will recognize Fumito Ueda with an honorary prize at its eighth annual event, which will be held from 7 to 10 December in Bilbao, Spain. Ueda (Japan, 1970), will receive an award for his creative career. Since 2001 he has managed to seduce players with three unique titles featuring a special sensibility: Ico, Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian. Ueda is a key author in terms of understanding the history of videogames as his creations changed the way we understand them and…

Gamescom ’18 – Ashes of Creation Hands-on

While we were walking in the B2B-area at the Gamescom when we got a Skype message from a friend of ours. We NEEDED to come over and see his games. About 1 hour later we are enjoying the fresh fruit, sandwiches and a nice drink at the My.com booth. But, wait, we are not here for that, we have some games to check out! We started with the game Ashes of Creation. A game that doesn’t ring a bell, but then again, we get hundreds of games in our mailbox…

Graffiti Games to Showcase The King’s Bird, Double Cross and Joggernauts at PAX West 2018

Independent video game publisher, Graffiti Games, revealed today that it is bringing its upcoming titles; The King’s Bird from Serenity Forge, Double Cross from 13AM Games, and Joggernauts from Space Mace, to this year’s PAX West in booth 6716. Attendees will be able to experience hands-on time with the games before their upcoming releases. To celebrate Graffiti’s first attendance at PAX West, the publisher is providing those that visit the booth (6716) a chance to win a PAX West Grand Prize Package that includes a 50-inch television, game keys and…

Gamescom ’18 – World of Tanks AR Hands-on

We all know Wargaming for their World of games. Wargaming started out with World of Tanks, later World of Warplanes (and the 2.0 version) joined the family and the last one joining the World of series is my favourite: World of Warships. World of Tanks has been around for quite some time and you might know every spot on the map, know when to hold, to attack and where to flank an enemy. But sometimes things happen that I just want to see in a replay, that’s why the game…

Gamescom 2018 – Ten 2 Watch

The Gamescom in Cologne is over, it’s time to go home and think about all these awesome games that are about to be released. Of course, we have seen the Gamescom 2018 Awards, with only AAA games as winners, but there a way much interesting games out there, but not well-known by the gamers. The biggest reason why most gamers only buy games like Battlefield, COD, FIFA and Forza is that they never take the change to see the nice Indie games, which can be found during events like the Gamescom.…

gamescom award 2018: here are the nominees

The final phase of the gamescom award 2018 has begun: the Jury, consisting of German and international games journalists, as well as well-known YouTubers and Co., have named the nominees. Prior to this, over 100 entries had been submitted to the gamescom award office. More than 30 new products qualified for the final round of the gamescom award 2018. This year, winners will be distinguished in a total of 29 categories. gamescom exhibitors and visitors (21 to 25 August 2018) are eagerly waiting to see who will be able to…

“GameOn 2018” will focus on indies and business

“GameOn” is the trailblazing gaming event in the Baltic region. The team of avid gamers, game developers, journalists and esports enthusiasts was formed around 2015 to establish a high-quality expo in Lithuania. Since then “GameOn” has grown into the epic yearly convention dedicated to gaming and technology enthusiasts and will return to Vilnius on November 2-3rd. As “GameOn” is growing, so are the tasks and expectations organizers set for themselves. Event growth in attendance over the last years has been impressive thanks to new and exciting things introduced on a yearly…

gamescom 2018: New name – new location: Official gamescom stage is part of ‘Red Bull Gaming Club powered by gamescom’

In addition to the latest games, gaming fans from all over the world can once again look forward to a diverse event programme at gamescom this year (open to the public from 22 to 25 August). One of the hot spots in 2018 will be the official gamescom stage, which will be hosted together with partner Red Bull for the first time. The Red Bull Gaming Club powered by gamescom awaits visitors in the outdoor area on P8 (behind Hall 8). Many of the programme highlights of the Red Bull…

Dutch Games Association hosts 9th Holland Pavilion at Gamescom

Dutch Games Association (DGA) will be hosting the ninth Holland Pavilion at Gamescom this year, bringing Dutch companies large and small to the event. Gamescom is Europe’s biggest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, and one of the most important industry meetup worldwide for insiders, publishers and developers. Holland Pavilion This year DGA supports 23 companies to present their games, services or products at Gamescom. The broad selection of companies and organizations represents the Dutch games industry at its best across a wide variety of topics such as education,…

gamescom 2018: Living This Game! Jumpa and Sarazar produce gamescom anniversary anthem

When gamescom 2018 opens its doors to everyone from 22 to 25 August, games fans from all over the world can once again look forward to a 360 degree event experience. With 1,000 expected exhibitors and many events for spectators and participation, spectacular entertainment and great experiences are guaranteed. There is now another surprise for the 10th anniversary of the world’s largest event for computer and video games! With Jumpa and Sarazar, two renowned artists will do the honour of producing the gamescom anthem. ‘Living This Game’ is the title…