250,000 Guests from 28 Countries AttendedWargaming Fest: Tanker Day 2019 in Minsk

On September 15, the heart of the Belarusian capital was taken by storm: 250,000 people from 28 countries gathered in Victory Park to revel at a grand event called Wargaming Fest: Tanker Day, organized by Wargaming together with the Minsk City Executive Committee and the Ministry of Defense of Belarus. The total number of people celebrating was even more impressive, with 2.6 million viewers from all over the globe witnessing the fun online and taking in what their favorite games’ developers had to say. “We started preparing for this event…

More than 15 publishers set to debut world premiere content and make announcements during gamescom: Opening Night Live

Today gamescom, the world’s largest event for video and computer games, and producer Geoff Keighley (The Game Awards) announced the first details of gamescom: Opening Night Live, a spectacular live showcase of world premiere game content and announcements. The new show, airing in front of more than 1,500 fans at Koelnmesse, the site of gamescom in Cologne, Germany, will stream internationally across all major game streaming platforms in English, with local translations available in more than 8 languages. Some of the publishers scheduled to make announcements and debut world premiere…

THQ Nordic announces gamescom 2019 line-up

Ah, that time of the year again. THQ Nordic is thrilled to show a fine choice of great games when the world’s biggest gaming convention will open its doors on August 21th in Cologne, Germany. THQ Nordic will host six playable games on the show floor. Check out our breathtaking gamescom 2019 trailer below. Three new games will be shown behind closed doors only, one of them being a world exclusive announcement which will be revealed during the gamescom Opening Night live stream on Monday, August 19th at 8:00 PM CEST…

Many innovations at gamescom 2019: more area, more programme, more highlights

Things get started once again on 20 August 2019: Europe’s leading business platform of the games industry opens its gates – first for trade visitors and media representatives. From 21 to 24 August, hundreds of thousands of games fans are then once again expected in the Cologne exhibition halls. In 2019, gamescom will cover a total space of 210,000 square metres (+5 percent in comparison to 2018) and, thanks to this and other measures, promises more space and a better quality of stay for visitors. Games fans can also look…

Pocket Gamer Connects Seattle starts strong with over 630 games delegates

This week saw the launch of a brand new venue for Pocket Gamer Connects and PC Connects, the international b2b games industry conference series. Heading to the capital of coffee and grunge music for the first time, the Seattle launch was a huge success. Uniting some of the biggest names in global games with local legends, Connects’ superb sponsors and an army of indies, the Grand Hyatt hotel was rocking with talks, pitches and the sound of business being done on Monday, May 13th and Tuesday, May 14th. More than…

devcom announces first round of speakers for 2019 edition

devcom, taking place in Cologne/Germany from August 18th to 19th, announces today the start of its Call for Papers, which will end May 31st and also presents a first selection of speakers. Today the organizers of devcom are excited to present the first selection of speakers. Additionally, the  Call for Papers has started and industry representatives are invited to submit their talk, panel and workshop ideas to the Core Advisory Board of devcom 2019. First Speakers Announced In anticipation of devcom’s 3rd edition, the team of devcom is proud to…

The Netherlands announced as gamescom partner country for 2019

The Netherlands is the official partner country of gamescom 2019. Koelnmesse GmbH, game – the Association of the German Games Industry, and the Dutch Games Association have signed a partnership agreement. With the Netherlands assuming this official role, Koelnmesse has secured a partnership with a growing games market that is also home to a diverse spectrum of games developers – from indie studios and serious games specialists to the producers of international blockbusters. The Netherlands also has large numbers of e-sports fans. This makes the country an ideal partner for…

Global Game Jam NEXT 2019 Registrations Open

Global Game Jam, Inc ® opens site registrations for the upcoming Global Game Jam NEXT®, an initiative tailored specifically to educators to learn how to teach game design to students and finally arrange a game jam for young creators to apply their freshly acquired skills. GGJ NEXT will take place throughout the whole month of July, 2019 globally with a possibility for educators and mentors in partnership with educational institutions to host a jam in their selected locations. Event organisers encourage educators to begin preparing students for the event by…

Site Registrations Close on January 4th for Global Game Jam 2019

Global Game Jam, Inc ® today issued a final call to register a site and participate in the the 11th annual Global Game Jam, which will take place in over 850 locations in more than 100 countries around the world from January 25-27th. The Global Game Jam is a yearly event that brings together professional, student and hobbyist game designers in an international unified effort. Kicking off the event this year are keynotes from video game industry visionaries Rami Ismail (Vlambeer), Brie Code (TRU LUV) and Limpho Moeti (Free Lives).…

WG Fest 2018: Battle It Out, Rock On, and Learn What’s Coming—in Moscow This Saturday

This Saturday, snow-covered Moscow becomes one hot place: WG Fest 2018, the third annual festival for Wargaming titles’ fans and their families, will game and rock on all day long at the Expocentre on Krasnopresnenskaya Embankment. Over 15,000 guests from 40 countries will clash in war machines for prizes, witness epic tournaments’ finals and game presentations, meet the developers, have fun in entertainment areas for all ages, and headbang to Sabaton! WG Fest 2018 will be crewed by 290+ Wargaming staff and will occupy a territory of 3 hectars (30,000…