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…

Wargaming Heads to gamescom 2018 with Plenty to Show Off

— The biggest gaming trade show is nearing with over 350,000 public and business attendees ready to see the past, present and future of video games. Opening on August 21, 2018 for the media and August 22 for all visitors, Wargaming is ready to conquer the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, with a 1000m²+ show floor with entertainment for all, including a stunning stage program, musical numbers, dancers, contests and more. This year is going to be big as Wargaming is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Throughout the booth, there will be…

gamescom 2018: private visitor admission tickets are only still available for Wednesday (22.08.) and Thursday (23.08)

Update ticketing: gamescom private visitor admission tickets are only still available for Wednesday (22.08.) and Thursday (23.08) – gamescom private visitor tickets now also sold out for Friday (24.08.) as well as Saturday (25.08.) – Official gamescom day tickets for private visitors are only still available from the online Ticket Shop of gamescom for Wednesday and Thursday – Official gamescom admission tickets are only available from the online Ticket Shop of gamescom at www.gamescom.global – Note: Do NOT buy them from other suppliers – In case they are sold out…

Gamescom 2018 welcomes Spain as partner country

Koelnmesse GmbH and game – the association of the German games industry establish partnership with ICEX Spain Trade and Investment and AEVI, supported by DEV for gamescom 2018. Spain is the partner country of gamescom 2018. This means that a European country (Canada in 2017) will once again present itself from 21 to 25 August 2018 at the leading business platform of the games industry in Cologne. With Spain as the official partner country, the organiser Koelnmesse and the sponsor game – association of the German games industry are placing…

Nordic Game 2018: Full program released

It’s a pleasure for the organisers of NG18, 23-25 May in Malmö, Sweden, to reveal the complete program for this year’s conference. More than 165 speakers are lined up to make the audience think, learn, laugh, share, and evolve, with prominent names such as Siobhan Reddy (Media Molecule, Dreams), Robin Hunicke (Funemena, Journey), Johnny Monserrat (Turbine founder), and Angie Smets (Guerilla Games, Horizon Zero Dawn) (https://nordicgame.com/terrific-trio-completes-ng18-program/) ready to enter the main stage of the Slagthuset venue. We also have a wealth of business talks, mobile focused content, and a brand…

NG18 – The Evolution Continues

The Nordic Game 2018 conference, 23-25 May, in Malmö, Sweden, builds on the foundation established by the Nordic Game brand and the keywords “Knowledge, Emotion, Business” – but it’s also expanding and evolving in numerous ways, including: Knowledge Expect a world-class speaker program, with trending topics, inspiration and a range of new workshops and round-table discussions. More than 140 speakers will inform and entertain NG18 attendees in 100+ sessions over the three days, among them Siobhan Reddy (Media Molecule), Johnny Monsarrat (founder of Turbine), Tom Giardino (Steam/Valve), Jason Roberts (Gorogoa),…

Black Desert Online Global Costume Design Contest 2018 Starts Today

Pearl Abyss and Kakao Games are excited to announce the first global Black Desert Online Costume Design Contest. Talented community artists from Europe and North America wanting to create their own costume now have the opportunity to express their creativity and contribute to the beautifully crafted world of Black Desert Online. Each region will produce a finalist, who will enter to compete against designers from South Korea, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, South America, Turkey, Thailand and South East Asia. The costume design of the global grand prize winner will be developed…

Gamescom: more than 350,000 visitors celebrate “The Heart of Gaming”

More area, more exhibitors and now this: more visitors. gamescom 2017 ended on 26 August with a new visitor record. From 22 to 26 August, a total of more than 350,000 visitors from 106 countries came, including estimates of the last day of the trade fair, to the world’s largest event for computer and video games. This means that gamescom 2017 for the first time also beat the “100 country mark” for visitors and impressively underlined its international importance. With 30,700 trade visitors, gamescom registered slight growth in comparison with…

Inaugural devcom was a success – developer event will return next year

The devcom, gamescom’s game developer event, made a strong showing in its first year. More than 3,000 visitors came to participate in 140 sessions by more than 200 speakers. The attendance of more than 350 journalists from all around the world underlined the success of the international focus of the event. Aruba Events, Koelnmesse and BIU – the German Games Industry Association, have announced that devcom will return next year from August 19 to August 23. Stephan Reichart, founder of Aruba Events, and Frank Sliwka, project lead for devcom, succeeded…