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…

CI Games Announces New Sniper Ghost Warrior Title

Today, CI Games announced the next game in its acclaimed tactical shooter series: Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts. The title takes its genre-defining sniping gameplay to the harsh climates of the Siberian wilderness and introduces a brand new way to play – the contracts system. The game features both single player and multiplayer modes, and is set to release on PC, PS4 and Xbox One in 2019. Drawing upon community feedback, Contracts delivers tense, mission-based scenarios with CI Games’ best sniping ever. This is all thanks to the new contracts system,…

Warface – Collector’s Early Access pack giveaway (EU ONLY)

As you might know, Warface is now in Early Access on the PlayStation 4, and we want to make sure 10 of you are going to be lucky while playing this gmae. Because we are going to give 10 winner the Warface Collector’s Edition Early Access Pack! Each bundle contains the following items, ensuring you’ll get off to the best possible start. Warface features PvE and PvP missions and features hundreds of upgradeable weapons. There’s also a Plant the Bomb and Battle Royale mode for those who really want to test…

The Padre – an homage to the golden age of horror games

Good news “games-that-give-you-chills”’ fans! If you enjoy single player adventure horror games, this one is for you. The old-school roots of the game are a way to pay homage to classic games like Alone in the Dark or Resident Evil series. The voxel, Minecraft-ish graphics ideally blend the sentiment of past horror gems, with a modern take on many aspects of the game. Play as the most bad-ass, pop-culture referencing priest within the video game industry and face an ultimate game over, if you make the angels cry you a…

GRIS explores the beauty of sorrow later this year

Nomada Studio and Devolver Digital have announced GRIS, a serene and evocative narrative experience, for Nintendo Switch and PC later this year. Free of danger, frustration or death, players will explore a meticulous designed world brought to life with delicate art, detailed animation, and an elegant original score. Through the game light puzzles, platforming sequences, and optional skill-based challenges will reveal themselves as more of Gris’s world becomes accessible. Gris is a hopeful young girl lost in her own world, dealing with a painful experience in her life. Her journey…

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…

New trailer reveals that sci-fi adventure ‘Elea’ launches on September 6

The first episode of surreal sci-fi adventure Elea will launch into the galaxy on the 6th of September. Elea is coming to Xbox One and Steam® and is already available for pre-order on Xbox One. Inspired by the classics Kyodai, the developer of Elea, got the inspiration for the game’s narrative from the books of classic sci-fi writers such as Stanislaw Lem, Arthur C. Clarke and Frank Herbert. Being big fans of story-driven first person games, they asked themselves at the early stages of development what innovation Elea could offer…

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,…

Sword Legacy: Omen is available now

Team17, a global games label, creative partner and developer of independent, premium video games in partnership with Brazilian indie development teams Firecast Studios and Fableware Narrative Design are thrilled to announce that Sword Legacy: Omen releases today. Available on Steam, Sword Legacy: Omen is priced at £14.99/$17.99/€17.99/R$36.99. A Digital Deluxe Edition is also available which includes a digital story & art book, wallpapers and the Sword Legacy: Omen OST for £19.49/$24.99/€24.99/R$46.99. Both editions have a 20% discount for the week of launch. Sword Legacy: Omen is a turn-based tactical RPG…