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Retrospection on Gamescom 2017

Gamescom 2017 Retrospectiv

This was the Gamescom 2017 The Gamescom 2017 is already in the past but it is still a great occasion to talk about. Many Game Developers and Hardware providers were present at this year’s Gamescom. We could enjoy quite a few things and want to tell you a bit about it. The first day was as always only for trade visitors and journalists. They could take a look before everyone else was able to enjoy this vast selection the days after. This year, around 350,000 visitors attended the event. This was a new record and t was only of many they put up this year. Angela Merkel opens the Gamescom The opening of the Gamescom this year is something special. The Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel…

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The FaRK 2017

FaRK 2017

The Fantasy and Role-playing Convention 2017 in Landsweiler-Reden A while ago, many visitors could enjoy the FaRK, also known as fantasy- and Role-play convention, in Landsweiler-Reden. The weather was perfect with a blue sky, sunshine and temperatures around 30°C. From 25th until 27th August, over 42,000 visitors enjoyed the FaRK. Every two years, many visitors can marvel at this great occasion. It was already the fourth time this year and every year more and more people join this occasion. Those visitors consist of all the different people and everyone enjoys a convention filled with strange encounters, a peaceful party, tolerance and a lot of help between people. The latter is mostly visible due to the high amount of donations. This year, Fit4Charity e.V. managed to collect…

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All award winners of Gamescom 2017

Gamescom 2017 Award Winners

Gamescom 2017 Awards This year again, Gamescom gave away their desired awards. In 23 different categories, the games and their developers battled for a great award. Over 100 titles were submitted. The evaluation went from August 22nd until 24th with the award ceremony taking place on the last day. The biggest winner this time is Super Mario Odyssey. The game got a whopping five awards this year including the Best of Gamescom award and “Most Wanted” consumer award. Here you have a full list of all the winners this year: A. Category group: Best of Gamescom Best of Gamescom award Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo B. category group: Gamescom global awards Gamescom award for best add-on/DLC Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts…

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Gamescom: Plans of Electronic Arts

EA at the GamesCom 2017

This is all you can expect for now from Electronic Arts at the gamescom 2017 At the EA Play last month, we already got some insight on the great projects of Electronic Arts. They presented some games where they hope that it will capture everyone’s imagination. If you missed out that event, you can watch it in the video at the end of the article. Regarding the gamescom, Electronic Arts wants to deepen the impression we have about their games. They want to show us a lot more gameplay and videos, provides us with more news and give us some hands-on experiences live in Cologne. They promise that there will be a lot to see and test. Here are the key points of the gamescom: EA Live Show. Tune…

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Tipps for the gamescom

Gamescom 2017

We all know how long and exhausting a visit at a convention can be. But we put some simple ideas together to make your life hopefully a bit more relaxed at the upcoming convention. For some general information, you can read here more about the upcoming gamescom. 1) Wear comfortable shoes You will walk around the gamescom a lot, and there will be a lot of people around you. Having comfortable and preferable sturdy shoes will reduce the burden on your feets. If you are wearing a cosplay, you should wear the shoes fitting to your cosplay. But you want to consider not leaving them brand new until the last minute. 2) Drink in a regular pattern, preferably water This keeps you from dehydrating and getting headaches. 3)…

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Gamescom 2017 – Overview

Gamescom 2017

Starting on August 22nd, we can finally enjoy the gamescom in Cologne again. It is the biggest Convention for computer and video games in Europe. We put together for you what you can expect from the gamescom so far. We will, of course, put together any further information we can get. Where and when is the Gamescom? The gamescom will be again held in Cologne this year.  On Agust 22nd, it will only open for people from the games industry as well as people from the press. Afterwards, the gamescom will be open from August 23rd until August 26th. This means, unlike the years before, that the gamescom won’t be open on Sunday. On Wednesday and Thursday, you can enter the gamescom from 10 am to 8 pm. For Friday and…

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