Every year gamers from around the world flock to Cologne, Germany in order to attend Gamescom, the world’s largest gaming event. Last year brought in more than 275,000 visitors, including fans, press, and plenty of game exhibitors, and with the new gaming consoles due out later this year, you can expect just as many people if not more.
The show runs from August 21-25, with several press conferences unofficially kicking the show off the show on the 20th. Check back here often for news from the show, including release information on the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One’s launch lineup, and plenty more.
Gamescom in Cologne, Germany was already the biggest gaming event in the world after 275,000 attended in 2012. This year, 65,000 more people than that attended.
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Check out this video roundup to catch all the latest game trailers coming out of this year's Gamescom expo and get a sneak preview of the hottest new titles
Devolver Digital and Dennaton Games posts a "banned questions" list at Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number's booth at Gamescom 2013.
ZeniMax Online Studios general manager Matt Firor confirms that 'The Elder Scrolls Online' will embrace a monthly subscription pricing model, with players expected to spend $14.99 per month in order to play.
Activision Blizzard reveals 'Reaper of Souls,' the first story add-on pack for 'Diablo III.' In addition to bringing new content to the game, the expansion also updates some of the underlying systems for loot and endgame play.
CCP Games offers a first look at EVE: Valkyrie, a full game version of the EVE Online dev's Oculus Rift tech demo, EVE-VR. More info is set to be revealed later in 2013 and the release is planned for 2014.
Infinity Ward reveals another new 'Call of Duty: Ghosts' multiplayer mode, Blitz. It's a little like Capture the Flag, except instead of carrying a flag back to your base to score, you fling yourself into a glowing circle.