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Gamescom: Our Complete Coverage

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We’ve got all the Gamescom 2014 coverage you need, right here. The show runs from Aug. 13-17 in Cologne, Germany, with publisher reveals kicking off a couple days earlier. We’ll cover all the major press conferences from Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Activision, Blizzard, and Nvidia. Check back often for news from the show.

A miniature model in Moonbreaker.

These are the 10 best games we played at Gamescom 2022

This year’s Gamescom featured hundreds of upcoming releases of all shapes and sizes. These are the best ones we played during the show.
Gungrave G.O.R.E.'s main character points his pistols at enemies.

Gungrave G.O.R.E. is a bloody delightful PS2 era throwback

Friends looking at a site together in Friends vs. Friends animated trailer.

Friends vs. Friends is Gamescom’s ridiculously fun show-stealer

A miniature model in Moonbreaker.

Moonbreaker aims to be a strategy game that ‘lasts a generation’

Andreas paints in Pentiment.

Narrative RPG Pentiment is the Xbox exclusive to watch this fall

The player chainsaws a zombie in The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution.

The Walking Dead’s latest VR chapter proves I would die in a zombie apocalypse

Pinocchio in Lies of P.

Pinocchio Soulslike Lies of P is more than an absurd Bloodborne imitation

Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 had to ‘start from scratch’ to deliver better carnage

A Wrestler knees his opponent in the face.

AEW: Fight Forever delivers N64 nostalgia at a cost

The player and his living gun explore a city in High on Life.

High on Life lost me with its bad Gamescom trailer, but its demo won me back

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Sony reveals customizable PS5 DualSense Edge controller

Dead Island 2.

First Dead Island 2 trailer shows off unique character builds

Biophage sneaks up on main character of The Callisto Protocol.

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022: How to watch and what to expect

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022: How to watch and what to expect

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 is nearly upon us. Here's how to watch the showcase and what to expect from it.
A character aims and shoots a gun in The First Descendant.

Nexon’s Project Magnum now known as The First Descendant

Nexon’s Project Magnum now known as The First Descendant

Project Magnum, a free-to-play sci-fi cooperative shooter from Nexon, is now known as The First Descendant ahead of Gamescom and an October beta.
Visitors are seen during the press day at the 2019 Gamescom gaming trade fair on August 20, 2019 in Cologne, Germany.

Gamescom 2022: Here are the publishers that are attending

Gamescom 2022: Here are the publishers that are attending

There will be plenty of games to go around at Gamescom 2022 as over 500 companies are participating in the show.
Promotional art for Starfield.

Here’s the full schedule of summer video game livestreams

Here’s the full schedule of summer video game livestreams

From Sony's State of Play to Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, these are the game showcases throughout summer 2022 that should be on your radar.
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With E3 2022 canceled, these are the summer gaming events to watch

With E3 2022 canceled, these are the summer gaming events to watch

As there will be no E3 in 2022, these are the gaming events you can still look forward to this summer.
The cast of Marvel Midnight Suns stands in a line-up.

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021

Gamescom Opening Night Live was filled with some huge game announcements, including a Saints Row reboot.
Sam Bridges gives a peace sign in Death Stranding: Director's Cut.

Death Stranding: Director’s Cut features new delivery options and online ranking

Death Stranding: Director’s Cut features new delivery options and online ranking

Death Stranding: Director's Cut was shown off during Gamescom. The new showcase features tons of new gameplay elements being added to the PS5 exclusive.
Spartans attacking each other in Halo Infinite

Xbox at Gamescom 2021 stream: How to watch and what to expect

Xbox at Gamescom 2021 stream: How to watch and what to expect

Gamescom 2021 is on its way and Xbox is first up. Here's how to watch and what to expect from the showcase.
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Fall Guys Season 2, Dragon Age, and more revealed at Gamescom Opening Night Live

Fall Guys Season 2, Dragon Age, and more revealed at Gamescom Opening Night Live

Gamescom's Opening Night Live was filled with game reveals and extended gameplay demos for current and next-gen hardware.
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Gamescom 2020 has a long list of attendees from the gaming industry

Gamescom 2020 has a long list of attendees from the gaming industry

Gamescom 2020 is going all-digital this year, and will include a long list of game companies, such as Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Xbox.
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What you should know about the Summer Game Fest

What you should know about the Summer Game Fest

The Summer Game Fest involves a series of gaming previews, which includes EA Play Live 20, the Future of Gaming PS5 reveal, and a special Developers Showcase.
The entrance of a Game Developers Conference seen from above.

Game Developers Conference moves to August — if COVID-19 is no longer a factor

Game Developers Conference moves to August — if COVID-19 is no longer a factor

GDC's original March event was canceled due to the coronavirus, but it will be moved to August. It will be shorter version of the originally scheduled event.
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PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams takes home Best of Gamescom 2019 award

PlayStation 4 exclusive Dreams takes home Best of Gamescom 2019 award

Dreams, the ambitious PlayStation 4 exclusive by Media Molecule that will give players tools to make their own content, bagged the Best of Gamescom 2019 award. Sony's presence at the annual event was lighter compared to previous years, but it still raked in recognition at the Gamescom 2019 Awards.
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Digital Trends Live: Apple TV+, Ford’s esport racing, FogCam goes dark, and more

Digital Trends Live: Apple TV+, Ford’s esport racing, FogCam goes dark, and more

On this episode of Digital Trends Live, we discuss the biggest stories in the world of technology, including the launch of Apple TV+, updates from Gamescom 2019, Ford’s esports racing team, FogCam switches off after 25 years, a 40-mph e-scooter, and more.
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Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live

To kick off the Gamescom 2019 festivities, Geoff Keighley hosted Opening Night Live, a presentation packed with new trailers and announcements. We saw new looks at Death Stranding, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Borderlands 3, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, and much more during the two-hour event.
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From Stadia exclusives to Death Stranding, Here’s everything shown at Gamescom

From Stadia exclusives to Death Stranding, Here’s everything shown at Gamescom

Gamescom 2019 will be the site for four different presentations, including the next Google Stadia Connect event. Here you can find out where to rewatch the shows and catch up on all of the announcements that came from each of them. Gamescom 2019 will be the second-biggest gaming event of the year.
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Every game shown during Nintendo’s indie showcase at Gamescom 2019

Every game shown during Nintendo’s indie showcase at Gamescom 2019

Nintendo provided new trailers and information on more than two dozen indie games during its latest Indie Showcase ahead of Gamescom 2019. Here is every game shown during the presentation, including a few acclaimed titles like Ori and the Blind Forest coming to Switch for the first time.
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Expect devilish dealings for Azshara in the final ‘Battle for Azeroth’ short

Expect devilish dealings for Azshara in the final ‘Battle for Azeroth’ short

Blizzard reveals the last Battle for Azeroth Warbringers short during Gamescom 2018. This time around, it stars Queen Azshara and we get an up close and personal look at the destruction of her kingdom and the rebirth of one of the most vicious villains in WoW.
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‘Cyberpunk 2077’ developer explains why the game is in first-person

‘Cyberpunk 2077’ developer explains why the game is in first-person

A producer at CD Projekt Red has explained the studio's choice to developer Cyberpunk 2077 in a first-person perspective rather than the third-person view seen in its Witcher series. No release date has been given for the game, but it's planned to launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

D.Va goes it alone in an explosive new ‘Overwatch’ animated short

D.Va goes it alone in an explosive new ‘Overwatch’ animated short

On August 22, Blizzard released a new animated short focused on competitive gamer and Korean soldier D.Va. "Shooting Star" shows us the origin of her Ultimate ability and one of her most dangerous missions. A new map set in South Korea will be coming to Overwatch soon, as well.
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Nero shows off his sweet new demon-killing arm in ‘Devil May Cry 5’ trailer

Nero shows off his sweet new demon-killing arm in ‘Devil May Cry 5’ trailer

Capcom reveals the release date and an intense new trailer for Devil May Cry 5 during the Xbox Live show at Gamescom 2018. In the trailer, we get to see Nero in action with a pair of new weapons called the Devil Breakers. Dante also makes a brief appearance, showing off a few of his own new tricks.
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‘Battlefield V’ goes all-in on multiplayer customization, team-focused play

‘Battlefield V’ goes all-in on multiplayer customization, team-focused play

DICE wants users to play as a squad in Battlefield V, so it makes sense that combat classes now have specific roles, loadouts, and perks. The trailer shown off at Gamescom details four of the main classes, and reveals weapon skill trees and cosmetic customization for your squad.