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  • Blog Post: Gamescom Attendees Numbered 335,000 From 88 Different Countries

    Gamescom is now behind us, with the announcements, previews, and that first schnitzel fading into memory. One thing we won’t quickly forget is just how packed the Kölnmesse was once again. The Gamescom organizers announced that attendance was down ever so slightly this year. 335,000 individuals... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Below Releases In 2015 On Xbox One, New Trailer Added

    During a press conference at Gamescom 2014, Microsoft showed a brief clip of Capy's upcoming Below and announced that the red hot indie game would be releasing on Xbox One sometime next year. Microsoft first announced Capy Game's Below during its E3 2013 press conference, since then the indie... More
  • Blog Post: Weekend Warrior 08/08/2014

    This weekend more than a few of the editors here at Game Informer are heading back to post-apocalyptic America to experience the excellent The Last of Us Remastered Edition . For the rest of us, this weekend will be about digging into backlogs, playing sports games, continuing heated pinball-related... More
  • Blog Post: Gamescom Announces 2014 Best Of Show Nominees

    Gamescom has become one of the world's largest gaming shows, giving game makers from around the world a place to show off their upcoming titles to the press and the public. The show starts later this month, but here’s a glimpse at some of the best titles that will be highlighted at this year’s... More
  • Blog Post: Sony Teases Gamescom Announcement With Bloody Snowflake

    In an attempt to be as ominous as possible, Sony has posted a 10 second long teaser to its YouTube channel. The video itself doesn't present much information, but it ends with #PlayStationGC, implying something to do with Sony's presence at the upcoming Gamescom conference. The video depicts... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Teases Surprises For Gamescom

    Gamescom is just a week and a half away, and Microsoft is already teasing surprises. The show kicks off on August 11 in Cologne, Germany, and you can check out the action from home. Microsoft and Activision are teaming up for the Call of Duty multiplayer reveal , live from Cologne. We’ll be reporting... More
  • Blog Post: Mystery BioWare Project Gets A Second Teaser

    When Electronic Arts and BioWare released a video for a new project last week, we didn't know what to think. Now that another "You've Been Chosen" teaser trailer is out, and the situation isn't much clearer. The latest video, dubbed "Spark," shows a young man get a strange... More
  • Blog Post: PS4 Versions Of Journey, Until Dawn, And Unfinished Swan Listed On Sony Gamescom Site

    Next week, Sony is bringing an enhanced version of Naughty Dog's phenomenal PlayStation 3 title The Last of Us to PlayStation 4. A software listing on Sony's Gamescom site (that has since been removed) reveals another batch of PlayStation 3 favorites could be heading to PlayStation 4 soon. According... More
  • Blog Post: 974 Super Mario Bros. Attempts Combined Into One Video

    Website StabYourself.net recorded more than 1,000 runs at a Super Mario Bros. level during Gamescom, and it combined 974 of those attempts into one video. It's an impressive spectacle that recalls all those hours dying over and over in Super Meat Boy, a game heavily inspired by Super Mario. It has... More
  • Blog Post: Crytek Shows New CryEngine Tech Trailer at Gamescom

    Gamescom is about more than just dazzling the fans, it's also a major gathering of game development talent. Crytek decided to use the opportunity to show off some of the latest tech it's been adding to CryEngine. (By the way, they've gone away from the numbering system, so it's just "CryEngine"... More
  • Blog Post: Gamescom 2013: Recapping Sony's Press Conference

    Much like at E3 , Sony’s Gamescom press conference was the biggest and juiciest of the show. Sony kicked off its press conference with a world premier demo of the PlayStation 4 UI. We watched a player browse the PlayStation 4’s dashboard, check out videos from upcoming games, and then jump... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation Vita Price Drop Announced

    At Sony's Gamescom conference today, a price drop for the Vita and memory cards was announced. The PlayStation Vita will now cost $200 and 200 euros. Sony also confirmed plans to price drop its Vita memory cards. This is great news for those who were on the fence about buying the handheld, and even... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Fable Legends

    During a press conference at a pre-Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft announced a new Fable game from the team at Lionhead Studios. The trailer for the new game showcases a few character classes, but nothing that fans of the series, or games in general, aren't already familiar with. It... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft To Reveal New Exclusive At Gamescom

    In official Xbox blogger Major Nelson's new podcast, Microsoft Studios' head Phil Spencer said that the company has some big news planned for its Gamescom presentation. In Major Nelson's podcast , Spencer said, "We're going to have a really short stage presentation with some news... More
  • Blog Post: Ubisoft To Reveal New Next-Gen IP At Gamescom

    Ubisoft will unveil another new property for next-gen consoles at the upcoming game convention in Germany. The company has also said that it will be revealing a new, smaller scale IP called Child of Light (created by Ubisoft Montreal creative director Patrick Plourde) at the European GDC conference,... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Attending Gamescom This Year

    Nintendo didn’t attend Gamescom last year, missing out on Europe’s biggest gaming trade show, but it is returning to this year. "Nintendo's return is an absolute highlight for our community, exhibitors and trade visitors from around the world,” Gamescom project manager Tim... More
  • Blog Post: Killzone Mercenary Brings Knife Swipes, New Adventure To Vita

    The Vita is getting a lot of love at Sony's Gamescom press conference. First we learned that Media Molecule is working on a Vita game called Tearaway . Sony followed that announcement up with Killzone Mercenary, a new shooter created exclusively for the Vita. Most of the trailer showed live action... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Opts Out Of Gamescom, TGS

    Microsoft has announced that it won't be attending the Gamescom and Tokyo Game Show events this year. Instead, the company says it will put its post-E3 efforts toward smaller events across the world. Microsoft's Larry Hryb (AKA Major Nelson) broke the news this morning in a statement on his official... More
  • Blog Post: A Post-PAX Look At Dragon Age's Future

    The last week has seen a lot of tidbits flying around about where BioWare's fantasy epic is headed. Among other things, BioWare's Mike Laidlaw mentioned at a PAX panel last weekend that the company was so pleased with the Legacy DLC pack for Dragon Age II that it intends to take its time to create... More
  • Blog Post: Gamescom Preview Roundup

    Gamescom is about to wrap up, which means our crew of Jeff Cork, Bryan, Adam, and Phil can get on the long plane ride back stateside. They've been cranking out the previews all week, and we've assembled them here for easy access. Take a look below at the previews coming out of the convention... More
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