The giant Gamescom show in Germany continues and we're awash with impressions, screenshots and videos about the biggest console and PC games (not much for handhelds there). Which games do you care about?


Take a look through this round-up to get the latest from Gamescom Day 3.

This story will be updated throughout the day.

Anarchy Reigns

Part Brawler, Part Fighter, Anarchy Reigns Shows Promise and Flaws

It's a little bit Virtua Fighter, a little bit Madworld.
Played in the back room of Sega's Gamescom press booth, Anarchy Reigns is a fast-paced, action-heavy brawler that seems a bit too sloppy to have any lasting appeal. More »

Assassin's Creed: Revelations

The Assassin's Creed Team Always Takes the Best Screenshots

As proven by these Gamescom shots of Assassin's Creed: Revelations, the Assassin's Creed series never looks quite as beautiful as it does through the eyes of the folks that make the screenshots. More »

Blades of Time

Blades of Time Is the New Game From X-Blades Developer That Looks an Awful Lot Like X-Blades

This is Blades of Time. It's a hack-and-slash game featuring a scantily clad woman named Ayumi and her giant gunblades. It's being developed by Gaijin Entertainment. More »

Borderlands 2

The Ultra Disposable Gun is One of the Great Big Little Improvements in Borderlands 2

The throwaway guns of the original Borderlands, which numbered in the hundreds of bazillions, were nothing compared to the fire and forget disposability of the game's sequel. More »

Invisible Pony Rides, Bill Cosby, and Several Seconds of Borderlands 2 in Action

Earlier today thousands of Borderlands fans flocked to UStream for the chance to catch some gameplay footage of the popular game's upcoming sequel. They got a little - More »

Burnout: Crash

The New Burnout: Crash Trailer Features Crashing, Burning

Just in time for Gamescom, EA has shared a new trailer for its upcoming XBLA/PSN car-smasher Burnout: Crash. The 360 version of the game will be compatible with Kinect, and Crecente had a lot more fun with the game than he thought he would.
I'll be playing it for the first time next week, but the... More »

Diablo III

Watch Blizzard Open the Gates of Hell in Cologne

We showed you that fancy bit of 3D street art Blizzard created for Diablo III earlier this week. Now we have a sped-up video showing how the artists made it look like demons were bursting from the city's streets. More »


Four New Dishonored Screens Feature Sneaking, Swordplay, and... Stilts?

Four new screenshots from Bethesda and Arkane's upcoming first-person stealth game Dishonored have surfaced, and they look just about as interesting as everything else we've heard about the game. More »


Today in TF2 Hat News: Three New DOTA 2 Hats

No doubt in honor of this weekend's DOTA 2 International Championship, Valve is now offering there new DOTA 2 hats in Team Fortress 2.
Available are: The begoggled Clockwerk hat, the Raidenesque (or really Storm Spiritesque) Storm Spirit Hat, and the Sniper hat, which is a lot like the goggles from... More »

Dragon's Dogma

Our Excitement for Capcom's Biggest Game Ever Remains Low

There are some games we at Kotaku love writing about. Skyrim's one. Assassin's Creed. Whatever Atlus game our Mike Fahey's obsessed with this month.
And then there are games like Dragon's Dogma which we pass around coverage duties of like soldiers passing around the hand grenade that just fell... More »

Ghost Recon Future Soldier

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Simplifies With Polished Play

The first thing I noticed while watching a team of two Ubisoft developers play through a new level of Ghost Recon; Future Soldier wasn't the Zambia setting or the rolling wave of dust and smoke created by a crashing plane, it was how clean everything looked.
Gone were the screen-filling, often... More »

Gravity Rush

More Beautiful Cel-Shading in This Gravity Rush Video

Gravity Rush is fast becoming the PlayStation Vita game to see at press events.
We already got a look of Team Siren's upcoming gravity bending title through screenshots, gameplay, and hands-on experience. The game features beautiful anime style cel-shaded graphics, so what's wrong with another... More »

Guild Wars 2

Eight Minutes of Guild Wars 2 Gameplay and Art, Presented Without Comment

You've seen the trailer, now take a look at eight minutes or so of Guild Wars 2 gameplay shot from the Gamescom show floor.
You can contact Brian Crecente, the author of this post, at More »

Landwirtschafts-Simulator 3D

The 3DS Tractor Simulator Genre Has a New Champion

You know, not every game at this year's Gamescom is an international best-seller. Some games are made with a more local audience in mind, and few are as German as this one.
It's called Landwirtschafts-Simulator 3D, and puts you in control of...tractors. More »

Mass Effect 3

It's the Little Things That Matter In Mass Effect 3

The Earth is burning. Mankind stands on the brink of extinction. And all I can think about is how pretty I'm going to make my future space gun look. And how much I like an old friend's new haircut.
The Mass Effect 3 demo I caught at Gamescom came in two distinct parts, one a combat section showing... More »

Might & Magic Heroes VI

Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Helm in Might & Magic Heroes VI

We now have the culmination of last week's tease-of-a-teaser. Here is the Gamescom 2011 trailer for Might and Magic Heroes VI, establishing the game's appropriately epic struggle. More »


Megadeth Hopes NeverDead Kicks Your Ass

In Never Dead, you can rip off your head and then throw it. In real life, you cannot do this. Well, at least I don't think you can.
In real life, you can listen to Megadeth, and if you are buying NeverDead, you'll be doing just that because the band wrote the game's theme song, cleverly titled... More »

Rayman Origins

This Rayman Origins Trailer Looks as Good as You'd Expect

Rayman Origins features a battle of good versus evil, as well as some colorful platforming and puzzle solving. The game will be out this November on the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii and 3DS. More »

Rock of Ages

The New Rock of Ages Trailer Hilariously Smooshes Its Way Through Video Game History

Any good video game trailer should tell us what the game in question is all about. In the case of Atlus USA's upcoming downloadable game Rock of Ages, this is a game about a rock smashing stuff. More »

PixelJunk Sidescroller

PixelJunk: Sidescroller Screens Scroll Out

Q-Games is working on PixelJunk: Sidescroller, the latest PixelJunk title. The game's gameplay looks bright and old school.
The game is as much about shooting stuff as messing with liquids. More »

Prey 2

Prey 2's Stomping Grounds Are a Wretched Hive of Scum and Stuff

U.S. Marshal Killian Samuel goes from alien hostage to intergalactic bounty hunter in Prey 2, and these Gamescom screens show off his less-than-happy hunting grounds. More »

Silent Hill: Book of Memories

Silent Hill: Book of Memories Is a Trailer You'll Want To Forget

Book of Memories is a lot of things apparently. One thing it is not is a traditional Silent Hill game.
Goodbye psychological horror! Hello, ahem, co-op action. More »

Sonic Generations

Classic Sonic Won't Speak In Sonic Generations But Maybe He'll... Turn Into a Werewolf?

For Sonic the Hedgehog's 20th anniversary, Sega and Sonic Team will bring two versions of its mascot-in "classic" and "modern" flavors-together for a time-traveling, old school-meets-new school adventure. More »

Tera Online

Tera Online Rallies the Troops in This Triumphant Trailer

The Gamescom trailer for Tera Online sees the seven races (well, five of them) of Tera banding together to face off against impossible odds in order to keep a pair of titans from waking up and ending the dream that is reality. More »

Trine 2

Go It Alone or Bring a Friend—Online—When Trine 2 Arrives This Fall

Trine 2's cooperative mode will extend online as well as local, publisher Atlus vows in this latest video showcasing the game's collaborative platforming gameplay. More »

Ultimate Marvel Vs. Capcom 3

Guess Which Character Marvel Worried Capcom Would Get Wrong?

With more than 75 Marvel characters appearing in Capcom fighting games over the years, you'd think the comic maker would completely trust Capcom's judgment when it comes to how their heroes and villains appear in-game.
Not so with one particular character appearing in the soon-to-be released... More »

The Witcher 2

Free Witcher 2 Patch Adds Horde Mode, Makes Things Darker, Harder

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Version 2.0 will be a free patch that gives PC gamers a new tutorial system, a survival arena mode, a difficulty-increasing dark mode, oodles of patches and all of the previously released download packs.
The free patch hits Sept. More »

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