The Games Convention Über Update Post

The Leipzig Games Convention, the consumer showing of Europe's finest forthcoming video games (read: whatever SingStar version is planned for the Holidays), hits the Leipziger Messe from August 20 to August 24. And Kotaku was there! No, they're not there anymore, and yet they keep writing. Seriously, we can't stop. If… » 8/25/08 6:40pm 8/25/08 6:40pm

Space Invaders Attack World Trade Center At Games Convention

Let's file this one under "Too Soon." Seen at the "Invaders!" booth, tucked away in Hall Four of the Games Convention being held in Leipzig, Germany right now, was this non- » 8/20/08 2:10pm 8/20/08 2:10pm interactive installation featuring the classic Taito space faring aliens laying waste to the Twin Towers. It was projected on a massive screen in…

Heavy Rain Gets Public Showing At Games Convention

The Quantic Dream developed Heavy Rain » 8/20/08 11:50am 8/20/08 11:50am, described by president David Cage as dark and emotionally driven, made its public debut at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe's press conference today. Little details were divulged on the PlayStation 3 horror game during its brief cinematic showing, but David Reeves of SCEE…

PlayStation 3 Controller Getting Wireless Keypad

Sony showed off a new wireless keyboard for the PlayStation 3 controller, intended to help with in game text messaging and PS3 browser navigatoin. The black keyboard clips on over the front of the DualShock 3/SIXAXIS with the keyboard located above the main controller area. The wireless keyboard also features a… » 8/20/08 11:40am 8/20/08 11:40am

PlayStation 3 160GB Model Coming To Europe

Sony will be bringing one more SKU to the PlayStation 3 family this Fall, doubling the storage of the soon to be offered 80GB model. While the functionality of the console remains the same, the hard drive size will be doubled when the 160GB model ships out to European gamers on October 31. Price? Just 499 Euro, with… » 8/20/08 11:30am 8/20/08 11:30am

Wonder Woman, Raiden Two Of Four New Kombatants

Midway announced, in a roundabout way, four more additions to the cast of Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe » 8/20/08 11:00am 8/20/08 11:00am at the Leipzig Games Convention today. After Ed Boon left the stage, having been properly grilled by German personality Oliver Pocher, four images flashed on screen, quickly confirming more of the line up. On the…

EA Sports Adds Tennis To '09 Line Up, Snags Wimbledon Rights

Peter Moore announced that EA Sports would be adding tennis to its line-up of games in 2009, with rights for the Wimbledon tennis tournament exclusively going to EA. Although Moore didn't provide a name for the EA created tennis game — unless it's simply EA Sports Tennis » 8/20/08 6:00am 8/20/08 6:00am — he did say that development on the EA Sports…

What's Atari Bringing To Games Convention?

Well, this sucks. Atari says the company plans to "turn up the summer heat" at the Leipzig Games Convention this year. Unfortunate, because the Leipziger Messe can get pretty sweaty, something Fahey and I aren't going to appreciate when we're perspiring pure Pilsner. How's Atari affecting climate change in Leipzig… » 8/08/08 6:40pm 8/08/08 6:40pm