Sacred 2 Impressions Shatter The Language Barrier

The main problem with seeing a game on the show floor at a consumer-friendly gaming convention in Germany, is that everyone speaks German. It makes sense, considering 99% of the people coming through to play their games are German, but boy does being in that 1% other bracket suck. Case in point, Ascaron's Sacred 2:… » 8/25/08 8:20pm 8/25/08 8:20pm

Leipzig Games Convention Dated For 2009... And That's Final!

With another successful Games Convention under its belt, the folks from the Leipziger Messe, where the con throws down each year, have dated next year's show. Games Convention 2009 returns to Leipzig from August 19 to 23. Wolfgang Marzin, CEO at the Leipziger Messe GmbH, has said that "The industry and visitors are… » 8/25/08 6:00pm 8/25/08 6:00pm

The Chronicles Of Spellborn: A Different Kind Of MMORPG

With the game being in development for so very long, I wasn't sure what to expect when the nice gentlemen from Spellborn NV sat me down to give me a first hand look at their MMORPG The Chronicles of Spellborn. The game was being shown in publisher Frogster's booth, the very same booth where I got my first look at… » 8/25/08 3:40pm 8/25/08 3:40pm

StarCraft II: Hands-On With The Zerg

Blizzard's set up at Games Convention this year was identical to the last — one half dedicated to World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, the other to StarCraft II. What had changed, rather dramatically, was how StarCraft II played, with massively rebalanced Terran and Protoss forces, as well as the inclusion of a… » 8/25/08 11:40am 8/25/08 11:40am