This is What a Dungeon Run in Tera Looks Like

During Gamescom 2011 in Germany, the Frogster folks gave press a peek at what a standard dungeon run looks like in the action-packed MMO Tera. Now see for yourself! » 9/07/11 12:20pm 9/07/11 12:20pm

A Look At 41 of Iran's Best Video Games

Last week I found myself in a back row of one of Gamescom's business hall with a few minutes to kill. Turning a corner I discovered a sizeable booth set up to showcase the computer and video games of Iran. » 9/05/11 10:00am 9/05/11 10:00am

The New SSX Has A Familiar Groove and Some Amazing New Tricks

I was as worried as any SSX fan when Electronic Arts unveiled the darker, grittier SSX: Deadly Descents late last year. I like my outlandish snowboarding video games to be, well, outlandish, silly, colorful. » 8/29/11 9:00pm 8/29/11 9:00pm

German TV Show Apologizes to Gamers For Hurt Feelings

This morning we pointed out this video from Germany's RTL Television which seemed to delight in mocking the "computer freaks" that attended last week's Gamescom in Cologne. Today the show is apologizing for their bad judgement in airing it. » 8/25/11 3:00pm 8/25/11 3:00pm

First Ever Dota 2 Championship Winner Revealed

Valve's yet-to-be released Dota 2 has its first champion. The publisher held a tournament for the still-unreleased game at the Gamsecom video game conference last week. It wrapped up over the weekend. There are spoilers ahead, in case you haven't looked up the winner yet. » 8/23/11 12:20pm 8/23/11 12:20pm

German Kids Go Mad For a Man With a Microphone

The tens of thousands of people attending Gamescom on any given day were excited enough to be there as it is, but at specially anointed times, they were whipped up into an absolute fervour. And it's quite the sight. » 8/23/11 12:00am 8/23/11 12:00am

Aliens: Colonial Marines Shows Why it's Smart to Wait 25 Years to Make…

While we've known for a while now that Gearbox's upcoming Aliens: Colonial Marines makes extensive use of original concept art from the movie it's based on, 1986's Aliens, it's still a surprise to see it brought to life 25 years later. » 8/22/11 3:00pm 8/22/11 3:00pm

A Visit To the Thousands-Strong Gaming Tent City of Cologne

COLOGNE, GERMANY - For one week a year a very different sort of campsite forms along Cologne's pebbled shores of the Rhine river. » 8/22/11 10:00am 8/22/11 10:00am

Battlefield 3's Multiplayer Blows 128 Socks Clean Off

Battlefield 3's booth at Gamescom was not fucking around. Inside its cavernous hall, at the end of an hours-long wait, were 64 personal computers and an 18-minute round of the game's multiplayer. » 8/22/11 7:00am 8/22/11 7:00am

Getting Up Close (and Very Personal) With the PlayStation Vita

This video isn't as sexy as it sounds (unless you start up some simultaneous saxophone). For those interested in the PlayStation Vita but who haven't laid hands upon one, however, it is practical. » 8/22/11 3:30am 8/22/11 3:30am

A Tale of Two Games of Battlefield 3

I've got to play Battlefield 3 twice this week at Gamescom. Once on PS3 and once on PC. One was OK and one was amazing. We'll start with the OK one first. » 8/22/11 12:00am 8/22/11 12:00am

All Your Gamescom 2011 News Right Here: Assassin's Creed Revelations, …

The giant Gamescom show in Germany wrapped up this weekend, but the coverage won't stop here. We have more galleries, impressions, news and notes from days four and five here, and the crew returning from Germany will have much more to share as the week unfolds. » 8/21/11 6:00pm 8/21/11 6:00pm

The Sweet, Superb and Scary Cosplay of Gamescom 2011

Gamescom 2011 may have been overcrowded today, but not with people dressed as video game, anime and comic book characters. While European cosplayers did represent at Gamescom, they did so in the corners of the Cologne Messe. » 8/20/11 6:00pm 8/20/11 6:00pm

The Fancy PC Cases of Gamescom

Germany being mad for the PC like it is, there are a ton of PC accessories, peripherals and other pieces of kit available at Gamescom. Easiest on the eye are these, the PC cases. » 8/20/11 4:00pm 8/20/11 4:00pm

Assassin's Creed's Ezio Has Become Bomberman

When we first started playing Assassin's Creed, all the way back at the beginning of the first one, if you wanted to kill a man you usually had to stab him somewhere. As the series has progressed, though, we've slowly been given more and more ways to kill a man from a distance. » 8/20/11 1:30pm 8/20/11 1:30pm