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

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…

Meet Your Sexy New Red Alert 3 Cast

EA announced at its Leipzig Games Convention press conference today additional details on the cast of Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 » 8/20/08 5:00am 8/20/08 5:00am, including the casting of Jenny McCarthy, pictured, as Tanya, the staple special ops unit. But that's not all. The leaders of the three factions — Allies, Empire of the Rising Sun and…

Frenchies Bust Into Sony Presser Rehearsal, Spoilers Ahead

Sony's Leipzig press conference has the limelight all to itself at this year's Games Convention, what with Microsoft saying nothanks.jpg » 8/19/08 10:00pm 8/19/08 10:00pm and Nintendo . So it's press conference will be full of surprises! And shocks! And all kinds of things you've never heard nor dreamed about! And...oh, wait. Gamekyo have snuck into…

Blizzard Unveiling Lich King cinematic, Details at Leipzig

Mike McWhertor and Michael Fahey are jetting their way to German as we speak, so they can cover the antics and news of Games Convention. It was last year at Games Convention that I had my first chance to play a bit of StarCraft II. Unfortunately, this year's Blizzard showcase will not include hands-on with Diablo III.… » 8/18/08 12:40pm 8/18/08 12:40pm

Headstrong's Secret Sega Title To Get Leipzig Outing

Ever since Kuju London was renamed » 8/14/08 12:00pm 8/14/08 12:00pm and they said that the now Headstrong Games was working on a title for Sega, we've been wondering just what it is. Well it looks like we don't have very long to wait before we find out. I recently received this glorious post card from Headstrong Games and Sega Europe. On the back it…

1C's Games Convention Line-Up Featuring Playable Theater of War 2

1C Company is invading this year's Games Convention with a hefty line-up of first-person shooters, role-playing games, strategy and racing titles. Their booth at the Leipzig show will include new builds of King's Bounty: The Legend and Men of War, Cryostasis, NecroVisioN, 4x4 Hummer, Death Track: Resurrection, Theatre… » 8/13/08 4:00pm 8/13/08 4:00pm

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

Win GC Tickets With The Chronicles Of Spellborn

An MMORPG I've been keeping track of for quite some time, The Chronicles of Spellborn will be making a showing at the Games Convention at Leipzig this year, and they want to bring a few fans along for the ride. They've just updated their website » 8/06/08 1:20pm 8/06/08 1:20pm with the fourth installment of their extensive game timeline, and to…