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

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

Leipzig GC Sets New Attendance Record

While the food » 8/25/08 6:30am 8/25/08 6:30am was certainly better than E3's, there's one other thing about Leipzig that trumps LA's resident trade show: it's open to the public. And the public, they come in . Indeed, this year's Games Convention set a new record for attendance, 203,000 people passing through the Leipziger Messe's doors over 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…

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

No Leipzig Press Conference From Microsoft

Expecting a big announcement from Microsoft at Leipzig? Don't! The company have confirmed that they won't be holding a press conference at the show, instead choosing to focus on...booths and demos. Demos that won't include Gears of War 2, since that game will be absent from the show entirely » 8/13/08 8:20am 8/13/08 8:20am. So...no Microsoft…

What's EA Bringing To Games Convention?

Electronics Arts is going to represent big at the Leipzig Games Convention this year. It's bringing something like three zillion titles to the event by our count, titles like Dragon Age » 8/08/08 8:20pm 8/08/08 8:20pm, and to name but a few. While we've seen a good portion of these titles at and pre-E3 events, we're going to see two unannounced…