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Video game news is being made right now in Germany, and we're putting it all together here so you can keep up with the latest from Blizzard, Capcom, Sony and more....

What's the biggest news coming out of Europe during one the biggest gaming news shows of the year? Find out right here. We'll be updating this story throughout the day.

Aliens: Colonial Marines


The Latest Aliens: Colonial Marines Screens Are a Study in Sticky Situations

When dealing with an infestation of acid-blooded insectoid aliens, you're bound to run into certain situations that require extra care and consideration on the part of you and your Aliens: More »

Assassin's Creed: Revelations


Assassin's Creed: Revelations' Gamescom Trailer Reminds Us What It's Like to Play as Altair Again

We've known for some time now that, among other things, Altair would be making his comeback as a playable character in this fall's Assassin's Creed: Revelations. More »


Asura's Wrath


It Takes Multiple Hands to Stop These Asura's Wrath Screens

In Asura's Wrath, bosses are as big as planets (awesome!) and sword attacks are stopped with bare hands (rad!).
As previously posted, in the game, Asura, your six-armed main character, is a demigod betrayed by other gods, sending him into a 12,000 year hibernation (of sorts). More »


Borderlands 2


Borderlands 2, From the Angle You'll Be Playing It

One of the four new Borderlands 2 images released for Gamescom shows what the game looks like in the first-person perspective. You know, the angle from which you'll actually be playing the game.
The other three show some lovely environments and character art. More »

Bioshock Infinite


Four New Bioshock Infinite Screens and a PAX Panel You Might Want To Catch

Just about any new Bioshock Infinite news is good Bioshock Infinite news. Today the fine ladies and gents over at Irrational Games released four new screens—two are different, provocative angles on what we've seen before, and two are new. More »

Dark Souls


Hot New Dark Souls Screens Show Its 'Clothing Optional' Class

This year's Gamescom brings something new from Dark Souls, the dark role-playing game from From Software and Namco Bandai. Not only do we get a closer look at some character creation—the faces are still horrifying—but many of the game's default character classes.
If you're a Dark... More »

Diablo III


Diablo III Just Got Harder Than Hell With New 'Inferno' Difficulty

Diablo and his minions will dole out the most extreme player punishment in Diablo III, thanks to its fourth, harder than Hell difficulty level known as Inferno. More »

See Just How Crazy Your Diablo III Character Can Look If You Play On 'Inferno'


For Diablo III, Blizzard is giving players a chance to fight the hardest of hellspawn with the game's "Inferno" difficulty. Faster, stronger and tougher enemies that mean big risks and big rewards. More »

Diablo III Beta Will Begin by September, Still No Final Release Date

Dead Rising 2: Off the Record


Photo Tips from Dead Rising's Ace Photographer

Dead Rising's Frank West is a photographer. He's covered wars, you know. Not only that, he's taken snaps of a zombie outbreak. Who better to learn camera tips from?
Frank West will appear in Dead Rising 2: More »



What if Devil May Cry Isn't as Different as You Thought?

When DMC: Devil May Cry was first unveiled, all people could see (and react to, and shriek in horror at) was the lithe, sad-panda appearance of the series' protagonist, Dante. More »

Okay, I Like These DMC: Devil May Cry Screens

DMC: Devil May Cry isn't only getting a new trailer at this year's Gamescom, it's getting new screens. Funny that!
As much grief as DMC gets for the main character's stupid new look (it's pretty stupid!), these screens look hot. More »




A Tour of the DOTA 2 Showdown

Valve's Gamescom booth is dedicated to the hosting of The International the first tournament and hands-on with their upcoming strategy game DOTA 2.
You can check out the live stream here throughout the week during play hours, or glance through our images above.


You can contact Brian Crecente, the... More »

Half-Life 3 (Well, not really)


What Did Gabe Newell Say to the Half-Life 3 Protesters?

Where the hell is the next Half-Life game? That's what two Vancouver-based Valve fans wanted to know when they set up shop opposite the headquarters of the people criminally late on shipping Half-Life 2: More »


LittleBigPlanet Vita


LittleBigPlanet Will Show Off Your Fancy New PlayStation Vita

Every new console or handheld needs that one game. That one title that you show first to friends, family and co-workers. The one that makes them go "ohhh, that's neat", and makes you feel better about spending all that money you're already slightly regretting.
LittleBigPlanet is that game for the... More »

Need for Speed: The Run


Need for Speed Has a Need for Snow

Upcoming racer Need for Speed barrels down Independence Pass in Colorado and puts a big decision in front of the player: Do you race against the tumbling avalanche or simply wait for the *next* Need for Speed game to come out? More »

Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One


New Ratchet & Clank Trailer Cranked Out

The Gamescom Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One trailer shows off gameplay, humorous dialogue, and movie trailer like blurbs.
But this is no movie! It's the next hope for fun four-player gaming. More »


Resistance: Burning Skies


Resistance: Burning Skies Is the PSP's Dream Come True

Of all the games we've seen so far destined for the new PlayStation Vita, none epitomise the gulf between Sony's last handheld and its next one like Resistance.
When the original PSP first launched, it promised to bring home console gaming to the palm of your hands. More »



Minecraft Creator Wants to Settle Elder Scrolls Fight...With a Quake Match

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson has found himself in the middle of an unexpected legal battle with Bethesda, publishers of the Elder Scrolls series. More »


Silent Hill: Book of Memories


Will You Open Silent Hill: Book of Memories? (Hrm, Maybe Not)

And more importantly, will they be good memories? Or bad ones.
Headed for the PS Vita, Silent Hill: Book of Memories isn't your mother's Silent Hill game. More »

Silent Hill HD Collection

Silent Hill: HD Collection Will Scare the Xbox 360, Too


Originally, announced for the PS3, the Silent Hill: HD Collection is also coming to the Xbox 360. It features HD versions of Silent Hill 2 and 3 with new voice acting and Achievements and Trophies. More »

Soulcalibur V


Get A Good Look At Soulcalibur V's New Fighters: Maxi, Tira, Voldo & Hilde

Welcome to the stage of history, Maxi, Tira, Voldo and Hilde. The four newest characters to join the ranks of Soulcalibur V are at the focus of this year's Gamescom showing, illustrating how these familiar faces look with another 17 years of experience and age.
The four new characters join Pyrrha,... More »

Star Wars: The Old Republic


Get Up Close and Personal With a Very Evil Jedi

The upcoming Star Wars The Old Republic isn't all happy Jedi and sunflowers and rainbows and Rancor puppies. There are bad guys. And one of them is at Gamescom.
This is a lovely big statue of Darth Malgus, one of the villains of the PC MMO. More »

Tekken 3D Prime Edition


Tekken in 3D. For Your 3DS.

The Iron Fist Tournament is coming to the 3DS with Tekken 3D Prime Edition. But that's not all.
The 3DS cartridge will feature full-length CG movie, Tekken Blood Vengeance. More »

It's a Tekken Three-for-One!


Tekken Hybrid is not an eco-friendly battery powered version of the Iron Fist Tournament. No, it's Tekken: Blood Vengeance, the new CG movie, Tekken Tag Tournament HD, and Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Prologue for the PS3. More »

Uncharted: Golden Abyss


Nathan Drake Has New Friends in Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Still Your Best-Looking Vita Game

This new trailer for the first portable Uncharted game, the PlayStation Vita's Uncharted: Golden Abyss looks very nice. But the point of this one isn't to ogle the graphics but to meet a new character, Marisa Chase, who joins Jason Dante as part of series hero Nathan Drake's crew in the new... More »



NCSoft's Newest Title: WildStar

Featuring a cartonny sci-fi art style, WildStar is the latest MMORPG from NCSoft. The game is being developed by Carbine.
The debt trailer is pre-rendered, but that's okay!
This title, along with a new playable build of Guild Wars 2, is what NCSoft is showing at this year's Gamescom. More »

I'm Falling in Love With WildStar, and I Don't Care Who Knows It


It's not the stunning CGI movie quality trailer for NCsoft and Carbine's WildStar that has my heart beating so hard. Nor is it these forty-four screenshots, covering the races, combat, and environments of this gorgeous space born adventure. More »

World of Warcraft


World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Comes Full Circle; Deathwing Is Going Down

Soon hardened World of Warcraft players will have a chance to take on Deathwing in a Cataclysm-shaking end fight.
The Deathwing battle will come in a soon-to-be released patch for the Cataclysm expansion which includes three new five-player dungeons, a new raid and some cool new Ethereal-powered... More »

Blizzard: Mists of Pandaria "Could Refer to Anything"


It's been an eventful Gamescom for Blizzard so far, with fresh details on Diablo III and the end of Deathwing in the works, but what about the question on every World of Warcraft player's mind? More »

X-Men: Destiny


There are Few Famous Heroes in this New X-Men: Destiny Trailer

We've already given you an early look at X-men: Destiny, the game that lets you choose your powers. Today at Gamescom, new screenshots and a trailer were released showcasing the powers you'll get to choose from in Marvel's upcoming game.