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.

For now, here is a round-up of the latest from Gamescom 2011.


Adrift Makes a Dirty Future Look Beautiful

Look out! It's a special Gamescom edition of Fine Art! And when we're talking about Dontnod's Adrift, fine is the optimal word.
As we saw in the game's debut trailer, all that's been released so far of Adrift's vision of a future Paris is concept art. More »


Armored Core V


Armored Core V Knows Not Everyone Wants to Drive a Giant Mech

As appealing as the idea may sound, not everyone wants to drive a giant mech in a video game. Some people just want to watch other people drive them and tell them what to do. More »

Assassin's Creed Revelations


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. More »



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.More »

Dark Souls


Only at Gamescom Would (NSFW) Dark Souls Bodypainting Exist

Models wearing little more than a thong and thin layer of paint is not unheard of at German video game conventions, but the choice of hardcore action role-playing game Dark Souls as promotion-by-nearly naked woman candidate is sure... More »



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.More »


Germany Loves PC Gaming

Gamescom is held in a massive convention center that sits aside the Rhine. Inside there are towering halls of concrete and steel, each filled with massive booths, games and people. More »


GoldenEye: Reloaded


New GoldenEye: Reloaded Screens Classified For All Eyes Only

How many times can we remind you that GoldenEye: Reloaded is not just GoldenEye 007 for the Wii? It's GoldenEye 007 for the Wii with better graphics, as this fresh batch of 16 screengrabs from nearly all of the game's stages illustrates. More »

Guild Wars


Watch This Epic Guild Wars 2 Dragon Fight

We published some footage of Guild Wars 2 gameplay shot off several television screens earlier this week. does one better, capturing a direct feed straight off a rig.More »


The Lost Vikings


They Want to Blend Lemmings with The Lost Vikings

They're not sure what to call their budding creation yet, but they know what they want it to be: The love child of puzzle games Lemmings and The Lost Vikings. More »



World's Biggest Video Game Show Locked Down Over Crushing Crowds

Gamescom, the biggest video game show in the world, just got too big.
Saturday morning the convention had to temporarily stop letting people in after the massive Cologne's Koelnmesse, the fourth largest convention center in the world, neared the show's 62,000 person capacity. More »

Sonic Generations


Let's Remember Sonic's Good Old Days

Or, at least all the crap that used to be associated with them. At the back of Sega's Gamescom booth this year, where Sonic Generations is displayed front and centre, is a small memorial to the heyday of the furry blue hedgehog. More »