This week in Germany, video game fans from all across the world have congregated at the altar of Gamescom, Europe's biggest trade show. And it looks like... hell.

I mean, check out this photo, snapped by IGN's Brian Albert:

That just seems so unpleasant. North America's big gaming shows—E3 and PAX—are always crowded, but they're never this crowded. At least they get schnitzel.