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We’ve got all the Gamescom 2014 coverage you need, right here. The show runs from Aug. 13-17 in Cologne, Germany, with publisher reveals kicking off a couple days earlier. We’ll cover all the major press conferences from Microsoft, Sony, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Activision, Blizzard, and Nvidia. Check back often for news from the show.

Detective Pikachu and a Slowpoke wearing a cowboy hat.

Every summer 2023 gaming showcase: full schedule of live streams

With E3 canceled, it was a busy summer. Here's a full list of every video game showcase that happened in its place.
Frank Azor presenting AMD's FSR 3 at Gamescom.

AMD isn’t just copying Nvidia’s homework with FSR 3

A Stalker from Stalker 2 look off in the distance with a radioactive symbol behind him.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Gamescom trailer confirms delay, but looks fantastic

Alan looks surprised in Alan Wake 2.

Creepy new Alan Wake 2 trailer finally takes us to the Dark Place

Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy Rose running in Sonic Superstars landscape course

Sonic Superstars will go head-to-head with Super Mario Wonder this October

Jin in Tekken 8

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2023

Gordon Freeman's suit in Half-Life 2 RTX

Half-Life 2 is getting Nvidia’s RTX treatment with DLSS 3

Nvidia CEO delivering a keynote at Computex.

Nvidia’s AI-driven game characters are getting toxic

Geoff Keighley presents at Gamescom Opening Night Live.

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2023: how to watch and what to expect

A miniature model in Moonbreaker.

These are the 10 best games we played at Gamescom 2022

Gungrave G.O.R.E.'s main character points his pistols at enemies.

Gungrave G.O.R.E. is a bloody delightful PS2 era throwback

Friends looking at a site together in Friends vs. Friends animated trailer.

Friends vs. Friends is Gamescom’s ridiculously fun show-stealer

A miniature model in Moonbreaker.

Moonbreaker aims to be a strategy game that ‘lasts a generation’

With Moonbreaker, developer Unknown Worlds wants to create a miniature-based strategy game that’s as enduring as Warhammer 40,000.
Andreas paints in Pentiment.

Narrative RPG Pentiment is the Xbox exclusive to watch this fall

Pentiment may not look the part of a big console exclusive, but based on our demo at Gamescom, this narrative RPG is the Xbox game to watch this fall.
The player chainsaws a zombie in The Walking Dead: Saints and Sinners Chapter 2: Retribution.

The Walking Dead’s latest VR chapter proves I would die in a zombie apocalypse

I got cocky before demoing The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners – Chapter 2: Retribution at Gamescom. I quickly paid for my zombie hubris.
Pinocchio in Lies of P.

Pinocchio Soulslike Lies of P is more than an absurd Bloodborne imitation

Lies of P turns Pinocchio into Bloodborne, but don’t laugh just yet - it still kicked our butts at Gamescom.
Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 had to ‘start from scratch’ to deliver better carnage

We went hands-on with Dead Island 2 at Gamescom and discovered the sweet, sick joys of zombie dismemberment.
A Wrestler knees his opponent in the face.

AEW: Fight Forever delivers N64 nostalgia at a cost

AEW: Fight Forever looks to take players back to the days of N64 wrestling games, but it’ll need more time in the oven to nail that.
The player and his living gun explore a city in High on Life.

High on Life lost me with its bad Gamescom trailer, but its demo won me back

I was ready to write High on Life off after its cringey Gamescom trailer. Then I went hands-on with it.
sony reveals customizable ps5 dualsense edge controller front and back

Sony reveals customizable PS5 DualSense Edge controller

Sony unveiled the DualSense Edge for the PS5 at Gamescom Opening Night Live. It's the very first customizable controller in PlayStation history.
Dead Island 2.

First Dead Island 2 trailer shows off unique character builds

Dead Island 2 got its big reveal at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 and showed off six playable characters.
Key Art for The Lords of the Fallen shows the worlds of the living and the dead.

The Lords of the Fallen revives a long-dead Soulslike sequel

The Lords of the Fallen is the successor to a 2014 Soulslike that we doubted would ever come out.
Sonic looks surprised in a Sonic Frontiers trailer.

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022

This is everything that was announced at Geoff Keighley's Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 show.
Biophage sneaks up on main character of The Callisto Protocol.

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022: How to watch and what to expect

Gamescom Opening Night Live 2022 is nearly upon us. Here's how to watch the showcase and what to expect from it.
A character aims and shoots a gun in The First Descendant.

Nexon’s Project Magnum now known as The First Descendant

Project Magnum, a free-to-play sci-fi cooperative shooter from Nexon, is now known as The First Descendant ahead of Gamescom and an October beta.
Visitors are seen during the press day at the 2019 Gamescom gaming trade fair on August 20, 2019 in Cologne, Germany.

Gamescom 2022: Here are the publishers that are attending

There will be plenty of games to go around at Gamescom 2022 as over 500 companies are participating in the show.
Promotional art for Starfield.

Here’s the full schedule of summer video game livestreams

From Sony's State of Play to Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, these are the game showcases throughout summer 2022 that should be on your radar.
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With E3 2022 canceled, these are the summer gaming events to watch

As there will be no E3 in 2022, these are the gaming events you can still look forward to this summer.
The cast of Marvel Midnight Suns stands in a line-up.

Everything announced at Gamescom Opening Night Live 2021

Gamescom Opening Night Live was filled with some huge game announcements, including a Saints Row reboot.
Sam Bridges gives a peace sign in Death Stranding: Director's Cut.

Death Stranding: Director’s Cut features new delivery options and online ranking

Death Stranding: Director's Cut was shown off during Gamescom. The new showcase features tons of new gameplay elements being added to the PS5 exclusive.
Spartans attacking each other in Halo Infinite

Xbox at Gamescom 2021 stream: How to watch and what to expect

Gamescom 2021 is on its way and Xbox is first up. Here's how to watch and what to expect from the showcase.
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Fall Guys Season 2, Dragon Age, and more revealed at Gamescom Opening Night Live

Gamescom's Opening Night Live was filled with game reveals and extended gameplay demos for current and next-gen hardware.
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Gamescom 2020 has a long list of attendees from the gaming industry

Gamescom 2020 is going all-digital this year, and will include a long list of game companies, such as Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, and Xbox.
Nintendo Switch vs Sony Playstation 4 vs Microsoft Xbox One

What you should know about the Summer Game Fest

The Summer Game Fest involves a series of gaming previews, which includes EA Play Live 20, the Future of Gaming PS5 reveal, and a special Developers Showcase.

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