Gamescom 2010 report: 2/4

Our retrospective virtual stroll through gamescon 2010 continues in hall number 7, which houses what turned out to be some of the major ‘best of the show’ award winners. Sony’s Move controller won for best hardware accessory and will be supported in next year’s PS3 exclusive Virtua Tennis 4. With the accuracy offered by Move and the proven gameplay mechanics of this successful tennis franchise, sports fans who thought Wii tennis didn’t offer enough depth have something special to look forward to here. Other games that will be supported include Take 2’s NBA 2K11, Ubisoft’s Michael Jackson: The Experience, and the Lord of the Rings title Aragorn’s Quest by Warner Bros. Continue reading “Gamescom 2010 report: 2/4”

Gamescom 2010 report: 1/4

Having previously been to the CES convention in Las Vegas, where gaming is just a small part of the total experience, I was immediately struck by the sheer size of the show floor at GamesCom. Booths were spread out over four giant expo halls, with business areas set up in two further locations at the Koelnmesse Convention Center. To keep things somewhat easy to digest, I will be covering GamesCom on a ‘per hall’ basis, kicking off with hall number 8. Continue reading “Gamescom 2010 report: 1/4”