Gamescom 2011 News


Uncharted 3 Gamescom video shows off seven minutes of gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 18, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Naughty Dog has released a seven minute video of Uncharted 3, showing off the entire gameplay sequence teased at Gamescom.


"Not going to look at any of these trailers until the game comes out, if I can help it. It's ..."

- RowjinZee see all 7 comments

Frobisher Says: a 'stupid video game' for Vita

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 18, 2011 12:00pm PDT

Developer Honeyslug announces Frobisher Says, an incredibly odd-looking title for the PlayStation Vita.


Dota 2 launch expected next year, beta soon

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 18, 2011 9:00am PDT

Gabe Newell doesn't think Dota 2 will launch this year, and the payment model is still undecided. There's good news, though: Valve expects to begin stress testing "a few weeks" after Gamescom.


""Valve still hasn't decided whether it'll be a regular paid game or free-to-play, like Team ..."

- puffin6 see all 80 comments

Diablo 3 'Inferno' difficulty: abandon all hope

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 18, 2011 6:45am PDT

Did you casually run Hell Baal in Diablo II as if he were Normal Rakanishu? Blizzard has a new challenge for you in Diablo III: Inferno difficulty. Those who dare brave its horrors may find unique items not available anywhere else.


"I'm glad they're doing this for the players who obviously want it, but I'm so over this type of ..."

- action wombmate see all 100 comments

Daily Filter: August 17, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 17, 2011 6:45pm PDT

Strap yourself in! It's Gamescom 2011; we have a ton of new videos and screenshots for you to enjoy. Be warned, you might be here for longer than usual.


Guild Wars 2 gets PvP details, new trailer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is celebrating the Gamescom show with a whole host of presents, including details on the subscription-free PC MMORPG's PvP, a snazzy trailer, and great gobs of new screenshots.


"nice trailer.. had bits in it from previous ones.. i was intrigued by that furnace part of the ..."

- surferosh see all 8 comments

Blizzard still 'serious' about Diablo 3 for consoles

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 17, 2011 4:30pm PDT

Blizzard reconfirms its intentions to bring Diablo 3 to consoles.


"diablo 3 will be radically different from diablo 2 in the way you use skills and the number of ..."

- Pskenshi see all 16 comments

PS3 still profitable after price cut

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 17, 2011 10:30am PDT

Can the Blu-ray-playing, Cell-equipped console really be sold at its lower price without incurring a loss for Sony? The answer is "yes."


"Agreed, the longer we go in this hardware cycle, the more i am turning to my PS3 rather than my ..."

- Thresher see all 6 comments

Modern Warfare 3 on PC to support dedicated servers

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2011 9:45am PDT

At Gamescom, Activision announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will support dedicated servers on PC, and the console versions are getting their own dedicated Call of Duty Elite app.


"Like Archvile said, why not give the option to both crowds. Vanilla servers, official and ..."

- silverback1138 see all 42 comments

Silent Hill HD Collection also coming to 360

By Steve Watts, Aug 17, 2011 9:00am PDT

Silent Hill HD Collection is now coming for the Xbox 360, after fan response to the previously announced PS3-exclusivity made Konami reconsider.


"Sorry if this is a dumb question, but has anyone stated anywhere that this release will feature ..."

- AlphaBovine see all 9 comments

MMO WildStar announced by NCSoft

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 7:30am PDT

Building, exploring, and collecting are playstyles intended to be just as valid as hitting monsters until they fall over in MMORPG WildStar, announced today at Gamescom by NCSoft.


"Corrected an error that listed the planet in this game as Nexon. It is actually Nexus."

- XAVdeMATOS see all 5 comments

Crytek's Warface getting Western release in 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 6:00am PDT

Crytek's sillily-named, free-to-play shooter will get a Western release in 2012, the Crysis creator has announced. Previously, it was only confirmed for South Korea and China.


Daily Filter: August 16, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 16, 2011 8:00pm PDT

Strap yourself in! It's Gamescom 2011; we have a ton of new videos and screenshots for you to enjoy. Be warned, you might be here for longer than usual.


"If you don't find anything here to be excited about, you might be broken. "

- TylerJSmith see all 6 comments

Steel Battalion Heavy Armor new info and trailer

By Garnett Lee, Aug 16, 2011 5:00pm PDT

A new trailer for Steel Battalion Heavy Armor tells the back story for the game and some new info on how Kinect controls will work has been learned.


"If you've played the original Steel Battalion ...this looks lame."

- Madwacker see all 2 comments

Kinectimals headed to Windows Phone 7

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 16, 2011 3:15pm PDT

Microsoft announces that the Kinectimals series is coming to Windows Phone 7.