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August and September are notoriously known as the months of gaming conventions, and ultimately, two months where we're pretty busy reporting announcements and general event coverage. We have both GamesCom and GamesCon (yes, confusing), GenCon, BlizzCon, GDC Austin, PAX, Tokyo Game Show and Dragon*C...

August 1st 2009 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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In the wake of last year's severely scaled back E3, Leipzig's Games Convention emerged as a strong European alternative for game demos and announcements. That reputation might not lat long, though, as GamesIndustry.biz reports that a major German trade group is leaving Leipzig behind for a new show,...

February 25th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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The Leipzig Games Convention is expected to have over 200,000 attendees this year. Just to give a little perspective, the madness of E3 2006 in Los Angeles only came in around 60,000 people. The convention takes place at the 115,000 sq. meter Leipzig Exhibition Centre and may be its last time there...

July 25th 2007 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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The 2007 Leipzig Games Convention will take place at the Leipzig Messe (same venue as this year) from August 22 to 26, according to GamesIndustry.biz. Additionally, a Games Convention Asia has been unveiled for September 7 through 9 at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Cen...

October 25th 2006 at 1:15pm 0 Comments

We rounded up some GC coverage for you just yesterday, but this Team Fortress 2 video deserves a spot right here on the front page. We know how you hate having to add a whole step to the process by clicking on external links. You demand simplicity, and rightfully so. Thus, here's the vid...

August 25th 2006 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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NOTE: This editorial is the opinion of Andrew Yoon, and does not represent the opinion of PSP Fanboy, Joystiq or Weblogs, Inc.Every video game convention, there's a "winner" of some sorts. It's pretty safe to say that the Nintendo Wii "won" the last E3, proving that waving around our hands can be fu...

August 24th 2006 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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All right, so the subject line isn't a direct quote, but it's exactly how many gamers from days gone by feel. Lionhead's Peter Molyneux spoke at the Games Convention, talking about ways to switch up traditional combat games by removing hit points, adding one hit kills (Bushido Blade, anyone?) and mo...

August 24th 2006 at 10:30am 0 Comments

A few hours ago, we revealed the very first footage of the game in motion. Now, Konami has revealed an official trailer from the Games Convention in Germany Konami's Gamer Day, and it is absolutely mind-blowingly beautiful. Comparing the game to Resident Evil 4 seems apt, not only becau...

August 23rd 2006 at 11:47pm 0 Comments

As we promised earlier, a new trailer for the upcoming PSP-exclusive Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops was revealed today at the Games Convention in Germany. As you know, Naked Snake no longer works alone in this mission, which takes place six years after the events of Metal Gear Solid...

August 23rd 2006 at 11:38pm 0 Comments

PSP Fanboy once wrote: "So how about a port of Resident Evil 4? The new over-the-shoulder camera style would be perfect for the handheld!"Well, we might not have Resident Evil yet, but it looks like Silent Hill Origins will fit the bill just nicely. This first gameplay video (delivered by Playstat...

August 23rd 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Leipzig, Germany... home of the Games Convention... but not the PS3. It's got videos, and pretty television screens, seats, logos... but no controllers, no tangible hardware. Why? Saving up their ammunition for the homeland show -- the Tokyo Game Show, possibly. Smart move? It certainly won't help t...

August 23rd 2006 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Over at gc-blog.de, there are some behind-the-scenes pictures from the Leipzig Games Convention 2006 as it gets ready for next week's opening. While there isn't anything in the way of spoilers to be seen (God of War II? No way!), you do get a rare glimpse of the booths being constructed: Sony, Blizz...

August 20th 2006 at 12:15pm 0 Comments