In a recent, albeit short, number of visitors, Gamescom reached more people than ever before from August 20 to 24, 2019: sites estimate 373,000 visitors from more than 100 countries, including 31,300 trade visitors. In addition, millions of gamers around the world are following the news online: Almost 500,000 viewers worldwide have at the same time seen the new international show "Gamescom: Opening Night Live "with producer and presenter Geoff Keighley on a live stream.
The show is closed. the mainstay of reaching the top international events in the game industry. In its early days, Gamescom's video content was accessed over 1
Gamescom 2019 presents itself as far from international
The foreign side of the exhibitor's side was around 70 per cent, again emphasizing Gamescom's international importance. Space expansion, hall layout adjustments and
enhanced catering services contributed to a more comfortable visit and received positive response from site visitors. The new Event Arena has convinced eSports fans on all public days including competitions by other publishers.
And Gamescom also celebrates an Internet premiere:
Gamescom continues this year's success story of remarkable success: on the site and online. With "Gamescom: Opening Night Live" we take a major step in the direction of a new product platform. At the same time, the show is the beginning of our new digital offering "Gamescom today", where we offer the digital community additional access to Gamescom. Through the successful combination of a unique on-site gaming offering, additional formats and expansion on the net, we have further strengthened Gamescom as a 360-degree event and leading communications platform. There haven't been many innovations at gamescom yet – we haven't reached many people this year.
Gerald Böse, CEO of Koelnmesse GmbH
This year's Gamescom Week kick-off is the new gamescom opening: Live Night Opening. Opening Monday, presenter and producer Geoff Keighley delighted 1,500  local visitors and millions of people around the world. Over 500,000 viewers saw the live stream at one time. The new new show will include announcements by major indie journalists and developers, global outlets with new trailers, and guest appearances by stars in the international gaming industry. One of the highlights was the appearance of visionary game developer Hideo Kojima, who provided exclusive previews of Death Stranding.
Gamescom's international relevance has never been greater than this year. More importantly, our new show "Gamescom: Opening Night Live" has already shown just how strong the worldwide interest in Gamescom is. With "Gamescom today" we also created a point where players get an overview of many new products and events in the fields. As the biggest game event in the world Gamescom this year is for many new experiences, for the great community and also for topics such as inclusion and diversity.
Felix Falk, managing director of the game – Association of the German games industry  From the first day of the public, enthusiastic fans have celebrated the fascination of computer games, among others, with newly opened Event Arena. Every day, different companies, including Gameloft, ESL, Riot Games and Telekom, showcased fantastic contests, creating an unprecedented variety of eSports.
Indie Games Like Never Asked
"Indies", one of the themes of this year's trend, has found a new home in Gamescom Indie Village. Over 150 games from 140 developers from more than 30 countries have offered more indie games than ever before and made the theme trend appealing for many local fans.
No wonder Indie Booth Arena won the award for Best Stand Construction Gamescom 2019. With these game stations full, the titles shown are of high quality. The unique strategy game "Through the Dark of Time" is represented in the indie area as well as the alternative to Everspace by the Rockfish Games or the Bedtime Digital Games "Lunasea" adventure game from Denmark.
Organizers and sponsors reached a superb stance this year: 1,500 square meters with over 100 entertaining games. Indie games are never far behind.
Gamescom reaches fans worldwide
If you can't get a ticket for this year's Gamescom, you have the opportunity to watch many live streams and videos from Gamescom 2019 to watch "Gamescom" now". Throughout the show, the team provided various & # 39; s impressions on the biggest computer and video game events in the world: & # 39; booth tours & # 39 ;, events that the showfloor crew got, live content from the new event arena and indie village or interviews and The Gameplays from IGN @ gamescom now studio are just a few examples of the new digital offering. In total, over 28 hours of live streaming is available to gaming fans worldwide.
The Gamescom City Festival 2019 is traditionally completed by the Gamescom City Festival. Until the 25th of August
Neumarkt, Rudolfplatz and the Hohenzollernring were called: the stage for games, music, street food! More than 100,000 additional guests are expected to attend the Gamescom City Festival in the Rhine metropolis.
This is Gamescom 2019
Since a Gamescom is unthinkable without awards, the awards went to the best video and video games Distributed Computer Games: The Gamescom Awards.
Winners of one of the most coveted prizes in the international computer and video games industry announced: The Gamescom Awards were presented at Gamescom Saturday in open categories. In addition to the jury's decision on the winners of six other jury categories and the Best of Gamescom Award, winners were also announced in four fan categories, including the Gamescom "Most Wanted" Consumer Award . The jury selected the winners from more than 160 submissions.
The coveted Best of the Gamescom Award wins the Sony title "Dreams". The equally powerful and accessible game kit from British developer Media Molecule has also convinced the jury of the Sony PlayStation 4 Games and Most Original Games categories. Fans of Gamescom voted "Borderlands 3" their hottest title of the year. The 2K title was also awarded by the jury as the Best Multiplayer Game. PietSmiet has been voted the Best Streamer / Let's Players by Gamescom fans.
Winners in all categories:
- Dreams, Sony Interactive Entertainment
- Best VR / AR Games
The Iron Man of Marvel, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Best Hardware / Technology
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, Microsoft
Best Multiplayer Game
Borderlands 3, 2K
Best Ongoing Game
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Capcom Entulung
- Best Booth ( fan category)
Super Crowd Entertainment
Best ESports Experience (fan)
Ultimate gamescom 2019 Invitational, Nintendo
Best Streamer / Let 's Player fan category)
gamescom "Most Wanted" Consumer Award (category fans)
Borderlands 3, 2K
- Best Games Company (jury category)
THQ Nordi c
HEART OF USE Award (jury category)
Variety with focus on accessibility
- gamescom Indie award [jury kategorya]
El Hijo, Honey Studios
- Best of CAMPUS (category of jury)
Super Heroes, Film Academy Baden-Württemberg [19659042BestLightCreation
Best of all
Best Android Games
Concrete Genius , Sony Interactive Entertainment
Best Racing Games
Best Role Playing Game
Wasteland 3, InXile / Deep Silver
Best Simulation Game
Planet Zoo, Frontier
Best Games at
Roller Champions, Ubisoft [BestGames
Desperados III, Mimimi Productions
Most Original Games
Games , Sony, Interactive Entertainment
- Best Microsoft Xbox One Game
Gears 5, Microsoft
Best Nintendo Switch Game
The Legend of Zelda: Link Link, nintendo
Best Sony PlayStation 4 Games
Dreams, Sony Interactive Entertainment
Best Mobile Game
Battle Chasers: Nightwar – Mobile Edition, MobileGames
Best PC Games
Reflections of Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Ubisoft
THQ Nordic is pleased to receive the Best Games Company award at Gamescom 2019. In addition, the Best Strategy Strategy "Desperados III" by Mimimi Productions is published by THQ Nordic. The developer and publisher of Handy Games, part of THQ Nordic
won the Best Mobile Game award with "Battle Chasers: Nightwar – Mobile Edition" and published the winner of the Honeycom Gamescom Indie Awards "El Hijo".
Den The "Heart of the Game Award", newly created as a special jury award, won the theme Variety at Gamescom and was particularly focused on accessibility. On the one hand, the Gamescom Awards jury acknowledged the diversity of Gamescom fans, whose passion for gaming brought the entire community together despite all their differences, as well as the efforts of many exhibitors and players in the game industry to really get everyone involved in gaming – completely independent. of physical limitations. At Gamescom 2019, the heart of gaming is notable for its diversity and accessibility.More Gamescom information and information in Cologne is available >> here
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