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Do Gaming Heads to GamesCom 2011



Do Gaming will once again be attending Gamescom in Cologne, Germany from 17 to 21 August 2011. In 2010, over 254,000 visitors, 4,400 journalists and 505 exhibitors from 33 countries attended what has become the world’s largest video games trade fair.

Resident Do Gaming journalist Rob “GrIdL0cK” Clegg and former Pantheon GM Steve “roskii” Roberts will head over to Cologne to cover the event and bring South Africans the breaking news and in-depth analysis of games from a number of the world’s most prestige game developers.

Personal interviews, hands-on demos, live presentations and other opportunities will be presented to the team. Alongside this, Do Gaming will provide photos, so keep an eye on the site. The best place to check out all the news coming from Gamescom is our Gamescom launch centre.

A number of exciting new titles will be on show for us to get our hands on. Check below for just some of the games we will report on.

Diablo 3
Blizzard
PC

DotA 2
Valve
PC

SSX
EA Sports
PS3, Xbox

FIFA 12
EA Sports
PC, PS3, Xbox

Mass Effect 3
BioWare[/i]
PC, PS3, Xbox

Battlefield 3
DICE
PC, PS3, Xbox

Star Wars: The Old Republic
BioWare
PC

Need for Speed: The Run
Black Box
PC, PS3, Xbox

Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Ubisoft
PC, PS3, Xbox

BioShockInfinite
2K Games
PC, PS3, Xbox

Rage
Id Software
PC, PS3, Xbox

Uncharted 3
Sony
PS3

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim
Bethesda
PC, PS3, Xbox

Far Cry 3
Ubisoft
PC, PS3, Xbox

Darksiders 2
THQ
PC, PS3, Xbox

Alongside the plethora of game announcements, eSports will also be in full force at this prestigious event.

Valve DotA 2 Competition
16 Teams from around the globe including GGNet, MYM, NaVi and others
$1,000,000 prize money

IEM 6 Global Challenge in Starcraft 2 and League of Legends
Notable players including PuMa, Idra, MarineKing, HuK and many more
$53,000 prize money

As you may have noticed, previews have already been released on the site on some of the major titles to be featured at GamesCom.

Stay tuned for what will be a memorable week in gaming.