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  • Gamescom Overview
    by Shizanu
    Guild Wars 2 World Premiere I got the opportunity to play the first publicly playable version of Guild Wars 2 the successor of ArenaNetīs very successful, fee-free action RPG. Its publisher NCSoft provided a 45 Minutes Demo Version of the starting area with 4 available classes. Already on the character screen there was something new: You are asked how you master difficult situations, weather you are from a noble family or from the countryside etc. Depending on what you choose there are diffe...
    January 28, 2011, 19:45
  • Civ5 Modern Combat Video Presentation
    by jobe

    During Gamescom Pete Murray and Tiffany Nagano were giving presentations showing combat in the modern age in Civ5. A (relatively low-quality unless you are registered with ESL TV) video of this presentation is now available.

    Itīs the same rather "preconstructed" game situation we were shown, but still interesting for anyone who hasnīt seen this part of the game, yet.

    Since embedding doesnīt work with the ESL-TV player, go here to watch. Index, Day...
    August 29, 2010, 06:59
  • Gamescom Photo Gallery
    by Shizanu
    Here are some more impressions from Gamescom 2010 to while away the time waiting for CivV. ...
    August 24, 2010, 15:21
  • Civ5 voted Best PC Game of Gamescom
    by jobe
    Just returned from last my trip to the halls of the Gamescom and at the Firaxis booth I met with a surprise: ...
    August 22, 2010, 01:59
  • Apolyton interviews Jon Shafer at GamesCom
    by Robert
    View our interview with Jon Shafer, Lead Designer of Civilization V, at GamesCom in Cologne! (Read the preview about Civ 5 Modding and the Civ5 SDK here!)

    Camera: jobe
    Images: Shizanu
    Video editing: Rutger van Overbeek
    Interview: Robert Plomp
    Index, Day 1, Day 2, Preview, Interview, Gallery, Nuke, Combat, Other Games, Best Game...
    August 21, 2010, 04:36
  • Apolyton's Civ 5 Hands On Preview!
    by Robert

    Imagine yourself entering this huge hall in Cologne. You know that the Civilization V stand you're looking for is overthere, somewhere in Hall 6 B40. But your entire sight is blocked by this huge Blizzard stand. Gigantic screens screaming at you. It's early in the morning. Around you are all kinds of 'game characters' walking by. Barely dressed Babes wearing futuristic weapons. 8 feet tall mech warriors. Noise, flashes and flesh. And then suddenly it's there. Your eye falls on it. An oases of rest. It spreads this classic style. No screaming, no flashing lights. Just decently dressed woman, classical pictures of Washington showing his authority. Victoria and Cleopatra walking between the many screens, showing dignity and majesty. An isle of Civilization in the sea of Decadency and Barbarism of GamesCom.

    August 20, 2010, 15:51