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Gamescom 2012 – The ending note to a great event

Like I said before, I have never gone to an actual games convention before in my life, be it ChinaJoy, G*Star, E3 etc. I mean, blogging and writing about MMO games is more like a hobby of mine, not my…

Gamescom 2012 – A look at the “secretive” Business area

In most game conventions, such as ChinaJoy, G*Star and Gamescom, there is bound to be a “Business area” which is out of bounds to the public. This is a place where secret talks are held, games are being announced in…

Wargaming.net – Gamescom party rocked by LMFAO

I am never a party or clubbing person, and this is only the 2nd time I have stepped into 1. Initially hesitant to attend Wargaming.net’s Gamescom 2012 Party, the performance by LMFAO justified my presence. Yes, the music sometimes make…

Black Gold Online – A notch up for the graphics

Also hidden in the Business area, away from consumers’ eyes, is the Snail Game booth, where Black Gold Online is the main star. Talking to Snail Game’s representative, I was informed that the game is using the same engine as…

PlanetSide 2 booth – PC Gamer beta players “next Monday”

There wasn’t really any interesting stuff going on at PlanetSide 2‘s booth over at Gamescom 2012, with just the usual queuing up for a try at the demo. Being 1 of those who got my beta key from PC Gamer…

Wargaming – Interview on zombie tanks, global server and more

Invited by Wargaming.net to Gamescom 2012, there is bound to be an exclusive session with the developer of popular online war games such as World of Tanks and World of Warplanes. As a non-fan of the series, I got Wargaming.net’s…

Wargaming.net booth – The most flashy and sexy booth

With many booths at Gamescom with huge and towering posters, there is nothing really to be impressed about since everyone is so similar. Enter Wargaming.net’s Gamescom 2012 booth. Instead of the static posters, Wargaming,net had a top-to-bottom giant screen instead…

Daybreak – The special surprise found at Gamescom

If you haven’t read about this new Chinese MMORPG call Daybreak yet, do visit my initial post on it. With a booth hidden in the Business area, I managed to speak to Mr Edward Wang, Business Manager for developer Linekong,…

Defiance booth – The game which got away

Why was Defiance “the game which got away”? Well, it is because the game ran into some technical error and my group never really got to play it. I was in the game for like 2 minutes, and Defiance is…

Guild Wars 2 booth – ArenaNet conjures water magic

ArenaNet has never been shy about releasing the latest news online, so it is no surprise I didn’t hear about any ground-breaking news update for the game at Gamescom 2012. Still, the booth itself should be news, as the little…

Shadow Company booth – Nexon’s only game at the show

Nexon was always the target of negativity by the European gamers, seeing how games always launch in the region the last. Hence, I was surprised to even see a Nexon booth with the latest announced game, Shadow Company. And demo…

League of Legends booth – Everyone trying to grab a free Teemo hat

League of Legends actually has “2” booths on the opening day, with 1 under Riot Games and the other part of the eSports stage. Prior to the matches, Riot employees were throwing a couple of those highly-sought Teemo hats, which…

Neverwinter booth – Trying out the action MMO for the first time

Perfect World’s booth only consisted of 1 game, and that is Neverwinter. Not exactly self-developed as the company bought over Cryptic Studios, but nevertheless the overall feel somehow gives out the “Perfect World” vibe, in western fantasy style.   The…

RaiderZ Europe booth – Why is Korean star, Hyuna, in the hall?

Look, this post has nothing new about RaiderZ, but is a light-hearted post with video taken before the halls were opened yo the public. RaiderZ Europe staff were setting up the booth, and incidentally was using Hyuna’s latest song to…