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ICYMI: Here’s Everything from Gamescom’s Opening Night Live Show

Last year, Geoff Keighley set Gamescom’s Opening Night Live against a cancelled E3 as the newest and biggest summer show. This year, with a digital E3 on one end and Gamescom on the other side, there’s now two big streaming events for game trailers to premiere. So what did Opening…

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Death Stranding: Director's Cut

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ICYMI: Here’s Everything from Xbox’s Gamescom Show

There was a time where the summer game stops would be E3 for everyone, Paris Games Week for Sony, Gamescom for Microsoft, and Nintendo just kind of whenever. Though things have massively changed and shifted through marketing forces and the pandemic, but Microsoft has still stuck to Gamescom, as they…

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Forza Horizon Reviews

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Saints Row Reboot Teased for Gamescom

Saints Row, a series that began life as Grand Theft Auto with a comedic edge, eventually went off the rails in good and bad ways. By the end of the fourth game, the third-street Saints were an unstoppable superpowered force that could travel through time. There is nowhere that a hypothetical Saints Row…

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Gamescom’s Opening Night Live Was Two Hours of Non-Stop Announcements

I feel like, as a news writer, I’ve been steadily run down by the glut of digital presentations that have been happening in the time of the coronavirus pandemic. But Gamescom’s Opening Live feels like a kind of final boss for me to use all my recapping knowledge to really break…

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Fanbyte Morning News April 16, 2020

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Gamescom 2020, An Event Scheduled Four Months From Now, is Cancelled

After announcing it had a digitally-driven contingency plan for this very possibility, Gamescom 2020 has been officially cancelled. Event organizers made the announcement through a post on Twitter, where it said the event originally scheduled for August would not be taking place in Cologne as was planned. However, as this…

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Fanbyte Morning News March 31, 2020

Here’s your audio roundup for this morning’s news! Direct link here or use the embed below. You can find our Morning, Evening, and Sunday edition short podcasts on the Fanbyte FM feed of your favorite podcatcher.

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Gamescom is Going Digital Because Who Knows if Things Will Be Normal by August

Gamescom, like E3 and GDC before it, isn’t banking on holding an event this year due to concerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. But while E3 is completely cancelled and GDC is technically only postponed at the moment, Gamescom is going to be holding a digital event should the call…

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5 weird things I saw at Gamescom

Gamescom isn't just a place for big announcements. It's also a place for Human Foosball. And sad hoverboarders.

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