Event details

Event:
GamesCom 2013
Start date:
August 21st 2013
End date:
August 25th 2013
Location:
Cologne, Germany

About GamesCom 2013

Europe's largest annual videogame is back and PlayStation Universe will be providing you with comprehensive coverage on all the PS Vita, PS3 and PS4 news from the show floor. 

GamesCom 2013 News

GamesCom 2013 Features

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards: Best Multiplayer Game

     The Winner – War Thunder Gaijin Entertainment’s flight combat/tank blaster is the surprise multiplayer victor as far as Gamescom goes. The studio’s pedigree speaks for itself with the likes of IL-2 under its belt, and its dedication to both arcade-style fun and simulatio...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards: Most Anticipated Game

    The Winner – Killzone: Shadow Fall There’s a barrage of games on our ‘Most Anticipated’ list for this year and beyond, but PlayStation 4’s launch juggernaut Killzone: Shadow Fall has trumped the competition following its Gamescom blowout. The multiplayer portion ...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards - Best Trailer

      There were many excellent trailers showcased at Gamescom but the one that really stood to us was Killzone: ShadowFall. What Sony has done here is manage to capture the fun, variety and evolution of the Killzone series in less than two minutes. The trailer leaves you in no doubt to exactly...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards - Best Music Game

      The Winner - Rocksmith 2014 The original Rocksmith was a good game, but there were a few areas where it could have been improved. Rocksmith 2014 looks to have addressed those concerns by concentrating on some of the technical hitches from the first game, such as the delay in notes registeri...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards: Best Platformer

      The Winner – Knack The brainchild of PlayStation 4 architect Mark Cerny, Knack may look like the obligatory family-friendly launch title, but its showcase at Gamescom has us convinced it’s something a little more. Featuring a Pixar-esque aesthetic, Knack has all the makings ...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards - Best Game

    When the brains behind the Halo series announce a brand new sci-fi I.P. then you have to sit up and take notice. The action, role-playing game Destiny has players fighting to save humanity from an alien invasion. Press were treated to a behind-closed-doors viewing of Destiny at Gamescom which sho...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards: Best Fighting Game

     The Winner – Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Out of all the beat-‘em-ups on display this year, the venerable Dead or Alive franchise came out on top with the revamped Ultimate edition. The original version was a solid brawler, sure, but this reworked release incorporates a host of ex...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards - Best Simulation

    The Winner - War Thunder The demo of the PlayStation 4 launch title War Thunder was lauded at Gamescom 2013 for its explosive World War II aerial battles. The gameplay of War Thunder seems fit for the PS4, or more specifically, the DualShock 4. The effect of mapping the controls out to those dua...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards - Best RPG

    With such an illustrious past, any new Elder Scrolls game is greeted with the adoration it deserves but this next entry is extra special. For the first time, Elders Scrolls steps into the world of massively multiplayer role-playing games with an open-ended instalment set within the beautiful ficti...

  • Gamescom 2013 Awards: Best Shooter

     The Winner – Killzone: Shadow Fall Shooters were out in full force  at Gamescom last week, but for us, PlayStation 4’s launch poster boy Killzone: Shadow Fall stood out among its contemporaries. Shadow Fall looks set to raise the bar in every aspect, from visuals, gamepla...