Convention. Even the word evokes excitement: tens of thousands of zealous gamers gravitating to a single city for a weekend of celebrating their collective passion. The pageantry, the people, the panels…and, of course, the parties.
Gamescom is a big show. It's hard to put into words the sheer scope of the show, so let me put it into numbers: 275,000. That's how many people attended this year alone. With hundreds of exhibitors, thousands of press, and hundreds of thousands of fans, there is a lot to see and do, as you can imagine!