Gamescom 2010 Roundup

Gamescom 2010 Roundup

Gamescom 2010 Roundup

Check here for our coverage of the European videogame trade show.

PS3
ITV Player Heading To PS3
Sony reveals the catch-up TV service will launch in October in the UK, with other countries receiving comparable services.

New Resistance And Rachet And Clank Games Announced
Insomniac reveals Resistance 3 and four player co-op title Rachet And Clank: All 4 One at Gamescom 2010.

PS3 Move Bundle Priced And Dated
Sony confirms the pricing and release dates for two new PS3 SKUs, both of which will offer greater hard-drive capacity.

Gran Turismo 5 European Release Date
Polyphony Digital’s driving simulator will be released in Europe on November 3rd.

BioWare Announces Mass Effect 2 For PS3
Speaking at Gamescom, CEO Ray Muzyka announces PS3 port and announces a release date for Dragon Age 2.

360
Kinect European Release Date Revealed
Microsoft’s device scheduled for November 10 release in Europe. Company will also show new Kinect content at Gamescom 2010.

Wii
THQ Announces New Art Game And Peripheral
The publisher has unveiled Wii exclusive uDraw Studio and uDraw GameTablet for use with it, to be released next year.

PC
Age Of Empires Online Revealed
Microsoft also announces new flight simulator title and cross-platform Live functionality for PC Fable III.

Mobile
First Wave Of Windows Phone 7 Games Announced
Microsoft reveals the launch games for its new phone at Gamescom 2010.

Multiformat
Portal 2 Release Date Confirmed
Valve’s sequel to debut on February 9 next year. Stephen Merchant also confirmed as voice actor.

No Motion Control For FIFA Yet
Peter Moore expresses doubt over current 3D TV take up and says that Kinect and Move will not add to FIFA experience.

Sony Takes Three Gamescom Awards
Platform holder picks up gongs for Gran Turismo 5 and PlayStation Move at Gamescom 2010 awards show; other winners include Warner, NCsoft, Crytek and Nintendo.

PSP
Next-Generation PSP Could Have Touch Controls
Sony rumoured to be showcasing new handheld to publishers which features touch-sensitive controls on the rear of the device.