Yesterday, our beloved pet poodle, Matthew called the day the first day of Gamescom, but he was somewhat mistaken. The first real day of Gamescom was today. We took the opportunity on this first day – open only to media and trade visitors – to scout the halls, looking for cool stuff. That was the plan anyway.
And then Gamescom’s organisers decided to open the whole thing up to 10 000 members of the public, making the place very nearly as hellish as the rest of the days. Still, we did manage to put aside some time to wander the halls and snap a bunch of pictures for you to eyeball.
I'm old, grumpy and more than just a little cynical. One day, I found myself in possession of a NES, and a copy of Super Mario Bros 3. It was that game that made me realise that games were more than just toys to idly while away time - they were capable of being masterpieces. I'm here now, looking for more of those masterpieces. I am also the emperor of the backend