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Gamescom 2016

Retailer listings recently pointed to a delay for Darksiders Warmastered Edition. Today, publisher THQ Nordic confirmed the news.

Darksiders Warmastered Edition will arrive on the Wii U eShop on November 22. A physical retail version will follow “at a later stage.” Originally, it was planned for October 25.

Source: THQ Nordic PR

At Gamescom, Nintendo handed out a couple of exclusive Zelda: Breath of the Wild items. Business partners were given a special pillow and notebook. Both can be seen below.

The winners are in for this year’s Gamescom awards, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild scored the biggest win. Nintendo’s Wii U and NX game was chosen as “Best of Gamescom” as well as “Best Wii U Game”.

There were a couple of other notable winners as well. Mario Party: Star Rush took home the award for “Best Mobile Game”. Skylanders Imaginators won “Best Family Game”.


If you have a European My Nintendo account, you can now participate in three new missions as part of Gamescom 2016. Users can earn up to 40 Platinum Points.

The missions are as follows:

– Find the Sheikah eye on (10 Platinum Points)
– Find the splat on (10 Platinum Points)
– Join us live on (20 Platinum Points)

These missions are live until August 21 at 6PM CEST.

Remember: extra My Nintendo Platinum Points can be earned at Gamescom 2016 itself. You’ll need to play Mario Party: Star Rush, Monster Hunter Generations, and two indie games of your choice. You can earn 300 Platinum Points if you’ve already registered on My Nintendo. New users will earn 250 Platinum Points.

Gamescom 2016 is now in full swing, with the press day beginning today. Take a look at Nintendo’s booth below.

gamescom 2016 is right around the corner and Nintendo just sent out a press release announcing their full lineup and plans for the show.

The biggest highlight is probably a live gameplay demonstration of Pokemon Sun & Moon by Game Freak’s Shigeki Morimoto. This will only be the second ever live gameplay of Sun & Moon, after its initial demonstration at E3 in June. The gameplay demonstration will be streamed live on Nintendo’s German Twitch channel this Thursday, August 18th, at 17:00 CEST.

Nintendo has a few things in store for Gamescom 2016 later this month, aside from playable games. The company has now shared a bit more about its plans.

Pokemon developer Shigeki Morimoto, Splatoon developer Hisashi Nogami, and a developer behind Dragon Quest VII will all be appearing as guests. Tim Feldner is set to moderate the Nintendo houseparty on stage which will feature guests, signing session, live demos, contests, and more.

A select group of fans will be able to try out Zelda: Breath of the Wild at Gamescom. To have a shot at playing the demo, you’ll need to win a spot in the current contest (until August 8 for those in Germany, Austria or Switzerland) or win in the Pokken Tournament, Splatoon, Super Smash Bros. or Mario Kart 8 tournament at the Gamescom. Players who are victorious in the tournaments will also receive a trophy.

Darksiders Warmastered Edition? will be making its playable debut at Gamescom 2016 later this month, Nordic Games confirmed today. It shouldn’t be much longer before we see footage of the new version.

Nordic will be bringing out Darksiders Warmastered Edition? on October 25. The game sports some new graphical effects, such as improved rendering and twice the texture resolution. It will also run at native 1080p resolution.

Gamescom 2016 will be open to the public between August 18 and August 21.

Source: Nordic Games PR

Like in previous years, Nintendo will be attending Gamescom 2016. The company will have a booth at the massive European expo next month.

You can find a listing of notable publishers expected at Gamescom after the break. The event will be held between August 18 and August 21.

This year’s Gamescom is taking place somewhat earlier than usual. Next year, things will be back to “normal”, so to speak. Organizer Koelnmesse has announced that Gamescom 2016 will be held between August 17 and August 21.


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