“The gamescom is the most important platform for the European computer and video games industry,” said Gerald Böse, President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH. “The increase on the exhibitor side, both in terms of the absolute number as well as the international, underscores that clear. As organiser of the fair, we are pleased that the gamescom is set as a firm date in the industry. For the location Cologne the gamescom is also of great importance, because the computer and video games industry is an industry of the future, which provides a boost for the fair site Cologne.”
“The gamescom 2014 was a complete success for the exhibitors and a great feast for the fans of digital games. This year’s gamescom has shown the increasing importance of digital games. After the presentation of the new generation of consoles in the past year, 2014 the fantastic new game worlds were in focus at gamescom and which could be, for the first time, tested out by the players themselves. The industry goes after the gamescom very confident into the second half of 2014″, added Dr. Maximilian Schenk, Managing Director of BIU.
Gamescom 2015 will take place in Cologne, Germany from August 5-9.