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The Gamescom is ready to grow and take the next step

In games on May 16, 2010 at 2:23 am

The German fair has big plans for this year, hoping to beat the attendance records.

The organizers of the big European games fair, the Gamescom, hoping to get this year that publishers are being dropped from the event by offering free flights, with the intent to provide users with the first public demos and PlayStation Natal Project Move. BIU The German group made a special appearance in London this week to try to build the event as a fixed date in the calendar of the industry.

“Last year was difficult to convince companies that would make important announcements in the Gamescom, but Sony chose us to officially announce the PlayStation 3 Slim,” said the CEO of BIU, Olaf Wolters. “So I really think people have seen how successful companies are global announcements at our event. The Gamescom is ready to grow and take the next step.

In presenting this week, representatives of the Koelnmesse (room where the event takes place) were optimistic about the possible influx of people this 2010: it is expected that 270,000 people visit this year, which would be a increase of 25,000 compared with last 2009.

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