gamescom: 25.–29.08.2020 for all: 26.–29.08.2020


gamescom: Opening Night Live

THE new live event of gamescom

For the opening of gamescom 2019, around 1,500 fans could expect the absolute mega-event of the gaming industry in the new gamescom event arena, produced by Geoff Keighley, host and producer of the "The Game Awards".

Numerous announcements and debut world premiere content has been presented in hall 11.3 on Monday, 19 August 2019.

Anyone who was not at the event could watch the live stream worldwide in English language.

Numerous world premieres and exciting announcements, e.g. by:

2K • Activision • Bandai Namco Entertainment • Bungie • Capcom • Electronic Arts • Epic Games • Google Stadia • Koch Media/Deep Silver • Private Division • Sega • Square Enix • Sony Interactive Entertainment • THQ Nordic GmbH • Ubisoft • Xbox Game Studios

A number of independent game studios also made announcements.

Among the guests was...

...the legendary game director Hideo Kojima! At gamescom: Opening Night Live, he gave exclusive previews of Death Stranding, set for release on November 8, 2019 worldwide for PlayStation 4 from Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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About Geoff Keighley

  • Over the past two decades, Geoff Keighley has established himself as a leading producer of programs and events that celebrate video games as the strongest form of entertainment.
  • He is the creator of "The Game Awards", the annual award show of the international games industry, which was seen online by more than 30 million viewers around the world in 2018. The Game Awards will be held for the fifth time during 2019.
  • Keighley previously worked as a video game critic for Entertainment Weekly magazine and spent nearly a decade producing and hosting programs for TV channels such as G4TV and Viacom Media Networks, where he was responsible for publisher relations for Spike TV.