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5 places you should see at #gamescom2018


The world's largest fair for games and gaming has a great variety of activities to offer – there are many exciting highlights waiting for you! Check out what you shouldn't miss:

1. gamescom cosplay contest powered by HYDRAFORGE

A real highlight: On Saturday between 1 pm and 3 pm, cosplayers present their elaborate costumes in a unique stage show. The jury selects winners in various categories – all of them can look forward to great prizes. Don't miss under any circumstances!

2. Illustrators' Garden

You can find the drawing garden in the cosplay village. Here, you can admire talented mangaka and illustrators at work. Meet the most famous representatives of the German drawing scene, exchange ideas with them and get an exclusive insight into the development of games.

3. Red Bull Gaming Club

The Red Bull Gaming Club hosts many cool events every day. The "Wings Talks" take place on the Red Bull stage powered by gamescom, where well-known influencers, eSports professionals, programmers and streamers explain how enthusiastic gamers can turn their passion into a profession. Get ready for additional musical highlights: relaxing club sounds from DJs and music acts from the gaming scene help you unwind at the end of the day. The highlight, for sure, will be the second part of the awarding ceremony for the gamescom awards 2018 on Saturday at 3 pm.


In the family friends area, HEADIS is waiting for you, a fun sport where table tennis is played by using the head. The inventors of HEADIS have something new for you this year: HesherBall. Two balls must be kept in motion on a table and potted in one of the corners. Come by and try it out!

5. gamescom bigFM beach

Germany's hippest radio station bigFM and gamescom beach invite you to chill out in the outdoor area. Enjoy cool music from bigFM's DJs and a little break from the hustle and bustle of the fair. If you feel like playing a round of beach volleyball, this is also the place to be.