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Leipzig plans Games Convention for 2009

Games Convention owner Leipziger Messe has confirmed today that the show is still scheduled to happen in Leipzig in 2009. The news comes in the wake of an joint announcement from the BIU [Germany's answer to ELSPA or ESA - Ed] and Koelnmesse that a new event, GAMESCom, is to be held in Cologne in […]

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  • Games Convention press conference 10am Monday, confusion over new name

    Following heavy speculation that Games Convention was to move to Cologne from Leipzig, German newspaper the FAZ has reported that the move is in fact correct, and that the new name for the show is Games Con. “That report’s not official,” said a senior German source. “FAZ seems to know something, the local paper in […]

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  • Senior German source "99 percent sure" Games Convention move is true

    A senior German industry source has told VG247 that he is “99 percent sure” that today’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ) speculation report that 2009′s Games Convention will be held in Cologne is correct. The story said that Games Convention is to move to Cologne next year, but may undergo a name change. It also said […]

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  • Heavy rumour links Games Convention with Cologne move for 2009

    A move for Games Convention has been rumoured for at least the last three years, but the story entered a far more convincing stage today as it hit Germany’s mainstream press. According to this report in German financial paper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, the show is to be moved from Leipzig in east Germany to Cologne […]

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