The next best thing to being at gamescom: Watching a direct-feed video of what players experienced in the Assassin's Creed: revelations single player demo.
In the video, you'll see the player try out Ezio's new grenades, admire his increasingly grey beard, and maybe learn some new swear words in interesting languages. Plus: Altair. Squee!
Assassin's Creed: Revelations is due on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in November, with a PC release to follow.