TGIF – it’s finally Friday and time for the weekend to start! In order for you to enjoy your gamescom experience to the max, gamescom will open its gates from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. today. In addition to extended opening times, you can look forward to many highlights starting in the afternoon. gamescom will once more feature a great supporting programme and present itself from its most exciting side again.
Starting yesterday, many YouTube stars have already been on the “Let’s Play meets gamescom” stage in hall 10.1. Get a kick out of the performances of the following Let’s Players today: JesseCox, GamePro, Wikia, WritingBull, LPmitKev, CommanderKrieger, HomerJ, Musterbrand, Moondye7, GuentherShadow + General Pilophas, Gamestar ONE PC, MrMoregame + Hijuga and PietSmiet. Afterwards, a new episode of gamescom TV with host Annica Hansen will be broadcast.
And at 6 p.m., it’s finally time to present the most popular and coveted award of the European gaming industry: the highly anticipated gamescom award 2014. Especially the “best of gamescom“ category will be the cause for much excitement and suspense as it can only be won by a game that has already been awarded in another category. Be part of the crowd at the „Let’s Play meets gamescom“ stage to hear the announcement “And the winner is …“.
After the awarding ceremony, let’s get the party started. And what could possibly be better than the opening of the gamescom city festival? On the Hohenzollernring stage, Weekend, James Hersey, Rockstah and Prince Pi will entertain you from 6 p.m. to about 10 p.m. On the SMART stage at Neumarkt, you can listen to smooth dance beats with psychedelic sounds and rich pop arrangements, starting at 6 p.m. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Roosevelt and Erobique + Hans Nieswandt will rock the SMART stage. Last but not least, Turntablerocker (DJ Thomilla) will be deejaying at the Rudofplatz stage – make sure to be there between 7 p.m. and 10 p.m.
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