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Is GAMESCom too late for retail?

GAMESCom organisers insist that the German games fair fits in with the trade’s preparations for Christmas, despite criticism over its timing. Earlier in the year the German trade association Bundesverband Interaktive Unterhaltungssoftware (BIU) and Cologne’s trade fair business Koelnmesse announced that GAMESCom will kick off in September 2009, which drew …

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Trade-backed games expo leaving Leipzig in 2009

Germany is to host a new national trade show in 2009 – as the territory’s trade body BIU switches allegiances from Leipzig’s Game Convention to a new expo in Cologne. The news comes after a strong rumour of the move arose in the German national press last month. Game Convention …

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