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The best games on show at The Games Convention 2008

by Steven Williamson on 26 August 2008, 12:54

Tags: Mirrors Edge, Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), PC, Xbox 360, PS2, PSP, DS, PS3, Wii

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NDS game, online, hardware and PS2

In the category Best NDS Game:

SONIC CHRONICLES: Die Dunkle Bruderschaft - SEGA


What looks at first like a colourful jump'n'run, turns out after only a few minutes to be an atmospheric RPG. Thanks to the exciting story, the amusing dialogue and the tactical fight system, older Sonic fans will also find this very entertaining. BioWare has given the DS an epic adventure all about the blue hedgehog.


In the category BEST MOBILE Game:

PES 2009 - Konami


Smoothly animated mini-players, a passing game and runs into the centre - it's all possible, even on a small mobile phone screen. Depending on the type of phone and with a certain amount of practice, the one-button control makes even complex game moves possible. "PES 2009" for mobile phones even allows for multiplayer games by Bluetooth and is much more than just a stopgap to pass the time.

In the category Best Online Game:

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning - GOA GOA (developed by Mythic Entertainment)


The creators of the online RPG legend "Dark Age of Camelot", still so successful today, are back with "Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning". GOA squares up to the alpha male "World of Warcraft" with spectacular visuals, innovative play modi, neat control and an enormous, appealing fantasy world.


In the category Best Hardware:

PlayTV - Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland


The PlayTV enables users to record, play back and pause for playback of TV programmes received in DVB-T format. This is the first time that a game console serves as a hard drive recorder. The remote function is particularly impressive, making it possible to watch recorded TV shows or live TV programmes on the Playstation Portable (PSP).

In the category Best PS2 Game:

As there were too few entrants, no award was made in this category.


With the "Best of GC" title, the GC - Games Convention awards the computer and video game industry's most outstanding product achievements every year. Exhibitors at the GC - Games Convention had until 1 August 2008 to make submissions in the category hardware accessories as well as in the categories Best Game PC, Xbox 360, PSP, PS2, PS3, Wii, NDS, mobile and online. All companies exhibiting at the GC were eligible, if their products could be played in the public area and had not been published before the fair.



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