It may come as a surprise, but the annual gamescom expo in Germany isn’t only about videogames – crazy, I know. Upcoming, unreleased games from the biggest publishers and smallest developers share a spotlight with all kinds of other attractions and activities, like PC case modding contests, sport parks, cosplay areas and much more.
If you can get through the enormous crowds of people you might even be able to see some of these attractions tucked away in the halls adjoining those showcasing videogames, as we were reminded once again while snapping photos and capturing a few videos of these activities.
See what we saw at gamescom 2013 this year with a massive dose of moving pictures below:
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Busy and Bustling on Saturday
It could literally take ten minutes simply to walk a couple hundred meters in the main hall of the Koelnmesse.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – Case Mod Contest
An amazing display of case mods of all shapes, themes and sizes – still wish there was time to take more detailed photos.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – League of Legends Tournament
Gigantic crowds of spectators looking on as teams crushed one another in a League of Legends tournament. Craziness, plain and simple.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – RC Drifting
One of the cooler activities, these RC drifters had a ton of skill sliding around corners.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – Smash That Wall!
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Giveaways at WarGaming.Net
Another overwhelmingly large crowd for a giveaway at WarGaming.Net’s booth – free stuff!
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – Skate Park
Didn’t see a lot of skill on display, but everyone seemed to be having a good time warming up.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Attractions – Header Ball?
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: Squeaking Through the Halls of Koelnmesse
This was what it looked (and sounded) like carving our way through the main connecting corridor of the Koelnmesse to get to the various halls.
El33tonline at gamescom 2013: The Attractions of gamescom – Photos
Check out El33tonline’s coverage of gamescom 2013 for our impressions from the show this year, with photos, sights, sounds and more.