Now don't go thinking this is another one of those depressing economic news - it's not. It's just your average depressing video game convention news, like E3. A press release just went out announcing that this year's Leipzig Games Convention has been canceled, mostly due to another trade fair, GamesCom, being held on the same weekend in Cologne.
In place of the Leipzig Games Convention, they will be holding an event called Games Convention Online, which the PR holds to be "the first independent platform in Europe for what is currently the most dynamic market in the gaming industry: browser, client and mobile games." It will take place from July 31 to August 2.
That doesn't mean we've seen the last of Leipziger Messe though. According to their CEO, they're still raring to work with the gaming industry: "If the industry is again in search of a platform for console and PC games and hardware with the know-how of the GC - Games Convention, we will immediately be available."
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