Jury will dole out gamescom awards

Europe video game conference set for this month

COLOGNE, Germany -- A jury of six gaming executives will honor the best in interactive entertainment this month at gamescom, Europe's trade fair cum video gaming conference, which runs Aug. 19-23 in Cologne.

The inaugural gamescom Awards will be presented in four categories according to platform: PC, console, mobile and online.

The jury will also honor a best of gamescom title, independent of platform. Any game introduced at gamescom to the public for the first time is eligible.