Wednesday, August 17 2011 @ 04:14 AM BST
Contributed by: VRANDAS
Today is the official opening of Gamescom 2011; world's largest trade fair and event for interactive games and entertainment.
The gaming world is feverishly awaiting the innovations and highlights of gamescom 2011. An impressive host of exhibitors will be in Cologne from 17-21 August to present hundreds of World, European and German premieres.
This year, the gamescom awards will be presented in a total of eight categories. The award ceremony will be held on August 17 as part of the official opening and in the presence of prominent representatives of the international Game Industry. The 2011 gamescom awards will honour : Best PC Game, Best Console Game, Best Mobile Game, Best Online Game, Best Browser Game, Best Family Game, Best Hardware/Accessories and Best of gamescom.
And Modern Warfare 3 is nominated for Best Online Game. Click on read more for all nominees and their categories.
We don't know how a game can be nominated and even honoured when it isn't released yet... Modern Warfare 2 was an online nightmare till they fixed it; but that was, for PS3 and PC, months after its release.