A wrap up of some of the biggest news to come out of Germany's Gamescom 2017.
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Gamescom 2017 in Germany is one of the biggest gaming conventions in the world. In attendance German Chancellor Angela Merkel who not only opened the gathering of developers and gamers, praising gaming by saying:
"Computer and video games are of the utmost importance as cultural assets, as a driving force for innovation and as an economic factor, which is why I was also very pleased to come to Cologne to provide this developing industry with my recommendation," and enjoyed a rousing game of Farming Simulator by maker GIANTS Software.
-- Farming Simulator (@farmingsim) August 22, 2017
Angela Merkel confirmed in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Switch. pic.twitter.com/maB7Q5MoYF
-- C. Benoit-Gonin (@Kocobe) August 22, 2017
-- Roneebean (@roneebean) August 22, 2017