GTA 5 might finally be about to make its window-smashing, car-jacking, shotgun-wielding appearance in the real world.
Oh, and Half Life 3 might be coming too...
Gamescom takes place at the end of August, and is traditionally the last international event where major releases are showcased before the Autumn-Christmas sales push. Microsoft is said to be planning a major news conference, and Sony, Ubisoft and EA will all be in attendance with their current- and next-gen big hitters.
It would make sense for Rockstar to show off GTA 5 at the show, since the game's release will be less than a month away.
And according to a rumour published by Pixel Enemy, both Take-Two Interactive (publishers of GTA) and also Valve (Steam, Half-Life, Left4Dead) are listed as exhibitors.
Obviously it is unclear and unconfirmed both if those companies will be in attendance - and if they are, that either title will be present or playable.
In the case of Half Life 3 this is particularly unlikely, since the game has not even been announced let alone previewed in a playable build. It's more likely that Valve would be showing off another title, discussing Steam or giving details of its rumoured 'Steam Box' TV-console project.
But here's hoping that the conference will have a few surprises.
Gamescom starts on 22 August, and HuffPost will be there to get hands-on time with all the best games that are available - whatever they turn out to be.
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