SPELLENSPEKTAKEL 2017

Every November, it's time for all board game geeks of the Netherlands to come together in Eindhoven to visit the board game fair "Spellenspektakel". As per usual, DumeeGamer.com was also present; to say hi to our friends, to meet new people and of course to play awesome boardgames!

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GAMESCOM 2017

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls; GamesCom 2017 has come and gone once more! On this page, you are able to read all about the awesome games we saw and played and we hope that you enjoy reading about them just as much as we've enjoyed playing them. We would like to thank all the people who took the time to talk to us and show us their amazing games! We hope to see you all next year!

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UNCHARTED: THE LOST LEGACY PREVIEW EVENT (AMSTERDAM)

On Wednesday, July 19, I travelled all the way to Amsterdam for a the preview event of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy. Considering the Uncharted series is the game series I have played most of all and love above everything else, you might suspect I was totally pumped!

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INDIGO 2017

Locked up with games! Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1, the Indigo event, which is skilfully put together by Dutch Game Garden, was held in Utrecht, The Netherlands. The location for this was a special one, namely a former prison called "De Lik". The building stopped serving as a prison a while ago, but it still has that prison vibe. And what sounds more perfect than being locked up with all kinds of games from awesome Indie developers from countries throughout Europe?

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WARNER BROS PRESS EVENT AMSTERDAM

A press presentation by Warner Bros about upcoming games Cars 3 and LEGO Marvel super Heroes 2, time for an interview with the developers and a free lunch? Count me in! Where do I sign up?!

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WWE LIVE ROTTERDAM 2017

After getting the tickets for Christmas, and having to wait for 5 months, Saturday, the 13th of May the time finally arrived to visit WWE Live in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Considering I wrote the reviews for both WWE 2K16 and WWE 2K17 for this website, I own many shirts and masks and the fact that I once even tried wrestling for myself, you could say that my first ever live event was a big deal for me!

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SPARKLY UNICORN GOES RETRO WITH DUMEEGAMER.COM'S BIG RED TIMEMACHINE

After three months of making plans, asking people for help and spamming the internet, it was finally Saturday April 22; the day that the Sparkly Unicorn goes Retro with DumeeGamer.com's Big Red Time Machine took place in Roermond (NL) at "Het Ontmoetingscentrum".Let me just give you a glimpse of the awesome day we had!

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DUTCH COMIC CON: MARCH 2017

Yes ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, the Dutch Comic Con has come and gone already. A weekend filled with awesome people, movies, comics, games and merchandise lured a giant crowd of people to the Jaarbeurshallen in Utrecht, The Netherlands. DumeeGamer's own Mairie "Mary Appins" Heijnen also went there to take a closer look at things!

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SCREENSHAKE 2017

A couple of weeks ago I received an invitation to the Screenshake 2017 event in Antwerp (Belgium). Screenshake was held from Friday, February 10 till Sunday, February 12 and the main theme of the event were Indie games. I’m always up for a great adventure, so I didn’t hesitate and confirmed that I would definitely be present. And I didn’t regret this decision for a second!

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SPIEL 2016

Every year, the world's largest board game event, Spiel, is held in Essen, Germany. Thousands of board game fans from all over the world travel to Essen to find out what's new in the world of board games. We at DumeeGamer.com are very proud to have an envoy present at this year's rendition of Spiel. Her name is Mignon Schichel. Let's meet her, shall we?

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REVENGE OF THE DICTATORS RELEASE PARTY

Sunday October 9 2016 was THE big day for Bart, Alina and Bas of Black Box Adventures. They launched their first ever board game: Revenge of the Dictators! And what a day it was; gaming clubs, gaming stores and a lot of fans of the game all gathered at the Volt in Sittard, The Netherlands, to support their new favorite board game studio!

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FIRSTLOOK 2016

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Firstlook Festival 2016 has already come and gone. From Friday, October 7 till Sunday, October 9, gaming fanatics saw all there was to see, experienced all there was to experienced and had the time of their life. Of course, DumeeGamer.com was also present; Diana and Ferry packed up their things and headed to Utrecht to be part of this awesome event! What follows is a report of some of the things they saw during their (alas only short) time there.

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GAMESCOM 2016

Another year has come and gone, as has another GamesCom. We had an absolutely awesome time, met a lot of cool people and saw scores of really, really, REALLY cool games! Unfortunately, we just haven't had the time to write about all of our experiences yet, because... wait for it... WE'VE GOT A WEDDING TO PLAN! So we're doing our best to inform you about everything we saw at the world's largest game event, but it might take a few additional days. We hope you can forgive us just this once...

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NINTENDO PREVIEW EVENT

After seeing all the beautiful games during Nintendo’s E3 presentation, we got very curious indeed and wanted to know and see more! Luckily, I had the opportunity to see and experience more! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, I travelled to Nintendo to check out everything there is to know, time for some hot Nintendo news!

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PLAYSTATION VR: HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

What do you know about the Playstation VR? Do you know what it looks like? Will it be compatible with all games? Will there be exclusive games? Does it work and what will it add to your gaming experience? And can people with glasses use this gear? Well, sit back, because I visited the Sony PS Playstation VR hands-on session, so I will answer all those questions for you.

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ELFIA HAARZUILENS 2016

Elfia is a outdoor fantasy convention that has a special theme every year. No matter what yearly theme they come up with, their main theme has always been fantasy, so elves, dwarves, barbarians, wizards, princes and princesses galore!

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2K: BATTLEBORN EVENT

Friday, April 1st 2016 was just the best day, and that's no joke! "Why”, I hear you ask? Well, because we had the chance to visit the 2K studio in Breda, Netherlands. Brave me, Diana "DumeeGamer” Dumee, travelled to Breda, to be part of a very special play session of one of 2K's upcoming titles: Battleborn.

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SPELLENSPEKTAKEL 2015

Sadly, DumeeGamer's Diana "DumeeGamer" Dumee and Ferry "Sadhonker" Adams were unable to attend this year's edition of Spellenspektakel (the annual Dutch board game convention) due to their busy schedules. Luckily, they found an excellent replacement: Etiënne van Kempen - Meuter.

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FIRSTLOOK 2015

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Firstlook 2015 has come and gone again. We had a blast at this annual Gaming Event in Utrecht, The Netherlands. We saw a lot of cool games, met a lot of cool people and generally had a great time!

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ABUNAI 2015

Here we are again, packed and ready to go on a wonderful adventure of cosplay, weird food, random shows, awesome events and useful workshops. It’s time for Abunai 2015: Sugar, Spice and Everything Nice!

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GAMESCOM 2015

We had a blast at Gamescom 2015! Over the course of the next few days we will tell you all about all the great things we saw and experienced, and the cool people we met. So don't forget to check back regularly!

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STREET FIGHTER V EVENT

We all have that one game; that game that we live, breathe, and dream about and that we almost treat as a religion. For me that game is Street Fighter. Today I had the chance to play some local matches at the Street Fighter V event, hosted by Capcom. And man, am I stoked!!!

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ANIMECON 2015

There I was: packed, sweating (because it was like FREAKING HOT OUTSIDE), waiting for my train to bring me to The Hague for Animecon 2015. And man I was excited! My best friend once convinced me to go to an anime convention and since that moment, I was hooked. This was my second Animecon and, like the first time, I was not to be disappointed.

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FINAL FANTASY TYPE 0 HD PRE-RELEASE PARTY

The day before the release of Final Fantasy Type 0 HD, we (and anybody that signed up for it) got a chance to get a hands-on experience of this HD Console remake of the PSP game. Not only did we actually play FF Type 0 HD, we also got our first glimpse of the upcoming game: Final Fantasy XV.

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SPELLENSPEKTAKEL 2014

It’s getting colder outside, so we’ll stay at home more often. You can snuggle up on your couch to play a videogame or spend time with friends, family and your favorite board game. What did you say? You don’t know which board game to play? That’s why there is The Netherlands’ biggest board game event: ‘Spellenspektakel’.

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FIRSTLOOK 2014

October 11 & 12 2014 is the weekend of sneaky peaks into the world of upcoming games. This peaking takes place at the Jaarbeurs Utrecht on FirstLook 2014. Armed with press- tickets and excited up the yin yang, DumeeGamer’s Ferry and Diana were on the scene...

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INDIGO 2014

Indigo is a Dutch Indie game event, organised by Dutch Game Garden. For this year’s edition, 32 games were selected to be put on display. Curious as to which amazing games we tested at Indigo 2014? The answer is only one click away!

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GAMESCOM 2014

In August, all gaming eyes are focused on Cologne, Germany. I probably don’t need to tell you I am talking about GamesCom, the International gaming event of the year. Here at DumeeGamer.com, we were happy as a kid at Christmas to be invited there.

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BOARD GAME EVENT

Are you a real board game buff? Or just anxious to try out new games? Everyone is welcome at the monthly Board Game Event of the Spellenclub Midden Limburg.

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EPICON SUMMER 2014

DumeeGamer.com was lucky enough to visit The Epicon Summer 2014 Edition. And not just one, but both days! And, exhausted as we were, we still managed to jot down a few lines about this great event.

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BONAMI RETRO FAIR - JUNE 2014

Are you searching for that one special game or that game console you played with when you were a kid? Then you should definitely visit the Bonami Retro Fair! Take it from us, we were there...and it was awesome!!!

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GLOBAL GAME JAM 2014

On the 24th, 25th and 26th of January the sixth edition of Global Game Jam took place. All over the world teams of developers are given the task to create a game in a very limited time span...

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