Gamescom is held in a massive convention centre that sits aside the Rhine. Inside there are towering halls of concrete and steel, each filled with massive booths, games and people.
Hall 9 is dedicated almost exclusively to computer games. It's in here that you will find the likes of Nexon, NCSoft, World of Tanks, competitive gaming competitions, fancy cases, graphics and sound cards. It's also typically the loudest, rowdiest hall of the group.
Here's a look.