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Although the European Space Agency canceled E3 after the coronavirus pandemic, the situation in video games is very good this summer. Publishers, developers, and platform owners flocked to put together digital alternatives. For now, these alternatives provide a rich schedule of events to be showcased the following summer. Upcoming next-gen consoles and the common broadcast of upcoming games are also packed with content, so there's no shortage of announcements, news, and reveals to build these events.
has this in mind, and to simplify the process of navigating all the different E3 replacement events, we've compiled them for your reference so you don't miss out on any key moments from this summer's game.
First of all, we have a game awards presenter and spokesperson who hired Geoff Keighley for the summer games festival. This series of digital exhibitions spans four months and provides various displays, news, playable demonstrations, etc. Keighley has included an impressive list of developers and publishers, including Bethesda, CD Projekt Red, Xbox and Sony.
Following the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2 Remaster reveal and the Unreal Engine 5 technology demonstration we have seen so far, the quality of Summer Game Fest should reach the usual level. We saw it at E3. The
event will last from May to August, culminating in Geoff Keighley's traditional booth on the opening night of Gamescom. The summer game festival schedule is constantly updated on the festival website, so please check there for the latest information.
You can capture all actions on the official Summer Game Fest YouTube, Twitch and Twitter accounts.
Game media agency IGN’s mission is to create its own digital event to showcase broadcasts, news and impressions about next-generation games and consoles throughout the summer. Like the Summer Games Festival, IGN has successfully collaborated with well-known industry players such as EA, Google, and Square Enix, to name a few. The details of
are a bit rough at the moment, but IGN stated that things will start in earnest in June. From what we have seen so far, IGN seems to be using Summer Game Fest events and publishers, but we think it will also have its own dedicated broadcast.
Listen to the IGN channel on Facebook, Twitch, Mixer and YouTube.
Like IGN, GameSpot held its own multi-week events this summer, including trailers, news, interviews, and more. Different in format, GameSpot is using Play For All to work with Direct Relief to help those hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. EA, Deep Silver, 2K Games, Stadia and Bandai Namco have signed up.
Similar to IGN, Play For All will start on GameSpot’s social accounts on Twitch, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube in June.
Speaking of independent developers, Guerilla Collective is a similar digital festival, taking place June 6-8, close to the regular E3 window. Humble Publishing, Larian Studios, Paradox Interactive, etc. are expected to participate.
Currently, Guerilla Collective Live will air on June 6 at 10 a.m. M. Pacific Time / 1 p. M. Eastern Time, followed by the PC Game Show the same day at 12 p.m. M. Pacific Time / 3 p. M. US Eastern and Eastern Time The Game of the Future Show at 2:30 PM Pacific Time / 5 PM Eastern Time.
On June 7, the film festival will host a press conference (we don't know much about it now), followed by a full day of presentations and interviews on June 8.
Guerilla Collective will broadcast the event on its Twitch channel.
archivists and physical game retailer Limited Run Games will host their own event on their Twitch channel at 3 pm Eastern Time on June 8th. If the description is based on something, the audience can expect a colorful display. LRG sold it as "our third fully live broadcast, complete bitch press conference" to showcase the biggest announcement of future physical video games.
In recent years, EA has loosely followed the Play Live formula next to E3 and is moving its summer show to the digital world. event. Expect revelations, gameplay, clichés, and making jokes when it airs on June 11th at 4pm Pacific Time / 7pm Eastern Time.
Ubisoft will put aside the regular E3 period in June this year, and will hold an E3-style press conference on July 12th at 12pm Pacific Time/3pm Eastern Time. Ubisoft said it looks forward to exclusive game news, revealing secrets, etc. As Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Watchdogs, Gods and Monsters, and Rainbow Six Quarantine are all scheduled to be released in early 2021, we should hear a lot of news about these and some surprises.
Watch the event on the Ubisoft YouTube channel or Ubisoft.com.
As the finale performance of Summer Game Fest, the opening night scene of Gamescom will be at the helm again this year by Geoff Keighley. As with the previous version, expect big announcements, games from AAA developers and publishers, and hordes of trailers.
This event will take place on August 24 at 11 AM Pacific / 2 PM Eastern Time. You can view the Summer Games Festival social accounts on Twitter, Twitch, and YouTube.
Microsoft announced Inside Xbox monthly magazine for the next few months, with a focus on the next generation of Xbox Series X. We currently don't have many details, except for the confirmed nextgen game event at the 1st party studio in July. However, there is no set date yet.
Although Sony has not confirmed this, but the PlayStation 5 unveiling event is likely to be held sometime this summer. Rumors and insiders suggest early to mid-June, but this is still within the scope of speculation at this time.
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