Summer of Gaming 2020

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Summer of Gaming 2020

June 4 - June 24

IGN Summer of Gaming 2020

IGN Summer of Gaming 2020

IGN will host a “Summer of Gaming” digital event from June 4 to 24 featuring the latest news, previews, developer interviews, and more on upcoming games and next-generation hardware. You will be able to watch it on YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, and IGN.com.

The event will feature live broadcasts and on-demand programming such as publisher presentations with IGN pre- and post-discussions, remote developer interviews, hands-on demonstrations, preview impressions, gameplay, and news segments recapping the biggest announcements. Viewers will be able to participate by sending in reaction videos, voting on favorite announcements, and more.

Schedule

June 4

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamSekiro: Shadows Die Twice Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by LilAggy
  • Summer of Gaming Kick-Off

June 5

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamResident Evil 3 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Hazeblade.
  • IGN Expo Debut – Exclusive reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, and developer interviews.
    • Reveals:
      • Unannounced Game (Funcom / The Outsiders) – Exclusive unannounced gameplay reveal with The Outsiders’ David Goldfarb.
      • Unannounced Game (Merge Games) – Exclusive game reveal.
      • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive reveal trailer.
    • Trailers:
      • Werewolf: The Apocalypse (Nacon) – Earthblood exclusive cinematic trailer.
    • Gameplay:
      • Blankos Block Party (Mythical Games) – Exclusive trailer debut, exclusive gameplay.
      • Mortal Shell (Cold Symmetry) – Exclusive gameplay world premiere.
      • Observer: System Redux (Bloober Team) – Exclusive next-gen deep dive.
      • Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Soleil Games) – Exclusive gameplay first look.
      • Spellbreak (Proletariat, Inc) – Exclusive announcement, gameplay interview, and trailer.

June 6

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamFallout Series Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by TomatoAngus.
  • Partner and Publisher Showcases:
    • PC Gaming Show
    • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 1

June 7

  • Publisher Showcase:
    • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 2

June 8

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamDOOM Eternal Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Xamide.
  • Partner and Publisher Showcases:
    • Upload VR Showcase
    • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 3
  • IGN Expo #2 – Exclusive reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, developer interviews, and hands-on previews.
    • Reveals:
      • Unannounced Classic Revival (Merge Games) – Exclusive game reveal.
      • Unannounced Game (Fabraz) – Exclusive game reveal.
    • Trailers:
      • Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios) – Exclusive announcement and trailer reveal.
      • Dual Universe (Novaquark) – Exclusive trailer reveal.
      • Pathfinder: Kingmaker (Deep Silver) – Exclusive trailer reveal.
      • Second Extinction (Systemic Reaction) – Exclusive gameplay world premiere.
      • Wasteland 3 (Deep Silver) – World exclusive trailer.
      • XIII (Microids) – Exclusive gameplay trailer reveal.
    • Previews:
      • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox) – Exclusive “Bounty of Blood” downloadable content preview with Gearbox Software creative director Matt Cox.
      • The Waylanders (Gato Studio) – Exclusive trailer and launch date announcement, and hands-on impressions.
    • Gameplay:
      • Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller) – Exclusive trailer reveal, gameplay, and interview.
      • Remnant: From the Ashes (Gunfire Games) – Gameplay and interview with Gunfire Games.
    • Special Icons Interview:
      • David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake, discusses Metal Gear.

June 9

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamBloodborne Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by heyZeusHeresToast.
  • IGN Expo #3 – Exclusive reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, developer interviews, and hands-on previews.
    • Trailers:
      • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Sega / Atlus) – Exclusive reveal.
      • Everspace 2 (Rockfish Games) – Exclusive alpha gameplay reveal trailer.
      • Guilty Gear: Strive (Arc Systems Works) – Exclusive character reveal trailer.
      • Humble Bundle Indies Showcase
      • Stronghold: Warlords (Firefly Studios) – Exclusive multiplayer trailer and launch date announcement.
    • Gameplay:
      • Everspace 2 (Rockfish Games) – Exclusive alpha gameplay and interview with Rockfish Games CEO and co-founder Michael Schade.
      • Iron Oath (Humble Bundle) – Exclusive reveal trailer and first gameplay reveal and Interview.
      • New World (Amazon Game Studios) – Exclusive war player-versus-player gameplay and developer interview.
      • Skater XL (Easy Day Studios) – Exclusive Switch footage reveal and demo.
      • Solasta Crown of the Magister (Tactical Adventures) – Exclusive gameplay trailer and gameplay interview.
      • Total War: Troy (Creative Assembly) – Exclusive gameplay interview.
      • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (Sega) – Exclusive gameplay and interview.
    • Previews:
      • Blue Fire (Graffiti Games / Robi Studios) – Exclusive preview.
      • Humankind (SEGA) – Exclusive hands-on impressions.
    • Special Icons Interview:
      • Brian Fargo discusses the founding of Blizzard, and why RPG fans should be looking forward to Wasteland 3.

June 11

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamTitanfall 2 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Bryonato.
  • Publisher Showcases:
    • CD Projekt RED Livestream (with IGN pre- and post-shows).
    • EA Play LIVE (with IGN pre- and post-shows).
  • IGN Exclusives – Gameplay demos and developer interviews:
    • Gameplay:
      • Humankind (Amplitude Studios) – Exclusive gameplay interview.
      • More to be announced.

June 12

  • Charity Stream: Animal Crossing: Celebrity Island Tours – With special segments of the viral hit talk show Animal Talking with host and creator Gary Whitta and guests Candice Patton, Simu Liu, Felicia Day, Shannon Woodward, Cliff Bleszinski, Matthew Mercer, Austin Creed, Michelle Zauner of Japanese Breakfast, Jessica Chobot, Lauren Lapkus, Naomi Kyle, the Merrell Twins, Andrea Rene, Alanah Pearce, and Arin Hanson of Game Grumps.

June 15

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamSpongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Rubbertoe64.
  • IGN Exclusives – Reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, and developer interviews.
    • Reveals:
      • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive reveal trailer.
    • Trailers:
      • Castlestorm 2 (Zen Studios) – Launch announcement trailer.
      • Ninjala (GungHo Entertainment) – Exclusive trailer reveal.
    • Gameplay:
      • Corepunk (Artificial Core) – Exclusive Gameplay and interview.
      • Destroy All Humans! (THQ Nordic) – Gameplay and interview.
      • Mafia: Definitive Edition (Hangar 13) – Worldwide gameplay debut with Hangar 13 president and CCO Haden Blackman.
      • Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco) – Exclusive trailer and gameplay interview with game director Kenji Anabuki.
      • SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (THQ Nordic) – Rehydrated exclusive early access live stream.
      • SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (THQ Nordic) – Rehydrated exclusive gameplay interview.
      • Warhammer 40k: Mechanicus (Kasedo Games) – Exclusive gameplay and commentary.

June 18

  • Pre-Show Charity StreamSuper Mario 64 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Biinny.
  • IGN Exclusives – Reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, and developer interviews.
    • Gameplay:
      • Torchlight III (Perfect World Entertainment) – Gameplay and interview with series creator Max Schaefer.
      • Unannounced developer interview and exclusive gameplay deep dive.
    • Special Icons Interviews:
      • Chris Avellone, writer of Fallout: New Vegas and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, discusses the magic ingredients in a great RPG.
      • John Romero, creator of DOOM, and game designer Brenda Romero, discuss RPGs and shooters in 2020.

June 24

  • IGN Exclusives – Reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, and developer interviews.
    • Reveals:
      • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive reveal trailer.
    • Trailers:
      • Dreamscaper (Afterburner Studios) – Exclusive gameplay feature deep dive.
      • Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One (Frogwares) – Exclusive behind-the-scenes look.

Participating Companies

  • 11 bit Studios
  • 2K Games
  • Amazon Games
  • Another Indie
  • Arcade1Up
  • Artificial Core
  • Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Bloober Team
  • CD Projekt Red
  • Coffee Stain
  • Cold Symmetry
  • Cyanide Studio
  • Dear Villagers
  • Deep Silver
  • Devolver Digital
  • Easy Day Studios
  • Electronic Arts
  • Fabraz
  • Facebook (including Oculus)
  • Fellow Traveller
  • Firefly Studios
  • Funcom
  • Gato Salvaje
  • Good Shepherd
  • Google Stadia
  • Guerrilla Collective
  • Headup Games
  • Humble Bundle
  • Larian Studios
  • Merge Games
  • Microids
  • Modern Wolf
  • Paradox Interactive
  • PC Gaming Show
  • Playstack
  • Proletariat
  • Raw Fury
  • Rebellion
  • Rockfish Games
  • Sega
  • Square Enix
  • Systemic Reaction (Avalanche Studios Group)
  • Tactical Adventures
  • Those Awesome Guys
  • THQ Nordic
  • Thunderful
  • Tripwire Interactive
  • Twitter
  • Ubisoft
  • United Label
  • Upload VR
  • Versus Evil
  • Whitethorn Games
  • Wings
  • Wizards of the Coast
  • Xbox
  • Ysbryd
  • ZA/UM
  • Zen Studios

Details

Start:
June 4
End:
June 24
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