Summer of Gaming Schedule for June 2020

Between IGN's Summer of Gaming and Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, gamers have a lot of exciting news and events to take in during the coming weeks.


As of writing this article (6/9/2020), Nintendo has yet to announce any of their plans on making announcements this month. They are set to reveal an ARMS character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate this month but, no date has been confirmed.


Summer Game Fest Schedule

Tuesday, June 9th - 9am PT

Destiny 2: The Next Chapter

Thursday, June 11th - 1pm PT

PS5: The Future of Gaming

Saturday, June 13th

Guerrilla Collective - 10am PT

A new look at Baldur's Gate 3 and more.


PC Gaming Show - 11am PT

A look at upcoming PC games and announcements.


Future Games Show - 1pm PT

A digital showcase of upcoming games.

Tuesday, June 16th

The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition

Play and wishlist upcoming PC games on STEAM. The event goes from June 16-22.


UPLOAD VR Showcase - 9am PT

New VR game announcements.

Thursday, June 18th

EA Play Live - 4pm PT

EA unveils a new slate of games.

Monday, June 22nd

Developer Showcase: June - 9am PT

Tune in for a look at upcoming independent and larger-scale projects.

Tuesday, June 23rd

New Game + Expo - 8am PT

Announcements and updates from companies including SEGA, Atlus, and more.

Wednesday, June 24th

Marvel's Avengers: War Table - TBA

New gameplay and details on Marvel's Avengers

Thursday, June 25th

Cyberpunk 2077 - TBD

Tune in for a special broadcast on Cyberpunk 2077 from CD Projekt Red.

Friday, June 27th

BITSUMMIT GAIDEN - TBA

A look at upcoming Japanese independent games.

IGN's Summer of Gaming Schedule

Wednesday, June 10th


IGN

Pre-Show Charity Stream (11:45am PT):

  • Doom Eternal Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Xamide


IGN Expo Debut (1:30pm PT):

Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, Hands-On Impressions


Reveals:

  • Unannounced Classic Revival (Merge Games) - Exclusive Game Reveal

  • Unannounced Game (Fabraz) – Exclusive Game Reveal

  • Unannounced Game (Funcom / The Outsiders) - Exclusive Unannounced Gameplay Reveal with The Outsiders' David Goldfarb

  • Unannounced Games (Arcade1Up) - Exclusive Arcade and Pinball Machine Reveals and Interview

Trailers:

  • Beyond Blue (E-Line Media) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios and Tripwire Presents) – Exclusive Announcement and Trailer Reveal

  • Dual Universe (Novaquark) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker (Deep Silver) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Voidtrain (Nearga) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Wasteland 3 (Deep Silver) - World Exclusive Trailer

  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse (Nacon) – Earthblood Exclusive Cinematic Trailer

Gameplay:

  • GTFO (10 Chambers Collective) - Exclusive Gameplay

  • Mortal Shell (Cold Symmetry) - Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere

  • Observer: System Redux (Bloober Team) - Exclusive Next-Gen Deep Dive

  • Second Extinction (Systemic Reaction) - Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere

  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (SEGA) - Exclusive Gameplay and Interview

Previews:

  • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox) - Exclusive “Bounty of Blood” DLC Preview w/ Gearbox Creative Director Matt Cox

  • The Waylanders (Gato Studio) - Exclusive Trailer and Launch Date Announcement, and Hands-On Impressions

Check Out This Game! With Tom Marks:

  • Rustler (Grand Theft Horse), Jutsu Games, Games Operators - Exclusive Gameplay

  • The Riftbreaker, EXOR Studios - Exclusive Gameplay

  • Bravery Network Online, Gloam - Exclusive Gameplay

Special Icons Interview:

  • David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake, discusses Metal Gear.

Thursday, June 11th


Pre-Show Charity Stream (9:45am PT):

  • Titanfall 2 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Bryonato

IGN Expo #2 (11:30am PT): Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game (Merge Games) - Exclusive Game Reveal

  • Unannounced Game Reveal - Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Stronghold: Warlords (Firefly Studios) - Exclusive Multiplayer Trailer and Launch Date Announcement

  • XIII (Microids) - Exclusive Gameplay Trailer Reveal

Gameplay:

  • Blankos Block Party (Mythical Games) - Exclusive Trailer Debut, Exclusive Gameplay

  • Iron Oath (Humble Bundle) - Exclusive Reveal Trailer and First Gameplay Reveal and Interview

  • Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Soleil Games) - Exclusive Gameplay First Look

  • Spellbreak (Proletariat, Inc) - Exclusive Announcement, Gameplay Interview, and Trailer

Check Out This Game! With Tom Marks:

  • Star Renegades, Massive Damage - Exclusive Gameplay

  • Boyfriend Dungeon, Kitfox Games - Exclusive Gameplay

Publisher Showcase:

  • PS5 event (1pm PT, with IGN pre- and post-shows)

Friday, June 12th

GameScoop! LIVE (12pm PT) Pre-Show Charity Stream (12:45pm PT):

  • Bloodborne Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by heyZeusHeresToast

IGN Expo #3 (2:30pm PT): Exclusive Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, Previews Trailers:

  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (SEGA / ATLUS) - Exclusive Reveal Debut

  • Castlestorm 2 (Zen Studios) - Launch Announcement Trailer

  • Everspace 2 (ROCKFISH Games) - Exclusive Alpha Gameplay Reveal Trailer and Interview with ROCKFISH Games CEO & Co-Founder Michael Schade

  • Guilty Gear Strive (Arc Systems Works) - Exclusive Character Reveal Trailer

  • Phantasy Star Online 2 Update (SEGA) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Ranch Simulator (Excalibur Games) - Exclusive Gameplay Trailer

Gameplay:

  • Chicken Police (THQ) - Exclusive Gameplay Reveal and Interview With U@N

  • Hardspace Shipbreaker (Blackbird Interactive) - Exclusive Gameplay Deep Dive

  • Skater XL (Easy Day Studios) - Exclusive Switch Footage Reveal and Demo

  • Total War: Troy (Creative Assembly) - Exclusive Gameplay Interview

  • Warhammer 40k: Mechanicus (Kasedo Games) - Exclusive Gameplay and Commentary

Previews:

  • Blue Fire (Graffiti Games/Robi Studios) - Exclusive Preview

Check Out This Game! With Tom Marks:

  • Unto The End, 2 Ton Studios - Exclusive Gameplay

Special Icons Interview:

  • Brian Fargo discusses the founding of Blizzard, and why RPG fans should be looking forward to Wasteland 3.

Saturday, June 13th

Partner and Publisher Showcases:

  • PC Gaming Show

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 1

Sunday, June 14th

Publisher Showcase:

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 2

Monday, June 15th

Publisher Showcase:

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 3

Pre-Show Charity Stream (11:15am PT):

  • Portal 2 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by CantEven

IGN Expo #4 (12:30pm PT): Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, Previews Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game Reveal - Exclusive Reveal Trailer

  • Unannounced Game Reveal - Exclusive Beta Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Humble Bundle Indies Showcase

  • Ninjala (GungHo Entertainment) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Vigor (Bohemia Interactive) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) - Overcooked! 2 DLC Announcement and Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Gameplay:

  • Corepunk (Artificial Core) - Exclusive Gameplay and Interview

  • Destroy All Humans! (THQ Nordic) - Gameplay and Interview

  • Fight Crab (PLAYISM) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal and Gameplay

  • Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal, Gameplay, and Interview

  • Mafia: Definitive Edition (Hangar 13) - Worldwide Gameplay Debut w/ Hangar 13 President and CCO Haden Blackman

  • Recompile (Phigames) – Exclusive Gameplay Interview

  • New World (Amazon Game Studios) - Exclusive War PvP Gameplay, Developer Interview

  • Shing! (Mass Creation) - Exclusive Developer Gameplay Walkthrough

  • Solasta Crown of the Magister (Tactical Adventures) - Exclusive Gameplay Trailer and Gameplay Interview

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (THQ Nordic) - Rehydrated Exclusive Early Access Livestream

  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom (THQ Nordic) - Rehydrated Exclusive Gameplay Interview

  • Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco) - Exclusive Trailer and Gameplay Interview with Game Director Kenji Anabuki

Special Icons Interview:

  • Tony Hawk tells us about the origins of the upcoming Pro Skater remake, and how it might answer hardcore fans' prayers.

Check Out This Game! With Tom Marks:

  • 30XX, Massive Damage - Exclusive Gameplay

Post-Show Charity Stream:

  • Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Rubbertoe64

Tuesday, June 16th

Partner and Publisher Showcases:

  • Upload VR Showcase (9am PT)

Pre-Show Charity Stream (10am PT):

  • Super Mario 64 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Biinny

Charity Stream (11am PT): IGN’s Celebrity Tours in Animal Crossing: New Horizons: 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, Arin Hanson of Game Grumps

Thursday, June 18th

Pre-Show Charity Stream (8:45am PT):

  • Resident Evil 3 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Hazeblade

Publisher Showcase:

  • D&D Adventure and Product Reveal (12pm PT)

IGN Exclusives, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews: Trailers:

  • The Falconeer (Wired Productions) - Exclusive Story Trailer

  • Drake Hollow (The Molasses Flood) – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer and Announcement

Gameplay:

  • Fallout 76 (Bethesda) – DLC Roadmap

  • Remnant: From the Ashes (Gunfire Games) - Gameplay and Interview with Gunfire Games

  • Humankind (SEGA) - Exclusive Gameplay Interview

  • 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.

Publisher Showcase:

  • EA Play LIVE (4pm PT, with IGN pre- and post-shows)

Wednesday, June 24th

Pre-Show Charity Stream:

  • Sekiro Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by LilAggy

Publisher Showcase:

  • Marvel's Avengers WAR TABLE stream (Square Enix) [with IGN pre- and post-shows]

IGN Exclusives, Reveals, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews: Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game Reveal - Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Cartel Tycoon – Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Dreamscaper (Afterburner Studios) - Exclusive Gameplay Feature Deep Dive

  • Shadow Arena - New Hero Exclusive Trailer Reveal

  • Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One (Frogwares) - Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look

Gameplay:

  • Unannounced Game - Exclusive Gameplay

  • BioMutant (THQ Nordic) - Exclusive Gameplay and Experiment 101 Interview

  • Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) - DLC Exclusive Gameplay Reveal

Thursday, June 25th

Pre-Show Charity Stream:

  • TBA The Witcher 3 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge

Publisher Showcase:

  • CD Projekt RED Livestream (with IGN pre- and post-shows)

Gameplay:

  • Torchlight III (Perfect World Entertainment) - Gameplay and Interview with Series Creator Max Schaefer

Special Icons Interview:

  • CD Projekt Red's Marcin Blacha discusses how the studio imbued The Witcher series with meaningful choices and iconic consequences.


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