Tag: Events

  • Round Up What Was Announced at EA Play 2021?

    All the PS5, PS4 reveals

    More than a month after everyone else, EA has finally showcased just some of what it has planned for the months and years to come in terms of game releases. That includes the usual sleight of sports experiences, but there will also be something for shooter fans and even survival horror geeks. If you didn't manage to catch...

  • Talking Point Was EA Play 2021 Any Better Than Usual?

    Electronic Arts goes late

    We can't quite believe it's already been more than a month since E3 2021; how time flies. We remember wasting our time watching Randy Pitchford awkwardly converse with Kevin Hart like it was yesterday. Regardless, EA still wanted to get in on the digital fun but decided to host its own showcase in late July instead of...

  • News Sorry Star Wars Fans, EA Play Live Is Not the Event You're Looking For

    The odds of an announcement are 3,720 to 1

    Sorry, C-3PO, the odds are actually zero, sadly. EA is set to host its annual EA Play Live event next week, and there are certain games and franchises we expect will be there. EA Sports titles, an update on Apex Legends, you know the drill. However, fans have been hopeful that the publisher would have some...

  • News State of Play Livestream Confirmed for Thursday, Featuring Deathloop

    Indie games, third-party titles too

    Sony has confirmed the next State of Play livestream will take place this coming Thursday, and will include a big focus on PlayStation 5 timed-exclusive Deathloop as well as "updates on some exciting indie and third-party titles". Lasting roughly 30 minutes, the show will start at 10pm BST / 2pm PST / 5pm EST...

  • Round Up What Was Announced at the Square Enix Presents Showcase?

    All the PS5, PS4 reveals

    Square Enix brought back its Presents branding for a digital showcase to coincide with E3 2021, packaging together lots of updates for games that have already hit the market and titles slated for the future. Given the publisher's pedigree, there's always a lot of excitement whenever it takes to the stage. If you didn't...

  • Talking Point Did You Enjoy the Square Enix Presents Showcase?

    What a final fantasy

    The online E3 2021 shenanigans continue as Square Enix takes to the digital stage to deliver a very exciting line-up of announcements from both its Japanese and western studios. There's always excitement whenever the publisher brings some goodies to the party, so it's no surprise there was a lot of hype surrounding this...

  • Round Up What Was Announced at Ubisoft Forward?

    All the PS5, PS4 reveals

    Ubisoft was the next big publisher to take to the digital stage across this week or so of gaming reveals, bringing with it lots of open-world AAA titles. Many of those games will be coming to PlayStation 5 and PS4, so us lot had a lot to check out. For those who missed the showcase, though, you may be wondering what actually...

  • Talking Point Was Ubisoft Forward a Show to Remember?

    French findings

    Ubisoft is one of the biggest third-party publishers to put on its own show during this summer period of reveals, so with many fans spread across the globe, we think it's worth polling what you thought of its latest digital event. The large collection of studios is always a mainstay for this time of the year, so it was hardly a...

  • News Annapurna Interactive Gets Its Own Showcase Event in July

    Stray! Solar Ash! Outer Wilds!

    Annapurna Interactive, the indie publishing label with a consistently good catalogue, is set to host its very own live event. Dubbed simply the Annapurna Interactive Showcase, the company is preparing to show off a few of its intriguing titles in July. The publisher promises "gameplay reveals, new game announcements,...

  • Round Up What Was Announced at Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live?

    All the PS5, PS4 reveals

    It's time to put the PlayStation controller down for just a second and tune in to a series of livestreams across the next seven days or so to see what's next for the gaming industry. Geoff Keighley got the annual online celebration rolling with a Kickoff Live showcase dedicated to his own Summer Game Fest promotion,...

  • Talking Point Did Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live Blow You Away?

    Keighley delivers the goods

    The summer season of game reveals is well and truly underway as Geoff Keighley starts proceedings with a kickoff show dedicated to the Summer Game Fest. The popular host is once again acting as a sort of adjudicator that brings together all of these gaming showcases under one roof, but his own livestream had lots of...

  • Guide What Time Is Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live?

    When and where to watch

    When is Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live? Geoff Keighley is back for a second year to put on a series of digital events that promise to contain many gaming announcements and reveals. Last time around, the hype man put on the streams in replacement of E3, but now he'll be competing for the limelight with E3 2021. As such, it...

  • News Capcom Confirms E3 2021 Showcase for 14th June

    Includes Resident Evil, Ace Attorney

    Capcom has confirmed its slot for E3 2021 will take place on 14th June 2021 at 10:30pm BST / 2:30pm PDT / 5:30pm EDT, featuring the likes of Resident Evil Village and The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles. Other titles included in the line-up are Monster Hunter Rise and

  • News New Gearbox Game Reveal Planned for Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live

    Say hi to Tiny Tina

    Summer Game Fest: Kickoff Live will quite literally kick-off a series of digital showcases and events later this week, and host Geoff Keighley has revealed the first announcement we can expect from his own show. It will be a brand new game from Borderlands developer Gearbox Software, and if a recent leak is anything to go by,...

  • Guide All Upcoming PS5, PS4 Events, Live Streams, and Press Conferences

    Don't miss a thing

    Let's just say it: there are a lot of gaming events and livestreams coming up over the next few weeks, and it's all a bit of a mess. With Geoff Keighley doing his own thing with Summer Game Fest, the ESA bringing back E3 with an all-digital show, and myriad publishers all vying for your attention, it's no surprise that the...

  • News Square Enix Presents Livestream Dated for 13th June, Likely to Include Guardians of the Galaxy Game

    World premiere from Eidos Montreal

    The ESA just confirmed that Japanese publisher Square Enix will indeed be hosting some sort of presentation during E3 2021, but now we know exactly what to expect. It'll take the shape of another Square Enix Presents digital showcase on 13th June 2021 at 8:15pm BST / 12:15pm PT, with the headline announcement being...

  • News Full E3 2021 Schedule Revealed

    It's almost that time again

    The full schedule for E3 2021 has been officially announced. The all-digital event will play host to a number of press conferences and showcases, with prominent publishers such as Ubisoft, Capcom, and Square Enix all pushing their own dedicated streams. It all begins on Saturday the 12th June, and ends on the Tuesday the...

  • News E3 Awards Show Announced for 15th June, But No Reveals

    Celebration, and that's it

    Got room in your virtual calendar for yet another gaming event this month? We hope so because the E3 2021 Awards Show has just been announced for 15th June 2021. This event will celebrate some of the best titles shown throughout the three days prior, but it shall not contain any actual gaming announcements. The official E3...

  • News Saints Row, Metro Publisher Reveals Showcase for 11th June

    Koch Media knows something we don't

    Koch Media, the owner of franchises such as Saints Row, Dead Island, Metro, and TimeSplitters, will be hosting its first-ever digital showcase in collaboration with Summer Game Fest. The event will take place on Friday, 11th June 2021 at 8pm BST / 9pm CEST / 12pm PT / 3pm ET. It has been teased that "more than a...

  • News The IGN Expo Is Another Digital Event to Tune in For

    Building the list

    The gaming event calendar on our home page sure is getting a lot longer today! Now we have confirmation that IGN will be returning this year with its own digital showcase featuring "new game reveals, never-before-seen gameplay, and announcements you won’t hear anywhere else". What we can say is you'll be treated to that news...

  • News Sonic the Hedgehog Event Set for This Week, Promises a First Look at New Projects

    Feeling blue

    Wow, this week is suddenly starting to look very busy, isn't it? Fans of Sonic the Hedgehog will be happy to hear that a 'Sonic Central' event is taking place in just a couple of days, on Thursday 27th May. In celebration of Sonic's 30th anniversary, an official livestream promises "a first look at some of our upcoming projects,...

  • News Electronic Arts Sets the Date for This Year's EA Play Live Presentation

    Mark your calendars

    Can you believe that it's E3 season in just a few weeks? This time next month, various games publishers will be gearing up for some big announcements, be they alongside ESA's major event or not. One publisher that's been off doing its own thing for several years now is Electronic Arts — it hosts its own EA Play Live broadcasts...

  • News Square Enix, SEGA, Bandai Namco, and More Join E3 2021 Roster

    A strong Japanese presence

    E3 2021 has confirmed that more publishers will be taking part in this year's all-digital event. It's officially added Square Enix (which we kind of already knew about), SEGA, Bandai Namco, and more. The growing publisher roster now looks like this: Nintendo Xbox Capcom Ubisoft Take-Two Interactive Warner Bros...

  • News Ubisoft Dates E3 2021 Forward Event for 12th June

    Splinter Cell, where art thou?

    Ubisoft has announced its digital event format for game announcements and reveals will return this year to coincide with E3 2021. The next Ubisoft Forward showcase will take place on 12th June 2021 at 12pm PT / 3pm ET / 8pm BST. The French publisher states: "Stay tuned for all the latest information about the lineup...

  • Guide When Is the Resident Evil Showcase?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    What time is the Resident Evil Showcase? Capcom is gearing up for another Resident Evil Showcase, bringing us another glimpse at Resident Evil Village ahead of its release next month. If you're looking for all the details on this imminent event, don't worry. In this quick guide, we've compiled everything you need to...

  • News E3 2021 Confirmed for June, Sony Nowhere to Be Seen

    A fully digital event

    E3 2021 will go ahead as an online-only event, organiser the ESA has confirmed. The digital show will stretch across three days, beginning on the 12th June and ending on the 15th June. And, contrary to some recent rumours, E3 2021 won't be locked behind any kind of paywall. The ESA stresses that it'll be free for everyone. The...

  • Guide When Is the Future Games Show Spring Showcase?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    What time is the Future Games Show Spring Showcase? When can you watch the Future Games Show livestream, and what will be shown? After its inaugural showing last year, Future Games Show makes its return in 2021, with the first broadcast coming very soon. So, what are all the details? In this guide, we'll give you the...

  • Guide When Is the Square Enix Presents Livestream?

    Dates, times, where to watch, and what to expect

    What time is Square Enix Presents: Spring 2021? When and where can you watch Square Enix Presents? The Japanese publisher is jumping on the bandwagon with its very own livestream broadcast, showcasing some of its upcoming games. In this guide, we've got all the details you'll need ahead of the event...

  • Live New Game+ Expo 2021 Shares Japanese Game Updates and Announcements

    NIS America, Arc System Works, and more

    New Game+ Expo 2021 is about to begin, starting at 4PM UK time (8AM Pacific). It's promising updates and announcements from a number of Japanese game publishers, including NIS America and Arc System Works. Following on from the initial showcase — which will run for about an hour — the rest of the day will...

  • News Fighting Game Developers are Hosting a Second Online Roundtable This Week

    Bandai Namco, Capcom, more

    Some of the industry's most prominent fighting game publishers will be taking part in an online roundtable this week, in order to talk about upcoming titles and the current state of the industry. We saw this same kind of event happen in the summer of last year, and it made for an interesting watch, especially if you're big...

  • News New Game+ Expo Returns This March to Showcase Japanese Games

    Second year running

    Following on from its first outing last year, New Game+ Expo is set to return next month. The digital event will take place on the 4th March at 8AM Pacific (that's 4PM here in the UK), and it'll be streamed on Twitch. As was the case with 2020's showing, a number of Japanese game publishers are taking part. The roster includes...

  • News Keanu Reeves the Latest Presenter Revealed for The Game Awards 2020

    Breathtaking

    It was written in the stars, but it's now official. Keanu Reeves, who is famous because he acts in films and things, will be joining Geoff Keighley at The Game Awards. Reeves has formed a connection with gaming due to his heavy involvement in Cyberpunk 2077. Playing the role of Johnny Silverhand, he stays with main character V...

  • News The Last of Us 2 Dominates Game Awards 2020 Nominations

    Naughty Dog sequel up for numerous awards

    It's almost time for another Game Awards. Geoff Keighley's end-of-year awards ceremony, which doubles up as a venue for big announcements, is back once again in December. Before the show gets underway, the man himself has revealed all the nominees for each category. Surprise surprise, The Last of Us: Part II...

  • News The Game Awards 2020 Dated for December, Broadcast Live from Three Locations

    Save the date

    You didn't think coronavirus would keep Geoff Keighley from doing The Game Awards, did you? The presenter and producer is bringing the awards show back in 2020 despite the obvious hurdles, and it sounds like it'll be just as big. Mark your calendars: The Game Awards 2020 will go live on 10th December. Furthermore, it will be...

  • Guide When Is Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online?

    Dates and times for various streams

    The annual Tokyo Game Show is still happening this year — it's just gone digital. Like most other events in 2020, TGS has no physical venue, meaning you'll have to tune in online if you want the scoop on Eastern gaming news. But when is Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online? Which publishers are taking part? Let's go...

  • News PS5 Showcase Event Confirmed for This Wednesday

    Games at launch and beyond

    Well, would you look at that! On the weekend, Sony has confirmed its second big PlayStation 5 event for Wednesday 16th September 2020. It all kicks off at 9pm BST / 1pm PDT / 10pm CEST, and will focus on PS5 games coming at launch and beyond. This also has to be the place we get the price and release date, right? The...

  • Guide When Is Ubisoft Forward?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    What time is Ubisoft Forward? When and where can you watch the Ubisoft livestream? The European publisher is holding a second Ubisoft Forward event very soon, giving us a glimpse at what it's cooking up for us. In this guide, we'll tell you everything you need to know about the event. When is Ubisoft Forward?:...

  • News Ubisoft Confirms Second Forward Livestream for 10th September

    Watch Dogs, Hyper Scape, Prince of Persia?

    After what was a fairly routine Ubisoft showcase a couple of months ago, the French publisher has confirmed that a second Forward livestream will take place next week on Thursday 10th September at 12pm PT / 3pm ET / 8pm BST. The announcement trailer states it will contain "new games & big news", so this...

  • Guide When Is Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    Gamescom 2020 is, understandably, going all digital this year, but what isn't changing is Opening Night Live. Produced and presented by Geoff Keighley, this is a live press conference that's being brought back after its inaugural showing last year. It's back for 2020, but what are all the details? What time does...

  • Guide When Is DC FanDome?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    The year 2020 has been a series of firsts for companies as they adapt to life during the coronavirus pandemic, and Warner Bros is no different. The gaming publisher will be joined by its comic book comrades at DC FanDome, as the overall company makes a series of announcements related to all things DC. Games will play...

  • Guide When Is the Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire Episode 2 Livestream?

    Dates and times for Cyberpunk 2077 livestream

    When is the next episode of Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire? The first Night City Wire livestream took place back at the end of June, and when it finished, we were promised another showcase later in the summer. What are all the details? Let's go through everything below, including dates, times, and what...

  • News Fighting Game Publishers are Getting Together for an Online Event This Week

    Ready? Fight!

    The likes of Capcom, Bandai Namco, Arc System Works, and more are getting together for a livestream later this week. Titled 'Japan Fighting Game Publishers Roundtable', the event kicks off on Saturday the 1st August at 1AM BST. That's 5PM PT/8PM ET on Friday the 31st July for you Americans. It's unclear what the purpose of this...

  • Guide What Time Is Ubisoft Forward?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    After E3 2020 was scrapped entirely thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, lots of publishers have been taking to the internet with an entirely digital showcase to debut their game announcements. Ubisoft has also decided to take this online route with Ubisoft Forward, a livestream that promises to share the future of...

  • News Devolver Digital Holding Direct-Style Event Later This Month

    Check a look

    Devolver Digital has a recent history of showing up at E3 with increasingly ridiculous press conferences, and we love it. It's no surprise that, this year, the indie label will be hosting a Nintendo Direct inspired broadcast, appropriately named Devolver Direct. In a press release, the publisher teases "new game reveals, gameplay...

  • News Night City Wire Will Return with Another Look at Cyberpunk 2077 in a Few Weeks

    Episode 2 inbound

    We've just finished watching Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire, the first in a series of live streams about the upcoming game. CD Projekt RED clearly has a lot to share on the highly anticipated RPG, and it's doing so via these short broadcasts between now and release. With the inaugural episode out of the way, when will we get to...

  • News Tokyo Game Show 2020 Goes Online This September

    The digital age

    Earlier this year, Tokyo Game Show 2020 was cancelled for obvious reasons, but with the promise it would return as a digital event. True to its word, organisers Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association will bring TGS back in an online form. Simply named Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online, this all-digital show will take place...

  • Guide When Is the Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire Event?

    Dates and times for Cyberpunk 2077 live stream

    We're about to see Cyberpunk 2077 in action for the first time in ages. CD Projekt RED's Night City Wire presentation is just around the corner, and promises a fresh look at the hotly anticipated RPG. So, what are all the details? When is the Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire live stream, and what will we...

  • Guide What Time Is the New Game+ Expo Livestream?

    Dates, times, and where to watch

    New Game+ Expo is bringing a whole bunch of Japanese publishers and developers together for one big livestream. There will be announcements, trailers, gameplay demos, interviews, and more. You can find dates, times, and everything else we know about New Game+ Expo below. When is New Game+ Expo?: What date and...

  • News New Game+ Expo Reveals Post-Show Schedule, Includes SEGA, Atlus, NISA, SNK, More

    Turning Japanese

    The New Game+ Expo showcase, which airs next week on the 23rd June, has revealed its post-show plans. The event has a whole six and a half hour "after-party", which will include additional presentations from the likes of SEGA/Atlus, NIS America, SNK, and more. It promises "demos, gameplay, and some new surprises from a few of our...

  • Guide What Time Is the EA Play 2020 Livestream?

    When and where to watch

    E3 2020 might have been cancelled, but that hasn't stopped the world of games from taking to the internet and revealing some of the biggest projects coming in the next couple of years digitally. Electronic Arts is one publisher which has joined the club, with its EA Play event making a return for 2020. When is it, however?...