DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, announced it will be bringing even more of DreamHack online just in time for summer beginning today, Wednesday, June 24. A total of six original programs will premiere online this month, offering witty and engaging content throughout each week of summer, packed with offerings for the community, including: DreamHack Tonight (June 28), DreamHack Plays (June 25), DreamHack Download (June 24), Bonus Round (June 30), Community Clash (June 26), and DreamHack Quiz (June 24).… Read the rest
SpecialEffect have been bowled over by the enthusiastic response that has greeted their idea of staging this year’s London 10k as a ‘virtual’ event, with over 100 people having already pledged to take part!
With the official ASICS London 10k having been cancelled this summer, the charity is encouraging supporters to #RunTogetherApart on Sunday 5th July instead.… Read the rest
BIG Digital, the online version of Brazil’s Independent Games (BIG) Festival — Latin America’s largest and most crucial games industry conference — invites all game fans to check out never-before-seen content and announcements from thirteen of Brazil’s most talented independent game development studios. Mad Mimic, Cafundo Creative Studio, VR Monkey, and many other incredible studios will present first-looks, new features, and exciting announcements about their games launching this year, and participate in developer talks during The 2020 Brazilian Games Showcase.… Read the rest
In 2019, our Pokémon GO Fest lineup was bigger and better than ever before. That summer, we held more than one Pokémon GO Fest in the same year for the first time ever! Chicago, Dortmund, and Yokohama hosted individual Pokémon GO Fest events that, in total, brought together over 600,000 Trainers for a special summer of live events.… Read the rest
New Game+ Expo (NGPX), a collaborative initiative of 14 video game publishers based in North America and Japan, will host a digital presentation featuring dozens of games that includes new title announcements and live gameplay demos.
The showcase will be featured live exclusively on Twitch on June 23, 2020 at 8 AM PDT (5 PM CEST).… Read the rest
Canadian developer and publisher Digital Extremes announced purchases of its new TennoCon Game Packs will support its two charity partners, Autism Ontario London and The Alzheimer Society London and Middlesex. For the fifth year running, Digital Extremes’ TennoCon, the Warframe®-dedicated game conference created for its 50 million-plus player base, will take place from 11 am to 6 pm ET, Saturday, July 11.… Read the rest
The future of videogames is brighter than ever as USC Games, North America’s No. 1 game design program for nearly a decade according to the Princeton Review, along with event sponsor and partner Jam City, will host the virtual 2020 USC Games Expo starting 2 p.m. PT on Tuesday, May 12 on a variety of streaming platforms, all accessible on www.USCGamesExpo.com… Read the rest
The IGDA Foundation (IGDA-F) has partnered with Take This, the Global Game Jam, and the Games and Online Harassment Hotline to create the Stay in the Game Relief Fund. Running from today through May 21, the initiative aims to raise $100,000 and help fill a gap in the non-profits’ programs and funding efforts resulting from event cancellations and postponements in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read the rest
YANA, the global games day designed to help connect people around the world in self isolation starts tomorrow. The 20 hour broadcast starts at 5am tomorrow and aims to connect gaming communities around the world from Southeast Asia, CIS, Middle East, Europe and North America. The day will incorporate 17 official events on the broadcast across multiple games from FIFA 20 and Fortnite to Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and PUBG MOBILE.… Read the rest
Nish Kumar, Sue Perkins, Ed Gamble and Sara Pascoe will take part in a Dungeons & Dragons live stream on the 8th May to benefit vulnerable people affected by Covid-19.
Hosted by Comic Relief and Wizards of the Coast, the creators of the popular storytelling game, Comic Relief plays Dungeons & Dragons will bring together some of the country’s most beloved comedians at a time when many of us feel isolated at home.… Read the rest
Corona Relief Done Quick (CRDQ) begins, a speedrunning marathon hosted by Games Done Quick in efforts to help those in need during the global COVID-19 pandemic. CRDQ is an online-only event kicking off today at 12 p.m. EDT and running through April 19, 2020 on the official Games Done Quick Twitch channel.… Read the rest
Bungie is excited to announce the Guardian’s Heart fundraising initiative. With all profits going directly to charity Direct Relief, this campaign will raise money to buy supplies for frontline healthcare workers around the world. Bungie’s community of content creators all over the world are also jumping in to help from all over the world.… Read the rest
GIANTS Software, developer of the acclaimed Farming Simulator series, announced the return of FarmCon, the popular community event for modders, developers and players of the popular series. FarmCon 20 will be held from July 18th to July 19th 2020 at the DEUTZ-FAHR ARENA in the Bavarian town of Lauingen. This time FarmCon also marks the grand finale of the current season of the Farming Simulator League.… Read the rest