It’s “Game On.” for E3, as The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) officially unveils plans for a reimagined, all-virtual E3 2021 that will engage video game fans everywhere. With early commitments from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Konami, Ubisoft, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games, Koch Media, and more to come, E3 2021 will take place June 12 through June 15.… Read the rest
Guild Esports, the global esports organization co-owned by David Beckham, is proud to announce an elite line-up to join its first Super Stream Sunday – taking place on the 28th March, 5-10PM GMT on Twitch & YouTube. Super Stream Sunday is Guild’s first online gaming festival – where headline names will compete alongside its roster of professional gamers and content creators.… Read the rest
The Princeton Review® — known for its education services and school rankings in dozens of categories — released its 12th annual ranking lists naming the top 50 undergraduate and top 25 graduate schools offering game design programs.
For the fourth year in a row, the University of Southern California in Los Angeles earned the #1 spot on the undergraduate list.… Read the rest
The Stream On! Charity Stream will begin at 1pm Friday 19th March and run for 8 hours, taking place via Twitch, YouTube and Facebook streaming channels.
We are proud and excited to be working with Saulderson Media and SpecialEffect on the charity stream relay with the aim of raising awareness and vital funds, plus new gaming kit for SpecialEffect toward their mission of inclusion through video games.… Read the rest
SQUARE ENIX® announced the debut of a new video program called SQUARE ENIX PRESENTS, a series of shows in which the company will reveal new games, updates and news directly to the global gaming community throughout the year. The first show, debuting on March 18 at 10:00 a.m. PDT / 1:00 p.m.… Read the rest
10 days of free talks and video programming available online
Now Play This program features 25 games reflecting on the climate crisis
An added Safer Together Campaign with Safe In Our World which looks to battle loneliness and open conversations about mental health
Hundreds of games creators from around the world are set to participate in the sixth London Games Festival, which today unveils the full program for its brand new entirely online event.
Holiday gatherings are going virtual this year, with 70% of Americans not traveling this holiday season. Parents and kids alike are looking for safe ways to celebrate and connect with loved ones this holiday season and after a successful Halloween Block Party event earlier this year, iD Tech is again launching a magical experience for the holiday season on the Roblox platform.… Read the rest
The 2021 London Games Festival will showcase a range of unreleased titles from around the world, explore how games have aided players’ lives under COVID-19, and connect creators with global investors when it returns next year – running from Friday 19 March to Sunday 28 March.
Next year professionals and players alike have a wealth of activity to enjoy, the majority of it from home.… Read the rest
Games charity GamesAid, is holding their annual ‘Stand Up for GamesAid’ night on Tuesday 15th December hosted by top stand-up comedian Imran Yusuf and featuring awesome improv crew, Shoot From The Hip. The event will be live streamed into your home and tickets cost just £5.
The Game Awards, the video game industry’s biggest annual year-end celebration, aired live in 4K UHD tonight from around the world, with special segments from Hollywood, London and Tokyo. Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II received top honors as the 2020 Game of the Year award recipient, plus Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Audio Design, Best Performance, Innovation in Accessibility and Best Action/Adventure.… Read the rest
The Game Awards Festival, a first-of-its-kind digital consumer event that brings the magic of hands-on gameplay demos to fans around the world, is back for the second year. The Game Awards Festival kicks off today on Steam, Xbox and GeForce NOW in anticipation of tomorrow’s global livestream of The Game Awards, the video game industry’s biggest annual year-end celebration, which will stream live and free across more than 45 platforms globally.… Read the rest
VY Esports, a content and services platform that bridges the gap between esports and brands, today announced the creation and dates for its digital online gaming festival LuudoFest! Hosted by popular Twitch streamer Sweet Anita, the free online festival will take place on Dec. 18th from noon to 5 pm and will feature a ton of exciting panels from Twitch celebrities steamers and influencers such as AvaGG, JustAMinx, Carrington Durham and xQc , as well as viewer play sessions, a musical performance by YouTuber celebrity Shawn Wasabi and a world record attempt speedrun of Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time by professional gamer Trihex.… Read the rest
The Bungie Foundation has kicked off its Game2Give online fundraiser, which aims to mobilise Guardians and raise funds for kids at children’s hospitals across the United States. The Game2Give fundraiser runs until 13 December, with a goal to raise $2 million USD.
Game2Give is an international charity event that features exclusive rewards and livestream experiences for millions of Destiny fans around the globe.… Read the rest
The Festival will be held from December 10 to 12 featuring a special format commemorating its 10th anniversary: free access online talks with the most important honorary awards and speakers that have passed through the Festival in the last decade:
Marc Merril (Riot), Tim Willits (Saber – id Software), Harvey Smith (Arkane), Warren Spector (Bioshock) and David Cage (Quantic Dream) among key names.… Read the rest
The Pokémon Company International launched Pokémon: Kids Winter Fest, a new website designed for younger Trainers. From December 1, 2020, at 2 p.m. GMT until January 3, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. GMT, aspiring Pokémon Trainers will be able to access a variety of free to-play minigames and activities and to test their Pokémon knowledge on mobile devices, tablets, and computers that have a web browser.… Read the rest