DreamHack summer schedule

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

Virtual London 10k, SpecialEffect’s fundraiser in July

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 2020, Thirteen Brazilian indie studios to show off games

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

TennoCon 2020, Event packs and charity partners

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

‘Stay in the Game’ relief fund, Aims to raise $100,000 by May 21st

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 global games day, 20-hour livestream – Facebook & Twitch

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

Dungeons & Dragons live event in aid of Covid-19 response – 8th May

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

5th annual FarmCon at DEUTZ-FAHR

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

GameBlast 2020, last call to gamers to join SpecialEffect’s charity event

Gamers’ charity SpecialEffect is putting out a last call to gamers everywhere to join the hundreds of streamers, studios and companies already taking part in their annual GameBlast20 challenge over the weekend of 21-23 February.
Heralded as ‘the best reason to game ever’, the charity’s GameBlast weekend will see gamers around the world take on sponsored fundraising gaming-themed challenges including marathon livestreams, speed runs, esports tournaments, board games sessions and games-themed office parties.
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