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IGN’s Summer Of Gaming Day 1 Round-Up

IGN’s Summer Of Gaming Day 1 Round-Up


IGN started their Summer of Gaming Expo yesterday, Wednesday June 10th. They will be showcasing loads of content, from new game announcements, gameplay trailers, demos and interviews. It will also be collaborating with  Guerrilla Collective with their indie focused games and publishers, as well as having the PC Gaming Show and Upload VR Showcase as part of their Summer of Gaming Expo too. There are plenty of things to look forward to, with many of the top leaders in the industry, such as EA, THQ Nordic, SEGA, Square Enix and Ubisoft participating too.

Day 1 Reveals

Metal: Hellsinger – New Game Revealed

Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX – New Game Revealed

The classic SEGA platformer gets a modern update, as Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX is announced. New visuals, new mechanics and extra levels.

Demon Turf – New Game Revealed

Mortal Shell – Exclusive First Gameplay and Beta Announcement

A dark fantasy RPG with Dark Souls-esque mechanics.

Observer: System Redux – Next-Gen Gameplay Reveal

A horror title from Bloober Team which came out in 2017. This version will get some gameplay tweaks and updates.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon – Exclusive Gameplay

An interview looking at Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s, ahead of its western release. Some gameplay and minigames shown off in this IGN exclusive look.

Borderlands 3 – Bounty of Blood DLC Preview

IGN get a look at the third expansion for Borderlands 3. With a new vehicle and deadly faction to take on, this preview gives a little more insight to the new content.

GTFO – Exclusive Update Gameplay

Chivalry 2 – Console Launch Announcement

This brutal medieval combat will be coming to PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X, with cross-play features.

The Waylanders – Early Access Launch Date

Available on Steam Early Access on June 16th.

Second Extinction – Exclusive First Gameplay

Take on mighty dinosaurs in this co-op shooter.

Pathfinder: Kingmaker – Console Launch Announcement

This RPG is coming to PS4 and Xbox One, with all previous DLC packs included from the PC version.

Voidtrain – Release Window Announcement

Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood – New Trailer

Beyond Blue – Exclusive Trailer

This title was inspired by Blue Planet 2 documentary series, this meditative exploration game arrives on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. The game is available now.

Wasteland 3 – Exclusive Trailer

Get to know the factions you’ll meet in Wasteland 3!

Dual Universe – Exclusive Trailer

A huge sci-fi based MMORPG. Get your battleships ready to take on players in space!

Rustler (Grand Theft Horse) – Exclusive Gameplay

Described as a classic GTA style game, set in medieval times. Fair enough.

The Riftbreaker – Exclusive Gameplay

A sci-fi inspired RTS title. With a rich looking world, it has action-RPG elements to the gameplay.

Still to come

We’ll have a breakdown of each day, so check back for all the updates. Below is the current schedule, hinting at what’s to come. (Times are Pacific time. Just add 8 hours for Irish time)

  • June 11

    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


    • Unannounced Game (Merge Games) – Exclusive Game Reveal
    • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer


    • Stronghold: Warlords (Firefly Studios) – Exclusive Multiplayer Trailer and Launch Date Announcement
    • XIII (Microids) – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer Reveal


    • 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
    • Bravery Network Online, Gloam – Exclusive Gameplay

    Publisher Showcase:

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

    June 12

    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


    • 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


    • 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


    • 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.

    June 13

    Partner and Publisher Showcases:

    • PC Gaming Show
    • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 1

    June 14

    Publisher Showcase:

    • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 2

    June 15

    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


    • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer
    • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Beta Reveal Trailer


    • 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


    • 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
    • Boyfriend Dungeon, Kitfox Games – Exclusive Gameplay

    Post-Show Charity Stream:

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

    June 16

    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

    June 18

    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:


    • The Falconeer (Wired Productions) – Exclusive Story Trailer
    • Drake Hollow (The Molasses Flood) – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer and Announcement


    • 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)

    June 24

    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:


    • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer


    • 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


    • Unannounced Game – Exclusive Gameplay
    • BioMutant (THQ Nordic) – Exclusive Gameplay and Experiment 101 Interview
    • Overcooked! 2 (Team 17) – DLC Exclusive Gameplay Reveal

    June 25

    Pre-Show Charity Stream:

    • TBA The Witcher 3 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge

    Publisher Showcase:

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


    • 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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