The E3 2020 thread but not really... - Thanks for playing! We will continue at a later date!

So with the world gone to shit right now due to covid-19 the ESA, E3’s parent company has decided to cancel the event. It was originally going to take place from 6/9-6/11

Thankfully. Many game developers, publishers, gaming media outlets and people with deep ties to the gaming community have decided that the lack of E3 isn’t going to stop them from showing off upcoming games, DLC, collaborations and maybe even new hardware like consoles or peripherals.

@SonicHuman and I have been discussing about this thread for week and since there are several presentations coming up I went a head and decided to pull the trigger.

I’ll have the upcoming 1-3 presentations in the thread title so people don’t forget. I will link ways to get to the presentations and news about presentations when they become available. Once aired I will also add to this post asap.

Obviously if anyone else finds out about more streams/presentations/whatever. Let me know and I will update accordingly.

Aired, posted and upcoming presentations that we know of.

Wholesome Direct - 5.26 @ 10:00am PST/1pm EST

Street Fighter V: Championship Edition Developer Blog - 5.27 @ 8am PST/11am EST

Playstation State of Play: The Last of Us Part 2 - 5.27 @ 1:00PM PST/4:00PM EST

PlayStation 5 Presentation - 6.11 @ 1pm PST/4pm EST

The Escapist Indies Showcase - 6.11 @ 2PM PST/5PM EST

The Escapist Indie Showcase Post Show Demonstrations - 6.12, 6.13, 6.14 @ 2pm PST-5PM EST

PC Gaming Show - 6.13 @ 11am PST/2pm EST

Future Games Show - 6.13 @ 2:30PM PST/5:30PM EST

Guerrilla Collective Showcase - 6.13, 6.14, 6.15 @ 10:00amPST/1:00PM EST

Pokemon Presents - 6.17 @ 6am PST/9am EST

EA Play - 6.18 @ 4:00pm PST/7:00PM EST

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct: Character Pass 2 Character 1 reveal - 6.22 @ 7am PST/10am EST

New Game+ EXPO - 6.23 @ 8am PST/11am EST

New Game+ EXPO Post-Show Streams

Pokemon Presents Part 2 - 6.24 @ 6am PST/9am EST

Marvel’s Avengers “War Table” Presentation - 6.24 @ 10am PST/1pm EST

Night City Wire (CDPR/CP2077) - 6.25 @ 9am PST/12pm EST

Limited Run Games Presentation - 7.8 @ 12pm PST/3pm EST

Nintendo Treehouse Live Presents Paper Mario: The Origami King and a surprise announcement from WayForward Designs - 7.10 @ 10am PST/1pm EST

Devolver Direct - 7.11 @ 12pm PST/3pm EST

Ubisoft Forward - 7.12 @ 12:00PM PST/3:00PM EST

Stadia Connect - 7.14 @ 10am PST/1pm EST

Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase 7.20 @ 7am PST/10am EST

Bandai Namco Play Anime Live Event 7.22 @ 4pm PST/7pm EST

Xbox Game Showcase - 7.23 @ 9am PST/12pm EST

Marvel’s Avengers “War Table” Presentation Part 2 - 7.29 @ 10am PST/1pm EST

DC Fandom featuring WB Games - 8.22 (NOTE This event runs a full 24 hours. Will update when I know specific times for Video game related coverage)

Geoff Keighley and Summer Game Fest

Geoff Keighley is teaming with dozens of developers, publisher and people in the gaming community to stream announcements, debuts, new gameplay and much more. The schedule is linked below


IGN is also preparing their own E3 style event called “Summer of Gaming” is also happening in June. They’ve announced CD Projekt Red, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Microsoft as well as many well known indie developers are going to be apart of the event as well.

This is IGN’s summer of games calendar so far

Schedule Summer of Games on 6.10

Pre-Show Charity Stream (12pm PT):

  • Doom Eternal Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Xamide

IGN Expo Debut (1:45pm PT):
Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, Hands-On Impressions


  • Unannounced Classic Revival (Merge Games) - Exclusive Game Reveal
  • Unannounced Game (Fabraz) – Exclusive Game Reveal
  • Unannounced Game (Funcom / The Outsiders) - Exclusive Unannounced Gameplay Reveal with The Outsiders’ David Goldfarb
  • Unannounced Games (Arcade1Up) - Exclusive Arcade and Pinball Machine Reveals and Interview


  • Beyond Blue (E-Line Media) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios and Tripwire Presents) – Exclusive Announcement and Trailer Reveal
  • Dual Universe (Novaquark) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker (Deep Silver) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Voidtrain (Nearga) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Wasteland 3 (Deep Silver) - World Exclusive Trailer
  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse (Nacon) – Earthblood Exclusive Cinematic Trailer


  • GTFO (10 Chambers Collective) - Exclusive Gameplay
  • Mortal Shell (Cold Symmetry) - Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere
  • Observer: System Redux (Bloober Team) - Exclusive Next-Gen Deep Dive
  • Second Extinction (Systemic Reaction) - Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (SEGA) - Exclusive Gameplay and Interview


  • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox) - Exclusive “Bounty of Blood” DLC Preview w/ Gearbox Creative Director Matt Cox
  • The Waylanders (Gato Studio) - Exclusive Trailer and Launch Date Announcement, and Hands-On Impressions

Check Out This Game! With Tom Marks:

  • Rustler (Grand Theft Horse), Jutsu Games, Games Operators - Exclusive Gameplay
  • The Riftbreaker, EXOR Studios - Exclusive Gameplay
  • Bravery Network Online, Gloam - Exclusive Gameplay

Special Icons Interview:

  • David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake, discusses Metal Gear.
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.11

June 11

Pre-Show Charity Stream (12:30pm PT):

  • Titanfall 2 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Bryonato

IGN Expo #2 (2:15pm 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
  • Boyfriend Dungeon, Kitfox Games - Exclusive Gameplay
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.12

GameScoop! LIVE (12pm PT)

Pre-Show Charity Stream (1pm PT):

  • Bloodborne Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by heyZeusHeresToast

IGN Expo #3 (2:50pm 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 Studios) - 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
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.13

Partner and Publisher Showcases:

  • PC Gaming Show
  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 1
Summer of Games Schedule for 6/14

Publisher Showcases:

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 2
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.15

Publisher Showcases:

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 3

Pre-Show Charity Stream (11:30am 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


  • Humble Bundle Indies Showcase
  • Ninjala (GungHo Entertainment) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Vigor (Bohemia Interactive) - Exclusive Trailer Reveal


  • 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

Post-Show Charity Stream:

  • Spongebob: Battle for Bikini Bottom Speedrunner Countdown Challenge by Rubbertoe64
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.16

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

Summer of Games schedule for 6.18

Pre-Show Charity Stream (8:45am PT):

  • TBA Speedrunner Countdown Challenge

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
  • 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)
Summer of Games Schedule for 6.24

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
Summer of Games schedule for 6/25

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.

As for the Big 3:


Nintendo has internally told several of their own development studios, indie partners and major 3rd party parters that they have no plans on having a June direct this year. They told all who needed to know that one will likely not be made until September at the earliest. However, Nintendo being Nintendo that doesn’t mean they don’t have anything to share into the leading months. The new Paper Mario trailer a few weeks ago seemingly coming out of no where is proof of that.

They have also told all who need to know that if they feel their content is ready to show off than Nintendo would happily let them post them on their own websites or reach out to nintendo.


Sony seems to plan on slow dripping out info about the last few games coming out and the PS5. They have a State of Play for Last of Us Part 2 on Wednesday as well as there are major rumblings of them doing a PS5 dedicated State of Play sometime in June.


Microsoft has already made their plans known. They plan on doing monthly video presentations or blogs of various lengths, styles and content about everything Xbox SEX box will offer leading into its Holiday release.

Hopefully all of this will make the best out of a bad situation. Lets have some fun and get hype about video games!


When’s 7R Part 2


You a funny guy.

Metroid Prime 4 :weary:



Stay Free

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Metroid or die.


Fuck Space Waifu, when’s Witch Waifu?


Don’t mind me, still waiting on Beyond Good & Evil 2.


Wens space witch waifu?

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Witch Waifu with glasses


Wens waifu witch glasses in space?


All of you have ruined my beautiful thread before it could even get started.






I almost posted an emoji dick, but then I deleted it thinking that would be going too far.


When’s Mahvel


This game has been missing for the last two years. If anyone has any info on it’s where bouts please contact me


I need release dates for

Cool surprises are welcome. Especially if it’s the No More Heroes 1 + 2 and Flower, Sun and Rain remasters :pray:


This this and this. I’ve been hoping to see more about this but no such luck. I’m hoping it’ll be as big a jump as DMC3 was from the first two.


Am I the only one who couldn’t care less if Scarlet Nexus was the next DMC/Bayonetta, on account of how awful the artstyle is?

Seriously. I really want to play it. I mean I get that the devs are like only two people so that’s why I’m not super worried or anything but man, really looking forward to it still lol