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IGN Summer of Gaming 2020 schedule announced

Posted on May 26, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch, Switch eShop

IGN Summer of Gaming 2020

The full schedule for IGN Summer of Gaming 2020 has been revealed. Tons of different games will be featured with reveals, trailers, gameplay demos, and developer interviews.

A number of Nintendo-related titles have already been confirmed for an appearance. These include Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time, XIII, Skater XL, Castlestorm 2, Ninjala, and SpongeBob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated.

Below is the full schedule:

June 4

Summer of Gaming Kick-Off

June 5

Pre-Show Charity Stream

  • Resident Evil 3 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by Hazeblade

IGN Expo Debut:

  • Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews

Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game (Funcom / The Outsiders) – Exclusive Unannounced Gameplay Reveal with The Outsiders’ David Goldfarb
  • Unannounced Game (Merge Games) – Exclusive Game Reveal
  • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Werewolf: The Apocalypse (Nacon) – Earthblood Exclusive Cinematic Trailer

Gameplay:

  • Blankos Block Party (Mythical Games) – Exclusive Trailer Debut, Exclusive Gameplay
  • Mortal Shell (Cold Symmetry) – Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere
  • Observer: System Redux (Bloober Team) – Exclusive Next-Gen Deep Dive
  • Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (Soleil Games) – Exclusive Gameplay First Look
  • Spellbreak (Proletariat, Inc) – Exclusive Announcement, Gameplay Interview, and Trailer

June 6

Pre-Show Charity Stream

  • Fallout Series Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by TomatoAngus

Partner and Publisher Showcases:

  • PC Gaming Show
  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 1

June 7

Publisher Showcase

  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 2

June 8

Pre-Show Charity Stream

  • Doom Eternal Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by Xamide

Partner and Publisher Showcases

  • Upload VR Showcase
  • The Guerrilla Collective Showcase Day 3

IGN Expo #2:

  • Exclusive Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, and Hands-On Previews

Reveals:

  • Unannounced Classic Revival (Merge Games) – Exclusive Game Reveal
  • Unannounced Game (Fabraz) – Exclusive Game Reveal

Trailers:

  • Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios) – Exclusive Announcement and Trailer Reveal
  • Dual Universe (Novaquark) – Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Pathfinder: Kingmaker (Deep Silver) – Exclusive Trailer Reveal
  • Second Extinction (Systemic Reaction) – Exclusive Gameplay World Premiere
  • Wasteland 3 (Deep Silver) – World Exclusive Trailer
  • XIII (Microids) – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer Reveal

Previews:

  • 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

Gameplay:

  • Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller) – Exclusive Trailer Reveal, Gameplay, and Interview
  • Remnant: From the Ashes (Gunfire Games) – Gameplay and Interview with Gunfire Games

Special Icons Interview:

  • David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake, discusses Metal Gear.

June 9

Pre-Show Charity Stream

  • Bloodborne – Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by heyZeusHeresToast

IGN Expo #3:

  • Exclusive Trailers, Gameplay Demos, Developer Interviews, and Hands-On Previews

Trailers:

  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (SEGA / ATLUS) – Exclusive Reveal
  • Everspace 2 (ROCKFISH Games) – Exclusive Alpha Gameplay Reveal Trailer
  • Guilty Gear Strive (Arc Systems Works) – Exclusive Character Reveal Trailer
  • Humble Bundle Indies Showcase
  • Stronghold: Warlords (Firefly Studios) – Exclusive Multiplayer Trailer and Launch Date Announcement

Gameplay:

  • Everspace 2 (ROCKFISH Games) – Exclusive Alpha Gameplay and Interview with ROCKFISH Games CEO & Co-Founder Michael Schade
  • Iron Oath (Humble Bundle) – Exclusive Reveal Trailer and First Gameplay Reveal and Interview
  • New World (Amazon Game Studios) – Exclusive War PvP Gameplay, Developer Interview
  • Skater XL (Easy Day Studios) – Exclusive Switch Footage Reveal and Demo
  • Solasta Crown of the Magister (Tactical Adventures) – Exclusive Gameplay Trailer and Gameplay Interview
  • Total War: Troy (Creative Assembly) – Exclusive Gameplay Interview
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon (SEGA) – Exclusive Gameplay and Interview

Previews:

  • Blue Fire (Graffiti Games/Robi Studios) – Exclusive Preview
  • Humankind (SEGA) – Exclusive Hands-on Impressions

Special Icons Interview:

  • Brian Fargo discusses the founding of Blizzard, and why RPG fans should be looking forward to Wasteland 3.

June 11

Pre-Show Charity Stream

  • Titanfall 2 – Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by Bryonato

Publisher Showcases

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

IGN Exclusives, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews:
Gameplay:

  • Humankind (Amplitude Studios) – Exclusive Gameplay Interview
  • More TBA

June 12

Charity Stream: Animal Crossing: Celebrity Island Tours
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 15

Pre-Show Charity Stream

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

IGN Exclusives, Reveals, Trailers, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews:
Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Castlestorm 2 (Zen Studios) – Launch Announcement Trailer
  • Ninjala (GungHo Entertainment) – Exclusive Trailer Reveal

Gameplay:

  • Corepunk (Artificial Core) – Exclusive Gameplay and Interview
  • Destroy All Humans! (THQ Nordic) – Gameplay and Interview
  • Mafia: Definitive Edition (Hangar 13) – Worldwide Gameplay Debut w/ Hangar 13 President and CCO Haden Blackman
  • Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco) – Exclusive Trailer and Gameplay Interview with Game Director Kenji Anabuki
  • 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
  • Warhammer 40k: Mechanicus (Kasedo Games) – Exclusive Gameplay and Commentary

June 18

Pre-Show Charity Stream:

  • Super Mario 64 Speedrunner Countdown Challenge – by Biinny

IGN Exclusives, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews
Gameplay:

  • Torchlight III (Perfect World Entertainment) – Gameplay and Interview with Series Creator Max Schaefer
  • 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.

June 24

IGN Exclusives, Reveals, Gameplay Demos, and Developer Interviews
Reveals:

  • Unannounced Game Reveal – Exclusive Reveal Trailer

Trailers:

  • Dreamscaper (Afterburner Studios) – Exclusive Gameplay Feature Deep Dive
  • Sherlock Holmes: Chapter One (Frogwares) – Exclusive Behind the Scenes Look

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