Summer 2024 Gaming Showcase: Schedule of Live Streams

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This summer marks a significant shift in the gaming world. With the official and final demise of E3, the gaming industry is in a state of transformation. Publishers are still eager to showcase their upcoming games during high-profile events, creating a mix of anticipation and confusion for fans. The good news is that Summer Game Fest is stepping in to fill the void left by E3, along with several other streams orbiting around it. The challenge, however, lies in keeping track of all these scattered shows from major players like Xbox, Nintendo, and Ubisoft.


To simplify things, we’ve compiled a comprehensive schedule of this summer’s gaming showcases. We’ll keep this article updated throughout the season, so make sure to check back frequently to stay in the loop.

Major Events and Dates to Remember

Silent Hill Transmission – May 30, 2024

Konami is kicking off the summer showcase season with a presentation dedicated to its iconic horror franchise, Silent Hill. The Silent Hill Transmission will focus on “Return to Silent Hill,” a new movie adaptation of the series, and the highly anticipated remake of Silent Hill 2. Fans of the series won’t want to miss this deep dive into one of horror gaming’s most beloved titles.

OTK Games Expo – June 4, 2024

One True King (OTK), a media company founded by influencers, is returning with its annual indie game showcase. The OTK Games Expo will feature over 30 video games, studios, and genres. Confirmed games include “BrokenLore: Unfollow,” “Rogue Labyrinth,” and “Freaked Fleapit.” This event is a must-watch for indie game enthusiasts looking for fresh and innovative titles.

IGN Live – June 7-9, 2024

IGN is set to counterprogram the Summer Game Fest with its own three-day event. IGN Live will feature both an in-person component, where fans can demo games, and live streams for those unable to attend. While major announcements are expected to be reserved for the Summer Game Fest, IGN Live promises to showcase some intriguing indie games and smaller titles.

Summer Game Fest Kickoff – June 8, 2024

The centerpiece of this summer’s gaming showcases is the Summer Game Fest. This event is poised to be the main replacement for E3, featuring new reveals and announcements for major upcoming games. Hosted by Geoff Keighley, this kickoff stream is essential viewing for anyone looking to stay ahead of the latest developments in the gaming industry.

Xbox Games Showcase – June 11, 2024

Microsoft is back with its annual Xbox Games Showcase. Expect significant updates on titles like “Starfield,” “Fable,” and other projects from Xbox Game Studios. Following the main showcase, an extended event will provide deeper dives into the announcements and behind-the-scenes looks.

Ubisoft Forward – June 12, 2024

Ubisoft will present its latest projects during the Ubisoft Forward event. Look for updates on franchises like “Assassin’s Creed,” “Far Cry,” and potential new IPs. Ubisoft Forward typically offers a mix of gameplay reveals and developer interviews, making it a highlight for fans of the studio.

Nintendo Direct – June 15, 2024

Nintendo fans should mark their calendars for the company’s signature Direct presentation. Historically, Nintendo Directs have included announcements on upcoming Switch titles, updates on existing games, and surprise reveals. Given Nintendo’s track record, this is a highly anticipated event for both casual and hardcore gamers.

EA Play Live – July 20, 2024

Electronic Arts will host EA Play Live, focusing on its slate of sports titles, blockbuster franchises like “Battlefield” and “The Sims,” and possibly some new surprises. This event is known for its polished presentations and detailed looks at EA’s major releases.

Gamescom Opening Night Live – August 21, 2024

Rounding out the summer is Gamescom Opening Night Live, another event hosted by Geoff Keighley. This showcase will highlight some of the biggest announcements from the European gaming convention, offering trailers, gameplay demos, and developer insights.


This summer promises a diverse and exciting lineup of gaming showcases, despite the absence of E3. With events spanning from late May to August, there’s something for every type of gamer. Keep this schedule handy and check back for updates as we continue to track the latest announcements and reveals. Happy gaming!


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