Tag: E3

New Game+ Expo on June 23 is an online showcase for Japanese games

With the Electronic Entertainment Expo, Gamescom, the Tokyo Game Show, and just about every industry event in mothballs due to the pandemic, publishers are looking for outlets to show off their releases for the next year. If you’re one of the triple-A folk, you hold your own event. A bunch of indies have gotten together […]

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Valve brings back Steam Game Festival in June to fill the E3 gap

Valve Software is once again planning to use its massive Steam platform to help developers and publishers show off their games. The company announced The Steam Game Festival: Summer Edition today. This event is returning June 9, which is the original start date for E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo). But E3 organizers cancelled this year’s gathering […]

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As E3’s online event dies, others step in with digital events for gaming

The game industry’s biggest physical events have been evaporating because of the pandemic, and now it’s scrambling for solutions to fill that breach. The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) has always been the centerpiece of gaming events around the world — an event where many of the biggest games were unveiled for the coming year or […]

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Gaming Expo E3 Will Reportedly Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, long considered the biggest and most important showcase of the gaming industry, will reportedly not take place in June of 2020. The increased concern about the spread of coronavirus and the threat of global pandemic will reportedly force event organizers to cancel the event. Scheduled to take place June […]

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The DeanBeat: Two gaming shows undergo big changes

I attended the Dice Summit this week, culminating in an awards show last night that is often compared to the Oscars of games, and I also followed news about another big gaming event, the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). These two shows (and the GamesBeat Summit of course) always produce some of the biggest moments of […]

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ESA launches ‘Game Generation’ campaign to promote gaming’s benefits

The video game publishers group is launching a new promotional campaign called Game Generation, which will underscore the benefits that video games bring to our lives. The Entertainment Software Association is trying this softer approach as a way of combating the scapegoating narrative that some people are advancing that video games are bad for us […]

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