Summer Game Fest, a new “industry-wide celebration of video games” that will span from May through August, was announced today. It will bring “breaking news, in-game events, and free playable content” from companies across the game industry all season long. Geoff Keighley will act as both curator and host for pre- and post-shows in a lineup that includes companies such as Bethesda, Blizzard Entertainment, CD Projekt Red, Electronic Arts, Microsoft, Riot, Sony, and Square Enix.

Late spring and summer typically bring about a huge number of announcements for the game industry. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, however, the year’s biggest events, including GDC, SXSW, E3, and Gamescom have all been restricted to online-only, or canceled…

Continue reading…