IGN to host Summer of Gaming digital event in JuneOutlet partners with publishers including 2K, Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Google, Devolver, othersRebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterFriday 3rd April 2020Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleIGNIGN has announced it will hold a digital Summer of Gaming event in early June, aiming to fill the programming gap left by E3’s cancellation due to COVID-19.Partners supporting the event include Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Amazon, Google, Twitter, Devolver Digital, and THQ Nordic, with publisher presentations planned alongside IGN-led content such as interviews, demos, and discussions.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “With the next generation of console gaming kicking off later this year and gamers eager to learn more about what games they’ll be playing on their new hardware, our online event will be a key moment for publishers and developers to connect with the audience worldwide,” said IGN chief content and product officer Peer Schneider.Following the cancellation of E3 announced last month, the ESA indicated it was exploring options for some kind of online experience to showcase industry announcements in June. However, no further plans from the ESA have been announced at this time.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA leans on Apex Legends and live services in fourth quarterQ4 and full year revenues close to flat and profits take a tumble, but publisher’s bookings still up double-digitsBy Brendan Sinclair An hour agoEA Play Live set for July 22Formerly E3-adjacent event moves to take place a month and half after the ESA’s showBy Jeffrey Rousseau 2 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.