- 1 A New Chapter in Gaming Conventions
- 2 The Man Behind the Summer Game Fest Revolution
- 3 Where It’s Happening
- 4 A Glance at the Exciting Line-up
The 2023 Summer Game Fest is just around the corner, with its impressive roster of over 40 major partners including the likes of and , creating a buzz in the gaming world. The festival, an annual digital gaming convention that boasts some of the biggest names in the industry, will take place in Los Angeles this June. Fans across the globe can either attend the live showcase or enjoy the thrill from the comfort of their homes.
By Owen Gower
A New Chapter in Gaming Conventions
The gaming industry’s spotlight, which was once fixated on the annual E3 conference by the Electronic Software Association (ESA), has gradually shifted to the Summer Game Fest. With the last two years witnessing the cancellation of E3 due to COVID-19 complications and dwindling interest, Geoff Keighley, an ex-ESA member, rose to the occasion.
The Man Behind the Summer Game Fest Revolution
Keighley’s efforts are evident in filling the ESA’s void, making Summer Game Fest a prominent platform for industry updates and unveil. This year’s fest, marking the fourth exhibition of video games, shows Keighley’s commitment to reinvigorating gaming conventions.
Where It’s Happening
The 6,000-seat YouTube Theater in Los Angeles is set to host the Summer Game Fest this year. With tickets readily available for in-person attendees, those preferring a virtual experience can tune in online at no cost.
A Glance at the Exciting Line-up
Several big names in the industry have confirmed their attendance, showing the rising popularity of Summer Game Fest since its inception in 2020. Fans eagerly await news about potential revelations from Capcom’s , Disney and Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts, and a fresh look at Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. The inclusion of PlayStation also stirs speculation about the reveal of The Last of Us multiplayer mode.
Conclusion: In the wake of such exhilarating news, fans are eagerly marking their calendars for June 8, when the Summer Game Fest kicks off. Do not hesitate to share your thoughts in the comments section!