Showcases

Upcoming showcases, trailer premieres, E3 & gamescom press conferences, State of Play, Nintendo Direct, game updates, hardware premieres, online festivals and various Steam events.

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27 FebPokemon Presents 2024 LogoPokemon Presents02 – FEBShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED6AM PT / 9AM ET / 3PM CESTWatch the BroadcastDid somebody say Pokemon Presents? Tune in to our official YouTube channel at 6:00 a.m. PST on February 27th to view exciting PokĂ©mon news in celebration of #PokemonDay 2024! See you there, Trainers! YouTube12 min
28 FebPlaydate Showcase February Update 2024 LogoPlaydate Update02 – FEBShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CESTWatch the ShowcaseTime for a new Playdate Update. Join us for a new showcase taking a look at some impressive upcoming 2024 Playdate games, as well as some fun news on Lucas Pope’s Mars After Midnight.YouTube15 min
29 FebFreeplay 2024 Awards LogoFreeplay Awards02 – FEBAwardsAwardsFINISHEDFINISHED7PM AEDT / 9AM CEThttps://www.freeplay.net.au/awards24/The Freeplay Awards return for 2024 with a record number of submissions! Join us in celebration of the amazing diversity of independent games from Australia and the region.Melbourne, Australia180 min
29 FebNacon Connect 2024 Showcase LogoNacon Connect NEW02 – FEBShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CESTWatch the ShowcaseExciting news! 🎉 Nacon Connect returns for its 2024 edition! Join us live on Feb 29 at 7pm CET on YouTube Premiere and the Nacon Twitch channel. Get ready for updates on our 2024 projects, plus a few surprises! Don’t miss out.YouTube / Twitch33 min
1 MarWicked Inside 2024 Unveil LogoWicked Inside Showcase02 – FEBGame UpdateGame UpdateTODAYTODAY9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CESTWatch the UnveilShape the fate of a tattered world in No Rest for the Wicked, a visceral, precision ARPG from the creators of the Ori Series. Stay tuned: #WickedInside streams March 1, 2024.YouTubeN/A
4 MarDune Awakening Direct 2024 LogoDune: Awakening Direct NEW03 – MARGame UpdateGame UpdateSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CESTWatch the ShowcaseThe Dune: Awakening Direct showcases are an exciting way for us to share more about Dune: Awakening with all of you. The first show will be hosted by Soe Gschwind and include never-before-seen footage of the game in two brand-new videos: a game trailer, and a featurette titled Creating Worlds, from Book to Film to Game. Rise from survival to dominance on the most dangerous planet in the universe. Dune: Awakening combines the grit and creativity of sandbox survival games with the social interactivity of a large, persistent multiplayer game to create a unique and ambitious Open World Survival MMO.YouTube / TwitchN/A
4 – 11 MarMetroidvania Fusion 2024 Logo Steam ShowcaseMetroidvania Fusion03 – MARSteam FestivalFestivalSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CESThttps://ravenage.games/metroidvania/Welcome to Metroidvania Fusion, a digital festival dedicated to Metroidvania video games held on Steam. The initiative by Ravenage Games aims to create a platform for showcasing and celebrating interesting and innovative Metroidvania games with a showcase, discounts, and amazing announcements!SteamN/A
14 – 23 MarKinda Funny MIX Spring Games Showcase GDC 2024 LogoMIX and Kinda Funny – Spring Games Showcase03 – MARShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://mediaindieexchange.com/showcases/spring-2024-showcasesThe MIX and Kinda Funny are preparing a rich schedule of showcases for around GDC time in 2024. We’re working together to help raise visibility for developers and publishers from around the world through a variety of online and in person formats. On-site showcase is planned on 20th of March.YouTube / Twitch / San FranciscoN/A
20 MarState of Unreal Keynote 2024 LogoState of the Unreal – Keynote NEW03 – MARShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED9:30AM PT / 12:30PM ET / 6:30PM CESTWatch the KeynoteJoin us at 9:30 AM PDT to get a first look at what’s in store for the future of game development. Learn about the latest advancements in our tools, hear news from our partners, and find out how you can take even more advantage of Epic’s ecosystem.YouTube / Twitch / San FranciscoN/A
21 MarEuropean Game Showcase 2024 LogoEuropean Game Showcase 202403 – MARShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED4PM PT / 7PM / 1AM CET (22 Mar)http://europeangameshowcase.com/The European Game Showcase at GDC is a pro-bono event where 30+ European developers showcase their newest games to the press, publishers, and strategic partners. It’s an invite-only event aimed at helping developers and their showcased projects take the next steps toward success.San Francisco, US240 min
21 MarFuture Game Show 2024 LogoFuture Game Show – Spring Showcase03 – MARShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED1PM PT / 4PM ET / 10PM CEThttps://www.gamesradar.com/future-games-show-spring-showcase-2024/ | Watch the ShowcaseGamesRadar is delighted to confirm our first flagship games showcase of 2024, the Future Games Show Spring Showcase, which will be broadcast on Thursday, March 21. The Future Games Show is a multiformat games broadcast with a mission to help viewers discover something new.YouTube / TwitchN/A
TBA AprLevel5 Vision 2024 LogoLEVEL5 VISION 202404 – APRShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://www.level5.co.jp/vision2024/LEVEL5 VISION 2024 is an online event presented by LEVEL-5. It will focus on 2024 line-up.YouTubeTBA
5 – 6 AprThe Elder Scrolls 10 Year Celebration 2024 LogoESO 10-Year Celebration Event04 – APRFestivalFestivalSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBARegister HereThe Elder Scrolls Online is turning 10, so to kick things off and celebrate this incredible milestone, we want you to join us for a spectacular two-day celebration event! Mix and mingle with your fellow ESO adventurers and developers, attend panels and roundtable discussions, watch (or participate in) an epic cosplay contest, play brand-new game content, and enjoy music, food and drink, and many more activities. This ESO 10-Year Celebration Event will be one of our biggest-ever in-person community events, and we hope to see you there!Halfweg, NetherlandsN/A
11 AprBAFTA Games Awards 2024 LogoBAFTA Games Awards 202404 – APRAwardsAwardsSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://www.bafta.org/gamesThe BAFTA Games Awards or British Academy Games Awards are an annual British awards ceremony honouring “outstanding creative achievement” in the video game industry.London, UKTBA
4 MayBAFTA Games Awards 2024 LogoGame Music Festival 202405 – MAYConcertConcertSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED2PM CEThttps://gmfest.com/GMF returns to London – two different genres, two distinct styles, one unique event! This Spring, Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall shall once again reverberate with music from universally acclaimed video games. Firstly, BAFTA-nominated original scores of The Last of Us games will take the stage, inviting the audience to a journey through the soundscapes of post-apocalyptic USA. After a short rest, the magical harmonies of FaerĂ»n will beckon the listeners to continue the musical adventure. The Philharmonia Orchestra, joined by Hertfordshire Chorus, shall perform the mesmerising music from Baldur’s Gate 3, the most recent entry to the legendary role-playing game franchise.London, UKTBA
23 – 30 MayCerebral Puzzle Showcase 2024 LogoCerebral Puzzle Showcase05 – MAYShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CEThttps://www.cerebralpuzzleshowcase.com/Do you love puzzle games? Do you dabble every once in a while? Are you a puzzle novice curious to know if the genre is for you? Cerebral Puzzle Showcase was created to help you find your next favorite puzzle game!SteamN/A
25 MayIndie LIve Expo 2024 LogoINDIE Live Expo NEW05 – MAYShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://indie.live-expo.games/en/INDIE Live Expo, Japan’s premiere online digital showcase series connecting indie game fans all over the world, returns. Serving as a gateway between indie scenes across the globe, INDIE Live Expo offers English, Japanese, and Chinese broadcasts.YouTubeN/A
7 JunAccess-Ability Summer Showcase 2024 LogoAccess-Ability Summer Showcase 202406 – JUNShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED8AM PT / 11AM ET / 5PM CEThttps://access-ability.uk/2023/11/17/access-ability-summer-showcase-2024-announcement/In June 2024 the Access-Ability Summer Showcase will be returning for its second year, promising to be bigger and better than ever. The showcase is aiming to air on the Friday of E3 / Summer Games Fest week 2024. During the showcase, every game shown will detail a selection of their accessibility settings offerings and accessible design choices, to make sure that gamers watching at home know with confidence if they’ll be able to play an exciting looking game that grabs their interest.YouTube / TwitchTBA
TBA JunSummer Game Fest 2024Summer Game Fest 202406 – JUNShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://www.summergamefest.comLaunched in May of 2020, Summer Game Fest unites the entire video game industry for a summer celebration, featuring digital events, demos, announcements, and breaking news for video game fans.LA, US / YouTube / TwitchTBA
10 JulBuried Treasure Brighton 2024 logoBuried Indie Treasures NEW07 – JULShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULED8AM PT / 11AM ET / 5PM CEThttps://buriedindietreasures.com/Join us for Buried Indie Treasures, an evening of indie gaming right by the seaside. 50+ Games. 4 Hours. The heart of the Industry.Brighton, United Kingdom240 min
20 AugOpening Night Live 2024 Logogamescom: Opening Night Live 202408 – AUGShowcaseShowcaseSCHEDULEDSCHEDULEDTBAhttps://www.gamescom.global/enThe spectacular ONL live show produced by Geoff Keighley returns for 2024.LA, US / YouTube / TwitchTBA
PREVIOUS SHOWCASES
18 JanDiablo 4 Season 1Diablo 4 – Developer Update January01 – JANGame UpdateGame UpdateFINISHEDFINISHED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CETWatch the UpdateOur next Developer Update Livestream begins on January 18 at 9 a.m. PST and will unearth details about the next season’s gameplay features, Season Journey, and quality-of-life updates. Plus, we’ll also share information about the new competitive leaderboard system—The Gauntlet. YouTube / Twitch112 min
18 JanXbox Bethesda Developer Direct 2024 LogoDeveloper_Direct by Xbox01 – JANShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED12PM PT / 3PM ET / 9PM CEThttps://news.xbox.com/en-us/2024/01/09/xbox-developer-direct-2024/ | Watch the ShowcasePresented by the game creators themselves, Developer_Direct offers an in-depth look at upcoming titles, how they’re being created, and who’s creating them. We’ll visit MachineGames in Sweden to check in on their Indiana Jones game, swing by Obsidian’s Irvine offices to see more from Avowed, head to Oxide Games’ Maryland home to learn about Ara: History Untold, and take a trip to Cambridge, England to see Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II from Ninja Theory. Please note that while this show won’t have updates on games from Activision Blizzard.YouTube / Twitch49 min
18 JanThe Elder Scrolls Online 2024 Global RevealThe Elder Scrolls Online 2024 Global Reveal01 – JANGame UpdateGame UpdateFINISHEDFINISHED1PM PT / 4PM ET / 10PM CEThttps://www.twitch.tv/bethesda | Watch the UpdateZeniMax Online Studios will host The Elder Scrolls Online 2024 Global Reveal, a standalone presentation where the development team will unveil the game’s next major Chapter, including the new zone, storyline, and other major features coming in the game’s biggest update this year.YouTube / Twitch34 min
23 JanThe New York Awards 2023 LogoThe New York Game Awards 202401 – JANAwardsAwardsFINISHEDFINISHED5PM PT / 8PM ET / 1AM CET (Jan 17)https://nygamecritics.com/the-new-york-game-awards/The New York Game Awards is an annual award show produced by the nonprofit New York Videogame Critics Circle to recognize outstanding achievement in video games. The New York Game Awards returns to the SVA Theatre January 16, 2024 to celebrate one of the best years in gaming!New York / TwitchTBA
24 JanGA Conf 2024 Awards LogoGAconf Awards01 – JANAwardsAwardsFINISHEDFINISHED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CEThttps://www.gaconf.com/gaconf-awards-2023/Welcome back for another edition of the GAconf Awards, once again recognising and celebrating the efforts of people across and around game development to raise the bar for accessibility. This year we have 19 categories, shortlisted by an expert panel, with winners decided on by a combination of public and jury vote. The winners of the GAconf Awards will revealed on Wed Jan 24th by the inimitable Steve Saylor together with a host of special guests.YouTubeTBA
31 JanFrontier Unlocked 2024 LogoFrontier Unlocked #101 – JANShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CETWatch the UpdatesJoin the Frontier team for a new monthly stream featuring exclusive news, gameplay deep dives, developer insights, competitions, and more. It’s the place to be for the latest scoop on your favourite Frontier games. We’ll have exciting details on TWO upcoming games, as well as a sneak peek at what’s in store throughout 2024. The team will be taking a closer look at the newly announced Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters on console, plus another unannounced title.YouTube / Twitch61 min
31 JanState of Play January 2024 LogoState of Play01 – JANShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED2PM PT / 5PM ET / 11PM CETWatch the ShowcaseThe broadcast will be over 40 minutes long, and feature guest appearances from some of the most talented minds in gaming. Among many other updates, we’ll feature extended looks at Stellar Blade and Rise of the Ronin, two great games coming to PS5 this year. And we’ll give you a new look at other titles coming to PS5 and PS VR2 in 2024 and beyond.YouTube / Twitch43 min
2 FebGrounded The Last of Us 2 Remastered 2024 LogoGrounded II: Making The Last of Us Part II02 – FEBDocumentaryDocumentaryFINISHEDFINISHED9AM PT / 12PM ET / 6PM CETWatch the DocumentaryGrounded II: Making The Last of Us Part II is coming on February 2! You’ll be able to watch this documentary on YouTube and as part of an upcoming downloadable patch for #TLOU2Remastered. The update also includes additional new skins for Ellie and Abby!YouTube120 min
6 FebState of Play Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Showcase 2024 LogoState of Play – Final Fantasy VII Rebirth02 – FEBGame UpdateGame UpdateFINISHEDFINISHED3:30PM / 6:30PM ET / 00:30AM CETWatch the ShowcaseState of Play will return with an extended look at Final Fantasy VII: Rebirth. Stay tuned.YouTube19 min
8 FebWhitethorn 2024 Showcase LogoWhitethorn Winter 2024 Showcase02 – FEBShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CESTWatch the ShowcaseJoin us this February for exclusive announcements about our upcoming titles, including Botany Manor, Magical Delicacy, and Mythwrecked: Ambrosia Island, and get a sneak peek at what we have in store for 2024 and beyond! We’ll go behind the scenes with the developers and reveal brand-new games! YouTube / Twitch / Steam41 min
9 FebThe Legend of Zelda Concert 2024 LogoThe Legend of Zelda Orchestra Concert02 – FEBConcertConcertFINISHEDFINISHED5AM PT / 8AM ET / 2PM CETWatch the ConcertMark your calendars for this special The Legend of Zelda Orchestra Concert! Visit our official YouTube channel on 2/9 to watch the full, pre-recorded performance.YouTube29 min
10 FebSplatoon 3 Live Concert 2024 LogoSplatoon 3 Live Concert featuring Deep Cut02 – FEBConcertConcertFINISHEDFINISHED2AM PT / 5AM ET / 11AM CETWatch the ConcertCheck out the fresh new performance from Shiver, Frye, and Big Man, and keep an eye out for a couple of unexpected guests!YouTube40 min
15 FebXbox Special Edition Podcast 2024 LogoXbox – Special Edition Podcast02 – FEBPodcastPodcastFINISHEDFINISHED12PM PT / 3PM ET / 9PM CETListen to the PodcasztThis performance was pre-recorded in Tokyo, Japan, and was originally planned as part of Nintendo Live 2024 TOKYO.YouTube / Podcast Apps22 min
15 FebDICE 27th Awards Stream 2024 LogoDICE Awards02 – FEBAwardsAwardsFINISHEDFINISHED8PM PT / 5PM ET / 5AM CET (FEB 16)Watch the AwardsTune into the 27th Annual D.I.C.E. Awards livestream, the video game industry’s premier, peer-juried awards show co-hosted by Greg Miller and IGN’s Stella Chung. The winners will be revealed at the 27th edition of the D.I.C.E. Awards ceremony, and livestreamed by the official media partner, IGN, on Feb. 15 from Las Vegas as the culmination of the week-long industry gathering at the 2024 D.I.C.E. Summit (#DICE2024). Tune in to IGN on Thursday February 15th at 5p ET / 8pm PT.YouTube / Twitch136 min
21 FebNintendo Direct Partner Showcase 2024 LogoNintendo Direct: Partner Showcase02 – FEBShowcaseShowcaseFINISHEDFINISHED6AM PT / 9AM ET / 3PM CESTWatch the ShowcaseA #NintendoDirect: Partner Showcase is coming! Watch on-demand via YouTube on 2/21 at 6am PT for around 25 mins of info focused on #NintendoSwitch games coming in the first half of 2024 from our publishing and development partners.YouTube23 min
21 FebShadow of Erdtree Elden Ring Trailer Unveil 2024 LogoElden Ring Shadow of the Erdtree02 – FEBGame PremiereGame PremiereFINISHEDFINISHED7AM PT / 10AM ET / 4PM CETWatch the TrailerA 3-minute trailer for #ELDENRING Shadow of the Erdtree will be revealed. There will be a 30 minute countdown preceding the start of the trailer.YouTube3 min
23 FebAge of Empire New Age New Year 2024 LogoAge of Empires – New Year, New Age02 – FEBGame UpdateGame UpdateFINISHEDFINISHED10AM PT / 1PM ET / 7PM CESTWatch the BroadcastWith so much to come in 2024, we want to show our players around the world what to expect from the Age of Empires franchise this year. We’ll be revealing more information on some of our most anticipated titles for 2024 – so expect to see a sneak peek of Age of Mythology: Retold and a first look at Age of Empires Mobile. If you’re eager to know what’s next for our games already in your library, don’t worry, we’ll have updates for those titles too. YouTube / Twitch105 min