SUMMER GAME FEST

From The Rock to Reeves: Rating E3 Celebrity Appearances

When Dawyne “The Rock” Johnson showed up during Summer Game Fest last week, I was elated. Not because I’m a big fan or anything, but because it was the return of one of my favorite E3 season traditions: cringeworthy, out of place celebrity cameos. The Rock’s appearance left such an…

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The Rock at Summer Game Fest, holding a zoa energy drink and raising an eyebrow

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ICYMI: Everything From the Xbox & Bethesda 2022 Showcase

Every year, Microsoft’s E3 show gets bigger by the sheer fact that the Xbox division itself gets bigger and bigger. Although it is titled the Xbox & Bethesda showcase, Microsoft brought a fairly full force of its entire weight to their gaming initiative this year. If you didn’t get a…

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A List of the Women Who Appeared at Summer Game Fest 2022

We recently published a cover story on the origin and evolution of Summer Game Fest. Some in the industry, especially after seeing the ESA announce E3 would not happen in 2022 at all, are dubbing it ‘the new E3’ — something that showrunner Geoff Keighley has told Fanbyte he has…

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Stormgate Tosses Blizzard Concepts Into a Pot For Its RTS Revival

The RTS genre isn’t as strong as it once was. Blizzard Entertainment made its name with the genre with titles like Warcraft and Starcraft, before leaving it behind for MMOs and hero shooters. And where Blizzard went, a lot of the other publishers went as well. Enter Frost Giant Studios, a…

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ICYMI: Everything From Summer Game Fest 2022

Once again, Geoff Keighley is hosting a Summer Game Fest stream. The event has been going for a few years now, but this year appears to be the major inflection point of E3 at its weakest and Summer Games Fest carrying the most momentum. Last year, the major bomb drop…

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Street Fighter 6 Adds Guile and His Sad Little Beard

Today during the Summer Game Fest, Capcom revealed another character for Street Fighter 6. Guile is returning to the fray! The career soldier sports his familiar hairstyle, with age not doing anything to ruin his magnificent mane. Overall, Guile still has his familiar Sonic Boom and Flash Kick. He also…

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Street Fighter 6 Guile

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Summer Game Fest: The Journey to Evolve What E3 Left Behind

In July 2020, a PlayStation representative showed up at Geoff Keighley’s door with an unreleased video game controller in hand. Instead of being presented on a shiny, bright stage at E3, the PlayStation 5 DualSense would have its first hands-on demo recorded from a small, unassuming spare bedroom in Los…

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(Not) E3 2022: Summer Game Fest Schedule, Livestreams, and Publishers

As it stands, E3 2022 is officially not happening this year, neither in-person nor digitally. But as we’ve all witnessed last year, that doesn’t mean there won’t be a cascade of livestreams. From Geoff Keighley’s seemingly endless Summer Game Fest to individual presentations from a number of publishers, there is…

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ICYMI: Here’s Everything Shown Off at Summer Game Fest Kickoff

Geoff Keighley’s 2021 Summer Game Fest revealapalooza began today with a kickoff event, and as most Keighley joints do, it had plenty of world premiere trailers and announcements. If you couldn’t catch the show live, we’ve got a neat list of everything that was shown off at the event. If…

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Ubisoft Lays out What It’s Showing at its E3 Forward Showcase

Ubisoft’s upcoming Forward presentation (which is either part of E3 or Summer Game Fest, depending on who you ask) is taking place on June 12. The company has released a lengthy rundown of what it plans on showing at the presentation on its official website, and so here’s a bulleted…

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Assassin's Creed Ubisoft Forward

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Geoff Keighley, Ever Merciful, Announces Summer Game Fest Is Only Four Days Long

Four split-up days of video game announcements is a lot of news to take in (and write about), but considering Summer Game Fest was a four-month-long ordeal last year, I’m glad to see host and producer Geoff Keighley has downsized the event in 2020. The schedule Keighley announced today on…

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Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest is Returning and I’m Already Exhausted

Vaccinations are going out, the light at the end of the tunnel is well and in sight. But it doesn’t look like the games industry is about to fully recover in 2021. As such, Mr. Video Games himself, Geoff Keighley, has announced he’s doing another revealapalooza by doing Summer Game…

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West Coast Office Hours: Paul Hollywood’s Summer Games Festival

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Fanbyte Morning News May 26, 2020

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Fanbyte Morning News May 1, 2020

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Geoff Keighley’s Summer Game Fest Makes E3 Season Four Months Long

Since everything from E3 to Gamescom is being either cancelled or made into an entirely digital event, Game Awards boss Geoff Keighley has a solution: what if we had several digital events over the course of four months for everyone in the industry to flock to so they can announce…

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