Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcases Announced

Gaming article by Robert N. Adams on Friday, May 22, 2020 - 13:53
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Day of the Devs + The Game Awards

A Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase for Day of the Devs and The Game Awards, respectively, have been announced by Geoff Keighley. This upcoming summer event will be showing off a ton of cool new games that are in development including both indie and AAA titles.

If you've been sleeping on this event, the Summer Game Fest is the creation of Geoff Keighley and intended as a multi-month celebration of the gaming world. Most recently, Keighley revealed Unreal Engine 5 during a livestream.

Now, a Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase has been announced for June and July 2020, each of which will be headed up by organizations that have been exploring the newest and coolest stuff in gaming.

What Developers Will Feature in a Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase?

While these Developer Showcases are still accepting submissions, a number of developers have already confirmed that they will be featuring new games in these showcases.

Here is the list of developers confirmed thus far according to a press release:

  • Akupara Games
  • Annapurna Interactive
  • The Behemoth
  • Finji
  • Kowloon Nights
  • Longhand Electric
  • MWM Interactive
  • Panic
  • Sabotage Studio
  • Skybound Games
  • Team17
  • thatgamecompany
  • Tribute Games
  • ustwo games

Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase slice

When is the Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase?

Day of the Devs and The Game Awards will each be taking on one Developer Showcase apiece. Each organization will be curating which games are making an appearance in its showcase.

When is the Day of the Devs Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase?

The Day of the Devs Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase will be taking place on June 22, 2020.

Day of the Devs is a platform that was created by Double Fine Productions (Psychonauts, Broken Age) and video game collectible site iam8bit in 2013. This organization has a particular focus on the indie side of the gaming industry.

When is The Game Awards Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase?

The Game Awards Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase will be kicking off a month later on July 20, 2020.

If you're somehow unfamiliar with The Game Awards, this particular organization was created by Geoff Keighley, the same guy behind the Summer Game Fest 2020. This awards show was created after the Spike Video Game Awards (which also involved Keighley) was no longer being produced.


You'll be able to enjoy these cool streams of new gaming content in June and July along with a few other streams every now and again. If you're a game developer, you can fill out this form to submit your game for consideration.

As for the rest of us, you can find out more about the Summer Game Fest 2020 Developer Showcase (and all of its other events) at summergamefest.com.

Will you tune in to the Developer Showcases for the Summer Game Fest 2020? Which organization do you think will have more interesting titles to show off? Let us know in the comments below!

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Robert N. Adams

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I've had a controller in my hand since I was 4 and I haven't stopped gaming since. CCGs, Tabletop Games, Pen & Paper RPGs - I've tried a whole bunch of stuff over the years and I'm always looking to try more!