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10 gaming events you need to watch in June 2022

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Even without E3, June is a busy month for games. No matter what games you play, there’s a show this month that’s sure to suit your taste.


Here are 10 shows you don’t want to miss in June 2022.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet trailer

June 1, 9 a.m. Eastern (watch here)

June kicks off not with a huge event, but with an anticipated trailer. Nintendo will stream the latest trailer for Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, ahead of the game’s 2022 release.

PlayStation State of Play

June 2, 6 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

PlayStation says its 30-minute June State of Play will focus on third-party games and PSVR 2. That leaves a room of room for surprises and means big first-party reveals may appear at Summer Game Fest.

Summer Game Fest

June 9, 2 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

The biggest event of the E3-less summer, Summer Game Fest features major announcements from across the industry, including gameplay demos and likely first-time reveals.

Summer Game Fest

Double Fine

Day of the Devs

June 9, 4 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

Immediately following Summer Game Fest, Day of the Devs is an indie showcase usually featuring dives into gameplay and in-depth developer interviews. The show, run by publisher Double Fine, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

Netflix Geeked Week: Gaming

June 10, 1 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

Netflix Geeked Week is a five-day event, focusing on games for its final day. We’ll see Cuphead, the new Sonic Prime TV show, and some of the games coming soon to Netflix.

Tribeca Games Spotlight

June 10, 3 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

The Tribeca Games Spotlight features a curated selection of upcoming indie games, focusing on new narrative experiences. One game will also win the Tribeca Games Award.

Visai Games
Future Games Show

June 11, 3 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

Future Games Show will feature around 40 games across platforms and genres. This year’s show will be hosted by Denise Gough and Doug Cockle, who played Yennefer and Geralt in The Witcher 3.

Guerrilla Collective

June 11, 11 a.m. Eastern (watch here)

Guerrilla Collective shows off some exciting indie games you won’t see at other showcases. Last year’s featured excellent games like Sable and Behind the Frame.

Guerrilla Collective
Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase

June 12, 1 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

So we’re not getting Starfield this year. Along with the also-delayed Redfall, it may still make an appearance at this showcase, which will highlight some of the biggest Xbox games on the horizon.

PC Gaming Show

June 12, 3:30 p.m. Eastern (watch here)

Like it says on the wrapper, PC Gaming Show focuses entirely on PC games with brand-new footage and developer interviews. This year, it’s hosted by Mica Burton and Sean “Day[9]” Plott.

PC Gamer

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