IGN Summer Of Gaming, the event that will replace E3 spiritually this year, has been postponed as a sign of solidarity with the African American community.
America is going through a tumultuous period due first to the Coronavirus emergency, and now to the protests caused by themurder of George Floyd by policeman Derek Chauvin. This umpteenth act of violence against members of the African American community has prompted many video game houses (and not only) to postpone the appointments set for this period as a sign of solidarity. The last case is precisely that of IGN who, via twitter, has decided to postpone his Summer Of Gaming at least untilJune 8.
Black Lives Matter. Period. IGN will go silent today in support of Blackout Tuesday to encourage reflection and dedicate ourselves to meaningful change in our community. https://t.co/Fx1BbOSKKy pic.twitter.com/ROQERvrobV
- IGN (@IGN) June 2, 2020
The event will feature software houses and publishers such as CD Projekt RED, Square Enix, 2K Games, Amazon, Bandai Namco, Devolver Digital, Google, Sega, THQ Nordic, Twitter and many others. It will certainly not be a summer full of announcements, that's for sure.
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