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Fandom Dives Deep Into Gaming This Summer With the Launch of a New GameSpot Show and Extensive Coverage of Summer Game Fest & Play Days

May 28, 2024

Catch GameSpot and Giant Bomb’s Live Coverage of Summer Game Fest & Play Days From June 7-9 On Twitch & YouTube

GameSpot’s New Interview Show - Star Players - to Feature Celebrity Guests Including Steve-O, Aisha Tyler and Dominic Monaghan

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – May 28, 2024 Fandom, the world's largest fan platform, is doubling down on the world of gaming with the launch of a brand new digital series, extensive live coverage of Summer Game Fest and Play Days - one of the gaming industry’s biggest gatherings - culminating in the can’t-miss Giant Bomb @ Nite, LIVE! event on the last night of the festival.

This year’s Summer Game Fest takes place from June 7-9, 2024, in Los Angeles and Fandom’s GameSpot and Giant Bomb teams will be front and center, delivering comprehensive insights and exclusive content throughout the weekend. Following the three-day fan-focused celebration, Fandom will premiere GameSpot’s new series, Star Players, offering a unique glimpse into the gaming histories and passions of celebrity actors, musicians, and influencers.

Star Players - premieres on Monday, June 24 on GameSpot’s YouTube channel

  • Premiering on GameSpot's YouTube channel, Star Players is a new celebrity interview show hosted by Lucy James, featuring high profile guests such as Steve-O, Aisha Tyler, and Dominic Monaghan.

  • In each episode, guests will explore the video games that have significantly shaped their lives. This interview series offers a deep dive into the personal gaming journeys of each guest, engaging viewers with authentic and relatable conversations that reveal the lesser-known gaming passions of well-known personalities.

  • Star Players promises to captivate its audience, covering topics such as the first game that got guests hooked, their fondest gaming memories, proudest achievements, guiltiest pleasures and their favorite games of all time.

  • Season one of this short-form series will consist of four episodes and air every Monday at 8 a.m. PT starting on June 24.

Summer Game Fest and Play Days

  • In-Depth Event Insights: Fandom’s GameSpot and Giant Bomb teams will offer extensive, live coverage on Twitch & YouTube of Summer Game Fest and Play Days, a central hub for major game announcements and updates. Attendees and gaming fans can expect exclusive interviews, hands-on gameplay previews, and insightful reactions from the event. The coverage will feature commentary from GameSpot’s Kurt Indovina, Tamoor Hussain, and Lucy James as well as Giant Bomb’s Jeff Grubb, Jeff Bakalar, Dan Ryckert, and more expert voices across Fandom's gaming brands, ensuring fans receive unmatched insights in real-time as the event unfolds

  • Play Days Access: Directly engaging with game developers, directors, and studio representatives, GameSpot & Giant Bomb will deliver behind-the-scenes content and discussions about the most anticipated upcoming game releases during the festival’s Play Days event.

  • Giant Bomb @ Nite, LIVE!: The Giant Bomb team gathers for "GB @ Nite, LIVE!" during the evenings of June 7th and 8th. Hosted by gaming expert Jeff Grubb and streamed live on Twitch and YouTube, this must-watch event will feature prominent industry guests, offering intimate conversations with devs and games media luminaries. The series of shows will wrap up with a public ticketed live event on June 9th at The Bellwether in downtown LA. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster HERE.

  • For further details on Fandom’s Summer Game Fest activations visit:

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