VGX 2013 is less than 24 hours away. The event promises three hours of game trailers, extended looks, announcements, awards, live music, and advertising. Previous years focused on a televised stage event, while this year is a studio based internet stream. Available all around the world, Australians too will be able to tune in and watch across a number of streaming services. If you’d like to know what time and where to watch, we’ve got the details.
VGX will begin in the United States on 7 Saturday at 6pm ET/3pm PT. This translates to 8 Sunday for Australia and New Zealand, starting from the following times:
- Perth – 7:00am
- Darwin – 8:30am
- Brisbane – 9:00am
- Adelaide – 9:30am
- Melbourne/Sydney/Hobart/Canberra – 10:00am
- Auckland – 12:00pm midday
- More times can be found here.
You will be able to stream VGX from the following locations:
- Steam – http://store.steampowered.com/promotion/vgx
- Game Informer – http://www.gameinformer.com/p/livestream.aspx
- VGX Live – http://www.vgxlive.com
- Xbox and PlayStation systems
The following titles have been confirmed for an appearance at VGX, either officially by Spike/GameTrailers, or by their associated developer/publisher:
- Titanfall – New trailer and footage, along with a teased announcement.
- Quantum Break – First gameplay footage trailer.
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – New gameplay trailer.
- Thief – New trailer. 15 minutes of gameplay footage prior to the event’s start.
- Tom Clancy’s The Division – Engine demonstration trailer.
- Dying Light – New trailer.
- Broken Age – 10 minutes of footage.
- South Park: The Stick of Truth – New footage.
- Destiny – Unknown content.
- Nintendo – Reggie Fils-Aime will be showing something on an “upcoming Wii U game”, title unknown.
- Unannounced Independent Game – Suspected to be from Hello Games.
- Unannounced Trailer from Square-Enix – Suspected to be Tomb Raider.
Additionally, numerous artists who contributed to the soundtrack for Grand Theft Auto V will be performing their tracks live.
Though many titles are rumoured, it’s impossible to gauge what (if any) new announcements will take place. Content from previous years fluctuate, and the change in format further skewers projections. Regardless, here are some examples of debut titles from past VGAs:
- The Phantom Pain – Before it was known as Metal Gear Solid V.
- Dark Souls II
- The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
- Mass Effect 3
- Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance – Change of developer from Kojima Productions to Platinum Games.
Rocket Chainsaw will provide a full recap of trailers and announcement once the event has ended.