DreamHack Plays

Season Premiere: Thu, Jun 25, 3PM EDT

Six 120-minute episodes recurring weekly on dates: Jul 2, Jul 9, Jul 16, Jul 23, Jul 30


Join DreamHack staff members, including Aaron Linde and Steve Sampson, along with surprise guests as they jump into different and unknown games each week. Watch as they attempt to play titles selected for them in each episode and, in most cases, fail terribly. At the end of each season, a game will be chosen and developers will join the gameplay session to explore and discuss the gaming journey.

Included themes are:

  • Comedy - Games like Kill It With Fire, Embr, and Human: Fall Flat.

  • Souls-like - Games like Remnant: From The Ashes, Sekiro, and Ashen.

  • Retro - Games like Streets of Rage 4, The Messenger, and Shovel Knight.

  • Couch Co-Op - Games like Overcooked, Moving Out, and Gang Beasts.

  • Horror - Games like Visage, Hunt: Showdown, and Observation.

  • Dev Play - The most popular pick will be revisited for this session with the dev.

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About the team members

Aaron (aka Torbin)

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Aaron started his gaming career planning and hosting small events such as Rocket League and Hearthstone Fireside Gatherings along with other tournaments. He moved on to organizing the largest halo tournaments within Microsoft while supporting charities by raising money for kids.

He has been a community manager for over 10 years and has a passion for education and doing wacky things like a massive rock paper scissors competition. Aaron started working for DreamHack 3 years ago developing the activities team then moving on to becoming an NA Programming Producer. He supported and developed initiatives within DreamHack around streamers, stream studio, tabletop, speedrunning, community, and charities for North America.


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Steve (aka LithyTV)

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Steve was first introduced to gaming at a young age with the release of Doom in 1993, and it quickly became a passion in his life. As an avid FPS gamer, Steve is a life-long Counter-Strike fan and former competitive player. He can usually be found spending long nights in his gaming corner trying to git gud. Nothing has worked so far...

Steve joined DreamHack in 2017 after a long career with one of the South’s largest Fortune 500 companies. He brings over a decade of logistics and human resources experience to the table and now serves an Event Operations and Logistics Manager – servicing internal and external clients of DreamHack in North America and abroad.


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