All New Original Programming for Summer 2020

DreamHack is where the gaming community comes to life. In the past weeks, we've shown that to be true even in times where we need to go fully digital, moving major esports tournaments from physical events to digital settings.

Today, in the first week of summer, we're happy to announce we're bringing even more of DreamHack online with a schedule packed of content for our community all summer long. Whether you like to compete with your friends, watch creators play your favourite games, listen into the latest trends, or any of the other experiences you are used to find at DreamHack, we got you covered.

With this entertaining initiative, we’ll bring fans lots of trending gaming news, industry tips and tricks, gamer lifestyles and hobbies, community tournaments, and much more … all while getting to know the team behind DreamHack.

Justin Burnham, DreamHack Global Creative Director

A summer packed with weekly gaming content

A total of six original programs will premiere online this month, offering witty and engaging content throughout each week of summer, packed with offerings for the community. Read more about each program below!

 

DreamHack Tonight

Season Premiere: Sun, Jun 28, 3PM EDT

Six 60-minute episodes recurring weekly on dates: Jul 5, Jul 12, Jul 19, Jul 26, Aug 2

 

Co-hosts Alex Jebailey and Justin Burnham, bring their many years of industry experience, irreverent but affectionate banter, and oversized muscles to DreamHack Tonight. our aggregated source of hot topics covering gamer life, DreamHack Tonight puts wit first and the news second. Discussions will end with you laughing with them or at them.

Spotlight segments include:

  • News - Trending hot topics as they happen in the gaming space.

  • Indie Heartbeat - Indie games are amazingly creative… ‘nuff said.

  • Reel Time - What you should be watching when you’re not playing

  • BPM - Staying healthy so you can be at the top of your game is a must.

  • Audio.file - Great music for headphones and live stages.

  • Versus - Competition never hurts, unless you’re beaten badly.

  • The More You Know - Why not learn something new every show?

  • Pause for a Cause - Putting a spotlight on some great charities.

More on DreamHack Tonight

DreamHack Download

Season Premiere: Wed, Jun 24, 1PM EDT

Six 60-minute episodes recurring weekly on dates: Jul 1, Jul 8, Jul 15, Jul 22, Jul 29

 

DreamHack Download brings fans the opportunity to hang with DreamHack team members Reinessa, Kyle Konsmo, Blaine Biehle, Justin Varghese, and surprise guests as they discuss the various ins and outs of many of gaming’s long time mysteries, top news of the week and DreamHack secrets.

Hot topics covered such as:

  • DreamHack behind the scenes

  • Crunch

  • Gaming Ethics

  • Next gen gaming

  • Animal Crossing

  • Rebranding

  • SPACE

More on DreamHack Download

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.

More on DreamHack Plays

DreamHack Bonus Round

Season Premiere: Tue, Jun 30, 1PM EDT

Six 60-minute episodes recurring weekly on dates: Jul 7, Jul 14, Jul 21, Jul 28, Aug 4

 

Powered by Visual Core, this weekly game show will have you answering along with the contestants, or laughing at how much they actually don’t know, covering various different themes centered around the gaming world.

Themes to include:

  • Indie Games

  • Games & Film

  • Game Sequels

  • Retro Games

  • Forgotten Games

  • Competitive Games

More on DreamHack Bonus Round

Community Clash

Season Premiere: Fri, Jun 26, 1PM EDT

Recurring weekly tournaments

 

Missing the BYOC experience of DreamHack? All you need is a PC/console to participate in our online Community Clash. It might not be the identical LAN experience, but it's close enough!

Compete in weekly tournaments or climb to the top tier of community competition. Play solo in leader boards, or grab your friends and organize a team to test your skills. Expect not only fighting games, MOBAs, and shooters, but also speedrunning, Dungeons & Dragons, and even an Animal Crossing fishing competition.

More info on the Community Clash website.

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DreamHack Quiz

Season Premiere: Wed, Jun 24, 1PM EDT

 

Think you know gaming better than your friends? Challenge them to a fun night of gaming trivia! Every week we'll host the DreamHack Quiz on the DreamHack Discord for the sharpest gaming enthusiasts, featuring great prizes from DreamHack partners.

Previous themes include:

  • General gaming quiz

  • Turn-based games

  • Memes

  • CS:GO

  • Cheat Codes

  • DreamHack Masters

  • Dark Souls

  • Minecraft

More on DreamHack Quiz