Buyout of EVO by Sony, Gamescom 2021 in physics, we talk about it in JV of the newspaper at 12:30 p.m.

News in jeuxvideo.com Takeover of EVO by Sony, Gamescom 2021 in physics, we will talk about it in the JV newspaper at 12:30 p.m. EVO, founded by Tom Cannon, is an annual esports event. Competitors from all over the world have a habit of challenging each other in multiple video games. The first edition under the name EVO took place in 2002, but already existed in 1996 under the name Battle by the Bay. Of course this was much smaller and the means were very modest.

Sony gets their hands on the EVO

The EVO, which exclusively brings together video game tournaments against battles (Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Dragon Ball Fighterz for example for the 2019 edition), has seen many setbacks in 2020. The physical edition was due to the pandemic, and the digital edition followed the same path after suspicion of sexual assault and pedophilia against several organizers of the event and even some players. Sony Interactive Entertainment announced yesterday that it has acquired EVO in collaboration with RTS. The event will return for free in August 2021. Despite the current context of a pandemic, Gamescom organizers want it to take place in physics. A digital edition will also be available to ensure a hybrid format so that exhibitors can benefit from the flexibility they desire. Of course, the number of people admitted on site will be very small compared to the old editions, but they will be able to set up an entertainment area, arena with space for esports competitions or cosplay parades, or one Find another commercial space with extras. Ticket sales are scheduled to start in May 2021 and Gamescom will officially take place from August 25 to 29, 2021.

Le Square Enix presents from March 18th, 2021

Yesterday, video game publisher and developer Square Enix played a series of trailers for almost 45 minutes on its “Live” called Square Enix Presents. It was the chance to discover the highly anticipated next Life is Strange work, subtitled True Colors. This new game won’t be episodic. In addition, there is a Life is Strange: Remastered collection that brings together Life is Strange and Life is Strange: Before the Storm has the right to publish them. The Athia project from Luminous Productions changes its name and becomes Forspoken. Other announcements took place, in particular at Marvel’s Avengers, Tomb Raider, Just Cause or even Outriders, but some may have been disappointed with the lack of important titles like Final Fantasy XVI or Kingdom Hearts on the Twitch channel LeStream By Tanabata, Writing jeuxvideo .com MP