IGN Fan Fest is back! From Diablo IV to HBO’s The Last of Us, we’re excited to bring you a ton of exclusive interviews and sneak peeks from some of the biggest movies, shows and games you love. If you’re wondering what types of reveals happened at Fan Fest last year, including which special guests made an appearance, here’s a list of everything announced at Fan Fest 2022. Some key franchises covered last year included Sonic, Marvel, DC, LEGO, TMNT, WWE, The Walking Dead, as well as coverage around indie games, anime, horror, action, and so much more. Many big actors in the gaming, comics, and entertainment spaces joined the fun last year, including Jim Carey, Idris Elba, Michelle Yeoh, Jamie Lee Cutis, Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan and Ryan Reynolds, to name a few!

This time around, you can look forward to even more special cast and crew interviews across big fandom titles, plus never-before-seen clips, images and footage for a jam-packed, two-day Fan Fest in 2023. Keep reading for the full lineup!

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  • When is IGN Fan Fest?
  • Giveaways
  • IGN Fan Fest Day 1 (Schedule for Feb 17)
  • IGN Fan Fest Day 2 (Schedule for Feb 18)
  • Where to Stream Fan Fest

When is IGN Fan Fest?

IGN Fan Fest 2023 is a two-day event, taking place on Friday, February 17 and Saturday, February 18.


  • Monday, Feb. 13 – Thursday, Feb 16: Exclusive IGN Fan Fest preview content all week long
  • Friday, Feb. 17: Day 1 of the IGN Fan Fest livestream begins at 10am PT
  • Saturday, Feb. 18: Day 2 livestream begins at 10am PT

Fan Fest Giveaways, Freebies and Deals!

In addition to the below breakdown of panels and coverage you can expect from the event, there will be even more surprises to come. We’ll be hosting giveaways (via IGN Rewards) and freebies during, including giving away free game codes during the streams on February 17 and 18. More info below so you don’t miss out!

Game Codes

We’re giving away an average of 1 free game code per minute* during the streams (2/17 and 2/18). You can expect codes for Street Fighter V, Resident Evil Village, and many more.

Upcoming Giveaways

1. One grand prize winner will win a copy of the Hogwarts Legacy Collector’s Edition for PS5. Hogwarts Legacy is an immersive, open-world action RPG set in the world first introduced in the Harry Potter books. Sweepstakes is open to US residents only. ENTER HERE ON FEB 17TH.

2. I am Jesus Christ Game Giveaway: Walk in the footsteps of Jesus in this incredible first-person retelling of the story of Christ from birth to resurrection. ENTER HERE ON FEB 18TH.

IGN Store Deals

Lastly, the IGN Store is hosting 3 deals for Fan Fest this week only, so be sure to get some discounted merch for yourself before the deal ends, (valid through Feb 20th at 11:59pm PT). SHOP THE NEW COLLECTION HERE.

Fan Fest 2023 Full Schedule

Fan Fest takes place February 17 and 18 starting at 10am PT each day. The below schedule outlines some of the biggest panels confirmed and everything you can expect during Fan Fest 2023:

IGN Fan Fest Preview Days

Monday February 13 – Thursday February 16

Advance looks at some of your favorite upcoming games, movies, and shows (and some others that are sure to be your favorites very soon) including:

  • John Wick: Chapter 4
  • Lies of P
  • Scream VI
  • Skinamarink
  • Glitch Busters: Stuck on You
  • Ghosts
  • Hello Engineer
  • Homestead Arcana
  • Killer Frequency
  • SteamWorld Build

IGN Fan Fest Day 1

Friday, February 17 Starting at 10am PT

10am PT / 1pm ET Hour

  • John Wick: Chapter 4
    • IGN Fan Fest kicks off with a bang by showcasing a never-before-seen look at the hotly-anticipated movie, coming to theaters March 24, and a special message from John Wick himself: Keanu Reeves! Trailer here.
  • Street Fighter 6
    • WWE Superstar Zelina Vega, or Thea Trinidad outside the squared circle, sits down with IGN to talk all about her immense love for fighting games, her upcoming commentary role in Street Fighter 6, and then faces off against our staff to see if she’s got the skills to back up the talk. Latest Trailer here.
  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
    • Design Director Jeff Magers shows off a brand new look at the game and walks us through some of the new and exciting areas players can expect when the game releases April 28. Gameplay here.
  • Netflix’s Shadow and Bone
    • Don’t miss a brand new season 2 trailer, and later catch up with cast members Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes, Lewis Tan, Patrick Gibson, Kit Young, Anna Leong Brophy, and Jack Wolfe to hear what viewers can expect in Season 2.
  • Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
    • The cast of the new Marvel film answers YOUR fan questions! Catch up with Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Jonathan Majors, Kathryn Newton, Michael Douglas, and director Peyton Reed as they chat with IGN about everything you really wanted to know about the Quantum Realm. Latest Trailer here.
  • HBO’s The Last of Us
    • IGN sits down with the cast and creators of the beloved HBO show to talk through recent episodes and get insight on what’s to come. Plus cast members Pedro Pascal, Bella Ramsey, and Gabriel Luna along with creators / showrunners Craig Mazin and Neill Druckman answer questions directly from fans. How to Watch TLOU here.

11am PT / 2pm ET Hour

  • Shazam! Fury of the Gods
    • With Shazam! Fury of the Gods hitting theaters on March 17, IGN sat down with the cast to ask them some questions about why these gods are so furious and what to expect from the DC sequel, plus we ask them YOUR fan questions. Hear what Zachary Levi, Jack Dylan Grazer, Asher Angel, Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu, and Rachel Zegler had to say. Trailer here.
  • Creed III
    • Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, and Jonathan Majors give fans a deep dive into the inspiration, challenges, and excitement of creating the third entry of the hit franchise, which hits theaters March 3rd. Stick around to hear them answer all of your burning fan questions and tease what might be in store for the future of the franchise. Trailer here.
  • AEW: Fight Forever
    • AEW superstars Danhausen, Nyla Rose, and Evil Uno sit down with IGN to answer fan questions and play a little game where they have to rate and react to a handful of pro wrestling moves throughout the world of video games. Gameplay trailer here.

12pm PT / 3pm ET Hour

  • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Are you a fan of the Wizarding World? Join Game Director Alan Tew as he breaks down the Room of Requirement and what players shouldn’t miss in this brand-new game. Our review here.
  • More from Netflix’s Shadow and Bone. S2 Trailer here.
  • The Ark
    • Catch a brand new clip from the new SyFy series. Plus hear showrunners Dean Devlin (Stargate, Independence Day) and Jonathan Glassner, along with stars Christie Burke, Richard Fleeshman, and Reece Ritchie discuss working on the show. Teaser images here.

Plus, brand new exclusive looks at:

  • Bare Butt Boxing
  • Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham
  • DE-EXIT – Eternal Matters
  • Dungeon Boss: Respawned
  • For the King II
  • Friends vs Friends
  • Jumplight Odyssey
  • Not for Broadcast: Live & Spooky
  • Starship Troopers: Extermination
  • Street Fighter: Duel
  • The Alters
  • The Expanse: A Telltale Series
  • The Invincible
  • Valheim
  • And more!

IGN Fan Fest Day 2

Saturday, February 18 Starting at 10am PT

10am PT / 1pm ET Hour

  • Diablo IV
    • The battle between Heaven and Hell rages on as Diablo IV bursts forth this summer. IGN sits down with Joe Shely, Game Director for Diablo IV, to talk about what’s on the horizon for the blockbuster game, answer some of your burning questions, and maybe reveal something new. Stay awhile and listen.
  • Redfall
    • You’ll need more than garlic and a couple of stakes to get rid of these vampires. Arkane Studios takes players out of the shadows and into the light of an open world multiplayer experience. Find out more about what ghouls and nightmares await you in Redfall as we talk to production director Ben Horne about the new game and look over some never-before-seen gameplay. Pre-order trailer here.
  • Lies of P
    • Get ready for a brand-new look at the action game coming later in 2023. Plus, stay tuned for more information about when fans can expect the game to be released. Gameplay here.
  • Cocaine Bear
    • What do you get when you mix a bear and cocaine? A rollercoaster of an action-comedy! Director Elizabeth Banks and stars Alden Ehrenreich and O’Shea Jackson Jr. stop by Fan Fest to discuss their upcoming film. They even brought Cokie the Bear into our studio! Cocaine Bear comes to theaters on February 24th, 2023.

11am PT / 2pm ET Hour

  • Scream VI
    • Scream fans rejoice! The sixth installment of everyone’s favorite meta-slasher franchise hits theaters March 10th. For IGN Fan Fest, We catch up with directors Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett and EP Chad Villella (also known as Radio Silence) to talk the good, the bad, and the Ghostface of it all. Plus, they break down a brand new look at Ghostface. Latest trailer here.
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves
    • Chris Pine and Michelle Rodriguez tell us everything we wanted to know about the action-packed new movie. Plus directors John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein discuss what went into making the film and what fans can expect from this epic adaptation when it premieres March 31.
  • Star Trek: Picard
    • We sit down with the cast and discuss how the new season of the show pays tribute to The Next Generation while still giving the audience something new to be excited about. Plus catch an exclusive look at an upcoming episode. Latest news here.
  • Young Rock
    • Series stars Uli Latukefu and Bradley Constant along with producers Jeff Chiang Brian Gerwitz talk about bringing the story of Dwayne “The Rock Johnson” to life. Don’t miss a sneak peek at an upcoming episode. Trailer here.

12pm PT / 3pm ET Hour

  • Trigun Stampede
    • Step into the VO booth with Johnny Yong Bosch, the English-language voice of Vash, to hear all about working on the new series. Plus, watch Johnny teach our IGN hosts how to be the perfect voice actor!
  • Polite Society
    • Join stars Ritu Arya and Priya Kansara along with director Nida Manzoor as they break down a never-before-seen fight sequence from the upcoming film hitting theaters April 28th.
  • Super Nintendo World
    • Step into the Mushroom Kingdom and get a look at the brand-new park at Universal Studios Hollywood! Plus, join IGN’s Jeffrey Vega and Ben Watts as they answer all of your burning questions about what to expect from this new land filled with koopas, goombas, and some really great food!
  • Homebody
    • The Game Grumps return with something more horrific than a bad date. Homebody throws you and your friends in a world with a relentless killer and a past that won’t leave you alone. IGN talks with Game Grumps (Arin Hanson and Dan Avidan) along with game director (Jory Griffis) about the new title and what keeps them up at night. Watch the creepy trailer here.
    • Do you feel the burn for some multiplayer mayhem? The developers of RAWMEN hope to serve up the destruction, satisfy your cravings for competition, and dish out some serious action. IGN went one-on-one with a developer from the RAWMEN team as they chowed down on both spicy ramen and some hot takes about the game. Latest trailer here.

Plus, brand new exclusive looks at:

  • I Am Jesus Christ
  • 9 Years of Shadows
  • Protodroid DeLTA
  • Rabbit Hole
  • Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER
  • Solium Infernum
  • Tchia
  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • The Last Case of Benedict Fox
  • Witchfire
  • WrestleQuest
  • And more!

Where to Stream Fan Fest

As with most of IGN’s livestreams we carry, you can watch Fan Fest right here on IGN, on YouTube, Twitch, on our apps, and on our social channels. For a full list of where to stream the two-day event, see our How to Watch Fan Fest guide so you can easily tune in.

Shop These IGN Store Deals for Fan Fest 2023

  1. Save 40% off all items in the New, Limited Time Fan Fest Special Collection with Coupon Code: FANFEST
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  3. Spend $150+ and Get a FREE Black IGN Logo Tee

*This week’s deals start February 13th at 12pm PT and end Monday, February 20th at 11:59pm.

*See Giveaway Terms and Conditions here.

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