The PC Gaming Present is just some days away, broadcasting June 13 at 2:30 PM PT / 5:30 ET on twitch.television/pcgamer. For our sixth yr at E3, we’re bringing again the present’s beloved hosts Sean “Day” Plott and Frankie Ward and including a model new face, Mica Burton: actor, cosplayer, and enthusiastic Last Fantasy XIV participant.
Collectively, it is a supergroup of PC gaming lovers and esports analysts. Every of our hosts are superb stewards of PC gaming who’ve spent their careers delivering knowledgeable perception and evangelism about all corners of the interest—from the largest esports tournaments and aggressive FPSes to MMOs, card video games, and unbiased video games. They’re passionate PC players like us, and we could not be happier to have them assist us placed on our greatest occasion of the yr.
However issues will probably be a little bit bit completely different in 2021, as you would possibly’ve seen within the images above: our hosts will not be taking the stage in buttoned-up fits, however showing in jumpsuits and kit that you simply would possibly count on to see on the bridge of Battlestar Galactica. That is all to replicate the truth that, nicely, we’re broadcasting the PC Gaming Present from outer area.
Be a part of us within the cosmos and on the E3 stage itself this Sunday, June 13 as we unveil 39 new trailers, sport bulletins, and interviews to audiences all over the world. To study extra, learn our article outlining what to anticipate from this yr’s present.
About our hosts
Sean “Day” Plott is an evangelist for gaming, esports and the gamer way of life. His movies appeal to greater than 4 million views a month. Plott’s autobiographical particular, “My Lifetime of StarCraft” has been broadly acclaimed as an articulate and entertaining protection of gaming and has develop into a YouTube sensation, with greater than 3.8 million views up to now.
Sean’s hallmark capability to interrupt down complicated methods in a enjoyable and comprehensible method skyrocketed him to success within the early days of eSports. He is now a fixture of eSports, having appeared at over 100 exhibits and occasions together with internet hosting BlizzCon panels, Geek & Sundry’s Spellslingers collection, Dota 2’s The Worldwide event, and most lately the PC Gaming Present at E3 and Magic: The Gathering’s eSports league.
In 2010, Plott was named PC Gamer’s “Gamer of the 12 months.” In 2011 he was honored on the Forbes “30 Below 30” listing for leisure, and once more in 2014 for video games. In 2013 The Guardian referred to as him “The most important star in esports” and in 2016 the Golden Joysticks named him “Gaming Persona of the 12 months.”
Mica Burton is an actress with a theater diploma from College of Michigan. Hailing from a storied background growing content material within the gaming business, Mica has established herself as one of many main numerous, feminine voices on the web. From internet hosting Overwatch League for Blizzard Leisure, to Star Trek day for CBS, Mica has a voice that cuts throughout all mediums of leisure.
Frankie Ward spent the previous ten years as a producer, but it surely was solely when she produced protection of the 2015 League of Legends Worlds Quarter-Finals at Wembley for the BBC, that she realised that she might make gaming her profession.
Transferring to Twitch as a producer for Twitch Studios in July 2016, Frankie often popped up onstage to cowl for hosts who wanted a break. This led to her internet hosting Ginx TV’s The Bridge, and the ESL Hearthstone Premiership Last in January. Since going full-time as a bunch in April 2018, Frankie has desk hosted video games together with NHL 18, CSGO and PUBG and develop into the face of the Omen Esports Report, alongside Pala Gilroy-Sen.
In June 2018, she was given the massive alternative of co-hosting the PC Gaming Present at E3 – a present that reached an viewers of over two million viewers, and made her mark on the Counter-Strike esports scene within the reporting position on the ESL Intel Excessive Masters CS:GO Main Championship the next February.
Bringing humour and wit, in addition to enthusiastic data to the occasions she hosts, Frankie’s outlook is that, now esports is a critical enterprise, we will begin having enjoyable with it.
In her spare time, Frankie streams on her Twitch channel and produces and presents interview podcast My Life in Pixels.