NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon will host its fourth annual video game week June 17 -21 (12:35am ET on NBC). The weeklong event will likely feature a lot of the games being shown at E3 this week, along with Fallon's signature comedy sketches and special music guests and performances.
Musical guests to appear during the week also have ties to the video gaming world: on Monday Anamanaguchi will be taking the stage for their first live in-studio performance on American TV. The band is well-known for being at the forefront of the chiptune scene.
Chvrches will appear on Wednesday night to perform the single “Mother We Share” from their upcoming fall debut album. The group will have several songs in video games this year, including FIFA14. Lastly, Zedd and special guest Foxes will have a video game themed set on Friday performing "Clarity" with The Roots, which will transition into Zedd’s famed remix of The Legend of Zelda theme song.
Games scheduled to appear on the show include Forza Motorsport 5 for Xbox One on June 17, Knack for on Sony PlayStation 4 on June 18 – Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs on June 19, Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts on June 21 and Nintendo's Game & Wario and Super Mario 3D World for Wii U on June 21.
Finally, Fallon is asking fans to submit a video of themselves and their moms going head-to-head in a gaming session. The videos can be uploaded to YouTube with the title Gaming With My Mom and Late Night will select the best moments to premiere on the show the week of June 17. For more information on submitting a video check out www.latenightwithjimmyfallon.com.