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The Game Awards | Streaming Live Thursday, December 9

KyoZz

Gold Member


Celebrate the best video games of 2021 and see world premiere announcements of what's coming next in 2022 and beyond.

In the Game of the Year category, the titles Deathloop, It Takes Two, Metroid Dread, Psychonauts 2, Resident Evil Village and Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart will go head-to-head for the ultimate prize.

In the most anticipated games, we are dealing with the cream of the crop, namely Horizon Forbidden West, Breath of the Wild 2, God of War Ragnarok, Starfield or Elden Ring.
Deathloop and Ratchet & Clank are among the most nominated games, all categories combined.
It's also nice to see that some less popular but equally impressive games have been included in the list, like The Artful Escape, Kena Bridge of Spirits or Death's Door.

Geoff Keighley stated that between 40 and 50 games will be shown during the show. Among them, more than ten have not yet been officially announced in the eyes of the world.
So surprises are indeed to be expected.

Keanu Reeves will returns this year alongside The Matrix comrade Carrie-Anne Moss. Former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime will be there too.
Musical guests include Sting, Imagine Dragons and The Game Awards Orchestra, conducted by Lorne Balfe, will provide musical accompaniments and interludes throughout.

All you have to do now is vote for your favorite games on the official site !

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GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • It Takes Two (Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Metroid Dread (MercurySteam, Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Resident Evil Village (Capcom)

BEST GAME DIRECTION

  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • It Takes Two (Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Returnal (Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)

BEST ONGOING

  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
  • Call of Duty: Warzone (Infinity Ward, Raven Software/Activision)
  • Final Fantasy 14 Online (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Genshin Impact (Mihoyo)

BEST NARRATIVE

  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • It Takes Two (Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Life is Strange: True Colors (Deck Nine/Square Enix)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Eidos Montreal/Square Enix)
  • Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios)

BEST INDIE

  • 12 Minutes (Luis Antonio/Annapurna Interactive)
  • Death’s Door (Acid Nerve/Devolver Digital)
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Ember Lab)
  • Inscryption (Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital)
  • Loop Hero (Four Quarters/Devolver Digital)

BEST MOBILE GAME

  • Fantasian (Mistwalker)
  • Genshin Impact (Mihoyo)
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift (Riot Games)
  • Marvel Future Revolution (Netmarble)
  • Pokémon Unite (TiMi Studios/The Pokémon Company)

BEST VR/AR

  • Hitman 3 (IO Interactive)
  • I Expect You to Die 2 (Schell Games)
  • Lone Echo 2 (Ready at Dawn/Oculus Studios)
  • Resident Evil 4 (Armature Studio, Capcom/Oculus Studios)
  • Sniper Elite VR (Coatsink, Just Add Water/Rebellion Developments)

BEST ACTION

  • Back 4 Blood (Turtle Rock Studios/Warner Bros. Games)
  • Chivalry 2 (Torn Banner Studios/Tripwire Interactive)
  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft Toronto/Ubisoft)
  • Returnal (Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment)

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Eidos Montreal/Square Enix)
  • Metroid Dread (MercurySteam, Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Resident Evil Village (Capcom)

BEST ROLE PLAYING

  • Cyberpunk 2077 (CD Projekt Red)
  • Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom)
  • Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco)
  • Shin Megami Tensei 5 (Atlus/Sega)
  • Tales of Arise (Bandai Namco)

BEST FIGHTING

  • Demon Slayer Kimetsu no Yaiba The Hinokami Chronicles (CyberConnect2/Sega)
  • Guilty Gear Strive (Arc System Works)
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina (French-Bread/Delightworks)
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl (Ludosity, Fair Play Labs/GameMill)
  • Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown (Sega)

BEST DEBUT INDIE

  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Ember Lab)
  • Sable (Shedworks/Raw Fury)
  • The Artful Escape (Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna)
  • The Forgotten City (Modern Storyteller/Dear Villagers)
  • Valheim (Iron Gate Studio/Coffee Stain Studios)

BEST FAMILY

  • It Takes Two (Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Mario Party Superstars (NDcube/Nintendo)
  • New Pokémon Snap (Bandai Namco/The Pokémon Company/Nintendo)
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo)
  • WarioWare: Get It Together! (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)

BEST SPORTS/RACING

  • F1 2021 (Codemasters/EA Sports)
  • FIFA 22 (EA Vancouver/EA Sports)
  • Forza Horizon 5 (Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed (Milestone)
  • Riders Republic (Ubisoft Annecy/Ubisoft)

BEST SIM/STRATEGY

  • Age of Empires 4 (Relic Entertainment/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Evil Genius 2: World Domination (Rebellion Developments)
  • Humankind (Amplitude Studios/Sega)
  • Inscryption (Daniel Mullins Games/Devolver Digital)
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator (Asobo Studio/Xbox Game Studios)

BEST MULTIPLAYER

  • Back 4 Blood (Turtle Rock Studios/Warner Bros. Games)
  • It Takes Two (Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Knockout City (Velan Studios/Electronic Arts)
  • Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom)
  • New World (Amazon Games)
  • Valheim (Iron Gate Studio/Coffee Stain Studios)

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)
  • God of War Ragnarok (SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Untitled sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
  • Starfield (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda Softworks)

BEST ART DIRECTION

  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Ember Lab)
  • Psychonauts 2 (Double Fine Productions/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • The Artful Escape (Beethoven & Dinosaur/Annapurna)

BEST SCORE AND MUSIC

  • Cyberpunk 2077 (Marcin Przybylowicz, Piotr T. Adamczyk, Composers)
  • Deathloop (Tom Salta, Composer)
  • NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 (Keiichi Okabe, Composer)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Richard Jacques, Composer)
  • The Artful Escape (Johnny Galvatron & Josh Abrahams, Composers)

BEST AUDIO DESIGN

  • Deathloop (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)
  • Forza Horizon 5 (Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
  • Returnal (Housemarque/Sony Interactive Entertainment)

BEST PERFORMANCE

  • Erika Mori as Alex Chen, Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Anton Castillo, Far Cry 6
  • Jason E. Kelley as Colt Vahn, Deathloop
  • Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu, Resident Evil Village
  • Ozioma Akagha as Julianna Blake, Deathloop

GAMES FOR IMPACT

  • Before Your Eyes (GoodbyeWorld Games/Skybound Games)
  • Boyfriend Dungeon (Kitfox Games)
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale (Greg Lobanow, Alexis dean-Jones, Lena Raine, Madeline Berger, A Shell in the Pit/Finji)
  • Life is Strange: True Colors (Deck Nine/Square Enix)
  • No Longer Home (Humble Grove, Hana Lee, Cel Davison, Adrienne Lombardo, Eli Rainsberry/Fellow Traveler)

BEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT

  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy 14 (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)

INNOVATION IN ACCESSIBILITY

  • Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft Toronto/Ubisoft)
  • Forza Horizon 5 (Playground Games/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Eidos Montreal/Square Enix)
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown (Creative Bytes Studios/Falling Squirrel)

And some eSport stuff​





 
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Kuranghi

Gold Member
Cool. I couldn't give a flying mouse poo which games are nominated or win, just give me those sweet sweet reveals:

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I'll watch the stream with my old internet friends EZA in ass quality with talking all over it, but with the benefit of the added hype factor and then watch the direct feeds afterwards.
 

Kuranghi

Gold Member
why not just use normal text orientation​

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Anyway, I'm excited. I just laugh at the adverts and shitty music performances. Everyone who doesn't enjoy it speak to your local spice dealer and get some well-made brownies and its transformational. If you're not into the devils lettuce then try vaporising some alcohol/Nitrous Oxide. If not into the devil's moisture or the devil's parp-gas then have a nice strong coffee and biscotti.

If you aren't into the devil's soft marching powder or the devil's light speed-liquid then just clasp your hands and bask in the love of Jesu Christi. All these things will allow you to relax and increase your enjoyment of TGA. Adverts can't hurt you, but they can make you sad if you get angry at them :lollipop_sad_relieved:
 
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Ellery

Member
Same as every year. I try not to be hyped, but deep down I still have hopes and dreams. Probably not going to stay up for it since it ends at like 5 or 6 am.
 

ButchCat

Member
Gaf ever consider creating a thread to deflate your hype for the TGAs? I'd be doing you a favour if I did one but I can't be arsed.
 

Elios83

Member
I won't watch this live because of the timezone and because usually the announcements are too much spread out between ads and cringe moments, but I hope there will be cool trailers to watch the day after.
 

hybrid_birth

Gold Member
Sonic the Hedgehog 2's movie poster got revealed, the trailer is apparently being shown during The Game Awards tomorrow!

Those bastards better not go back to abomination sonic. Crusher of my childhood memories.

Watch Mario look nothing like Mario in his first movie.
 
Is there anyone watching this actually for the awards? For me the whole award thing is basically the time to go to the toilet or do other stuff.

At least the recent tweets mention games not on the "leaked list", so we can probably be sure that it was fake.
 
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