The annual Recreation Awards hosted by Geoff Keighley returns as an in-person dwell occasion on Thursday, December 9. The occasion shall be held on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and shall be live-streamed at no cost throughout over 40 streaming and social platforms. Final yr’s occasion was an online-only affair that, regardless of the constraints, managed to garner record-breaking viewership.
Particulars are nonetheless scarce about who or what shall be on the present apart from the return of The Recreation Awards Orchestra. Count on loads of world premieres of recent titles, musical performances, and in addition to free playable demos for upcoming titles. For you streamers, The Recreation Awards absolutely helps co-streaming. On condition that we’re nonetheless in a pandemic, further well being and security protocols shall be shared within the coming weeks for these planning to attend in particular person.
Final yr’s present noticed The Final of Us Half II clear up with numerous awards, together with the coveted Recreation of the Yr trophy. You may learn the total record of award winners from 2020 here. To study extra about the way it got here to be, in addition to a glimpse into how the yearly present is put collectively, take a look at this behind-the-scenes interview with Geoff Keighley.
So what video games do you are expecting will run away with Recreation of the Yr? Will or not it’s a big-budget hit like Hitman 3, Returnal, Resident Evil Village, or Deathloop? Maybe an indie darling like It Takes Two, Earlier than Your Eyes, The Forgotten Metropolis, or Dying’s Door? Don’t neglect the video games nonetheless to come back like Metroid Dread, Far Cry 6, and, perhaps, Halo Infinite (which launched a day earlier than the present). Tell us your picks within the feedback!