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 free of charge throughout over 40 streaming and social platforms. Final 12 months’s occasion was an online-only affair that, regardless of the restrictions, 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. Anticipate 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 totally helps co-streaming. Provided that we’re nonetheless in a pandemic, extra well being and security protocols shall be shared within the coming weeks for these planning to attend in individual.
Final 12 months’s present noticed The Final of Us Half II clear up with quite a few awards, together with the coveted Recreation of the Yr trophy. You’ll be able to learn the total listing of award winners from 2020 right here. To be taught 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 expect will run away with Recreation of the Yr? Will 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 Demise’s Door? Don’t overlook the video games nonetheless to come back like Metroid Dread, Far Cry 6, and, possibly, Halo Infinite (which launched a day earlier than the present). Tell us your picks within the feedback!