This Thursday the “Oscars of Gaming” were celebrated with guests such as Keanu Reeves, Brie Larson, Gal Gadot and Christopher Nolan. Eddie Vedder from Pearl Jam also played live.
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This Thursday, December 10th, the 2020 Game Awards took place. The video game world’s Oscars, which celebrated the best titles of the year, gave industry announcements and showed trailers of expected titles.
Keanu Reeves, Brie Larson, Tom Holland, Gal Gadot and Christopher Nolan presented awards / Picture: The Game Awards
The winners of the night
The awards ceremony was the main theme of the night, with hosts including Keanu Reeves, Brie Larson, Tom Holland, Gal Gadot, Christopher Nolan and a live performance by Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder who performed Future Days from The Last of Us Part 2.
The night should be a duel between them The last of us part 2 from the Naughty Dog Studio and the Independent Hades Supergiant Games, but the zombie video game won the awards.
These were the winners:
- Game of the year: The last of us part 2
- Best action game: Hades
- Best action / adventure game: The last of us part 2
- Best Art Direction: Spirit of Tsushima
- Best audio design: The last of us part 2
- Better community support: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
- Content Creator of the Year: Valkyrie
- Best debut game: Phasmophobia
- Best esports event: League of Legends World Championship 2020
- Best esports game: League of Legends
- Best eSports host: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
- Best esports player: Heo “Showmaker” Su
- Best eSports team: G2 esports
- Best family game: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Best fighting game: Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
- Best direction of play: The last of us part 2
- Winner of “Games for Impact” (games with a social conscience): tell me why
- Best Independent Game: Hades
- Winner of the innovation in accessibility: The last of us part 2
- Best mobile game: Between us
- Best Multiplayer Game: Between us
- Best game story: The last of us part 2
- Best current game: Nobody’s heaven
- Best performance: Laura Bailey from Abby in The last of us part 2
- Best RPG: Final Fantasy 7 Remake
- Best soundtrack and music winner: Final Fantasy VII Remake
- Best Sports / Racing Game: Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 + 2
- Best strategy / simulation game: Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Best Virtual Reality / Augmented Reality Game: Half-life: Alyx
The best multiplayer game of the year was the hugely popular Unter Uns / Bild: InnerSloth
The main announcements of The Game Awards 2020
In addition to the awards, a variety of new games and characters were revealed for the next two years. The most famous were Sephiroth the saga Final Fantasy will be the next DLC character of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass 2.
On the other hand we have:
- Perfectly dark returns after more than 15 years of absence
- The original film by evil Dead Bruce Campbell will have his own game (groovy).
- The new look you will have Dragon age 4
- The Swedish Chef (Bork, bork!) of the Muppets will be the character Overcooked 2
The Swedish chef in Overcooked 2 / Image: Team17 and Ghost Town Games
- The first sight of the expected Purple desert
- A new hunter comes to Fortnite Island and is called Master Chief.
- Vin Diesel will be the protagonist of ARK II together with Gerard Butler, David Tennant, Karl Urban or Elliot Page.
Image: Studio Wildcard, Instinct Games, Efecto Studio and Virtual Basement.