It’s the end of the year and that can only mean one thing for the gaming industry, that’s right. The Game Awards 2020 is upon us yet again. Promising a night of celebrations for all things gaming, we can expect plenty of awards, world premieres, surprises, and more of the medium we love.
Hold tight, here’s everything that went down at the TGAs 2020!
- Game of the Year – The Last of Us Part II
- Player’s Voice – Ghost of Tsushima
- Best Narrative – The Last of Us Part II
- Best Action Game– Hades
- Best Roleplaying Game – Final Fantasy VII Remake
- Best Sim/Strategy – Microsoft Flight Simulator
- Best Fighting Game – Mortal Kombat XI Ultimate
- Best Ongoing Game – No Man’s Sky
- Best Multiplayer Game – Among Us
- Best Indie Game – Hades
- Best Mobile Game – Among Us
- Best Art Direction – Ghost of Tsushima
- Best Game Direction – The Last of Us Part II
- Best Audio Design – The Last of Us Part II
- Best VR/AR – Half-Life: Alyx
- Best Sports/Racing Game – Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2
- Most Anticipated Game – Elden Ring
- Games for Impact – Tell Me Why
- Innovation In Accessibility – The Last of Us Part II
- Content Creator of the Year – Valkyrae
The beloved sci-fi RPG series is still alive, and it will be continuing in the future. Colour us excited.
The world of Dragon Age needs a new hero – someone who can take on the evil forces threatening Thedas. Get a first look at some of the new locations you’ll discover and the factions fighting by your side in the next chapter of Dragon Age.
Perfect Dark, Xbox, The Initiative. Enough said.
Back 4 Blood
If you ever wanted to blow more zombies’ heads off, then Back 4 Blood is right up your alley. From the makers of the original Left 4 Dead franchise comes this spiritual successor, and it looks absolutely awesome.
Monster Hunter Rise
Protect Kamura Village, wade through the marshy Flooded Forest and confront new monsters, such as the sleep-inducing Somnacanth and the omnivorous trickster Bishaten!
Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond
Return to the beloved franchise in an entirely new way. A deep single-player campaign takes you through historic events on land, air, and sea, sabotaging Nazi bases, subverting enemy plans, aiding the French Resistance, and much, much more.
The Callisto Protocol
This is one prison you don’t want to be locked in. Coming in 2022 from Striking Distance Studios.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War & Warzone Season 1
Prepare for payback. Welcome to Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Season One. Available on all platforms on 16 December.
Returnal combines action with roguelike gameplay into a third-person shooter where players fight to survive a hostile planet that changes with every death. Players can switch instinctively between firing modes by using a single adaptive trigger and can get right back into the action after dying. PS5’s immersive 3D audio brings the alien world to life around the player, helping players navigate the intense positional combat. Coming to PlayStation 5.
Ruined King (2021)
The fate of Bilgewater is in your hands, and looks like you’ve got quite the squad to back you up. Watch the official first-look at gameplay for Airship Syndicate and Riot Forge’s Ruined King: A League of Legends Story now.
Super Smash Bros. Welcomes Sephiroth
The One-Winged Angel is here, taking no prisoners and stabbing Mario right in the chest. What an entrance.
Ghosts ‘N Goblins
The beloved Ghosts ‘n Goblins series from Capcom makes a comeback on Nintendo Switch! Armor up as Arthur for an all-new adventure in Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection.
Fall Guys Season 3
Fall Guys Season 3 ‘Winter Knockout’ decks the halls with wintry wonders, delivering a flurry of festive mayhem, including 7 new Rounds, dozens of fresh costumes and a whirlwind of new features that are truly the snowy peak of Fall Guys foolery!
Planning on surviving the savage future of Outriders? Better follow the mantras: Cover is for Cowards. Powers on Tap. Kill to Heal. Think Aggressive.
Flying Wild Hog and Focus Home Interactive are excited to announce Evil West, an action game playable solo or in co-op and set within a dark fantasy, weird wild west universe. Meet vampire hunter Jesse Rentier and the bloodthirsty monstrosities he hunts.
Featuring a dual perspective story, players can start their journey with either Yuito Sumeragi or Kasane Randall, new recruits to an elite group of psionic warriors. Each playthrough features different experiences and scenarios as the heroes cross each other’s paths for shared moments and part ways for unique missions and locales.
Thunder Tier One
Plan, position and execute. Join the elite, bring the thunder. Thunder Tier One is a top-down tactical shooter that lets you play as a tier one operator across various scenarios. Set in the early nineties, players must combine leadership and tactical skills, and use military equipment to create an efficient war machine.
The Airship is a new, free, 4th map for Among Us, coming out in early 2021! All new tasks, skins, and more to keep you working … and guessing.
The critically acclaimed Oddworld: Soulstorm is set to be Abe’s biggest adventure to date. Watch brand new gameplay in this explosive new trailer now, and find out why.
Evil Dead The Game
Take on all comers in co-op and PvP action – Come Get Some in 2021!
The Elder Scrolls Online: Gates of Oblivion
Destruction comes to Tamriel with the Gates of Oblivion, The Elder Scrolls Online’s next big year-long adventure. Experience the upcoming Chapter, DLCs, and the epic new storyline that’ll take you and your companions to the very edge of oblivion.
Lead Humankind however you see fit, how far will you go to etch your name in history?
Super MeatBoy Forever
Super Meat Boy Forever is finally here! It’s time to punch stuff and die a lot!
The Scavengers Closed Beta drops players into a hostile frozen wasteland, where squads of three compete to survive and score datapoints against rival teams. Explorers are equipped with a combination of powerful abilities and signature weaponry to tackle the challenges of a vast strategic battleground that blends sandbox-style PvE and class-based PvP.
Hood: Outlaws and Legends
Hood: Outlaws and Legends, the multiplayer PvPvE heist game from Sumo Digital, comes to PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4! Gather your team of Outlaws and attempt to steal treasure from an oppressive government in a dark and violent medieval world. Get a first look at Hood’s intense gameplay in today’s Release Date Reveal Trailer.
Forza Horizon 4 x Cyberpunk 2077
Detroit built, Night City tuned. The Quadra Turbo-R V-TECH has arrived at the Horizon Festival. Get it by completing the head-to-head race _NIGHTCITY.EXE_ starting 11 December.
The dinosaur adventure has gotten a dash of star power, with Vin Diesel joining the prehistoric setting. An animated series with an even bigger cast of stars is also in the works.
Warhammer 40,000: Darktide
From the developers of the best-selling and award-winning franchise Vermintide, Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is a visceral 4-player co-op action game set in hive Tertium. Fight together with your friends against hordes of enemies in this new Warhammer: 40,000 experience.
Open Roads is the next game from Fullbright, the award-winning creators of acclaimed story games Gone Home and Tacoma. Long-lost family secrets. Hints of a hidden fortune. And miles to go before they sleep. Tess Devine’s relationship with her mom has never been easy, but they’re about to set out together on a journey into the past that they’ll never forget.
Disco Elysium: The Final Cut
Wanna find your true self? Follow the symphony of voices, seek out the new skin, and pursue your political visions to wild new heights in Disco Elysium – The Final Cut.
Endless Dungeon is a rogue-lite tactical action game, set in the award-winning Endless universe. Recruit a team of shipwrecked heroes, plunge into a long-abandoned space station, and protect your crystal against never-ending waves of monsters… or die trying, get reloaded, and try again
An epic of desperate mercenaries. A saga written in blood. Watch the all-new official gameplay trailer for Crimson Desert which premiered at The Game Awards 2020, and enter a war-torn realm where allegiances are tested & heroes are made.
Season, a third-person atmospheric adventure bicycle road trip game. Through the eyes of a young woman from a secluded community, explore the world for the first time. Collect artifacts and memories before a mysterious cataclysm washes away the world…
Odyssey: Elite Dangerous
Elite Dangerous: Odyssey allows Commanders to engage in missions, emergent quests and intense tactical combat on foot for the first time, seamlessly merging with Elite Dangerous’ iconic cockpit experience.
F.I.S.T – Forged In Shadow Torch
The Metroidvania Action game F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch comes to PS5 and PS4 spring 2021 . Take a glimpse of its stunning footage leads the classic genre to the next level on visual performance.
Hitchhike your way to freedom in this crazy procedurally generated road trip made by renowned indie creators. No one’s road is the same!
It Takes Two
Hop on the wildest trip of your life in It Takes Two, coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC (Origin, Steam) on 26 March, 2021.
Pre-Show Reveals & Awards
Sea of Solitude Director’s Cut
Shady Part of Me
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Century: Age of Ashes
Best Performance – Laura Bailey as Abby in The Last of Us Part II
Best Score – Final Fantasy VII Remake
Best Action-Adventure Game – The Last of Us Part II
Best Family Game – Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Best Community Support – Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Best esports Athlete – ShowMaker
Best esports Coach – Zonic
Best esports Event– League of Legends World Championship 2020
Best esports Game – League of Legends
Best esports Host – Sjokz
Best esports Team – G2 Esport
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