The Game Awards aired last night and brought with it a tonne of great game trailers, announcements and awards. From a simply baffling trailer courtesy of Kojima to a release window for the long-awaited Dreams, this year’s show definitely delivered. So for your convenience, we’ve rounded up all of the awards, announcements and trailers from the event. Let’s get started with the night’s awards.
Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Game Direction – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Narrative – What Remains of Edith Finch
Best Art Direction – Cuphead
Best Score/Music – Nier: Automata
Best Audio Design – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Best Performance – Melina Juergens, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Games for Impact – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Best Ongoing Game – Overwatch
Best Independent Game – Cuphead
Best Mobile Game – Monument Valley 2
Best Handheld Game – Metroid: Samus Returns
Best VR/ AR Game – Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Best Action Game – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Best Action/ Adventure Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best RPG – Persona 5
Best Fighting Game – Injustice 2
Best Family Game – Super Mario Odyssey
Best Strategy Game – Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Best Sports/ Racing Game- Forza Motorsport
Best Multiplayer – PUBG
Most Anticipated Game – The Last of Us Part II
Trending Gamer – Dr. Disrespect
Best eSports Game – Overwatch
Best eSports Team – Cloud 9
Student Game Award – Level Squared
Best Debut Indie Game – Cuphead
Chinese Fan Game Award – jx3 HD
Starting off with a biggie, Kojima brought his trademark lunacy to the proceedings with a brand new look at Death Stranding. More questions than answers here but it’s safe to say that in terms of originality and sheer weirdness, the game is in a league of its own
Bayonetta 3/ Switch Ports
Bayonetta 3 was announced alongside this stylish teaser trailer, and will come exclusively to the Nintendo Switch. Also announced was Bayonetta 1 & 2 for Switch, which will release in February.
Fortnite 50 Battle Royale 50 vs 50 Mode
Epic Games are leaning heavily into their Battle Royale mode as of late, so its no surprise to see a brand new 50 vs 50 battle to the death. What is surprising though is that the game is only available for a limited time, December 17 to be precise.
Sea of Thieves Release Date
Rare’s shared world co-op pirate adventure Sea of Thieves received a solid release date of March 20 2018. Check out the trailer above.
After a lengthy development cycle, Media Molecule finally announced a release window for Dreams, the game will release in 2018 for PlayStation 4.
From Software Tease a New Game
From Software revealed this short teaser for an as-yet unnamed project, Bloodborne 2 perhaps?
From the game designer of the Payday series comes GTFO, a four-player co-op shooter. Check out the announcement trailer, and a whole lot of shooting, in the trailer above.
The wacky VR adventure Accounting Plus was revealed for PSVR and will release December 19. It is an updated version of the game which released on the HTC Vive last year and features new levels and characters.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Champions’ Ballad is Out Now
Stop what you’re doing because Link now has a motorcycle. Like seriously, oh and the Champions’ Ballad DLC is available now.
Soulcalibur VI Announced
Soulcalibur VI was announced alongside this awesome trailer and will make its way to PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2018.
World War Z Game Announced
In the most genuinely surprising announcement of the entire show, a World War Z game was announced. The game is a four-player cooperative zombie shooter and will make its way to PlayStation 4, PC and Xbox One .
Developer Digital Extremes offered an updated look of Warframe in this community spotlight trailer.
Metro Exodus Trailer
Metro Exodus, the latest entry into 4A Games’ excellent Metro series received this gorgeous new trailer. The game will be released in Fall 2018.
Vacation Simulator Announced
The latest from Owlchemy Labs, the studio behind the wacky and downright fantastic Job Simulator, takes players on a VR Vacation. Vacation Simulator will release for PSVR, Vive and Oculus in 2018.
In the Valley of the Gods World Premier
From the team that brought us Firewatch comes In the Valley of the Gods, a first person adventure set in 1920’s Egypt. It will release on PC in 2019.
A Way Out Release Date
A Way Out will task players with escaping a prison, and features online cooperative play, where only one player needs to own a copy of the game. A release date was announced, March 23, alongside some comments from the developer on the recent EA controversy and a healthy serving of “Fuck the Oscars”.
Witchfire comes from the creators of the Vanishing of Ethan Carter as well as the Creators of Painkiller and Bulletstorm. The game is a fantasy first-person shooter and sees players taking on all sorts of demons and spooky skeletons.
Fade to Silence Revealed
Fade to Silence is a character-driven, group survival game. The game launches into Steam Early Access on December 14.
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Version 1.00 Release Date
After taking the world by storm in its Early Access form, PUBG will launch its Version 1.00 on December 20. A new desert map is now available on test servers and will be available on Xbox One in early 2018.
So there you have it, all the announcements, trailers and winners from this year’s show. What game are you most excited about and what do you think is going on in the new Death Stranding trailer? let us know in the comments.