Mark your calendars and get these predictions in as a result of The Sport Awards returns on December eighth. Geoff Keighley’s award present / advertising and marketing sizzle reel shall be held on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for the present’s ninth yr.
We have now a date!
THE GAME AWARDS
Thursday, December 8
Streaming stay world wide from Microsoft Theater in LA.
Onerous to consider that is our NINTH present.
We have been working all yr to deliver you one thing very particular. pic.twitter.com/VS9qOhyltQ
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) August 22, 2022
That is the ninth yr for this system by which followers and journalists vote for his or her selection of winners in classes like Content material Creator of the 12 months and Finest Narrative Sport.
The hallowed Sport of the 12 months award can be doled out in the course of the ceremony, which inevitably causes weeks of discourse when the incorrect (or proper, players are fickle) recreation will get chosen or when the winner’s developer will get on stage and does a meme. Final yr, the overwhelmingly enjoyable if just a little narratively dissonant It Takes Two was chosen because the GOTY over video games like Psychonauts 2 and Deathloop. (These video games had been solely final yr? Sheesh.) This yr, Elden Ring is the clear GOTY favourite however with God of Warfare: Ragnarok imminent, it might be unseated.
When you can’t wait till December to get some extra of that candy, candy Keighley-tonin, fret not: Opening Evening Stay, the kickoff occasion to Gamescom 2022, is tomorrow at 2PM ET.