Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards Return to Face-to-face Event in December This Year

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The Game Awards are like Geek Christmas and Geoff Keighley is Santa Claus. He is also an Easter Bunny and a Tooth Fairy, replacing the voice in your dad and your head. After all, he’s been everywhere these days: Summer Game Fest, Gamescom, one of its THQ Nordic live streams, Death Stranding, And apparently Mappet Haunted Mansion.. A pretty busy chap.

But of course, he hosts the Game Awards. Because it’s his baby. Award shows typically show multiple game announcements, exclusives, and premieres on the screen each December.

Last year’s event was virtually aired and had no direct audience, but this year’s award returns to the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

At the 2020 Game Awards, the biggest winner of the night Last of Us II, Game of the Year and 6 other awards. PlayStation also won a big award, and Sony Interactive Entertainment won nine awards as a publisher. Presenters include Reginald Fiss Aime, Troy Baker, Keanu Reeves, Tom Holland, Gal Gadot, Nintendo Life’s favorite Brie Larson, and Cary’s new companion and colleague Swedish chef. Was there. Performances by Eddie Vedder, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and the video game band OFK were also featured.

Game Awards for the past few years Being criticized For announcing many of the awards and winners at the pre-show or as a haste list, and Awarding games criticized for infringement of workers’ rights..

For the 2020 Game Awards 83 million streamsAt peak times, the number of simultaneous viewers is 8.3 million.

Who do you think will win GOTY this year? Please let us know in the comments.