Since its inception, The Game Awards has become one of the key annual events for the gaming industry as it honors the best titles of the year and gives audiences new plans from game developers. develop.
The Game Awards began in 2014 and was founded by Geoff Keighley and partnered with the biggest names in game development and media, such as Nintendo and IGN. The Game Awards serves as the spiritual successor to the Spike Video Game Awards, which lasted from 2003 to 2013, a major event in the MTV Movie Awards system. The Game Awards 2020 event has become a virtual event with a small number of people present on set while most speakers are connecting remotely due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Game Awards 2021 will return to its traditional event format on December 9, and will be streamed from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California, which hosted the event from 2015 to 2019. In addition to the award show. , audiences can enjoy musical performances and new game launches.
2021 will be an important year for the event, especially after the success of The Game Awards 2020. The event has attracted more than 83 million views online, the most in The Game Awards’ history despite being just a single year. a virtual event. At this event, The Last of Us 2 won big with 11 awards including Game of the Year. Hades, Ghost of Tsushima and Final Fantasy 7 Remake also left with many other awards.
The Game Awards 2021 promises to be interesting with many hit games such as Deathloop, Hitman 3, Psychonauts 2, No More Heroes 3, Life is Strange: True Colors, It Takes Two and Returnal.