The Game Awards : Live Coverage and Major Announcement Recap

The Game Awards got started early unexpectedly and so we’ve had several awards given out and a few world premieres. Let’s get started! All times below are in CST:

7:58pm : The Stanley Parable : Ultra Deluxe is coming to consoles (and PC)  in 2019.

7:59pm : World premiere of Among Trees. Coming to Steam Early Access in 2019.

8:02pm : Shawn Layden, Phil Spencer, and Reggie Fils-Aime all open the show together with a message for the gaming community at large.

8:07pm : The award for Best Narrative goes to Red Dead Redemption 2.

8:09pm : World premiere of Ultimate Alliance 3 coming in 2019 exclusively to the Nintendo Switch.

8:11pm : Jonah Hill presents the Industry Icon Award to Greg Thomas.

8:16pm : A special video on Able Gamers. Touching.

8:19pm : New Rocket League DLC is unveiled. The McLaren 570S car pack. Available now.

8:23pm : The award for Best Performance goes to Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan (Red Dead Redemption 2).

8:26pm : Far Cry New Dawn is officially unveiled. Available February 15th.

8:32pm : World premiere of Hades from Supergiant Games. Available in early access on the Epic Games Store.

8:33pm : Patrice Desiletes announces the title Ancestors The Humankind Odyssey, a single player survival game taking place 10 million years ago. It is from Panache Studio in Montreal.

8:39pm : World premiere of Scavengers. Josh Holmes (formerly the lead on Halo 5) came out to talk about the title. It’s a co-op, survival multiplayer title.

8:43pm : The award for Best Score goes to Red Dead Redemption 2.

8:46pm : The award for Best Audio Design goes to Red Dead Redemption 2.

8:47pm : The award for Best Art Direction goes to Return of the Obra Dinn.

8:47pm : The award for Best Mobile Game goes to Florence.

8:48pm : The award for Best VR/AR Game goes to Astro Bot Rescue Mission.

8:52pm : Mat Cote speaking for Dead by Daylight. Dedicated servers are coming in Summer of 2019 and the new trailer was shown for the expansion Darkness Among Us.

8:53pm : Casey Hudson from Bioware is speaking about Anthem and showing new footage of the title and a soundtrack piece from the orchestra.

8:58pm : Crash Bandicoot is on the stage. World premiere of Crash Racing remake. Coming to the PS4 on June 21st, 2019.

9:00pm : Christopher Judge (Kratos) and Atreus came to the stage to present the award for Content Creator of the Year. The award goes to Ninja.

9:03pm : Obsidian Games is on stage to present their new game The Outer Worlds.

9:06pm : A cinematic trailer was shown for Dauntless. The CEO of Phoenix Labs, Jesse Houston, is speaking to the game. The new expansion is out now.

9:11pm : World premiere of a new title from Hello Games, The Last Campfire.

9:14pm : Joel McHale presented the award for Best Esports Player to Sonic Fox.

9:18pm : Cinematic shown for the new Winter map “Vikendi” for PUBG.

9:21pm : A live performance of Devil May Cry 5 music titled “Double Trigger” is playing.

9:26pm : The latest expansion for Ark Survival Evolved is shown. It’s titled Atlas and is launching December 13th.

9:31pm : A44 Games confirmed what we leaked yesterday. Ashen is now available for the Xbox and PC (and available on Xbox Game Pass).

9:32pm : A new trailer was shown for Crackdown 3 with Terry Crews.

9:33pm : The award for Best Debut Indie Game goes to The Messenger.

9:33pm : The award for Best Fighting Game goes to Dragon Ball FighterZ.

9:33pm : The award for Best Family Game goes to Overcooked 2.

9:33pm : The award for Best Strategy Game goes to Into the Breach.

9:35pm : World premiere of Dragon Age? #TheDreadWolfRises.

9:37pm : The award for Best Indie Game goes to Celeste.

9:42pm : Trailer shown for Survived By. Available on Steam Early Access.

9:46pm : Elaine Chase announces the new Magic the Gathering eSports League for 2019. It starts in March at Pax East with the 1 million dollar invitational.

9:47pm : A live performance of music from Red Dead Redemption 2.

9:54pm : The creators of Stranger Things presented a new Stranger Things video game with co-op play on Xbox, PC, and Switch. Stranger Things 3 The Game is developed by Bonus XP.

9:56pm : Ed Boon presented the award for Best Sports Racing Game as a tease. A new Mortal Kombat is koming!!! Mortal Kombat 11 is coming April 23rd, 2019.

10:00pm : The award for Best Sports / Racing Game goes to Forza Horizon 4.

10:02pm : A trailer for Psychonauts 2 is shown! It launches in 2019.

10:04pm : The Head of Xbox Phil Spencer is on stage with Geoff talking about Xbox. The Devil May Cry 5 demo will be available on Xbox tomorrow!

10:11pm : The award for Best Game Direction goes to God of War. It also won for best Action/Adventure Game.

10:15pm : A trailer for Fortnite Season 7 played to accompany the launch this morning.

10:20pm : A new look at Rage 2 was presented with new gameplay.

10:26pm : The Russo Brothers (Avengers Directors) are on stage to present the award for Best On-Going Game. The award goes to Fortnite. It also won the award for Best Multiplayer Game.

10:30pm : A surprise reveal occurred on stage. Joker from Persona 5 is joining the Smash Brothers lineup. A performance was then done by the orchestra for Super Smash Brothers Ultimate.

10:44pm : The award for Game of the Year goes to God of War.



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