The Game Awards is supposedly the equivalent of the Oscars for the video game industry, but the biggest names in interactive entertainment have never been known to deny a good marketing opportunity. So the Game Awards have also become a news event full of news, with new trailers, game announcements and other surprises in between the prizes of the night.
This year was no different, and The Game Awards were home to some big announcements by Fortnite the inventor of Epic Games, Ubisoft, and a number of indie developers. If you could not see it live, here are the biggest news from the show:
Simogo announces Sayonara Wild Hearts for the Nintendo Switch
the Swedish Simogo at Atelier behind cult -Hits Device 6 and The Sailor's Dream makes a stylish new game named Sayonara Wild Hearts which will be next confirmed for the Nintendo Switch should year. It is described as "a euphoric music video dream to be awesome, ride a motorcycle, skateboard, fight, shoot lasers, swing swords and break hearts at 200 mph." That sounds promising ,
Epic launches its Steam competitor
Epic made a major upset earlier this year when it announced it would open a digital storefront for PC and Mac games with Valves Steam compete. Just two days later, this store is now live, with a surprise during the Game Awards with a number of high-profile indie titles, including Annapurna Interactive and A44's Ashen old hits like Super Meat Boy and newer titles like Darksiders 3.
Ashen is now available for Xbox One and PC.
Ashen has been in production for over four years after it was announced in 2014 as an exclusive Xbox console. The fantasy adventure game, which seems to be inspired by Dark Souls and Team Ico classics, is from the A45 developer and was released by Annapurna's Game Development Arm with a surprise start for both the Xbox One's new Game Store and Epic.
Journey celebrates his PC debut in the new Epic Store
Thatgamecompanys Journey Journey was released in 1945 The PlayStation 3 in 2012. The mystical narrative of the game Breathtaking images and an ingenious multiplayer element that mates players with dumb, anonymous strangers over the Internet made it a truly transcendent experience that gaming had never seen before. Before today, it was exclusive to PlayStation and has since been ported only to the PlayStation 4. Now it will be available on the PC for the first time next year in the new Epic Store.
The newest title of Supergiant Games is Hades
Supergiant Giant became an indie favorite with his isometric action RPG Bastion which became a fixture in the Xbox 360 era Since then, Supergiant has released the similar Cyberpunk Game Transistor which was later reorganized with a bizarre and intriguing fantasy on basketball Pyre .
Now the company seems to be returning to its roots. The new game is called Hades, and it looks like you're fighting through the underworld in the style of Transistor . The game is now available at the Epic Game Store for $ 19.99.
The next Far Cry game is a post-apocalyptic sequel to Far Cry 5
One of the highest profile trailers that aired during the Game Awards took Officially Far Cry: New Dawn the next part of Ubisoft in the Open World series. After the events of Far Cry 5 in which the villain Joseph Seed fires an atomic bomb, New Dawn there seems to be a drastic change in tone and style. The good news is that the game will be available shortly – it will be released on February 15th for $ 39.99 on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Nintendo gets a Marvel exclusive with The Black Order
Switch's first exclusive Marvel program is a new title from Ninja Gaiden and Nioh developer Team Ninja, called Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order . This is a platform developer combination that we have not yet seen in 2010 for M etroid: Other M and it should have greatly excited Marvel-loving switch owners.
Obisdian's latest game is The Outer Worlds
The RPG legends at Obsidian Entertainment have a new game called The Outer Worlds with intergalactic travel and all sorts of science fiction technology. Since 19459005 Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II. Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian For years a bearer of the traditional RPG flame. Now it looks like The Outer Worlds will be a completely new territory for the studio.
The creators of No Man's Sky have a new game called The Last Campfire
] The developers of Hello Games have been working hard to No Man's Make Sky one of the most ambitious and extensive exploration games ever made. But with The Last Campfire Hello and Studio boss Sean Murray pursue a more intimate and carefully animated storytelling approach inspired by Pixar shorts.
Mortal Kombat 11 Announced
There is a new Mortal Kombat on the way, and it looks as cruel as ever. Unfortunately, this is all we know about Mortal Kombat 11 which was unveiled on the stage of the award ceremony. However, it should not be too long before we find out that the game will start on April 23 and a real event will be revealed on January 17.
A new Dragon Age is on its way
After BioWare showed a story trailer for Anthem and made sure that the fans knew that his fantasy role-playing series was still alive is alive. The developer showed the shortest teasers for the next Dragon Age ; So brief, in fact we do not even know the right title or when it comes out.
Fortnite highlights the creator creations on The Block
Creative Mode, Fortnite developer Epic also decided to change the game's map during The Game Awards. Risky Reels is gone and is being replaced by a new area called The Block that highlights some of the best things.
Joker looks cool … in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Nintendo unveils the first downloadable character for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and it's a big surprise: Joker from Persona 5 . The game is not even available on a Nintendo platform, but the sleek and stylish Joker seems to be a fun addition to the lineup. At least he comes with great music.