The Game Awards went for a very long time, but there was a tonne of big and smaller announcements.
But if you didn’t happen to catch it all – here’s the major announcements that came out of this morning’s The Game Awards event.
Star Wars: Eclipse Is A Brand New Game From Quantic Dream
We don’t have a release date just yet but it’s from the developers who brought us Detroit: Become Human and is set during the High Republic era.
Monolith Are Working On A Wonder Woman Game
We didn’t see much beyond Wonder Woman in a shadowy trailer. Cool. It’s apparently got the same Nemesis system as the Middle Earth games did, an entirely original story and completely single-player too.
Alan Wake II Is Real & It Looks Creepier Than Ever
Yes, it’s finally coming and it’s looking a lot more horror-tinged than the previous game. It’s being called Remedy’s first ever survival horror game. It’s due in 2023 and is releasing for PC, PlayStation and Xbox.
Ninja Theory Showed Us The First Proper Gameplay Of Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II
We got to see the first gameplay for Hallblade II: Senua’s Saga and it’s the first truly next-gen looking game.
And We Finally Learned About The Matrix Awakens
Tunic Got Some Spicy New Footage And A Release Date
It’s a cute little Zelda-like and it’s finally got a release date for March 16th. It’s come a long way since we last saw it.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre Is Getting The Multiplayer Treatment
It’s from the same publisher that brought us Friday The 13th so I’m pretty keen to chop some people up.
Crossfire X Finally Got A Release Date And A Campaign Trailer
The campaign, developed by Remedy, will launch alongside the multiplayer component on February 10th 2022.
The First Gameplay Footage Of Suicide Squad Was Shown
It looks really bloody good and it’s thankfully coming in 2022 and to next-gen consoles only.
Forspoken Continues To Slay Me And It’s Got A Release Date Now Too
Just give it to me now. It’s a fully original game from Square Enix that is hitting PlayStation 5 and PC in May.
Another Bloody Warhammer Game Is Coming But It’s The One Everyone Actually Wants
Warhammer: Space Marine II is coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S and it looks as gorey and as violent as ever.
Someone’s Having Another Crack At Making A Dune Game
It’s called Dune: Spice Wars and it’s a 4X strategy game in similar vein to Civilisation. It’s the first Dune game since 2001 which is a long time isn’t it?
Sonic Frontiers Takes Sonic Into The Open World
It’s looking mighty good and I never thought I’d touch a modern Sonic game in my life but here we are. Give it to me, run all over my Sonic dad. It’s releasing next year.
Among Us VR Is Coming To All Major Platforms
While I thought it was The Simpsons at first, it looks like it’ll be fun to stab your friends in the back but in VR. It’s coming to all major VR platforms.
Star Trek Resurgence Is A Narrative Adventure Game And It’s Coming Next Year
It looks to be a narrative drama video game that tells an original story set in the era shortly after Star Trek: The Next Generation. It’s out next year.
The First Proper Gameplay For A Plague Tale: Requiem Was Shown
It’s looking much bigger in scope and scale compared to the first game and it’s coming next year. It’s heading to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. It’s available Day 1 on Game Pass too.
We Got A New Trailer for Homeworld 3
It’s looking spacey as ever. Whew.
The Expanse Is Getting The Telltale Games Treatment
The Amazon series is being adapted not only by Telltale but Deck Nine, who brought us Life Is Strange: True Colours.
Babylon’s Fall Got Some More Gameplay
I dunno man. It’s out March 3rd 2022.
The Monster Hunter Rise Expansion Got A New Trailer And Amiibo
Who doesn’t love monsters? Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is still on track for the middle of next year.
Thirsty Suitors Is A Brand New……”Experience” From Annapurna Interactive
You can battle your exes, disappoint your parents, and much more.
Evil West Is Looking Like A Fun And Epic Action game
It’s from the team who brought us the Shadow Warrior games and looks as frantic as ever.
Have A Nice Death Has You Literally Playing As Death
It’s a 2D action rogue-lite that hits early access in March 2022.
We Saw More Planet Of Lana
It’s described as a cinematic puzzle adventure framed by an epic sci-fi saga that stretches across centuries and galaxies. It’s coming sometime in 2022.
Persona 4 Arena: Ultimax Is Making The Jump To Some Newer Consoles
It’s a fighting game that brings together characters from Persona 3 and Persona 4 in a fighting game like Street Fighter or Marvel vs. Capcom. It’s releasing for PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch in March.
We Got Our First Proper Trailer For The Second Sonic Movie
Sonic and Knuckles and Tails oh my.
Sony Slipped Us A Cheeky Tease Of Horizon II: Forbidden West
That snake can slide into my DMs any day. It’s still on track for a release in February.
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Is Coming To PC
It includes the base game and the Yuffie episode as you’d expect. It’s out on December 16th for PC.
The Next Destiny Expansion Is Looking Good
Some epic cinematics, a fancy new glaive, and all kinds of other things I have no idea about bring more content for Destiny fans to enjoy. It’s due out in February.
Slitterhead Is The Next Game From The OG Silent Hill Director
Look I don’t really know what’s going on but given the talent behind it (the minds that brought us Gravity Rush, Silent Hill and Forbidden Siren) I am super keen.
Nightingale Is Yet Another Survival Crafting Game
It’s a survival crafting game with a shared world which is really interesting because that’s not a genre that I think I’ve ever seen in games before.
Beat Saber Is Getting A Lady Gaga Track Pack
I can’t wait to writhe on the floor in my Oculus to Sexxx Dreams. If that song makes it in. I hope.
Lord of the Rings: Gollum Is Coming Along Nicely Too
Given the game has been delayed it feels like a bit of a short trailer but I’m sure it’ll all be ok when it releases sometime next year.
The First Proper Gameplay of Somerville Was Shown
It’s an adventure game made by some of the people who brought us games like Limbo and Inside. It still doesn’t have a date but it’s looking good.
The Long-Awaited Cuphead DLC Has Been Dated
It’s hitting all platforms in June, which is a bit long honestly but it looks really good.
We Got Some Proper Footage Of Tchia
It looks to be very much inspired by Zelda games like Wind Waker and Breath of the Wild. It’s out next year.
Even More Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands Was Shown In The First Story Trailer
Look it’s not for me but it’s definitely for someone – I’m keen to give it a try regardless of how everyone speaks. It’s still due for release in March 2022.
GTFO Is A Hardcore Co-Op Action Horror FPS And It’s Out Right Now
It’s essentially Payday in space but the developers are “hell-bent on bringing you the most epic co-op experience” and that’s a nice notion isn’t it? You can play it right now and it is discounted for PC.
The First-Ever Footage For The Halo TV Series Was Finally Shown
So much television sci-fi can be sketchy but the series, which heads to Paramount+ next year, is looking pretty good. We’ve come a long way since that announcement at the Xbox One reveal event haven’t we?
Some More “Footage” Of Elden Ring Was Shown
I don’t want to say anything about the fact this was just a CG trailer for a game out in less than two months because I don’t want the From Software fans to come after me so wow doesn’t it look good haha!
Arc Raiders Was Revealed And It’s A Multiplayer PvE Experience
There’s mechs and drones and all kinds of fun stuff happening. It’s from a group of people who have previously worked on the Battlefield games and is coming in 2022.
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss Showed Off New Footage Of The Matrix Resurrections
Yes. It’s looking good and out in December.
It’s an interactive experience powered by Unreal Engine 5 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. You could preload it previously, but it’s live right now.