The Game Awards’ host and producer Geoff Keighley has talked up this yr’s occasion, telling followers: “[I] haven’t felt this good about a show in a whereas”.
The Game Awards 2022 will happen on Thursday, December 8, and forward of the occasion Keighley held a Reddit AMA to reply fan questions.
In line with the host, this yr’s Game Awards will characteristic “30-40” video games displaying new content material and “a honest quantity” of new recreation bulletins.
“I’m fairly excited,” he wrote on Friday. “This yr feels good. We’ve hundreds of followers again with us, a actually robust lineup of bulletins and content material, and a good show total.
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“So I’m very excited. If the whole lot holds and we are able to maintain some surprises, it’s going to be a VERY enjoyable evening! Haven‘t felt this good about a show in a whereas.”
He added: “I don’t suppose we have now that many CG trailers. There are a couple that I bear in mind, however usually a lot of gameplay.”
This yr’s occasion will characteristic a pre-show re-branded because the “Opening Act”, Keighley mentioned, which it’s claimed will characteristic some “enormous bulletins”.
One title that received’t be on the show is the brand new recreation from Mortal Kombat developer NetherRealm, which informed its followers on Friday to not anticipate information from the Los Angeles occasion.
Tekken 8 has been confirmed to characteristic on the show, nevertheless, and the long-rumoured Crash Bandicoot Wumpa League is also introduced, in line with media packages despatched to press and influencers.
Digital Arts additionally appears to be like prone to debut new footage of Star Wars Jedi Survivor after it up to date its social media banners on Friday.
The Game Awards will likely be streamed dwell from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Thursday, December 8.
It Takes Two received the highest prize at The Game Awards 2021, the place it scooped three awards together with the coveted Game of the Yr.
Different headlines from the show included the reveals of Alan Wake 2, Sonic Frontiers, Star Wars Eclipse, Surprise Lady and Slitterhead.