The 2022 Game Awards featured a heaping helping of the all the video game news and trailers that weren’t announced during Summer Game Fest. Geoff Keighley, host of the Game Awards, has been slowly teasing information on what fans can expect ahead the even, asking cryptic questions and tweeting pics of his bestie, Hideo Kojima. You never know what to expect from the Game Awards, what games will upset their categories, what musical guest will bewilder the audience, and which celebrities will make offhanded comments about their gamer son’s “alligator brides”. Here’s a roundup of all that this year’s Game Awards had to offer.
- SThat kid who crashed The Game Awards? It’s not his first rodeo.
Motherboard writes that the kid — who says his name is Matan Even — also famously flashed a pro-Hong Kong T-shirt at a Clippers game, crashed a Blizzcon World of Warcraft panel, and appeared on InfoWars when he was younger.
Oh, and the LAPD apparently didn’t actually arrest him for this latest stunt — a person was detained, not arrested, for “theatrical exhibition,” LAPD told Polygon’s Nicole Carpenter. Polygon has an interview with him too.
Not Elden Ring, not God of War Ragnarok, but alto flute player Pedro Eustache is the real winner of the night.
Star Wars, Death Stranding, Street Fighter, Super Mario, and much more.
- AThat’s one way to end an awards show.
The 2022 edition of The Game Awards ended with Elden Ring taking home top honors, though the moment was interrupted by a mysterious person spouting a very bizarre rant. According to host Geoff Keighley, that person has now been arrested.
Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is set to be released in 2023.
The Revenge trailer is Final Fantasy XVI’s bloodiest trailer yet
Another big-name actor is joining Cyberpunk 2077.
- AThe award for best cast reveal goes to...
The Game Awards is always full of new game announcements, and the generically-named Crime Boss is one that made its debut this year. I don’t want to say anything else about it, other than you should watch the trailer because this game’s cast gets increasingly stranger as the clip goes on.
No (mushroom) cap.
Amazon is publishing the title, developed by Bandai Namco, with plans to launch in 2023.
One of Sony’s biggest games of the year is getting its first major DLC in April, but it’s only for the company’s newest console.
Is Lilith the Blessed Mother or the Bae Mother?
“I am vengeance, I am the night, I am Batman.”
The bizarre sequel was officially unveiled at the 2022 Game Awards.
Earthblade is the newest game from Extremely OK Games. It’s set to launch sometime in 2024.
Cal Kestis and BD-1 are back in the sequel to Jedi: Fallen Order. We won’t have to wait long to get to play it.
- JThe Last of Us remake is coming to PC on March 3rd, 2023.
We knew it was in development, and now, we know when you’ll be able to play it. The remake launched first on PS5 in September. You can read about my colleague Andrew Webster’s time with that version of the game here.
Dee Jay, Manon, JP, and Marisa are coming to the foundational fighting game’s latest installment
Following reports of development hell, the new game was officially unveiled at The Game Awards 2022.
It’s ‘now in development,’ and it, like Hades, will be developed in Early Access.
You’ll be able to play Among Us with your pals in a whole new way very soon.
Geoff Keighley’s awards and announcements extravaganza streams live on Thursday, December 8th.
- JIt’s almost time for The Game Awards.
Geoff Keighley’s big year-end gaming show kicks off in just a little over an hour 7:30PM ET / 4:30PM PT. We’ve got all the details on how you can watch right here, or you can watch from the video below. I can’t wait — it seems like the show will be packed with big announcements.