The Game Awards Live Blog

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11:44 EST: Game of the Year - God of War

11:28 EST: Joker is in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

11:25 EST: Best Ongoing Game - Fortnite

11:20 EST: Rage 2 will be released on May 14, 2019. Developed by Avalanche Studios and published by Bethesda.

11:17 EST: Fortnite Creative available now with Battlepass, free on Dec. 13

11:14 EST: Fortnite Season 7 Launch

11:12 EST: Best Game Direction - God of War

11:05 EST: Devil May Cry Beta launching tomorrow on Xbox

11:04 EST: New games coming to games pass.

11:01 EST: World Premier from Starbreeze Studios, Psychonauts 2!

10:59 EST: Forza Horizon 4 wins best Sports/Racing game!

10:56 EST: The Award for Best Sports/Racing Game… BUT THEN SURPRISE JUKE! A Mortal Kombat 11 World Premier! Coming April 23.

10:53 EST: World Premier: Stranger Things 3 The Game.

10:46 EST: Read Dead Redemption 2 music medley. Very nice.

10:42 EST: $10 Million dollars in prize money for Magic the Gathering tournaments in real life, and online. Also use the code ‘gameawards’ in MTG Arena to get an “Esports starter kit.”

10:42 EST: World premier from Humanhead studios, Survived By, is now live on Steam early access.

10:41 EST: Make sure to check out the sales on all the nominated games.

10:40 EST: World Premier, from the creators of Abzu, Giant Squid Presents: The Pathless.

10:35 EST: The Best Independent Game goes to: Celeste!

10:34 EST: World Premier for The Dread Wolf Rises.

10:32 EST: Best Debut indie: The Messenger

Best fighting game: Dragon Ball Fighter Z

Best family game: Overcooked 2

Best Strategy game: Into the Breach

10:32 EST: Crackdown 3 coming out February 15th

10:30 EST: Ashen, Hades, and Hello Neighbor Hide and Seek and available now on the Epic Games Store.

10:25 EST: New Game From the makers of Ark: Survival Evolved. ATLAS will be coming December 13th on Steam. 40,000 players MMO in one instance with a absolutely MASSIVE map.

10:21 EST: Music from Devil May Cry 5: Devil Trigger

10:18 EST: World Premier of PUGB winter map. New Weapons and Vehicles coming as well. Will be on PS4 tomorrow night

10:13 EST: Best Esports Player Award goes to: SonicFox!

10:11 EST: A Hello Games Short which just looks positively magical. The Last Campfire. Quite excited to learn more about it.

10:09 EST: Facebook Gaming

10:05 EST: Dauntless coming in April 2019 to the Epic Games store.

10:02 EST: New Obsidian Game Hype! The Outer Worlds!

10:00 EST: Content Creator of the Year: The Award goes to Ninja! (Also Christopher Judge said “BOY!”)

9:57 EST: World Premier of Crash Bandicoot Racing game, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

9:54 EST: Anthem coming out in February. New Story Trailer.

9:52 EST: Dead by Daylight next chapter coming soon, Darkness Among Us.

9:50 EST: Dead by Daylight dedicated servers coming this summer.

9:48 EST: Warframe Fortuna coming to the Xbox and Playstation on the 10th, and is available now on the Nintendo Switch.

9:46 EST: Best Sound Design: Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Art Design Goes to: Return of the Obra Dinn

Best Mobile Game Goes to: Florence

Best VR/AR Game: Astro Bot: Rescue Mission

9:42 EST: Best Score/Music Award. And the Winner is: Red Dead Redemption 2!

9:38 EST: World Premier of Scavengers from Midwinter and Spacial OS.

9:35 EST: Forza Horizon 4 DLC Fortune Island

9:33 EST: Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, From Panache Studios, World Premier.

9:30 EST: New World Premier from Supergiant Games is Hades. Appears to be based in Greek Mythology and is available tonight on the Epic Games Store.

9:27 EST: The next game will be Far Cry: New Dawn!

9:26 EST: Next Far Cry announcement soon!

9:24 EST: The Winner of Best Performance goes to: Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan from Red Dead Redemption 2!

9:19 EST: New Rocket League DLC: McLaren 570S Car Pack.

9:12 EST: Industry Icon Highlight: Greg Thomas

9:07 EST: New Marvel action game for the Switch announced. Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order.

9:07 EST: The Best Narrative Award goes to Red Dead Redemption 2!

9:05 EST: Jacksepticeye will be giving out the award for best narrative.

9:03 EST: New Orchestral Theme for The Game Awards, lead by Hans Zimmer himself.

9:00 EST: Now for the main show!

8:59 EST: New game from small indie team of three people called Among Trees will be coming out in early access in 2019.

8:57 EST: Best Student Game: COMBAT 2018 from Norway University of Applied Sciences

8:56 EST: New announcement from the team of The Stanley Parable. The Ultra Deluxe edition. New content, new endings, and now on console.

8:53 EST: Best Esports team: Cloud9

Best Esports Game: Overwatch

Best Esports Event: The League of Legends World Cup

Best Esports Caster: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

Best Esports Coach: Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu

Best Esports Moment: C9’s Triple comeback win in triple overtime vs Faze

8:51 EST: Monster Hunter World Devs announced more will be coming soon in a few days.

8:49 EST: Best RPG award goes to: MONSTER HUNTER WORLD! (My personal prediction)

8:47 EST: New game announced: Journey to the Savage Planet, by Typhoon Studios. It’s a sci-fi adventure game with more game play coming soon 2019.

8:44 EST: Best Action Game Award goes to: DEAD CELLS!

8:41 EST: First world premier is Sayonara, Wild Hearts for the Nintendo Switch.

8:38 EST: “Worlds will change” tagline is not about any new announcement, but how games we play now change in ways they didn’t use to change, and how many new things are coming at the event to many game you already know.

8:35 EST: It has begun! The head of the game awards is currently discussing the past and future of The Game Awards.

8:30 EST: The bell has struck and the show will be starting soon.

8:27 EST: The pre-show will be starting in just a few minutes, and already tens, if not hundreds of thousand of viewers tuning in. It’s looking to be a big night, and hopefully the show will live up to it.

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