The Game Awards 2017 Announcements + New Trailers
The most important gaming ceremony this year – The Game Awards 2017 was hosted 7 Dec in California. We have all the Winners, sneak peak trailers and announcements below.
We hope you didn’t miss the live show since they showcased the best lineups of games and news announcements. If not don’t worry, we have them all covered here!
Soul Calibur 6
Coming 2018 | PlayStation 4 , Microsoft XboxOne, PC Steam
After 5 years, Bandai Namco finally brings back the Soul Calibur series to new generation console. As the trailer shows the demo battle between Pyrrha Alexandra and Heishiro Mitsurugi, a huge improvement in graphics effects. However, not much info has been revealed and we will keep you updated going forward. Yeah! Welcome back to the stage of history!
TBA. | Nintendo Switch
Hey gentlemen! Your lady is back, Bayonetta 3 is confirmed for the development stage and exclusive to Nintendo Switch for sure. Moreover, Bayonetta 1 & 2 will be remastered on Switch 16 Feb 2018.
Now you have the good reason to get a Switch, don’t you.
New Project from FormSoftware’s – Shadows Die Twice
Only 30 sec. teaser trailer… But my hair is standing on end.
Dec 2018 | PlayStation 4
In Kojima Productions we trust!!! Again, speechless trailer at the TGA 2017, we know Norman Reedus and Mads Mikkelsen will be leading characters in this open-world game. Never the least, Ludvig Forssell will be in charge of the music, definitely triple-A incoming Dec 2018 on PS4.
Dark fantasy intriguing shooter game from the creator’s of Bulletstorm and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. My eyeballs are burning!
World War Z
TBA | PlayStation 4, XboxOne, Windows PC
The game inspired by the same name movie in 2013, Saber Interactive confirmed the game is coming on PlayStation 4, XboxOne and PC via Steam. Matt Karch, CEO of Saber Interactive, said “World War Z is a name synonymous with heart-pounding fear and action, and we’re excited to finally capture that energy in a fast-paced and gruesome experience crafted specifically for modern consoles and PC”. To be honest, who likes a zombie able to run.
PUBG new desert map trailer
The first trailer for the desert map called Miramar, the map already opened for the PC test server after the Game Awards broadcast. The Xbox One version coming out on 12 December 2017 and the map will be available in the near future. Don’t miss the pre-order at Play-Asia.com.
Last but not least, the Game of the Year award was brought home by The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, while The Last of Us Part II managed to grab the vote for the Most Anticipated game.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild also won Best Game Direction and Best Action/Adventure Game.
The full list of winners below:
- Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Best Game Direction: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Best Narrative: What Remains of Edith Finch
- Best Art Direction: Cuphead
- Best Audio Design: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Best Performance: Melina Juergens, Hellblade
- Games for Impact: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
- Best Ongoing Game: Overwatch
- Best Action Game: Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
- Best Action/Adventure Game: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- Best Role Playing Game: Persona 5
- Best Fighting Game: Injustice 2
- Best Family Game: Super Mario Odyssey
- Best Strategy Game: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle
- Most Anticipated Game: The Last of Us Part II
- Best Independent Game: Cuphead
- Best Student Game: Level Squared
- Best Esports Game: Overwatch
- Best Debut Indie Game: Cuphead
- Best Score/Music: Nier: Automata
- Best Mobile Game: Monument Valley
- Best Sports/Racing Game: Forza Motorsport 7
- Best VR/AR Game: Resident Evil 7
- Best Handheld Game: Metroid: Samus Return
- Best Chinese Game: jx3 HD
- Industry Icon Award: Carol Shaw
- Trending Gamer: Dr. Disrepect
- Best Esports Player: Lee sang-hyeok “Faker”
- Best Esports Team: Cloud9
Really the last word, NierR: Automata won Best Score/Music of the year at 2017 Game Awards and it’s available pre-order on Play-Asia.com
Under the supervision of original score composer Keiichi Okabe, various musicians rearranged the songs of NieR: Automata with their own approach. From this new angle, you can enjoy the “NieR: Automata” soundtrack in a fresh, new way. Get your copies of the famous soundtrack here plus pre-order the new unreleased tracks.
Big thanks to Gematsu – Until the next awards!!!