The Game Awards 2021: Announcements
All the announcements from this years Game Awards
The Game Awards gave us an exciting look back at all the outstanding games from this year but not only that we got a glimpse at lots of incredible games and films coming in the future!
We’ve compiled all the most exciting announcements from this years Game Awards in case you missed it
If you want a roundup of all the winners from this years Game Awards you can get them here
Check out a the full official livestream recap here:
The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience
Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss announce The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience.
Made in partnership with Epic Games we got a glimpse at the truly stunning Matrix Awakens experience that really shows the power of Unreal Engine 5. You can download the experience for free now on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S
Star Wars: Eclipse
We got a glimpse at the upcoming Star Wars: Eclipse. The collaboration between Quantic Dream and Lucasfilm Games promises a “multiple character branching narrative” set in the High Republic era.
We aren’t sure when we’ll be seeing this new game as it’s currently in early development
Alan Wake 2
Currently slated to release in 2023. Alan Wake 2 promises to be a “pretty scary experience” in a new survival horror made by Remedy Entertainment.
A new game from Monolith Productions sees the DC superhero in a very brief cinematic trailer. We currently have no release date but look forward to seeing more.
We haven’t been able to stop our Tournament Manager from talking about this one! We finally got to see more of the upcoming From Software game Elden Ring in the form of a story trailer. The game is set to release 25th February 2022
Hopefully this will be enough to stop Ollie from crying about the fact that he didn’t get into the network test.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
With a rough release window of 2022, we got a good look at Rocksteady’s upcoming game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
We got a good look at the four playable characters and can’t wait to get more info on this upcoming release.
Halo TV Series
The beloved game series Halo will be making the jump to TV on Paramount+ in 2022. We got a look at the upcoming live action series with the very first trailer of the new show.
Hellblade 2: Senua’s Saga
We got a very lengthy gameplay trailer for the sequel to the stunning Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice. We got to see the titular character face down a giant in an epic skirmish.
A free to play co-op shooter from Ex-Dice developers Embark Studio’s got its announcement and is set to release in 2022.
Upcoming Square Enix game Forspoken got it’s release date. The fast paced action adventure game is slated to release May 24th 2022 for PS5 and PC
Horizon: Forbidden West
The highly anticipated Horizon Forbidden West got a brand new gameplay trailer this event.
A brand new “Open Zone” Sonic game is set to arrive late 2022. We can’t wait to hear more about the “Blue Blur’s” next adventure.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2: The Movie
More Sonic announcements! Jim Carrey and Ben Schwartz reveal the new trailer for the sequel to the Sonic the Hedgehog movie with a first look at Knuckles the Echidna.
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course DLC
The long awaited DLC for ruthlessly hard side scroller Cuphead is slated to release June 30th 2022. The DLC includes whole new levels, weapons and a new playable character Ms. Chalice.
Star Trek Resurgence
Former Telltale developers studio Dramatic Labs announce a brand new official Star Trek game set to release on PC and Console in 2022.
The Expanse: A Telltale Series
Telltale Games have announced The Expanse. A video game adaptation of the sci-fi TV show. Being co-developed by Deck Nine the creators of Life is Strange: True Colours.
A Plague Tale: Requiem
Sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence, A Plague Tale: Requiem got a new trailer introducing us to the adventure the protagonists will be taking in 2022
Dune: Spice Wars
Frank Herbert’s sci-fi novel Dune is getting a 4X real time strategy game. Dune: Spice Wars is set to release on PC in Early access 2022.
Silent Hill creator Keiichrio Toyama’s new studio Bokeh reveals their first game Slitterhead. You can clearly see this master of horror has fed everything he learnt from Silent Hill into this new title.
Among Us VR
Among Us is crawling it’s way into virtual reality. We got a brief trailer announcing the games development this event. Set to release on Playstation VR, Metaquest 2 and Steam with no release date yet.
Saints Row reboot got a story and gameplay trailer at the Game Awards. The game is slated to release August 23rd 2022.
New Studio Inflexion Games, comprised of ex-Bioware developers, announced its new Victorian Fantasy survival game available in Early Access on PC in 2022.
Tiny Tina’s Wonderland
We got more gameplay for the Borderlands spinoff Tiny Tina’s Wonderland due to release March 26th 2022
We got a release date for Smilegate’s upcoming FPS Crossfire X. The game is due to release on Xbox Series X/S February 10th 2022
Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade
The game that was initially meant to be a PS5 exclusive is now making its way to PC, via the Epic Games store December 16th 2021
Dying Light 2
Dying light 2 is close to release and we got a new cinematic trailer showing off more of the world and characters.
Warhammer Space Marine 2
Another action packed adventure in the grim future is coming back with a new sequel. Focus Home interactive and Saber interactive unveiled the long awaited Warhammer Space Marine 2 with an epic reveal trailer.
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen
February 2nd 2022 will give Destiny 2 players a whole new expansion to explore in the online multiplayer fps. The new trailer gives us a look at what’s to come in the new expansion.
Adorable Zelda-like, top down, action adventure game Tunic is set to release on March 16th 2022
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Fighting game spinoff of Persona 4 will land on PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch on March 17th 2022.
Lord of the Rings: Gollum: The Untold Story
Lord of the Rings fans got a look into the upcoming game Lord of the Rings: Gollum: The Untold Story with a new trailer. The game sees you take up the role of Gollum as the protagonist and learn more about his story in the grand fantasy universe.
Player unknown battlegrounds is taking on a free to play model. The game will be free to all beginning January 12 2022 with the option to pay for additional modes and content.
Platinum Games announced that action adventure hack and slash Babylon’s Fall will be arriving March 3rd 2022.
Charming looking open-world adventure game Tchia had it’s release window announced alongside a new trailer showing more of the game to come.
Skatin’ and Datin’! Tirsty Suitors offers you a bizarre mix of 3rd person fighting skateboarding and dating sim! We look forward to learning more about this chaotic neon title in the future!
Have a Nice Death
Beautifully hand-drawn 2D roguelike Have a Nice Death will be released on Steam Early Access March 2022
Jumpship Studio, gives us another glimpse into their upcoming science fiction game Somerville.
Planet of Lana: An Off-Earth Odyssey
We got another look at Planet of Lana: An Off-Earth Odyssey at the Game Awards. Set to release in 2022 we loved the look of this 3d side scrolling adventure.
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Gun Interactive and Sumo Nottingham announce an online multiplayer horror game, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre. The trailer clearly shows a lot of love for the original 1974 slasher flick with very similar direction.
Nearly 20 years after the previous game Homeworld 3 gets announced with a rough release window of Q4 2022.
Brutal co-op horror stealth game GTFO finally enters it’s full release with a multitude of new additions and a brand new rundown.
Alternate history 3rd person action RPG Steelrising got another cinematic trailer this event.
Upcoming Metal rhythm shooter Metal: Hellsinger got another trailer at the Game Awards. The game is set to release in 2022 on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S
Gory hack and slash Evil West will see us taking down hordes of Vampires in 2022 on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S
Those were all the big announcements from, this year’s Game Awards. Tell us on our socials what you’re most excited about!
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