Top 12 Game Announcements from The Game Awards 2022
New Mortal Kombat, Far Cry and Dragon Age, as well as other important projects.
In Los Angeles, the annual award ceremony of The Game Awards was held – an analogue of the Oscar in the gaming industry. Within its framework, the best projects of the year in different categories were named. Also, the event brought several unexpected news, including announcements of new games.
Winners of nominations
- Game of the Year – God of War;
- The best networking and developing game is Fortnite;
- Best Game Design and Action Adventure – God of War;
- Best Sports Game: Forza Horizon 4;
- The best indie game and game that touches on an important topic – Celeste;
- The best strategy is Into The Breach;
- Best Sound Design, Story and Soundtrack – Red Dead Redemption 2;
- Best Actor: Roger Clark, Red Dead Redemption 2;
- Best RPG: Monster Hunter: World;
- The best action movie is Dead Cells.
Epic Games has launched its own game store
Developer Fortnite has opened his own digital store of computer games – a competitor to Steam. It features major indie projects like Ashen, old hits like Super Meat Boy, and new big-budget games like Darksiders 3.
Ashen, the spiritual successor to Dark Souls, released on PC and Xbox One
The fantasy adventure game, originally announced as an Xbox One exclusive, reached release after more than four years of development. And it is available not only on the console from Microsoft, but also on the PC. Ashen in many ways resembles the hardcore project Dark Souls.
Meditative adventure Journey will be released on PC
A beautiful and very unusual game Journey, in which you explore a mysterious world with a stranger, next year will appear on computers in the Epic Games store. Previously, it was only available on PlayStation 3 and 4.
Hades – a new game from the authors of Bastion
Studio Supergiant Games, which became famous thanks to the indie RPG Bastion, has released a new project in early access – Hades. This is a stylish isometric role-playing game in which it is necessary to exterminate the inhabitants of the underworld.
The new Far Cry is a post-apocalyptic sequel to Far Cry 5
Ubisoft showed Far Cry: New Dawn – a new part in the popular series of shooters with an open world. It takes place after the events of Far Cry 5, in which antagonist Joseph Seed detonates a nuclear bomb. The action movie will go on sale on February 15 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
The Outer Worlds is a new project from the creators of Fallout: New Vegas and Pillars of Eternity
The legendary studio Obsidian Entertainment is preparing a game, The Outer Worlds, full of intergalactic travel and all sorts of sci-fi technologies. We’re probably waiting for the Fallout we deserve.
The authors of No Man’s Sky will release a cute adventure The Last Campfire
Hello Games, the developer of one of the most discussed games of recent years, No Man’s Sky, announced a touching adventure project The Last Campfire. The animation in it is very reminiscent of Pixar short films.
Announced Mortal Kombat 11
We are waiting for a new part of Mortal Kombat. If the trailer is to be believed, it will be more violent than ever. The full presentation of the fighting game is scheduled for January 17, and the release will take place on April 23.
New Dragon Age is in development
BioWare assured fans that the Dragon Age role-playing series has not yet bent. The studio showed only a vague teaser, from which nothing is clear – neither when the game will be released, nor what it will be called.
The third season of “Stranger Things” will have a game adaptation
Stranger Things 3: The Game is a two-dimensional pixel game developed jointly with Netflix by indie studio BonusXP. The project will be released next year on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.
Developers Ark: Survival Evolved announced a multiplayer pirate game Atlas
Studio Wildcard introduced a pirate project with inclusions of fantasy, in the world of which 40 thousand players will be able to fit at the same time. It will have naval battles, dungeon exploration, land grabs and much more. All this is on a huge map, 1.2 thousand times the size of one Ark server. The game will appear in Steam Early Access on December 13, in the Xbox Game Preview – next year.
Fortnite will immortalize the creations of players
In one part of the Fortnite map, a place called The Block will appear in the form of a large stone slab. On it, developers will post the best content created by players.