Dec. eight (UPI) — The 4th annual Recreation Awards, which happened Thursday night in Los Angeles, celebrated the best video video games of 2017.
Geoff Keighley, former online game journalist and creator of the present, hosted the occasion which was livestreamed on-line throughout numerous channels together with YouTube, Twitter, Fb Reside, Ps Community, Xbox Reside, Steam and Twitch, simply to call a couple of.
Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild was the night time’s huge winner because it took dwelling the coveted Recreation of the 12 months Award regardless of going through stiff competitors from titles comparable to Tremendous Mario Odyssey, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Persona 5 and Horizon Zero Daybreak.
Breath of the Wild additionally gained Finest Recreation Path and Finest Motion/Journey Recreation.
Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma was readily available to announce that the sport’s eagerly awaited enlargement, The Champions Ballad, can be launched that night time for the Nintendo Change and Wii U.
Aonuma additionally offered a gameplay trailer of the enlargement which featured Hyperlink driving a motorbike round Hyrule that was named the Grasp Cycle Zero.
Cuphead was one other huge winner with the indie run and gun shooter taking dwelling the award for Finest Artwork Path and Finest Impartial Recreation.
Different award successful video games included Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus, which gained Finest Motion Recreation; What Stays of Edith Finch, which earned Finest Narrative; and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, which was given the award for Video games for Impression and Finest Efficiency to actress Melina Juergens who performed the title character.
The Recreation Awards additionally launched quite a few new trailers for upcoming titles together with a teaser for Bayonetta three for the Change, a cinematic trailer for famed online game auteur Hideo Kojima’s subsequent title Demise Stranding, which as soon as once more featured actor Norman Reedus and a gameplay trailer for the following entry in Bandai Namco’s long-running weapons-based preventing recreation, Soulcalibur VI.
Soulcalibur VI got here as a shock because the final correct entry within the sequence was launched again in 2012. The brand new Soulcalibur will likely be releasing in 2018 for the Ps four, Xbox One and PC.