In case you were caught up in the craziness of that Disney Investor Day mega-event and missed it, last night was also The Game Awards! Hosted as a virtual event, the 3.5-hour presentation kicked off at 6:30 ET and was packed with announcements, trailers, and — of course — awards.
The Last of Us Part II was the big winner of the night, taking home Game of the Year, along with Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Audio Design, Best Performance (Laura Bailey as Abby), Innovation in Accessibility, and Best Action/Adventure Game.
Other winners included Ghost of Tsushima for Best Art Direction, Animal Crossing: New Horizons for Best Family Game, Among Us for Best Mobile Game and Best Multiplayer Game, and Final Fantasy 7 Remake for Best Score and Music and Best RPG. The fan-selected Players Voice award went to Ghost of Tsushima.
— The Game Awards (@thegameawards) December 11, 2020
In between the awards, fans also got plenty of updates, trailers, and first-looks for upcoming games. Highlights included the reveal of Sephiroth as a new character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate; the world premieres for Dragon Age, Evil Dead The Game, Back 4 Blood, the new Mass Effect, and Perfect Dark; and a first look at the new map in Among Us.
For a quick scroll through all of these reveals, check out this Twitter event that The Game Awards curated! Or, if you’ve got some time to kill today, watch the full event livestream below to catch every single winner and reveal!