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Game Awards 2021 date, time, live stream: who are the game of the year nominees?


The players are getting ready. The Game Awards 2021 are fast approaching.

In addition to rewarding top performing games, this event will feature special guests. It will also tease new games for current generation consoles. Interested fans can join the event by watching the Game Awards 2021 live stream.

The 2021 Game Awards will take place on December 9 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The event is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. EST and end at 11 p.m. EST.

The Game Awards 2021: program of the event

According to Geoff Keighley’s podcast, more than half of the show will feature game ads, which involves around 90 minutes of hype.

The event will also make an exciting reveal on two current-gen console games. Fans will certainly be curious as to which games can maximize the awesome potential of the PS5 and Xbox Series X. Keighley said the game’s trailers are “surprises that will get people excited.”

For reference, last year’s Game Awards featured the first trailer for “Back 4 Blood”. The event also teased “Mass Effect” and “Dragon Age”. As previously mentioned, as the pandemic has delayed game development plans, the better half of the event only revealed content updates for older titles.

This makes the Game Awards 2021 much more critical for fans, as the industry may have reclaimed its normal list of announcements.

According to Polygon, the Game Awards will also invite celebrities to the event. Some identified guests are “The Matrix” cast Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss, former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, and “Shang-Chi” actor Simu Ling.

Finally, fans should look for musical guest Imagined Dragons, who will perform live with The Game Awards Orchestra.

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Nominated for the 2021 Game Awards

Polygon also revealed some of the Game of the Year nominees. Here are the six selected games:

  • “Deathloop” by Arkane Studios and Bethesda Softworks
  • “It takes two” by Hazelight Studios and Electronic Arts
  • “Metroid Dread” by MercurySteam and Nintendo
  • “Psychonauts 2” by Double Fine Productions and Xbox Game Studios
  • “Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart” by Insomniac Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment “
  • “Resident Evil Village” by Capcom

How to watch the Game Awards 2021 live stream

Several social media will broadcast the event online. Fans can head to any of these sources to watch The Games Award when it airs.

The official Games Award website has the event banner pinned at the time of writing. However, a live stream video is expected to replace the event’s banner on December 9. For interested fans, a special prize called “Voices of the Players” is always open for voting. To vote on a favorite game, fans just need to click the “Go Vote Now” button.

Fans can also watch the event on YouTube. One of the event trailers for the Game Awards 2021 is embedded below.

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