The Game Awards, the annual awards present hosted by Geoff Keighley, often known as the man from Loss of life Stranding who desires you to carry him collectible collectible figurines, is happening on December 10 this yr. Everybody who is not facedown in Cyberpunk 2077 on that day will be capable to watch a bunch of trailers for upcoming video games in addition to see some awards get handed out, most of that are determined by a jury (90 % of the vote) and followers (10 % of the vote, by way of social media). One class is only determined by followers, nevertheless, and that is the Participant’s Voice award, which you’ll be able to vote on at the Game Awards website right now.
The way in which it really works is that 30 nominees are introduced, and when you sign up you have bought 10 votes to unfold between them. On December 4 the underside 20 will probably be eradicated and everybody can vote once more on the remaining 10 contenders, who will probably be whittled all the way down to a prime 5 for the ultimate spherical of voting on December 6. That vote determines who will reign supreme, or at the least get a shiny statue on the day.
After all, not all of the nominees apply to us right here in PC gaming land, however some that do embody Hades, Half-Life: Alyx, Doom Everlasting, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Genshin Affect, Murderer’s Creed Valhalla, Fall Guys, Bugsnax, Star Wars Squadrons, and Amongst Us (which launched in 2018, however since Cyberpunk 2077 will not be eligible till subsequent yr what does time matter anyway?)
You may see the current results at the bottom of the voting page now. On the time of writing, Ghost of Tsushima has a slim lead with seven % of the whole votes, whereas Hades, The Final of Us Half 2, and Spider-Man: Miles Morales are all tied for second place with six % every.
There’s additionally going to be one other Sport Competition filled with demos to go along with the award present subsequent week. In 2019, the 13 Sport Competition demos were available via Steam and playable for 48 hours, although that was solely a pilot program so hopefully it is larger and higher this yr. It certain can be good if these demos weren’t time-limited so that folks can play them later—maybe after they rinse Cyberpunk 2077.