The Recreation Awards 2020: The most important bulletins and trailers

The Recreation Awards are the trade’s annually birthday party of video video games — the most productive and maximum cutting edge titles that had been launched in 2020. Video games like Ghost of Tsushima, Murderer’s Creed Valhalla, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Hades had been all up for awards. However one of the crucial issues lovers stay up for maximum is the bulletins. And this 12 months, there have been for sure no shortages there.

(To not point out, there have been a number of famous person appearances, too: Brie Larson, Christopher Nolan, Gal Gadot, Tom Holland, and, in fact, Keanu Reeves.)

Around the night time, TK bulletins had been published. Listed below are the largest ones.

Sephiroth will sign up for Tremendous Destroy Bros. Final because the 3rd fighter within the Opponents Cross Vol. 2. Six characters in general with sign up for the cross, along new phases and song. The total set is predicted to be out by way of Dec. 31, 2021. Palms’ Min Min and Minecraft’s Steve had been added prior to now.

Developer The Initiative showcased a cinematic trailer for its new sport: Best possible Darkish. The sport continues to be in early building, however after seeing those swish visuals of its near-future global, we’re keen to look extra.

Mass Impact

Liara in a hood in the Mass Effect teaser.

Symbol: BioWare/Digital Arts by way of The Recreation Awards/YouTube

The final global premiere earlier than the sport of the 12 months award was once given away was once a obscure one — for Mass Impact. Earlier than the teaser ended, the display pale out to a easy message: Mass Impact will proceed.

A plane in Microsoft Flight Simulator

Symbol: Asobo Studio/Microsoft Company

Leave out flying? Microsoft Flight Simulator is in the end coming to the Xbox Sequence X in summer time 2021. The sport was once launched on Home windows PC previous this 12 months. It seems very excellent at the console.

a scientist in Back 4 Blood

Symbol: Turtle Rock Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure by way of The Recreation Awards/YouTube

Wow, that was once ugly! From Left Four Lifeless creators Turtle Rock, Again Four Blood is an excessively gross (however cool!) online game. There are 20-foot tall zombies! Along the cinematic trailer, Turtle Rock additionally confirmed off a gameplay trailer, too. The sport’s out on June 22, 2021 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X.

Vin Diesel in Ark 2.

Symbol: Studio Wildcard

Now this was once a marvel! Vin Diesel is the superstar of Ark 2. Wow! Wow. Simply watch the trailer for your self. Following the trailer, a significantly stacked animated collection was once featured, coming in 2022.

The final Dragon Age sport was once launched in 2014 — Dragon Age: Inquisition. The following within the collection was once introduced at The Recreation Awards in 2018, with idea artwork proven this previous 12 months. On Thursday, we were given every other new take a look at the impending, highly-anticipated sport.

the Toppat Airship in Among Us

Symbol: InnerSloth by way of The Recreation Awards/YouTube

Regardless that Amongst Us was once launched in 2018, it were given tremendous widespread in 2020. And now, the sport’s getting a brand new map, Airship, which developer InnerSloth confirmed off at The Recreation Awards. It must be acquainted to Amongst Us gamers, however nonetheless thrilling to be informed.

Fall Guys: Final Knockout is getting a 3rd season, and it’s coming to the sport on Dec. 15. It’s a seasonal replace, with a wintry weather wonderland global, seven new ranges, and 30 new costumes. Giant Yeetus continues to be right here, too.

In December, Fortnite lovers discovered proof that Halo franchise superstar Grasp Leader would come to Fortnite. Now, developer Epic Video games has formally introduced it, along every other cool pieces. Get on that warthog and journey. Grasp Leader is to be had in Fortnite now, along a Halo map, Blood Gulch. Some The Strolling Lifeless characters are coming, too.

We Are OFK is Hyper Gentle Drifter co-designer Teddy Dief’s new interactive collection. Every week, for 5 weeks, a brand new episode will air, permitting gamers to enjoy the arena as an indie pop crew referred to as OFK. The band carried out at The Recreation Awards, and so they’ve were given an excessively cool vibe.

It Takes Two, from Hazelight, is a co-op platform journey sport. It seems very fascinating, and it’s approaching March 26, 2021.


Season seems implausible. Scavengers Studio published its 2d sport, which can be to be had on PlayStation and Home windows PC by way of Steam. In Season, gamers will discover a village and report the arena’s historical past earlier than a “cataclysm.” A unencumber date was once no longer given.

From the group at the back of Valiant Hearts, Highway 96 is a procedural narrative journey sport. The sport’s anticipated to tackle popular culture of the 1990s, however no unencumber date or platforms had been published for the name.

Long past House developer Fullbright has a brand new sport at the docket: Open Roads, starring Keri Russel (The American citizens) and Kaitlyn Dever (Booksmart). It’s a few mother-daughter adventure throughout “a chain of long-abandoned circle of relatives homes.”

Evil West

Crimson Lifeless Redemption 2, however make it darkish fable. From Flying Wild Hog and Center of attention House Interactive, Evil West is a wild west sport, however with vampires and different monsters. It’s coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Home windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Sequence X in 2021.

Never-ending Dungeon

Sega and Amplitude Studios have a brand new sport referred to as Never-ending Dungeon coming to each Home windows PC and consoles. It sounds as if it each is and isn’t a sequel to the former sport, Dungeon of the Never-ending. You’ll want to play the rogue-lite tactical motion sport to determine, I assume. From the trailer, it’s having a look lovely fashionable.

a frozen landscape on Jupiter’s moon of Callisto in The Callisto Project

Symbol: Placing Distance Studios by way of The Recreation Awards/YouTube

From developer Placing Distance, The Callisto Protocol is a creepy having a look sport that’s were given some severe Lifeless House vibes. And that is sensible, as a result of this is a sport from Lifeless House developer Glen Schofield. Coming in 2022.

As all the time, Swedish Chef is all the time a Recreation Awards spotlight.

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