Industry figure Geoff Keighley revealed that his annual game awards ceremony, aptly named the 2021 Game Awards, will showcase 40 to 50 games.
This message is through a News posts Through Epic Games’ news about the awards ceremony, Keighley revealed that he learned from last year’s event that “games and trailers” were the driving force behind the show. He also revealed that this year’s show will focus more on the aforementioned games (and possibly trailers), and less on celebrities and musical performances.
“You know, it’s great to have celebrities, and it’s great to have music, but I think it’s important to really focus on the game,” Keighley said. “Especially this year, there will be a lot of content in 2022 and 2023 to show us our largest lineup of world premieres and announcements to date. What we learned last year is that when the day is over, it is the games and trailers that really drive the development of the show. piece.”
Keighley continued and revealed his game winners, stating that he expects to launch 40 to 50 games “in some way” this year. He then added that the number of new games announced during the show may reach double digits.
The game awards as a whole have been criticized by some in the game industry because they are more concerned with game announcements and trailers than the actual awards, but in Keighley’s view, they are necessary in order to put on the show itself.
This year’s award ceremony will be held in person, rather than last year’s largely virtual event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. They will be broadcast on Thursday, December 9.
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