The Game Awards 2014 Recap


The Game Awards kicked off in Las Vegas last night and gave us some news, trailers, and gameplay footage. Oh, and some awards. Here’s everything you need to know.

Nintendo Premieres New Legend of Zelda Wii U Gameplay Footage, Looks Massive

[dropcap size=small]N[/dropcap]intendo first teased us and blew us away when they showed off the new Legend of Zelda for the Wii U at this year’s E3. Last night, Nintendo teased us further by showing off the latest build of the game and giving us a better look at just how massive this game is going to be. At this time,there’s still no official word on the release date.


No Man’s Sky Makes It’s Latest Appearance with New Trailer, Still Looks Awesome

[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]peaking of Massive, we got our newest look at No Man’s Sky as the trailer explored some of the procedurally generated worlds. According to Hello Games, the trailer was designed to show off the many different ways in which you can explore the galaxy. “It also reveals five ways you’ll travel the galaxy: walking across the surface of planets, flying in their atmosphere, jetting into space, warping between systems and finding mysterious portals, which take you … somewhere…” via No Man’s Sky Official Website.


The Order: 1886‘s Steampunk Style Storms the Skies

[dropcap size=small]P[/dropcap]laystation 4 exclusive, The Order: 1886, showed off its impressive visuals in a new trailer that focused on a part of the game that took place aboard a ship. The Order: 1886 is a cover-based shooter set in a Victorian London type world and features elements of futuristic, steampunk, and super natural enemies.


Adrift Showcases Space Survival in World Premier

[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]hree One Zero showed their game Adrift to the world by simply showing off an astronaut drifting through space and what seems to be badly damaged spacecraft. Eerie right? The game will be available summer 2015 for the Xbox One and Playstation 4.


Metal Gear Online Debuts Their Online Multiplayer

[dropcap size=small]S[/dropcap]eries creator, Hideo Kojima along with Kiefer Sutherland- the new voice of Snake- showcased Metal Gear Online, which will be included in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. The trailer shows off the first gameplay footage, showcasing versus mode and customization- along with a shot of Ocelot and Snake in a mech.


Godzilla Coming to Playstation 3 and Playstation 4

[dropcap size=small]B[/dropcap]e the OG in 2015. Godzilla continues its return to fame, this time via the PS3 and PS4, published by Bandai Namco. The trailer didn’t show much, but Godzilla was referred to as a “solution to common problems that city managers everywhere face, like conflict resolution and urban renewal.”

Here Are All the Winners from The Game Awards 2014

Best Performance
Trey Parker as Various Voices, South Park: The Stick of Truth

Best Score/Soundtrack

Best Online Experience

Best Mobile/Handheld Game
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Best Fighting Game
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Developer of the Year

Best Sports/Racing Game
Mario Kart 8

Best Shooter
Far Cry 4

Games for Change
Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Best Narrative
Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Industry Icon
Roberta and Ken Williams

Best Independent Game
Shovel Knight

Game of the Year
Dragon Age: Inquisition

Best Remaster
Grand Theft Auto 5

Best Action/Adventure Game
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Role-Playing Game
Dragon Age: Inquisition

Best Family Game
Mario Kart 8


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