The ceremony which celebrates the best of the video game industry returns with a new edition even more ambitious than the previous ones.
The Game Awards 2022 will take place at the Microsoft Theater in the city of Los Angeles by December 8. The ninth edition will be broadcast worldwide on more than 40 different platforms, including YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Facebook and TikTok Live. Last year, Geoff Keighley’s event saw a record 85 million streams worldwide, making The Game Awards one of the biggest streaming events on the internet.
📣 We have a date! 📣
THE GAME AWARDS
Thursday, December 8
Streaming live around the world from Microsoft Theater in LA.
Hard to believe this is our NINTH show.
We’ve been working all year to bring you something very special. pic.twitter.com/VS9qOhyltQ
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) August 22, 2022
The Game Awards will bring together the biggest names in gaming and popular culture to celebrate the best games of 2022 and preview the future of the medium with spectacular new game announcements and world premieres. The event will once again feature musical performances, including the return of The Game Awards Orchestra, conducted by Lorne Balfe. Once again, IMAX will partner with TGS 2022 to create The Game Awards: The IMAX Experience, a live community event in cities around the world.
A new prize will be inaugurated during The Game Awards 2022
The 2022 edition of The Game Awards will introduce the “Best Adaptation” category, which will recognize creative work that authentically adapts video game intellectual property to other popular media, including but not limited to movies. in theaters, streaming shows, podcasts, novels and comics.
Geoff Keighley, Creator and Executive Producer of The Game Awards, said:
The Best Adaptation award is a way for the gaming industry and its fans to take their hats off to the creative works that authentically adapt and often add lore and context to our favorite gaming franchises. With so many video game-inspired projects in entertainment, now is the time to honor excellence in adapting video game universes to other mediums.
Relive the Games Awards 2021
The Game Awards is produced by Geoff Keighley and Kimmie Kim. LeRoy Bennett is creative director, and Richard Preuss is director.