The Game Awards 2019 featured a cavalcade of big announcements, including the reveal of the Xbox Series X, a new game from PlayerUnknown, and an expanded trailer for Ghost of Tsushima.
Although The Game Awards is primarily designed to recognise the year’s best video games, it’s also primarily designed as a marketing and advertising opportunity for the industry’s biggest publishers. And this year was no different.
In between the various award presentations, viewers were treated to a slew of new game and hardware reveals. Highlights included the full unveiling of the next Xbox console, a trailer for Hellblade II, a tease for PlayerUnknown’s latest project, and a closer look at Sucker Punch’s Ghost of Tsushima. There were also new trailers for Final Fantasy VII, No More Heroes III and Humankind.
Here’s a quick rundown of everything announced at The Game Awards 2019. Visit our news page for the more on the biggest stories.
The Game Awards 2019 – New game reveals
- Marvel Ultimate Alliance – Rise of the Phoenix expansion dated for December 23, 2019
- Salaam – Coming to Facebook Instant Games in 2020
- Maneater – Release date confirmed as May 22, 2020
- Humankind – A new trailer and game footage for Amplitude’s new civilisation-building sim, coming in 2020.
- No More Heroes III – A new trailer for Suda51’s Nintendo Switch exclusive, coming 2020
- Final Fantasy VII Remake – a new trailer for the promising FFVII remake
- Xbox Series X – The next-generation Xbox console is revealed. Coming Holiday 2020
- Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II – Ninja Theory sequel now in development for Xbox Series X
- Godfall – Counterplay Games and Gearbox Publishing bringing a new looter-slasher to PlayStation 5 in 2020
- Bravely Default II – Nintendo Switch RPG sequel on the way from ClayTech Works
- Prologue – Wait, what? A new game from PlayerUnknown that promises “an exploration of new technologies and gameplay”
- Fortnite – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes to Fortnite this Saturday
- Sons of the Forest – A spooky sequel to The Forest is in the works from Endnight
- League of Legends – Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is in development
- Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Alliance – Say meh in Fall 2020
- Apex Legends – Limited time cosmetics and Holo-Day Bash incoming
- Ori and the Will of the Wisps – New trailer for Moon Studios’ upcoming adventure
- Weird West – The first game from Wolfeye revealed
- Magic Legends – Coming from Perfect World
- Path of the Warrior – Oculus Studios beat ’em up. Out now if you are for some reason interested
- Ghost of Tsushima – A new trailer for Sucker Punch’s Japan-set action game. Coming to PS4 next summer.
- Gears Tactics – New trailer for the upcoming Gears spin-off. Release date set for April 28, 2020
- Naraka Bladepoint – Coming 2020
- Nine to Five – New shooter first-person tactical shooter from Redhill Games
- New World – Gloomy sword game, coming from Amazon games
- Covergence – A League of Legends Story in development in for PC and console
- The Wolf Among Us 2 – A new series coming from the reborn TellTale Games.
- Fast and the Furious: Crossroads – Racing game nonsense pulling up in May 2020
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