The show is just hours away!
We're just hours away from The Game Awards, the annual award show that celebrates the year's best
. But The Game Awards is also a vehicle for new, potentially exciting game announcements. We already know that we'll see first looks at a new Dragon Age sequel from
is also announced a new character for Super Smash Bros..
This year's ceremony, hosted by Geoff Keighley, will be a little different -- forgoing the live audience amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, the Game Awards will be fully virtual. So far, presenters include Keanu Reeves, Brie Larson ( Captain Marvel ), Tom Holland (Spider-Man) and Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman).
Here's everything you need to know about the 2020 Game Awards, and where to watch.
The 2020 Game Awards start Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. The preshow starts 30 minutes before the main event. You can watch the stream on multiple platforms:
This year's Game Awards have 30 categories up for grabs including Best Narrative, Best Mobile Game, Best Indie Game and Best RPG. There are also awards for e-sports games and technical aspects like audio design, music and art direction.
As always, the most coveted award is Game of the Year. Here are the nominees for some of the major categories:
Game of the Year
Best Game Direction
Best Art Direction
Best Role Playing Game
Best Indie Game
Best Mobile Game
Best Score and Music
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder is on deck to perform during this year's digital ceremony.
Game Awards presenters include Captain Marvel actress Brie Larson, Wonder Woman actress Gal Godot, Spider-Man actor Tom Holland, The Last of Us voice actor Troy Baker and Swedish Chef from The Muppets. Christopher Nolan, the director of Tenet, has also been announced.
Here's the full list...
There will also be a panel on the next generation of gaming .
For more, check out Apple's best apps and games of the year, and Google Play's best apps and games of the year.