The Game Awards took place on Thursday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles and delivered a host of exciting reveals.
The ninth edition of the annual event was a major production featuring musical performances from an on-stage orchestra and Hozier, celebrity guests, an awards show, new game reveals and more.
Major announcements included the long-anticipated reveals of Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding 2 and BioShock creator Ken Levine’s new game Judas.
Death Stranding 2 – TGA 2022 Teaser Trailer
Other new games announced on the night were Hades 2, a Bayonetta prequel, and Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon.
Final Fantasy 16, Diablo 4, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League all received release dates, while Elden Ring and God of War Ragnarök were the biggest winners at the awards show.
We’ve rounded up the major headlines from Thursday’s event below, with links to our coverage of each announcement.
The Game Awards 2022 news round-up
- Returnal finally confirmed for PC release
- Street Fighter 6’s release date has been confirmed for June
- Dead Cells x Castlevania crossover DLC, Dead Cells: Return to Castlevania, is coming early 2023
- Hades 2 announced at The Game Awards
- BioShock creator Ken Levine’s latest game is Judas
- Kevin Conroy will play Batman in Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League
- A Bayonetta prequel has been announced
- The Last of Us Part 1 is coming to PC in March
- Star Wars Jedi: Survivor gets a March release date and new gameplay trailer
- Death Stranding 2 has been confirmed
- A new Nightingale trailer has shown more of the game in action
- A new Tekken 8 gameplay trailer has been released
- Horizon Forbidden West Burning Shores DLC has been announced
- Diablo 4’s release date has officially been confirmed for June
- Crash Team Rumble, a ‘team vs team’ Crash Bandicoot game, has been confirmed
- Company of Heroes 3 is coming to PS5 and Xbox
- FromSoftware officially announces Armored Core 6: Fires of Rubicon
- Final Fantasy 16’s release date has been confirmed
- Cyberpunk 2077’s Phantom Liberty DLC will star Idris Elba
- Elden Ring wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2022
- The Game Awards 2022 full winners list: Elden Ring and God of War dominate
- Amazon and Bandai Namco are bringing anime MMORPG Blue Protocol west in 2023
- 505 Games has revealed star-studded co-op FPS Crime Boss: Rockay City
- Transformers: Reactivate is a new co-op action game from Splash Damage