‘Greater than 10’ new video games are debuting at The Sport Awards this week, nevertheless it seems to be like just a few have already leaked
- The online game trade's annual awards present, The Sport Awards, takes place on Thursday evening.
- Extra than simply an awards present, The Sport Awards is an enormous alternative for recreation makers to announce new tasks or tease upcoming ones.
- With simply over 24 hours to go, a handful of bulletins have begun trickling out early.
On Thursday night, the online game trade celebrates the 12 months in video games with its annual award present: The Sport Awards.
Not like the Oscars, that is no black-tie affair; The Sport Awards are an annual alternative to announce new video games, supply updates on hotly-anticipated titles, and go into additional element on soon-to-be launched video games. Awards are given out, and other people do certainly costume up, nevertheless it's half awards present, half advertising and marketing occasion.
And like so many comparable occasions earlier than it, a number of main bulletins have already begun to leak or be formally teased.
Here is what we're seeing to this point:
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1. A brand new "Far Cry" recreation.
A brand new "Far Cry" recreation? Did not a type of come out, like, in 2018?
Yep! That recreation was "Far Cry 5," and it got here out again in late March on PlayStation four, Xbox One, and PC. The open-world first-person shooter was set in America for the primary time ever, and featured a brand new antagonist: a maniacal cult chief with nuclear ambitions.
Apparently one other "Far Cry" recreation is not too far-off — and it is a distant sequel, set in a post-apocalypse Montana. All we have got to go on so far is the teaser trailer Ubisoft put out forward of Thursday's announcement throughout the present.
The trailer alludes to a interval of maximum climate following a nuclear detonation, finally resulting in a brand new world — a world the place individuals shoot sawblades from crossbows, apparently.
Here is that teaser for the following "Far Cry" recreation:
2. A brand new "Dragon Age" recreation (that could be years away).
EA's BioWare division is chargeable for main franchises like "Mass Impact," the upcoming "Anthem," and — most significantly on this case — "Dragon Age."
The role-playing collection has been dormant for years at this level, however work on a brand new recreation within the franchise has been ongoing at BioWare. EA hasn't formally introduced as a lot, and it feels like The Sport Awards is the place that is going to occur.
"'Dragon Age' is an extremely vital franchise in our studio, and we’re excited to proceed its legacy," BioWare lead Casey Hudson mentioned on the BioWare weblog in late November. "Search for extra on this within the coming month."
As you may need already guessed, The Sport Awards appears to be the deliberate location of the large reveal. And, in keeping with a report in VentureBeat, the sport should be years away. "Not less than" three years away, in keeping with "sources aware of the studio."
That makes "Dragon Age four" (or no matter it may be referred to as) a probable candidate for being on the following iterations of the PlayStation and Xbox consoles — the "PlayStation 5" and regardless of the successor the Xbox One is known as.
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