One of the most anticipated gaming events of the year is happening tonight – The Game Awards 2023. The Game Awards 2023 starts with a 30-minute pre-show at 4:30pm PT/7:30pm ET. The main event kicks off at 5pm PT/8pm ET and usually runs for about three hours.
So what is The Game Awards all about? This prestigious ceremony not only celebrates the best of gaming in 2023, but also serves as a platform to unveil exciting new titles, trailers, and industry announcements. As we all wait for tonight, let's delve into what we can expect from this year's edition of The Game Awards.
The Game Awards show has established itself as the premiere awards show of the gaming industry, recognizing outstanding achievements in various categories. Think the equivalent of the Oscars or the Emmys. From Best Game Direction to Best Art Direction, and of course the coveted Game of the Year award, the event brings together developers, gamers, and industry insiders to honor the exceptional contributions that have shaped the gaming landscape over the past year.
Elden Ring - available for purchase in the Mana Shop - was one of the best-performing games at last year's The Game Awards, and ultimately won Game of the Year.
Speculation and debates are already rampant among fans about which game will take home the prestigious Game of the Year award. With titles like "Baldur's Gate III," "The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom," and "Marvel's Spider-Man 2" generating significant buzz, the competition is fierce. Each nominee has made an indelible mark in its own right, showcasing innovation, storytelling, and gameplay mechanics that have captivated audiences worldwide.
This year, Baldur's Gate III is considered to be one of the strongest candidates for Game of the Year.
Outside of honoring the best games and developers of the year, one of the highlights of The Game Awards is the exclusive content and announcements that accompany the ceremony. Developers and publishers often seize the opportunity to unveil trailers for highly anticipated games or provide updates on existing projects. Gamers can expect to get a sneak peek into the future of gaming, with surprises and reveals that will undoubtedly set social media ablaze.
With The Game Awards 2023 being just hours away, our excitement level is through the roof. Gamers from all corners of the globe will be tuning in to witness the celebration of their favorite medium and to catch a glimpse of what the future holds. With an array of worthy nominees and exclusive reveals, tonight's ceremony is poised to be an all-time great one. Get ready to applaud the best in gaming and embark on a journey into the next chapter of interactive entertainment.