For the past decade or so, anyone that has watched one of Geoff Keighley's award shows has had to sit through network-mandated nonsense, forced comedy, and celebrities that would rather be anywhere else. Last night, The Game Awards left all that behind and finally became an award show worth watching.
The decision to contractually bar Hideo Kojima from accepting an award that is rightfully his has elminated gamer goodwill, but why should Konami care when it's barely a video game company anymore?
Tales from the Borderlands was up for Best Narrative last night at the Game Awards. Prior to the event, Telltale's Kevin Bruner and Job Stauffer walked the red carpet and Shacknews took a moment to ask about the game and, more importantly, ask about the game's ending.
Mortal Kombat X brought an exciting announcement to yesterday's Game Awards with the reveal of the Kombat Pack 2's new characters. Prior to that reveal, creator Ed Boon walked the red carpet and spoke briefly to Shacknews about working with Warner Bros., the possibility of Injustice: Gods Among Us returning the crossover favor, and the potential that future DLC will include new story content.
The Game Award festivities were briefly interrupted by the revelation that it played the latest role in the ongoing saga of Konami's relationship with Hideo Kojima.
Telltale Games has revealed that a new Walking Dead mini-series following Michonne will arrive next February to help bridge the gap between the popular video games and Robert Kirkman's comic book series.
Oculus Rift support is coming to Rock Band, and the result is surprisingly familiar.
Shadow Complex is being remastered for PC, Xbox One, and Playstation Four, and will be available early next year.
Today during the Game Awards 2015 Ubisoft debuted a new trailer for its upcoming game, Far Cry Primal.
Barbara Gordon will remember this.
He's a bit of a roundabout.
The Game Awards show is kicking off in just a few hours, so be sure to come back and watch along!
The nominees for this year's Game Awards have been named with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt leading the pack with seven nominations.