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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is the 2019 Game Awards’ Game of the Year, winning over games like Death Stranding and Resident Evil 2. It’s a surprise award that snuck ninja-like over the finish. It also won best Action/Adventure game.
The Elder Scrolls Online is getting more Skyrim. “Explore the dark heart of Skyrim”, reads the teaser text at the end of the Video Game Awards debut of the latest cinematic trailer for the game’s Season of the Dragon event. We’ll find out more during a global reveal event on January 16.
During the speech for their second win of the night, ZA/UM, the team behind Disco Elysium, gave a special thanks to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, the authors of The Communist Manifesto.
Following the official reveal of the Xbox Series X at the 2019 Video Game Awards, Microsoft showed off a trailer for Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II, the follow-up to Ninja Theory’s Senua’s Sacrifice.
Harrison “HarrisonJr” Patrick Stewart had, until last week, been a verified streamer and partner on Microsoft’s Mixer platform. His deal has since been cancelled after he tweeted an image of himself alongside the text “Come watch a registered sex offender plays Fortnite with 10 year olds!!”
A good set of headphones can really draw you into a game, especially if it allows you to play at higher volumes…