Nominees for the 2018 Game Awards are now online, and the GOTY candidates are Celeste, Red Dead Redemption 2, God of War, Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and Monster Hunter World. See the full list here.
Tonight in Los Angeles, a bunch of game developers won well-deserved honors for the games they released in 2017. A bunch of other people showed off games that won’t be out until 2018 or later.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild managed to snatch the 2017 Game Awards GOTY from a crowded field of contenders that included Mario Odyssey, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and somewhat controversially, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Josef Fares, director of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and the upcoming A Way Out, delivered a spirited, invigorated, profanity-powered speech at The Game Awards this evening, covering his real and true feelings on the Oscars and loot boxes. I can’t do it justice. Just watch and enjoy.
It’s time again for the annual Game Awards, which means a night full of video game trailers, big announcements, and awkward moments. Also, awards.
This morning, I woke up to a string of headlines declaring that journalist Geoff Keighley had teased a major announcement at this week’s Game Awards. OK, I thought, clicking one of the articles, only to find out that he had done it during an interview with... me. Wait, what?
Veteran game journalist Geoff Keighley joins Kotaku Splitscreen this week to talk about what it’s like to produce The Game Awards, how he decides which trailer to debut, and the hilarious request he got from the people who make Doritos.
The nominees for 2017's edition of The Game Awards are out, and you can check out a full list here. Will Mario and Zelda split the Nintendo vote for Game of the Year? Staff from our competitive gaming site Compete were on the jury for the esports categories of the awards. Alas, our fighting game player nominees didn’t…
The 2016 edition of The Game Awards came and went on Thursday night with all trophy winners announced save one. But we found out today that Skyrim mod Enderal did indeed win the fraught Best Fan Creation category. Show host Geoff Keighley confirmed the win to Kotaku, saying that not mentioning them last night was a…
Overwatch just took top honors as Game of the Year at this year’s The Game Awards. It beat Doom, Inside, Titanfall 2, and Uncharted 4. Eligible games had to have been out after November 24 of last year and before November 24 of this year.
During the Game Awards, Telltale showed off The Walking Dead: A New Frontier. The trailer stars Javier, a young man who ultimately meets up with a grizzled-as-hell looking Clementine... after killing his zombified dad. A New Frontier kicks off on December 20.
During the Game Awards, Bethesda showed off gameplay of the new Prey.
Tonight at The Game Awards, a short teaser revealed that Telltale’s next big licensed adventure game will be based on Guardians of the Galaxy. Before I play it, I’m gonna need a security band, a quarnex battery, and that guy’s prosthetic leg.
A year ago, Hideo Kojima was supposed to receive a trophy at The Game Awards for Metal Gear Solid V. Due to bullshit from Konami, Kojima couldn’t attend the event. Tonight, things have been set right.
Tonight in Los Angeles is the annual Geoff Keighley Extravaganza, a lavish celebration of all things Video Game that should have plenty of announcements and new gameplay footage. Also, there might be awards.
The Game Awards will be held next week, celebrating AAA gaming as well as smaller projects. Two fan games based on Nintendo IPs, AM2R and Pokemon Uranium, have disappeared from the “Best Fan Creation” nominees.
Last year, as you might recall, Konami and their son Hideo Kojima got into a spat. Konami barred Kojima from attending The Game Awards to collect an honor he received for Metal Gear Solid V; host Geoff Keighley went HAM. It was a whole thing.
Earlier this year, beloved Nintendo president Satoru Iwata passed away. Tonight at The Game Awards, Reggie Fils-Aime paid him tribute.
“Thank you for making games.... We are forever in your debt.” Kinda Funny gaming pundit Greg Miller may have won the award for Trending Gamer at the 2015 Game Awards in Los Angeles, but he also just cleaned up for Best Speech with a terrific salute to hard-working game developers. A must-see.