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The Game Awards 2022 to Feature '50-Plus Games'

The Game Awards 2022 to Feature '50-Plus Games' - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 13 November 2022 / 2,817 Views

The Game Awards are less than one month away and the creator, producer, and host Geoff Keighley in a new interview with VideoGames.si revealed the awards show will feature " 50-plus games."

"It’s always tough because when you have 50-plus games involved in some way, something’s gonna get out," said Keighley. "But yeah, [we have a] pretty good history, knock on wood, with the show and we usually keep some surprises.

"I was talking to one company, and they’re like, ‘Hey, we announced our game at The Game Awards, we have a spreadsheet of 143 things that we have to do immediately after.’ You know, updating the website and the social posts and things like that. So it’s just a lot of stuff that has to be coordinated. We’re hopeful we’ll get to surprise people."

The Game Awards 2022 to Features '50-Plus Games'

The Game Awards 2022 will have a shorter runtime than in previous years. 

"I don’t have a number for you, but it’s consistent with past years," said Keighley. "We’ve got some existing games that are announced that will show brand new content, and then we’ve got a lot of new games to reveal as well. Lots of speculation online already about what will or won’t be there. I’m sure some rumors are probably not right, and they’re only going to intensify in the coming weeks."

The Game Awards 2022 will take place on December 8 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. 


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012 and taking over the hardware estimates in 2017. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel. You can contact the author on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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6 Comments
SuperNintend0rk (on 13 November 2022)

I mean, 50 sounds like an impressive number but how many of those games are we actually going to care about? 10?

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SegaHeart SuperNintend0rk (on 13 November 2022)

Depending on every individual taste I think about 4 to 6, It's really down to which Genre you prefer? As for me I'd probably get like 2 since I don't think they'll show any fighting games and I hate First Person Shooters since I'm bad at them. Already got my Need for Speed Fix .

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SuperNintend0rk SegaHeart (on 13 November 2022)

Sounds about right. Unfortunately, they tend to show off more cinematic trailers than actual gameplay.

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Kakadu18 (on 13 November 2022)

Is this still an award show?

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deerox Kakadu18 (on 13 November 2022)

These days it's more of a game anouncement show with some awards being given out.
I don't think anyone would bother watching if it was just another boring award show.

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The Fury (on 13 November 2022)

How many awards?

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