Despite its overly corporate sheen, the annual Game Awards show has slowly become one of the key dates on the gaming calendar. Taking over from Spike TV’s long-running Video Game Awards show in 2014, The Game Awards began life as a celebration of the year’s best games, but is now more anticipated as a glimpse into the next. With most of the year’s games on shelves by the time the December show rolls around, The Game Awards has become the venue of choice for publishers to announce new titles and shed more light on upcoming ones. Away from the throng and pressure of E3, The Game Awards has seen teasers and trailers for games as big as Metal Gear Solid V, Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding and From Software’s Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. In its inaugural year, it was the first showcase to demo gameplay from Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It is hosted and arranged by former game journalist Geoff Keighley, the erstwhile host of the Spike … [Read more...] about The Game Awards 2018: What will we see at annual celebration turned game announcement hotbed?