This past weekend saw the Spike VGX event aired, and rather than be interested in what awards were given out, most people enjoy it more for what is revealed. And there is plenty to make said people – and zombies – happy.
The Division trailer showed off the Snowdrop engine in its full glory.
Destiny… which is sadly still a while away. The game is out on 9 September 2014.
The first gameplay foorage from Quantum Break.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt continues to look spectacular.
A new Thief story trailer.
Not one, but two Titanfall videos.
South Park: The Stick of Truth… it’s all magic.
Tales from the Borderlands – new Telltale Games series in conjunction with Gearbox.
Dying Light was also demoed at the event. You love zombies. We love zombies. We all love zombies. So why all the killing of the undead still?
Telltale games also announced that they are working on the rumoured episodic game based on the Game of Thrones TV series. No platform or release details were announced, but the game is arriving in 2014.
Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics confirmed that Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition brings Lara Croft’s rebooted origin story to PS4 and Xbox One on 28 January 2014.
Remedy Games announced a “reverse tower defense action strategy game” for iPad called Agents of Storm. The game is planned for release in early 2014.
Elijah Wood was confirmed as part of the voice cast of Broken Age. The Lord of the Rings hobbit will voice main protagonist Shay in Double Fine’s new adventure game.
Hello Games revealed their ‘next-gen’, open-world sci-fi exploration game, No Man’s Sky.
Nintendo announced that Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze will release in North America on 21 February 2014.
As for the winners of the awards themselves, here they are.
- Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto 5
- Studio of the Year: Naughty Dog
- Most Anticipated Game (voted on by fans): Titanfall
- Best Shooter: BioShock Infinite
- Best Independent Game: Gone Home
- Best Action Adventure Game: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
- Best Sports Game: NBA 2K14
- Best RPG: Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
- Best Fighting Game: Injustice: Gods Among Us
- Best Driving Game: Forza Motorsport 5
- Best DLC: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
- Best Xbox Game: Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
- Best PlayStation Game: The Last of Us
- Best Nintendo Game: Super Mario 3D World
- Best PC Game: Gone Home
- Best Handheld Game: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
- Best Casual Game: Plants vs. Zombies 2
- Best Voice Actor: Troy Baker (as Joel in The Last of Us)
- Best Voice Actress: Ashley Johnson (as Ellie in The Last of Us)
- Best Soundtrack: Grand Theft Auto 5
- Best Song in a Game: “Will the Circle be Unbroken” performed by Courtnee Draper & Troy Baker (BioShock Infinite)