We’ve stated many times that It Takes Two is a gaming masterpiece. Now we’ve got solid proof – the Hazelight Studios adventure game has just won the Game of the Year award! Let’s see all The Game Award 2021 laureates. Moreover, you’ll find a pleasant surprise at the end of our article.
It Takes Two combines polished and original gameplay with a mature story, clever easter eggs, and a great sense of humor. As a result, it’s one of just a few games that are perfect for every kind of player you can think of: hardcore gamers and casuals, kids and adults, experienced and novice, tall and short! No wonder that besides the Game of the Year title, it won awards for Best Multiplayer and Best Family Game.
Here’s a full list of The Game Awards 2021 winners:
- Game of the Year – It Takes Two
- Best Game Direction – Deathloop
- Best Narrative – Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
- Best Art Direction – Deathloop
- Best Score and Music – NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139…
- Best Audio Design – Forza Horizon 5
- Best Performance – Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu (Resident Evil Village)
- Games for Impact – Life is Strange: True Colors
- Best Ongoing – Final Fantasy XIV Online
- Best Indie – Kena: Bridge of Spirits
- Best Mobile Game – Genshin Impact
- Best Community Support – Final Fantasy XIV Online
- Innovation in Accessibility – Forza Horizon 5
- Best AR/VR – Resident Evil 4
- Best Action Game – Returnal
- Best Action/Adventure – Metroid Dread
- Best Role Playing – Tales of Arise
- Best Fighting – Guilty Gear Strive
- Best Family – It Takes Two
- Best Sim/Strategy – Age of Empires IV
- Best Sports Racing – Forza Horizon 5
- Best Multiplayer – It Takes Two
- Content Creator of the Year – Dream
- Best Debut Indie – Kena: Bridge of Spirits
- Most Anticipated Game – Elden Ring
- Best Esports Game – League of Legends
- Best Esports Athlete – Oleksandr “S1mple” Kostyliev
- Best Esports Team – Natus Vincere
- Best Esports Coach – Kim “Kkoma” Jeong-Gyun
- Best Esports Event – 2021 League of Legends World Championships
The Game Awards 2021 announcements
Moreover, publishers and developers announced many new releases during The Game Awards 2021. For instance, Remedy revealed Alan Wake 2. The new chapter in the story about the darkness-fighting writer is planned to be released in 2023. Also, Star Wars fans got something that they can be excited about. Quantic Dream’s Star Wars Eclipse is going to be the first video game set in the High Republic era.
There is also some thrilling news from the superhero department. Monolith Production revealed a Wonder Women game, while Rocksteady finally presented a piece of Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League gameplay. Forspoken, Dune: Spice Wars, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Sonic Frontiers, Rumbleverse, Arc Raiders are other intriguing projects we’ll be eagerly waiting for.
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