Tag: Geoff Keighley
News The Game Awards Smashes Records Yet Again with 103 Million Viewers
That's a lot
Geoff Keighley will be popping the champagne tonight, as it's just been announced The Game Awards has broken its viewership records once again. For the ninth year in a row, the glitzy awards ceremony has attracted more and more people watching online, and 2022's show was easily the biggest yet. A huge 103 million viewers watched along...
News The Game Awards Will Be a Shorter Show, But Not by Much
Still a long one
The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley recently revealed this year's show will be "significantly shorter" after listening to years of feedback, but if you thought that would result in a tight 90-minute event or so, you might be surprised on the evening. In a recent Twitch livestream, Keighley said he thinks "it's probably going to be...
News The Game Awards Will Be 'Significantly Shorter' This Year
Keighley cuts back on runtime
Geoff Keighley has done an admirable job with his The Game Awards format, providing an annual livestream that’s worth watching if you’re a fan of the medium. However, our biggest criticism is that the show has just been far too long – in recent years, the broadcast has been pushing three hours, and ultimately it...
News The Game Awards Returns on 8th December with 'Very Special' Ninth Show
Let's get through Gamescom first, yeah?
Geoff Keighley is addicted to the hype. He's on the cusp of broadcasting Gamescom Opening Night Live, but he can't help but look forward to his next big, exciting show. Indeed, The Game Awards, Keighley's annual awards ceremony (but mostly just a very late E3 press conference) will return this December for its...
News Announcements, World Premieres Coming in Gamescom Opening Night Live This Month
In Geoff we trust
You can always count on Geoff Keighley to get the hype juices flowing. The presenter/producer is behind several of the gaming calendar's largest events, including The Game Awards, Summer Game Fest, and Gamescom Opening Night Live. The latter of these is next up, with 2022's showcase lining up for 23rd August in just a few weeks'...
News Geoff Keighley Says to 'Manage Your Expectations' for Summer Game Fest
Summer Game Fest's live showcase is coming up very soon, with many enthusiasts excited to see what Geoff Keighley has up his sleeve. The presenter and producer, known for creating The Game Awards in addition to this fairly new summer presentation, wants all eyes on this Thursday's event, and has been drumming up excitement over the...
News Summer Game Fest 2022 Dated for 9th June, Game Reveals Planned
Keighley bites back
Geoff Keighley has confirmed his Summer Game Fest showcase will return on 9th June 2022 at 7pm BST / 11am PT / 2pm ET. Featuring a "cross-industry showcase" containing multiple game announcements as well as the indie-focused Day of the Devs, the event looks set to be your main replacement for E3 2022, which has been completely...
News Geoff Keighley Hints at More Gaming Acquisitions in 2022
"Big deals in final stages of negotiations"
Master of Hype Geoff Keighley is at it again, but this time he's adding fuel to the now roaring fire that is gaming company acquisitions. The Game Awards organiser and host is obviously extremely well connected, and he straight-up says that more buyouts are incoming. Keighley posted on Twitter: "Have...
News Summer Game Fest Will Return This Year
Geoff's back again
It feels like Geoff Keighley's only just finished wrapping up The Game Awards 2021, but the Master of Hype has already moved on to building anticipation for Summer Game Fest 2022. That's right, the online event will return later this year — in the summer, obviously! — presumably bringing us all kinds of game updates and...
Round Up What Was Announced at The Game Awards 2021?
All the PS5, PS4 reveals
Another year, another instalment of The Game Awards. It's designed to celebrate the past 12 months and crown the best titles with awards, but come on, we're really watching it for the announcements, aren't we? The show has gotten better and better over the past few years in this department, with entire console reveals taking...
Talking Point Did The Game Awards 2021 Live Up to the Hype?
Keighley's December surprise
He hyped it up to high heaven, but did Geoff Keighley deliver on his promises for The Game Awards 2021? It's time for you to decide in the latest Push Square poll. We heard word of "four or five" reveals on the same level as Summer Game Fest's Elden Ring trailer, but what di
News Sonic Speeds to The Game Awards with Trailers for Upcoming Game and Movie Sequel
Plus: see the new movie poster
As it turns out, Sonic will indeed be present at this year's Game Awards, and in a big way too. It's just been revealed online that we're in for a double-bill of hedgehog action during Geoff Keighley's show, so prepare yourselves for some serious speed and attitude. Firstly, we will be treated to the debut trailer for...
News The Game Awards' Final Round of Fan Voting for Players' Voice Award Live
Cast your vote now
Almost all of the nominees for each and every award at The Game Awards are selected by a jury of over 100 gaming outlets, but the Players' Voice Award hands its voting process over to the public across a series of rounds. And with the show just a few days away now, that procedure has reached the final round of voting, revealing...
News Sonic the Hedgehog Is Teasing Something for The Game Awards
Frontiers? Movie sequel? Something else?
The Game Awards is set to go live later this week, and as usual, Geoff Keighley is talking up the show big time. In the run up to Geoff's very own E3 presentation awards ceremony, some trickles of info are starting to emerge. One such tease comes from Sonic the Hedgehog's official Twitter account, which has...
News Geoff Keighley Teases 'Four or Five' Elden Ring Calibre Showcases for The Game Awards
Geoff Keighley is a hype merchant of masterful degrees, and the journalist turned host has once again been bigging up his upcoming The Game Awards livestream. The show – which will air this week – typically combines acknowledgement of the industry’s achievements with announcements and “world premieres”, and it sounds like the formula...
News Voting for The Game Awards Players' Voice Award Has Begun
First bracket open for votes now
The Game Awards is right around the corner, promising an evening of glitzy awards, awkward speeches, and (hopefully) exciting announcements. Before then, there's still some business to take care of, however. The Players' Voice award is one decided purely by public vote, and your window is now open. While you can...
News The Game Awards 2021 Nominations Revealed, Deathloop Gets Eight Nominations But Returnal Snubbed
Ratchet & Clank up for GOTY
You'll watch for the announcements, but The Game Awards also like to reward the greatest games of the past year with flashy trophies to commemorate their quality. It's back to being in person for 2021, and so we'll get a few live speeches from some of the developers up for the coveted gongs. This year feels like an odd...
News Geoff Keighley Spent a Lot of Money on Visual Effects for The Game Awards Teaser
Are you hyped yet?
The Game Awards is coming, and Geoff Keighley wants you to know about it. The producer/presenter loves to build up hype for games and his yearly shows, and it seems he's going all-out with 2021's award ceremony. The above trailer made its debut yesterday, and it's about as flashy as anything we've ever seen from the show. The...
News The Game Awards 2021 Nominees Will Be Announced Next Week
A tight year
Game of the Year should actually be interesting this year, because as far as this author is concerned, there hasn’t really been that one single standout that everyone appears ready to rally behind. You may have a different opinion, of course – that’s fine – but while there have been lots of great releases this year, it doesn’t...
News The Game Awards to Feature New Game Announcements in the Double Digits
40 to 50 games present "someway or another"
The hype master himself, Geoff Keighley, has been working hard each year to turn The Game Awards into a huge end-of-year event, and it's reached a point where fans look forward to it as much as anything else. Airing each December, the awards ceremony also acts as a venue in which publishers make all kinds...
News The Game Awards Returns on 9th December with a Live, In-Person Ceremony
How many Muppets will there be?
Three things are inevitable in life: death, taxes, and Geoff Keighley. The Game Awards is the man's big, year-closing video game event, and it of course is coming back to send out 2021 with a glitzy bang. This year's show will see a full return to a live, in-person event, held as usual at the Microsoft Theatre in...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live Will Be a Two-Hour Event Featuring This Year's Biggest Games
Geoff Keighley bringing the hype
It still feels like we're getting over the E3 period, and now Gamescom is mere weeks away. This year's major gaming events have been a little more splintered than usual, with Sony doing its own thing, E3 and Summer Game Fest vying for your attention in June, and then straggling publishers like EA and Annapurna...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live Returns for More Game Announcements and Surprises in August
Geoff's back at it again
Rather unsurprisingly, there's going to be another Gamescom Opening Night Live happening later this year. Host and event organiser Geoff Keighly has confirmed that the 2021 edition will be broadcast on the 24th August, boasting "announcements, news, and surprises". With the absence of E3 over the last couple of years,...
Talking Point Did The Game Awards 2020 Meet Your Expectations?
How would you rate Keighley's show?
Here we are, at the end of another year with The Game Awards to mark the past 12 months of gaming through awards for the best of the best and a look to the future of the industry. Little was known about the digital ceremony as leaks were nowhere to be seen as we entered proceedings, allowing host Geoff Keighley to...
Guide What Time Is The Game Awards 2020?
When does The Game Awards start?
When is The Game Awards 2020? What time does The Game Awards 2020 start? Geoff Keighley is bringing back his glitzy awards ceremony to round off 2020 in style. Understandably there won't be a live audience this time, but the show will still be broadcast live from a fancy set. So, what are all the details? When is The...
News Keanu Reeves the Latest Presenter Revealed for The Game Awards 2020
It was written in the stars, but it's now official. Keanu Reeves, who is famous because he acts in films and things, will be joining Geoff Keighley at The Game Awards. Reeves has formed a connection with gaming due to his heavy involvement in Cyberpunk 2077. Playing the role of Johnny Silverhand, he stays with main character V...
News Get Your Very Own Game Awards Trophy with AR Instagram Filter
Everyone's a winner
Geoff Keighley sure knows how to get people hyped up, and this year's no different. He's been spending the last week or so drumming up excitement for The Game Awards, which kicks off tomorrow. As well as announcing that games such as Fall Guys, Crimson Desert, and Dragon Age 4 will be showing up, the producer/presenter has said...
News The Game Awards to Feature 12 to 15 New Game Reveals, AAA to Indie
All world debuts, too
Alongside the reveals Geoff Keighley confirms for The Game Awards this Thursday, there will be another 12 to 15 brand new game announcements lying in wait. These titles will range from the biggest AAA projects through to promising indie experiences. Show producer and host Keighley confirmed the news on Twitter, saying: "I'm...
News Gal Gadot, Brie Larson to Present at The Game Awards 2020
Spider-Man: Far From Home and Uncharted movie actor Tom Holland will be joined at The Game Awards 2020 next week by fellow film superstars Gal Gadot and Brie Larson. All three will present awards as part of the ceremony, but it is currently unclear if their inclusion will go any further than that. We expect Holland to drop some sort...
News The Last of Us 2 Dominates Game Awards 2020 Nominations
Naughty Dog sequel up for numerous awards
It's almost time for another Game Awards. Geoff Keighley's end-of-year awards ceremony, which doubles up as a venue for big announcements, is back once again in December. Before the show gets underway, the man himself has revealed all the nominees for each category. Surprise surprise, The Last of Us: Part II...
News Game Companies 'Really Excited' for New Announcements at The Game Awards 2020
All aboard the hype train
Despite the complications of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, there’ll be big new game reveals at The Game Awards 2020. Scheduled to stream around the world on 12th December, host Geoff Keighley explained that major publishers urged him to go ahead with the event – and have pledged big content reveals for the showcase...
News The Game Awards 2020 Dated for December, Broadcast Live from Three Locations
Save the date
You didn't think coronavirus would keep Geoff Keighley from doing The Game Awards, did you? The presenter and producer is bringing the awards show back in 2020 despite the obvious hurdles, and it sounds like it'll be just as big. Mark your calendars: The Game Awards 2020 will go live on 10th December. Furthermore, it will be...
Live Watch the PS5 DualSense Controller Hands On Livestream Right Here
Summer Game Fest lead Geoff Keighley has been lucky enough to get his hands on a PlayStation 5 DualSense controller, and today he plans to livestream his first thoughts on the pad. We're not entirely sure what this stream will entail, but we expect the man himself will share his feelings on the DualSense's haptic feedback and...
News Summer Game Fest Celebrates Indies with Two Dedicated Livestreams
Day of the Devs involved
It had all gone a little bit quiet on the Summer Game Fest front for the past handful of days, but Geoff Keighley has been sure not to let that excitement dwindle too much with the announcement of two more digital events. Titled Developer Showcase Events, these livestreams will place the focus on indie studios on both 22nd...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live to Take Place on 27th August
Save the date
Gamescom 2020 isn't taking place physically this year, but we at least have a big digital event to look forward to. Heading up the schedule for the convention's plans is Opening Night Live, a live broadcast produced by the man himself, Geoff Keighley. Responsible for lots of E3 content in the past as well as the Game Awards and this...
Live Watch the Summer Game Fest Special Showcase Right Here
What will it be?
Following hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2, Geoff Keighley is back today with another broadcast. The latest event in his Summer Game Fest is labelled a Special Showcase, but almost no further details have been shared. We know there will be an interview of some kind, and that it'll last...
Live Watch the Summer Game Fest Sunrise Game Announcement Right Here
What will it be?
Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest marches on, and the latest broadcast is Sunrise #1, a surprise game announcement. It's scheduled to go live 30 minutes after this article is published -- that is to say, 9am PDT / 12pm EDT / 5pm BST. What the heck could this announcement be, then? Well, we're not really sure. We do know what it...
News Tomorrow's Summer Game Fest Reveal Is a 'Cool and Fun' Title, Says Geoff Keighley
But it's not Batman
As you might be aware, we're being treated to a new game announcement tomorrow. As revealed on the schedule for Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest, a new title will be revealed on 12th May. We're on the brink of a new generation of console hardware, which naturally means there are all sorts of rumoured games floating about at the...
News Summer Game Fest Schedule Includes New Game Reveal on Tuesday
As promised, Geoff Keighley posted the initial schedule overnight for the Summer Game Fest initiative that will engulf gaming news for the next couple of months. It all starts tomorrow with the Inside Xbox third-party gameplay reveal for the Xbox Series X, but we've got events spanning all the way until late August to look forward to...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live 2020 Confirmed to Be a Digital Showcase
Streaming on 24th August
Following the official cancellation of Gamescom 2020 in a physical format, Geoff Keighley has taken to Twitter to confirm that Gamescom Opening Night Live will be a completely digital event this year. It'll be streamed live on Monday 24th August, presumably playing host to announcements and reveals for PlayStation 5 games...
News Yet Another Blow to E3 as Presenter Geoff Keighley Skips Show for First Time in 25 Years
Ain't what it used to be
E3 is not the juggernaut event that it once was -- that much is becoming abundantly clear. Sony skipped the convention last year and it's doing so again in 2020. But if there's anything that truly points towards the show's decline, it's the absence of Geoff Keighley. The man behind The Game Awards has participated in E3 for...
Guide What Time Does The Game Awards 2019 Start?
Which games are nominated?
When is The Game Awards 2019? What time does The Game Awards start? The video game industry's biggest awards show is back once again this December, so of course, you'll want to know when you can tune in to find out who has scooped up all the awards and get a glimpse of the future of gaming. Within this guide, we'll let you...
Feature The Game Awards 2019 Predictions - 10 Announcements We're Expecting
Predicting Keighley's surprises
If the past couple of years are anything to go by, The Game Awards is an event worth tuning in for. After a handful of poor, menial shows at the start of the PlayStation 4 generation, which at their worst saw Joel McHale's attempt at a comedy act in the presenter role, Geoff Keighley has managed to bring back some...
News The Game Awards to Feature 'Around 15 New Games' and Much More
There will be more
Update: The Game Awards host Geoff Keighley has now updated his projections for next week's show, claiming that it'll now feature around 15 brand new titles. To clarify, that's 15 all-new games which haven't been made public before or leaked at the time of writing. We were already rather happy with the initial total reaching...
News Resident Evil 3 Remake Skips The Game Awards, Fuelling State of Play Rumours
No plans to do with the game
Some very, very interesting news is making its way out of Geoff Keighley's Reddit AMA concerning The Game Awards next week. The all but confirmed Resident Evil 3: Nemesis remake for PlayStation 4 will not be appearing at the show, with the host stating: "There are no plans (never were) to do anything with Resident Evil 3...
News Wake Me Up When The Game Awards End with Green Day Performance and Reveal
Know Your Enemy
American Idiot! Basket Case! Boulevard of Broken Dreams! You see, we're definitely down with the kids when it comes to Green Day. Although, we might be able to add a few more songs to our repertoire when The Game Awards roll around next month because it has just been announced that the US rock band will be performing at the show...
News PSVR Titles Grab an Impressive Four Nominations at The Game Awards
A good night for the headset
Death Stranding may be about to get all the attention at The Game Awards next month thanks to a whopping nine nominations across eight different categories, but that's not the only place where Sony is cleaning house. As part of the Best VR/AR Game, PlayStation VR titles ma
News Death Stranding Dominates The Game Awards 2019 with 9 Nominations
Kojima wipes the floor
The nominees for next month's Game Awards, hosted by Geoff Keighley, have just been announced and it looks set to be a very big night for Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding. The PlayStation 4 console-exclusive has received nine nominations across a total of eight different categories, including the all-important Game of the Year...
News Gamescom Opening Night Live Returns Next August With a 'Multi-Year Partnership'
Keighley is back
Without a single hardware manufacturer announcing plans for a press conference at this year's Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany, everybody's favourite Geoff Keighley decided to step in and put on his own show. Dubbed Gamescom Opening Night Live, the inaugural conference was so successful that the man himself has just taken to...
News The Date Is Set for the Fifth Annual Game Awards Show
F*** the Oscars
It feels like The Game Awards 2018 only just happened, and yet here we are, talking about this year's show. The glitzy awards ceremony, arranged every year by the one and only Geoff Keighley, has become a little more like its own press conference. Last year's show played host to multiple new game announcements and exclusive trailers;...