The Game Awards 2020 is set to air this Thursday, December 10 at 6:00 PM CST. While we know that 2020 was a remarkable year in the world of video games, we don’t yet know how journalists and fans will vote. Will The Last of Us Part II walk away with all of the awards? Will Hades be crowned game of the year? Could Yakuza: Like a Dragon be snubbed altogether? In this Game Informer podcast extra, Liana Ruppert, Marcus Stewart, Blake Hester, Alex Stadnik, and Ben Reeves try their best to predict the big winners as well as forecast some of the new game announcements.
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Best Debut Game: 00:02:58
Best Multiplayer Game: 00:06:08
Best Sports/Racing Game: 00:10:09
Best Sim/Strategy Game: 00:12:49
Best Family Game: 00:16:07
Best Fighting Game: 00:18:27
Best RPG: 00:21:14
Best Action Game: 00:24:51
Best VR/AR Game: 00:27:02
Innovation in Accessibility: 00:28:12
Best Indie Game: 00:29:06
Best Ongoing Game: 00:31:20
Best Performance: 00:33:34
Best Audio Design: 00:37:11
Best Score/Music: 00:39:31
Best Art Direction: 00:42:40
Best Narrative: 00:46:35
Best Game Direction: 00:53:22
Game of the Year: 00:56:51
Game Awards Announcements Predictions: 01:05:44