MADRID, Dec. 9 (Portaltic/EP) –
The action and fantasy video game, Elden Ringdeveloped by the studio FromSoftwarehas been awarded the Award for Best Video Game of the Year The Game Awards 2022 gala, surpassing its main competitor in this God of War Ragnarok edition, from Santa Monica Studio.
The Game Awards 2022, the awards that recognize the best games of the year, were founded by the businessman Geoff Keighley in 2014and in this edition they have taken place in the microsoft theater Los Angeles (United States) during the early hours of Friday. In total, they have delivered up to 32 awards, including Best mobile game or different categories for ‘eSports’.
The director of It Takes Two, the game awarded as Best Game of the Year in 2021, Josef Fares, was in charge of announcing this year’s winner. Thus, preceded by the interpretation of the soundtracks of the six nominated games, including Horizon Forbidden West, Stray and A Plague Tale Requiem, the FromSoftware President Hidetaka Miyazaki picked up the award for Elden Ring wrapped by his team.
Elden Ring is a role-playing video game (RPG) set in the Middle Lands, a place ruled by heroes who inherited the blood of Queen Márika, the Eternal, which players will have to traverse on their way to the Elden Circle. Your story has been created by George R. R. Martinwriter of the A Song of Ice and Fire novels, which inspired the Game of Thrones series, and its director Miyazaki, is the creator of leading FromSoftware titles such as Demon’s Souls, Dark Souls, Bloodborne and Sekiro.
Also, Elden Ring won in three other categories, Best Direction, Best RPG and Best Art Direction. “We want to express our gratitude to all the fans who have supported us. We created the games in the best possible way thanks to you,” Hidetaka Miyazaki added.
Nevertheless, God of War Ragnarok was another of the favorites of the gala, becoming the Most awarded video game with up to six categories: Best action game; Best performance, with Christopher Judge, who plays the protagonist Kratos; Best music and sound; Best sound design; Innovation Award in Accessibility, and Best Narrative.
This new installment of the video game distributed by sony bases its plot on the protagonists Kratos and Atreuswho must travel to each of the Nine Realms in search of answers, while Asgardian forces prepare for the prophesied battle that will spell the end of the world.
Other of the games that collected the most awards in this edition of The Game Awards have been stray, for Best Indie Game and Best Indie Debut; Final Fantasy XIV, in the Best Community Support and Best Game as a Service categories; Y Gran Turismo 7which was awarded with Best Sports Game.
As for the best Action Game, it has been chosen Bayonetta 3. Likewise, Multiversus has won the award for Best Fighting Game, and splatoon 3 the award for Best Multiplayer. Following this thread, the Best strategy game has been Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope and, the award for Best Mobile Game has gone to Marvel Snap.
In addition to these video games, Moss: Book II has won the award for Best VR/AR Game and Ludwig He has won the award for Best Content Creator. On the other hand, Arcane: League of Legends It has been the best adaptation and the most awaited game has been The Legend of Zelda Tears of the Kingdom. Finally, As Dusk Falls has won the Games for Impact award and the Best Family Game has gone to Kirby and the Forgotten Land.
Regarding the categories reserved for ‘eSports’, Valorant, from Riot Games, has been selected as the Best Game. It is a ‘shooter’ type game that takes place in first person and multiplayer mode. In this game, tactics and precision with weapons are valued to win.
Jacob ‘Yay’ Whiteaker has won the Best eSports Player award and Loud has been the best team. In this sense, Matheus ‘Bzka’ Tarasconi has been the best coach in the sector and the most decorated event has been League of Legends World Championship 2022.