The Game Awards 2020 and Film Industry News: Your Favorite Geek Section22 December 2020
How will the creators of the epic movie universes delight their fans in 2021 and 2022? And who took the top honors at The Game Awards 2020? Find out news from the world of Star Wars, Marvel studio and Disney + streaming service.
The Game Awards 2020: results and announcements
Let's get straight to the point: The Last of Us: Part 2 was named the best game of 2020! In addition, it has received awards for audio design, storytelling, game design, disability-friendly, Laura Bailey's acting and action adventure.
The audience award went to Ghost of Tsushima. It also took away the award for the coolest art design.
Among Us took the lead among mobile games, although loyal fans, of course, were a little confused by the fact that it was developed two years ago. It also got status of the best multiplayer game.
League of Legends has become the best esports game.
Mortal Kombat 11: Ultimate was awarded for as best fighting game, and Elden Ring was chosen as the most anticipated game.
In addition, as part of The Game Awards 2020, attendees could see the announcements of new projects from Amplitude Studios, Fatshark, Activision and others. We have prepared the most impressive teasers and trailers for you.
Back 4 Blood release is scheduled to summer 2021.
Medieval action game Hood: Outlaws & Legends will be released next spring and will be launched on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.
The Swedish action shooter Warhammer 40,000: Darktide will be released in 2021.
Next year, we will also see release of a game with impressive graphics – Crimson Desert from the creators of the popular Black Desert project.
How will Marvel surprise us
First news from the studio is really fantastic! Marvel has announced the shooting of Fantastic Four, which will be directed by Jon Watts.
Plus, since the spring of 2020, the team has been working on the script for the third film dedicated to Ant-Man. The movie is titled Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania. Most recently, a logo was published.
Top 5 series for Disney+ channel
The second trailer for WandaVision series has leaked in the web! The premiere is scheduled for January 15, 2021, which will be a real New Year's gift for fans of the The Vision and the Scarlet Witch comics.
In addition to WEGAME 6.0 festival, spring will bring us the release of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. Fans who saw the first trailer expect a very high quality action. Watch it right now!
Later, in May, we will see a series about our favorite villain and rebel from The Avengers. Disney + has launched its debut trailer for Loki series.
In the summer of 2021, What if? animated series will appear on the streaming service. Imagine if the key plot twists in the Marvel comics would have turned out differently. What would happen then? Answers to this questions will be featured in What if? series, each one showing an alternative version of the iconic events.
Back in September of this year, the studio began working on Miss Marvel, a teenage superhero series about a Muslim girl Kamala Khan. And while the trailer is not available, the creators delight us with touching videos from castings and shooting.
In addition, Marvel announced I Am Groot, Armored Wars, and Secret Invasion for Disney+. Samuel L. Jackson will be a star in the latter.
Solo Star Wars projects
The Star Wars cinematic universe, together with Disney+ launches four solo movies at once. They will be dedicated to Obi-Wan Kenobi, Ahsoka, Cassian Andor and the young Lando Calrissian. They are expected to be released by 2022.
The logo for the new "female" Acolyte spin-off that would take place during the time of the High Republic was also published. In addition, there’s an announcement for the start of filming of The Mandalorian spin-off that will be called Rangers of the New Republic.
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron is scheduled for release by 2023. Interestingly, it will be directed by Patty Jenkins who worked on the creation of Wonder Woman.
According to the BBC, the famous New Zealand actor, screenwriter and director Taika Waititi is also going to supplement the Star Wars saga with a new film. Details have not yet been disclosed.
You’ll be able to discuss your favorite characters and all the news from the gaming and movie industry with other fans of geek culture at the main event of the playing Ukraine community – WEGAME 6.0 festival in the spring of 2021. Do not miss it!