The 2016 Game Awards – acknowledging the absolute best in ‘artistic, technical and gameplay achievements in the video game industry’ – will stream, live, this evening.
Presenters include Conan O’Brien, Michael Phelps, Tim Miller and more. Game designer Hideo Kojima and Ninetendo President and CEO Reggie Fils-Aimé will make appearances – and performers will include El-P and Killer Mike, Rae Sremmurd and and more.
The 2016 Game Awards will be hosted by Geoff Keighley. To find out where you can watch, read on.
WHAT: The Game Awards 2016, featuring presenters Conan O’Brien, Justine Ezarik (iJustine), Matt Haag (NadeShot), Michael Phelps (Olympic gold medalist), Tim Miller (director, Deadpool), and more; Appearances by Hideo Kojima (Game Designer, Industry Icon Award Winner), Reggie Fils-Aimé (president and chief operating officer, Nintendo of America), and more; Special performances by El-P and Killer Mike (Run the Jewels), Rae Sremmurd, and more. Hosted by Geoff Keighley.
WHERE: Livestreaming on YouTube, Facebook Live, Twitter Live, Snapchat, and Twitch. Furthermore, both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network will be carrying the stream, as well as Steam. See these services’ home screens for more information. Lastly, viewers with the NextVR app on Gear VR will be able to stream The Game Awards 2016 LIVE in virtual reality
WHEN: Tonight! Thursday, December 1 @ 6:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET, with a live pre-show beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET.
ABOUT: Now in its third year, The Game Awards, created by Geoff Keighley, is an annual awards ceremony to honor outstanding artistic, technical and gameplay achievements in the video game industry. Spanning console, mobile and PC gaming, as well as eSports, The Game Awards is the first of a new breed of award shows, built from the ground up exclusively for global digital and streaming platforms. The Game Awards 2015 was seen by more than 7 million viewers around the world and is guided by an advisory board that includes the executive leadership teams from Activision (Eric Hirshberg, CEO), AMD (Dr. Lisa Su, CEO), Electronic Arts (Peter Moore, CCO), Microsoft (Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox), Nintendo of America (Reggie Fils-Aime, President), Rockstar Games, Sony Interactive Entertainment (Shawn Layden, , Telltale Games (Steve Allison, SVP Publishing), Ubisoft (Yves Guillemot, CEO), Valve and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (David Haddad, President).