The Game Awards 2017 Promises Cool Surprises, World Premieres, and PUBGs Desert Map

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The Game Awards 2017 Promises Cool Surprises, World Premieres, and PUBGs Desert Map

Yesterday, the organizer and host of ‘The Game Awards‘ Geoff Keighley broadcasted a short livestream which gave us some interesting insight into the developments taking place at the incredibly hyped up awards shot.

All of us are probably already aware of the Desert Map of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, of which developer Bluehole will be teasing fans with the first ever gameplay footage of the map. But what definitely grinds our gears is the fact that there will be between twelve and fourteen different world premieres shown over the course of the main show and over three premieres in the pre-show.

When asked by an observer on whether there will be any ‘AAA Announcements’, Keighley argued over the merits of what constitutes as an AAA game and that the definition of an individual may vary from one to the next. However, Keighley did state that there will be some very cool surprises and it is up to the viewers to decide whether they are AAA games or not.

Keighley had no announcements on whether or not the President of Nintendo America Reggie Fils-Aime will be present, even though he has been present at all prior ceremonies. However, Keighley did clarify the purpose of Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro at the ceremony, stating that they will be presenting an award together.

Keighley denied that having the Playstation Experience right after their show would hurt the lineup of premieres airing at The Game Awards, his opinion being that Sony has a partner for the show and that they have so many games for the lineup that they can afford to speed things up a bit when showing them off.

He also stated the possibility of games being shown at the Award ceremony and then being further expanded upon at the Experience. We sure are excited about The Game Awards, and you can count on us to deliver you each and every one of the updates as they arrive.