After plenty of hypothesi about who would win big-hearted at 2019 ‘s The Game Awards, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice surfaced as the Game of the Time win. Of course, The Game Awards are often filled with startles and shocks arraying from announcements to apportion champions. The 2019 edition of the annual depict was no exception to this, specially when looking at the upsurge of winners and reveals that the Geoff Keighley-hosted affair delivered.

The biggest startle came in the form of Microsoft’s Project Scarlett being officially disclosed and demonstrate as the Xbox Series X. Alongside the hardware divulge( which is said to be a powerhouse of an Xbox console under the hood) was the world premiere of Hellblade II, which examined absolutely incredible as a game coming to the brand-new Xbox console. As the structure to the final awardings and uncovers happened, though, gamers ceased up signing off from the occurrence with a sense of bombshell. At least, that’s a mild nature of putting it.

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Despite favorites like Control, Death Stranding, and Super Smash Bros Ultimate getting Game of the Time nominations, it was Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice that managed to sneak out with the event’s biggest win. After the orchestra finished frisking a beautiful harmony comprised of points from ballads in each selected recreation, Vin Diesel himself read out( albeit while stumbling somewhat) Sekiro’s name to what appeared to be a group of somewhat amazed developers.

As the FromSoftware devs are caught up their accolade, a brief aknowledgement was given by them before Geoff Keighley came out to inform viewers that the see had ended. At that part, parties began be adopted in order to social media to share their opinions on the final allotment recipients and exposes. There were highs and lows for each, but there’s no question that Sekiro deserved to be nominated- despite the peculiar pacing for tournament liberations in 2019 as studios plan recreations for a new generation of hardware in 2020.

Even with the Game of the Year win and glowing evaluates, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. The title is a savagely challenging thing that’ll establish even FromSoftware’s own Dark Souls a run for its money, albeit still a critical darling amongst reviewers and love alike. Screen Rant’s own Sekiro review had nothing but good things to say about the romp, going so far as to call it a “masterpiece.” In that light-footed, the GotY award seems like it’s in good hands.

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