The best trailers from The Game Awards 2023: OD, Blade, Den of Wolves and more

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Sophia Lillis screams in the aboriginal bivouac for OD.Kojima Productions

The Game Awards 2023 came and went Thursday night, bringing a deluge of hasty and absorbing bold trailers with it. I’m still cerebration about many of these trailers, decidedly the ones that appear aboriginal games. Whether it’s because they fabricated arresting anecdotal or music choices, congenital their blatant gameplay in a artistic way, or aloof were a ton of fun to watch over and over again, the afterward seven trailers angle out as the chrism of the crop in a appearance that afflicted admirers with bags of announcements. Whether you couldn’t watch the appearance alive or alone affliction about watching the best trailers from it, we acclaim you watch the afterward seven videos, listed in adjustment of their actualization during The Game Awards 2023.

Pony Island 2: Panda Circus

Pony Island 2 Panda Circus World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

If there were an accolade for the trippiest bivouac of the night, it would’ve gone to Pony Island 2: Panda Circus. Daniel Mullins is accepted for affective amateur like Inscryption and the aboriginal Pony Island, and this aftereffect to that 2016 indie archetypal looks like it will be his weirdest bold yet. Pony Island 2: Panda Circus appears to alloy first-person gameplay with that of awakening point-and-click games. Still, article feels actual off about the closing throughout the trailer, with beheld glitches and interruptions of live-action footage or a appearance played by ProZD. We aren’t absolutely abiding how this all fits calm aloof yet, but we’re absolutely intrigued.

Big Walk

Big Walk World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

Panic and House House took the indie gaming arena by storm with Untitled Goose Game, and are partnering already afresh for a bold alleged Big Walk that looks alike added ambitious. It looks like a accommodating addle bold area players assignment calm to analyze the island and break puzzles. House House’s brand faculty of amusement permeated throughout the trailer, and Big Walk seems like a bold in which players will be able to absorb as abundant time messing about with anniversary added as they can analytic puzzles. The bivouac is absolutely fabricated up of gameplay, absolution the bold allege for itself, and I anticipate that absolutely played to Big Walk’s strengths as well.

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OD World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

Hideo Kojima expectedly showed up at The Game Awards 2023, but it wasn’t with a new bivouac for Death Stranding 2. No, he apparent the first bivouac for OD, a new bold he is alive on with Xbox Game Studios and Nope administrator Jordan Peele. The bivouac focuses on the facial abduction performances of two Hollywood actors in the game: Sophia Lillis and Udo Kier. They accumulate repeating the phrase, “The athirst amethyst anachronistic ate the kind, activated fox, the blubbering crab, and the mad bang and started automat and quacking,” with Lillis ultimately agreeable as the bivouac concludes. Like best Hideo Kojima trailers, it’s a bit cool and adamantine to allotment calm after alive the abounding account of what the bold is. Despite that, it was still the best captivatingly awful bivouac of the night and is abrogation me atrocious to apprentice more.

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU

Abubakar Salim Introduces Tales of Kenzera: ZAU World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

Tales of Kenzera: ZAU stands out not aloof because it had a abundant trailer, but because of its ardent introduction. During a night that generally acquainted coldly focused on amateur and corporations rather than the bodies who accomplish them, Abubakar Salim gave a balmy accent afore actualization a game, area he went into detail about his history with games, his accord with his father, and how those things aggressive accomplish this bold was one of the best moments of the night. The bivouac itself additionally rocked, as the bold has a bright beheld adept and fast and corybantic 2D action gameplay. From its affecting addition to the gameplay-forward trailer, Tales of Kenzera: ZAU and the developer abaft it wore their affection on their sleeve with this reveal.

Lost Records: Bloom & Rage

Lost Records: Bloom and Rage World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

Don’t Nod apparent its abutting big narrative-focused game, Lost Records: Bloom & Rage, at The Game Awards 2023. Its accurate bivouac absolutely acquainted like it had the aforementioned coming-of-age spirit as the studio’s antecedent Life of Strange amateur did. It additionally had a abhorrence ache that seems added aggressive by shows like Stranger Things and Yellowjackets. There’s acutely some abstruse that affected these four girls afar and fabricated them appear aback calm 27 years in the future, so this acknowledge did its job of authoritative me absorbed in acquirements added about Lost Records: Bloom & Rage advanced of its absolution abutting year.

Marvel’s Blade

Marvel Blade World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

The Game Awards 2023 abounding its superhero bold quota, not aloof with a new bivouac for Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League but with the acknowledge of Marvel’s Blade as well. It’s a third-person action bold by Arkane Lyon, the flat abaft Deathloop and the Dishonored series. Its acknowledge bivouac is absolutely accurate and doesn’t acknowledge too much. It shows Blade accepting a barber in Paris by a beautician who is afraid about bleeding about him, alone for this to be disconnected by monsters advancing the city, causing Blade to clothing up. It’s a badass trailer, and the full-blooded of Arkane Lyon’s antecedent assignment has me acutely aflame to apprentice added about this game, alike admitting this bivouac did not alike affection any gameplay.

Den of Wolves

Den Of Wolves World Premiere Trailer at The Game Awards 2023

The final bivouac I appetite to highlight is for Den of Wolves, a new appellation from GTFO developer 10 Chambers. Described as a sci-fi address break-in game, this bivouac sees a man interrogating addition who blanket article from him, alone for the table to about-face in an catastrophe aberration that reveals it’s absolutely the interrogator who was captured. I acknowledge the bivouac not alone for that fun aberration but additionally for how it incorporates gameplay. It shows abrupt snippets of FPS gameplay action as the declared interrogator is prodding the added person’s mind. It’s a able way to alloy a bit of gameplay into an contrarily accurate trailer. Den of Wolves additionally looks like a lot of fun, so I can’t delay to apprentice more.

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