Nominations for The Game Awards 2022, the video game industry’s annual year-end celebration, will be announced on Monday, November 14 at 9 am PT via The Game Awards’ official YouTube, Twitch, and Twitter channels. Following the nomination special, fans will be able to help choose the winners in all categories via authenticated online voting on, and for the first time ever, they can cast their votes using the official TGA Voting Bot on Discord.

The Game Awards will return as a live, in-person ceremony at the Microsoft Theater on Thursday, December 8, 2022. The Game Awards 2022, the 9th annual global celebration of the video game industry, will livestream for free across more than 40 different digital video platforms including YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, Facebook, Steam, TikTok Live, and for the first time ever, Instagram Live. Last year’s show delivered a record-setting 85 million global livestreams, making The Game Awards one of the Internet’s largest livestream events.

The Game Awards 2022 will bring together the biggest names in gaming and popular culture for a spectacular celebration of video game culture with awards, first-look world premieres and new game announcements, plus musical performances, including The Game Awards Orchestra live on stage at Microsoft Theater, conducted by Lorne Balfe. As in past years, The Game Awards will deliver an immersive digital experience for fans around the world, including free playable game content and interactive extensions on leading streaming platforms, including full support for co-streaming.

The Game Awards is executive produced by Geoff Keighley and Kimmie Kim. LeRoy Bennett is creative director, and Richard Preuss is director.

Tickets to attend The Game Awards can be purchased here on IMAX is also partnering with the show to create The Game Awards: The IMAX Live Experience, a LIVE community event in cities around the U.S. and Canada to experience The Game Awards.

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