Unreal Engine developers honored at The Game Awards 2022

December 14, 2022
With The Game Awards 2022 wrapping up last week, we wanted to highlight all of the amazing Unreal Engine-powered games at the show. In total, there were 17 UE games nominated across 18 categories. Notable wins include Stray for Best Indie Game, Moss: Book II for Best VR game, Multiversus for best fighting game, and Valorant for best Esports game. 

In addition, there were over 20 new Unreal Engine game trailer reveals. You can check them out along with their official descriptions below.
 


NEW TRAILERS AND GAME REVEALS

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Piccolo Studio | Private Division

Explore the corners of a surrealistic post-human world to give life on Earth a second chance in this touching story about sacrifice and hope.
 

Atomic Heart

Mundfish | Focus Entertainment, 4Divinity

In a mad and sublime utopian world, take part in explosive encounters. Adapt your fighting style to each opponent, use your environment and upgrade your equipment to fulfill your mission. If you want to reach the truth, you'll have to pay in blood.
 

Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden

DON’T NOD | Focus Entertainment

Immerse yourself in a beautiful, intimate, and powerful story between two fated lovers. As Banishers, enter the lives of New Eden’s communities and solve haunting cases in a mystical, lore-rich world plagued with supernatural creatures and ancient secrets. Use your wits or combine Antea’s spiritual powers and Red’s arsenal to defeat and banish the souls tormenting the living.
 

Behemoth VR

Skydance Interactive

In Behemoth, take on the role of a diseased wanderer lost in the frigid Forsaken Lands. Overcome dangerous environments, deadly warriors, and towering Behemoths using immersive, weighty VR combat and life-like physics. Travel through strange, otherworldly environments and overcome all, no matter how large, that stands in your way.
 

Blood Bowl 3

Cyanide Studio | Nacon

Blood Bowl 3 is THE videogame of fantasy football. A turn-based strategy game inspired by American football in the Warhammer fantasy world where elves, humans, orcs, and other creatures fight for the ball with shoulder charges, kicks, punches, and weapons of varying degrees of lethality (and legality by the ref).
 

BLUE PROTOCOL

Bandai Namco Online, Inc. | Amazon Games

In this epic adventure, you’ll learn the history of Regnas as you embark on a heroic journey to discover your origins. You'll team up with old friends and new allies, and customize your character so you can battle your way. 

Swap between five classes and hundreds of unique ability combinations as you take on sky scrapping monsters. Explore deep and diverse character customization with armor, clothes, accessories, and mounts that allow you to build the hero you want to be.

Tackle quests solo or experience fast-paced multiplayer action when you pair-up with friends or other adventurers to protect Regnas and earn incredible loot. Win back the future in BLUE PROTOCOL.
 

Crash Team Rumble

Toys for Bob | Activision

Crash Team Rumble is a 4v4 team-based competition where the iconic heroes and villains of the Crash universe battle to capture more Wumpa fruit than the other to claim victory. Each hero has unique skills and abilities to strategically use to work together to battle the opposing team, defend their own Wumpa bank, and capture key points around the map to help their team.
 

Crime Boss: Rockay City

INGAME STUDIOS | 505 Games

Crime Boss: Rockay City is an organized crime game combining first-person shooter action and turf wars, playable solo or with friends. Take on the role of Travis Baker—a man with his sights set on becoming the new King of Rockay City, one crime at a time.
 

Dune: Awakening

Funcom

Rise from survival to dominance in a vast and seamless Arrakis shared by thousands of players. Dune: Awakening combines the grit and creativity of survival games with the social interactivity of a large, persistent multiplayer game to create a unique and ambitious open-world survival MMO.
 

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord

nDreams | Sony Pictures Virtual Reality

Strap on your proton pack and VR headset and step into the world of Ghostbusters in immersive virtual reality. Run your Ghostbusters HQ in a new city, San Francisco, and unravel a rich mystery in a new chapter for the Ghostbusters universe. Wield iconic equipment as you track, blast, and trap ghosts in gripping encounters across an extensive and engrossing campaign. Go it alone or join with up to three friends in co-op to defeat a ghastly new threat–the Ghost Lord.

Coming to Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2. 
 

Horizon: Call of the Mountain

Firesprite, Guerrilla Games | Sony Interactive

Conquer colossal peaks, overcome fearsome machines, and uncover a hidden danger to the world of Horizon. Enter a living, breathing world of dangerous machines, tribal lore, exciting quests, and new and returning characters. Explore a diverse landscape—embark on a journey with multiple paths to take where you’ll have to look all around you to uncover the secrets of the mountains.
 

Immortals of Aevum

Ascendant Studios | Electronic Arts

Immortals of Aveum is a groundbreaking new single-player, first-person magic shooter, created by Ascendant Studios and released by EA Originals, that delivers a visceral, cinematic campaign. Built on Unreal Engine 5, it will release in 2023 on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC. 
 

Judas

Ghost Story Games

A disintegrating starship. A desperate escape plan. You are the mysterious and troubled Judas. Your only hope for survival is to make or break alliances with your worst enemies. Will you work together to fix what you broke – or will you leave it to burn?
 

Meet Your Maker

Behaviour Interactive Inc.

Meet Your Maker is a post-apocalyptic first-person building-and-raiding game where every level is designed by players. Switch between roles as you mastermind devious maze-like Outposts filled with traps and guards, then gear up for methodical fast-paced combat raiding other players’ creations.
 

Nightingale

Inflexion Games

The Fae Realms of Nightingale are alive with monstrous beasts, magickal creatures, and threats of which you cannot conceive. Who better than you, Realmwalker, to survive the challenges ahead? Save yourself,  survive the realms, and rebuild the world. 
 

Post Trauma

RED SOUL GAMES | Raw Fury

True horror lives in our minds. Post Trauma is both a tribute to and a modern take on classic horror games, blending old-school fixed camera angles with high fidelity graphics, smooth controls, and immersive soundscapes.
 

Remnant II

Gunfire Games | Gearbox Publishing

Remnant II pits survivors of humanity against new deadly creatures and god-like bosses across terrifying worlds. Play solo or co-op with two other friends to explore the depths of the unknown to stop an evil from destroying reality itself.
 

Returnal 

Housemarque, Climax Studios | PlayStation PC LLC

Housemarque’s award-winning roguelike shooter arrives on PC early 2023. Break the cycle… on PC.
 

Scars Above

Mad Head Games | Prime Matter

Scars Above is a challenging sci-fi third-person action adventure shooter combining the rewarding feel of overcoming difficulty with a compelling and intricate story, set in a mysterious alien world to explore.
 

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League

Rocksteady Studios | Warner Bros. Games

Jump into Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League the genre-defying, action-adventure third-person shooter in development from Rocksteady Studios, creators of the critically acclaimed Batman: Arkham series.
 

TEKKEN 8

Bandai Namco Studios Inc. | Bandai Namco Entertainment

The TEKKEN series is breaking into a new era! The longest-running story in a video game franchise is coming back with state-of-the-art graphics and powerful new rivalries. Stay tuned for TEKKEN 8!
 

The Lords Of The Fallen

HEXWORKS | CI Games

A vast world awaits in all-new, dark fantasy action-RPG, The Lords of the Fallen. As one of the fabled Dark Crusaders, embark on an epic quest to overthrow Adyr, the demon God.
 

TRANSFORMERS: REACTIVATE

Splash Damage 

The gravest threat to humanity has arrived. And it’s already won. 
 
Earth is no longer ours; it belongs to them. 
  
Fight back against the Legion in TRANSFORMERS: REACTIVATE, the new one-to-four player online action game from Splash Damage.  
 
Coming to PC and consoles, sign up for updates at PlayTFR.com.
 


AWARD NOMINEES AND WINNERS

DNF Duel | Arc System Works/Eighting/Neople/Nexon

NOMINEE: Best fighting game
 

Endling | Herobeat Studios/Handygames

NOMINEE: Games for impact
 

Fortnite | Epic Games

NOMINEE: Best ongoing, best community support
 

Hogwarts Legacy | Avalanche Software/WB Games

NOMINEE: Most anticipated game
 

Live A Live | Square Enix/Nintendo

NOMINEE: Best RPG
 

Moss: Book II | Polyarc

NOMINEE: Best VR/AR
WINNER: Best VR/AR
 

Multiversus | Player First Games/WB Games

NOMINEE: Best fighting game, best multiplayer
WINNER: Best fighting game
 

Red Matter 2 | Vertical Robot

NOMINEE: Best VR/AR
 

Rocket League | Psyonix/Epic Games

NOMINEE: Best esports game
 

Scorn | Ebb Software/Kepler Interactive

NOMINEE: Best art direction

Sifu | Sloclap

NOMINEE: Best indie, best action game, best fighting game
 

Stray | Bluetwelve Studio/Annapurna

NOMINEE: Game of the year, best game direction, best art direction, best indie, best action/adventure, best debut indie
WINNER: best indie, best debut indie
 

The King of Fighters XV | SNK/Plaion

NOMINEE: Best fighting game
 

The Quarry | Supermassive Games/2K

NOMINEE: Innovation in accessibility
 

Tower of Fantasy | Hotta Studio/Perfect World/Level Infinite

NOMINEE: Best mobile game
 

Triangle Strategy | Artdink/Square Enix

NOMINEE: Best RPG
 

Valorant | Riot Games

NOMINEE: Best esports game
WINNER: Best esports game

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