This year's Game Awards ceremony continued the tradition of speeding through awards, despite running for more than three hours.
The awards show highlights the industry's finest, though what warrants celebration is often less clear.
Hellblade II unveiled as debut Xbox Series X title while Gearbox reveals PS5 title Godfall; FromSoftware's Sekiro wins Game of the Year.
While this year's Game Awards more than doubled its viewership from last year, marking a victory for "streaming only" shows.
There's also something fishy going on in Sweden.
Geoff Keighley's award show has come a long way, but it's certainly got some room to grow.
SuperGiant Games' new title, Hades, and A44's Ashen are the first heavy-hitting exclusives on Epic Games Store's marketplace.