The 2017 Game Awards begin shortly, and in addition to seeing who and what won this year, the event also promises some announcements. Among other things, the first gameplay for PUBG's new desert map will be shown, organizer Geoff Keighley previously revealed.
The nominees for Game of the Year are: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Persona 5, and Horizon Zero Dawn. You can check out the full list of nominees on The Game Awards website. In addition to the actual awards portion, there are also a lot of celebrity guests scheduled to appear tonight, including Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima, film director Guillermo del Toro, and actor Norman Reedus, who were all slated to work together on Silent Hills before it was canceled.
The event begins today, December 7, at 5:30 PM PT / 8:30 PM PT. You can watch a stream of the press conference here on GameSpot. We'll also be running a live blog below as the briefing unfolds so you can follow along with all of the announcements.