At The Game Awards 2023, they took into account the negative experience of the Summer Game Fest and paid attention to the representation of women, but people with an active lifestyle still found several reasons for criticism
Summer Game Fest came to the attention of activists and the media because they did not see women on stage. At TGA 2023 this point was corrected, but there were other reasons for criticism. Someone even called this TGA a parody of itself.
For example, there was no social commentary – The Game Awards 2023 did not touch on the topic of cuts that have engulfed the gaming industry, as well as various world events.
Analyst Daniel Ahmad commented on TGA 2023:
«Advertising: 1 hour
Trailers games: 45 minutes
Reward talk: 30 minutes
Hideo Kojima's speech: 2 hours
Speech of the winners: 30 seconds
Time allocated to cuts: 0 seconds“.
The organization of the performance also caused dissatisfaction those who received the reward. The winners were quickly announced, and the speech was rushed – even the creator of Baldur's Gate 3, Sven Vincke, was urged, who took the Game of the Year award.
At the same time, stars like Matthew McConaughey and Simu Liu were allowed to speak, so the actors performed longer than the winners.
Following the results of The Game Awards 2023, the following appeared mem.
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