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Gal Gadot, Brie Larson and Keanu Reeves help honor 2020’s top video games at annual Game Awards

Gal Gadot, Brie Larson and Keanu Reeves help honor 2020’s top video games at annual Game Awards

Keanu Reeves, Gal Gadot, Brie Larson and Christopher Nolan all lent their star power to the seventh annual Game Awards on Thursday night.

The A-listers honored the year’s top video games in a virtual ceremony that linked Los Angeles, London and Tokyo and was hosted by Canadian video game journalist Geoff Keighley.

Tenet director Nolan presented the night’s biggest award for game of the year to The Last of Us Part II.

Brie Larson was also on hand for the event held Thursday night

Star power: Gal Gadot and Brie Larson were among the A-list stars who helped honor 2020’s best video games at the seventh annual Game Awards on Thursday night

Big role: Tenet director Christopher Nolan presented the night's top prize for game of the year to The Last of Us Part II at the virtual ceremony hosted by Geoff Keighley

Big role: Tenet director Christopher Nolan presented the night’s top prize for game of the year to The Last of Us Part II at the virtual ceremony hosted by Geoff Keighley

The Last of Us Part II beat out fellow nominees Hades, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, DOOM Eternal, Final Fantasy VII Remake and Ghost of Tshushima to take the prestigious prize. 

The Last of Us Part II also swept other categories, THR.com reported, winning best game direction, narrative and action/adventure game. 

Captain Marvel star Brie Larson presented the award for best performance to Laura Bailey, who played Abby from the Fireflies Militia Group that’s featured in The Last Of Us Part II.    

Role play: Captain Marvel star Larson presented the award for best performance to Laura Bailey, who played Abby from the Fireflies Militia Group that's featured in The Last Of Us Part II

Role play: Captain Marvel star Larson presented the award for best performance to Laura Bailey, who played Abby from the Fireflies Militia Group that’s featured in The Last Of Us Part II

Meaningful: Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot presented the Games for Impact award to Tell Me Why

Meaningful: Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot presented the Games for Impact award to Tell Me Why

Influence: The award recognized a socially progressive game that has the potential to inspire change in the world and Tell Me Why features a trans protagonist

 Influence: The award recognized a socially progressive game that has the potential to inspire change in the world and Tell Me Why features a trans protagonist

Global event: Keanu Reeves also lent his star power to the ceremony that virtually linked Los Angeles, London and Tokyo

Global event: Keanu Reeves also lent his star power to the ceremony that virtually linked Los Angeles, London and Tokyo

Winners- Final Fantasy VII Remake won for best role-playing game and best score and music while Among Us won for best multiplayer and best mobile

Winners- Final Fantasy VII Remake won for best role-playing game and best score and music while Among Us won for best multiplayer and best mobile

Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot presented the Games for Impact award to Tell Me Why.

The award recognizes a socially progressive game that has the potential to inspire change in the world and Tell Me Why features a trans protagonist.

Final Fantasy VII Remake won for best role-playing game and best score and music while Among Us won for best multiplayer and best mobile.

Hades took home the award for best action game and best indie. 

Meanwhile, best ongoing game went to No Man’s Sky and best family game went to Animal Crossing: New Horizons. 

Additional presenters included Spider-Man star Tom Holland, Keanu Reeves, John David Washington and The Last of Us voice actor Troy Baker. 

Big night: John David Washington was also a presenter as Hades took home the award for best action game and best indie, best ongoing game went to No Man's Sky and best family game went to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Big night: John David Washington was also a presenter as Hades took home the award for best action game and best indie, best ongoing game went to No Man’s Sky and best family game went to Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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