Watch the Game Awards Live Stream

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The show will reach 40 global video networks, including expanded distribution in China.

The 2018 Game Awards are streaming live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles to 40 video networks across the world.

The Game Awards recognizes video game and content creators across console, mobile and PC gaming, as well as e-sports. This year's nominees include Fortnite, Overwatch, God of War, Marvel's Spider-Man, Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Red Dead Redemption 2.

Platforms streaming this year's show include YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Mixer, Steam TV, PlayStation 4, Xbox Live, IGN, GameSpot, Polygon, MLG and Caffeine.tv. The broadcast also will air internationally in China, Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Korea, Germany, Japan, Brazil and Russia.

Fans can help vote for the winners in all categories through several digital and social platforms, including The Game Awards website and The Game Awards Discord server.

“Video games are a common passion around the world, and in 2018, The Game Awards is expanding its distribution to celebrate the power of games in more places than ever before,” said Geoff Keighley, creator and executive producer of The Game Awards.

The Game Awards is executive produced by Keighley and Kimmie H. Kim; LeRoy Bennett is the creative director; and Rich Preuss is directing this year's show. Viewers can tune in to the live broadcast at 5:30 p.m. PT.