Tribeca Festival announced the official selections for video games at the 2021 festival

The Tribeca Movie Celebration revealed its main choices for the inaugural Tribeca Games Award on Thursday. The lineup consists of a handful of awaited video games and a couple of lower recognized ones too: Sable, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, Harold Halibut, Lost in Random, NORCO, Signalis, The Huge Con, and Twelve Minutes.

The celebration, which is slated for June 9-20, 2021 in New York City City, marks a years because Rockstar Games’ L.A. Noire ended up being the very first computer game ever to be honored as a main choice at the 2011 Celebration. Now, these titles will remain in competitors for the very first Tribeca Games Award, which “honors an unreleased game for its potential for excellence in art and storytelling through design, artistic mastery and highly immersive worlds,” a release shared.

Casey Baltes, Vice President of Tribeca Games stated in a release that the 2021 choices “showcase the potential for phenomenal storytelling in interactive experiences, with characters and worlds that explore the deep connection we have to ourselves and the world around us,”

This year broadens occasions devoted to computer game at the movie celebration significantly. In addition to Hideo Kojima, Jon Favreau will be signing up with Tribeca Movie Celebration’s video games program, and there will be a live outside efficiency of a choice of music from Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2 in New york city City’s The Battery. Furthermore, Tribeca Games programs will use digital experiences as part of the Tribeca at-home virtual offerings for a part of the celebration where fans play “hands-on digital demos from emerging and established creators.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.