Game Awards Winners

Last night was the annual Game Awards featuring the well known Game of the year Award. We’ve got the full list of winners.

Ah, The Game Awards.  One of the many times a year when everyone comes together argues about what game should win which category and then disperse. This year we had some upsets and some not so shocking winners.  I’ve listed the categories and the winners below.  I’ve put my predictions as to what I thought was going to win as well.  I don’t really watch Esports so I didn’t have any predictions about those.  Happy Game of the Year Awards everyone!

Best Action Game

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Dead Cells- winner
  • Destiny 2 Forsaken- prediction
  • Far Cry 5
  • Mega Man 11

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  • God of War- prediction and winner
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Best Role Playing Game

  • Dragon Quest XI
  • Monster Hunter: World- prediction and winner
  • Ni no Kuni II
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Best Game Direction

  • A Way Out
  • Detroit: Become Human- prediction
  • God of War- winner
  • Life is Strange: Episode 1
  • Marvel’s Spiderman
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Narrative

  • Detroit: Become Human- prediction
  • God of War
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
  • Marvel’s Spiderman
  • Red Dead Redemption 2- winner

 Best Ongoing Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite- winner
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch- prediction
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Art Direction

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • God of War
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn- prediction and winner

Best Score/Music

  • Celeste
  • God of War- prediction
  • Marvel’s Spiderman
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2- winner

Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • God of War- prediction
  • Marvel’s Spiderman
  • Red Dead Redemption 2- winner

Best Independent Game

  • Celeste- prediction and winner
  • Dead Cells
  • Into the Breach
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • The Messenger

 Best Performance

  • Bryan Dechart as Connor, Detroit: Become Human
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos, God of War- prediction
  • Meslissanthi Mahut as Kassandra, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2- winner
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spiderman

Games for Impact

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Celeste- winner and prediction
  • Florence
  • Life is Strange 2
  • The Missing: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories

Best Mobile Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence- winner
  • Fortnite- prediction
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones

Best VR/AR Game

  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission- winner
  • Beat Saber
  • Firewall Zero Hour- prediction
  • Moss
  • Tetris Effect

Best Fighting Game

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ- winner
  • Soul Caliber VI- prediction
  • Street Fighter V Arcade Edition

Best Family Game

  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Overcooked 2- winner
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
  • Super Mario Party- prediction

Best Strategy Game

  • Battletech
  • Frostpunk
  • Into the Breach- winner
  • The Banner Saga 3
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 19
  • Forza Horizon 4- winner
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • NBA 2K19
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite- winner
  • Monster Hunter: World- prediction
  • Sea of Thieves

Best Student Game

  • Combat 2018- prediction and winner
  • Dash Quasar
  • JERA
  • LIFF
  • RE: Charge

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Moss
  • The Messenger- winner
  • Yoku’s Island Express- prediction

Best Esports Game

  • CSGO
  • DOTA2
  • Fortnite- prediction
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch- winner

Best Esports Player

  • Dominique “SonicFox” Mclean- winner
  • Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi
  • Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev
  • Sung-hygeon “JJoNak’ Bang

Best Esports Team

  • Astralis
  • Cloud9-winner
  • Fnatic
  • London Spitfire
  • OG

Best Esports Coach

  • Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu- winner
  • Christian “ppasarel” Banaseanu
  • Danny “zonic” Sorensen
  • Dylan Falco
  • Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi
  • Janko “YNk” Paunovic

Best Sports Event

  • Elague Major 2018
  • EVO 2018
  • League of Legends World Championship- winner
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The International 2018

Best Esports Host

  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Anders Blume
  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depootere –winner
  • Paul “RedEye” Chaloner

Best Esports Moment

  • C9 comeback win in triple OT- winner
  • G2 beating RNG
  • KT vs IG Base Race
  • OG’s Massive Upset
  • SonicFox side swtich against Go1 in DBZ

Content Creator of the Year

  • Lupo
  • Myth
  • Ninja- winner
  • Pokimane
  • Willyrex

Congratulations to all of the winners!

God of War

Written by Frido
(Frido is an avid gamer and plays games when they should be doing homework. Their other hobbies include sleeping, eating, drinking, and acting like they’re going to start exercising when we all know they’re not. Some of their favorite games include The Bioshock Series, The Resident Evil, and Luigi’s Mansion. They figured if they’re gonna have all of these opinions might as well put them to paper.)
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