Gaming News: Golden Joystick Winners Announced

The winners of the 37th Golden Joystick Awards have been announced. Held in the Bloomsbury Big Top in London and hosted by Danny Wallace, the awards celebrate gaming achievement over the past year.

The remake of Resident Evil 2 took home the award for Ultimate Game of the Year, as well as the award for Best Audio. Among the other winners of the night were Outer Wilds, Devil May Cry 5, Beat Saber and Days Gone.

The development team behind Life Is Strange were honoured with the Outstanding Contribution Award, with Shenmue creator Yu Suzuki the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.

See the full list of winners below.

Ultimate Game of the Year

Resident Evil 2

Best Storytelling

Days Gone

Best Visual Design

Devil May Cry 5

Best Audio

Resident Evil 2

Best Indie Game

Outer Wilds

Best Multiplayer Game in partnership with Servers and Gameye

Apex Legends

Best Game Expansion

GTA Online – Diamond Casino Update

Still Playing Award


Esports Game of the Year in partnership with Corsair


Best VR / AR Game

Beat Saber

Best Gaming Hardware

NVIDIA 20-Series Graphics Cards

Best Performer

Logan Marshall-Green, Telling Lies

Studio of the Year

Epic Games

Best New Streamer/Broadcaster


Breakthrough Award

House House

Mobile Game of the Year

BTS World

Nintendo Game of the Year

Super Smash Brothers Ultimate

PlayStation Game of the Year

Days Gone

PC Game of the Year

World of Warcraft: Classic

Xbox Game of the Year

Gears 5

Most Wanted Game

Cyberpunk 2077

Critics’ Choice Award


Outstanding Contribution

Life Is Strange

Lifetime Achievement

Yu Suzuki

Watch the awards in full below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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