Gaming News – The Game Awards Winners Announced

The winners of The Game Awards 2019 have been announced. Celebrating the gaming releases of the last year, the accolade for Game of the Year was awarded to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which was also named the Best Action/Adventure Game. Among the other big winners were Disco Elysium, which picked up four awards, and Death Stranding, which won three awards.

While celebrating this year’s best, the awards also featured a look at what gamers can expect in the future, with the announcements of sequels for The Wolf Among Us and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice and the first official tie-in game from The Fast and Furious franchise – Fast and Furious: Crossroads.

The next console from Xbox, previously named Project Scarlett, is now officially Xbox Series X and there the announcement that Ghost of Tsushima will be launching in Summer 2020 with a new trailer. There was also a host of other games announced at the event, including the first look at Godfall – which is confirmed for a release on PlayStation 5 and PC.

See a full list of winners below.

GAME OF THE YEAR

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

ACTION GAME

Devil May Cry 5

ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

ART DIRECTION

Control

AUDIO DESIGN

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Destiny 2

CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR

Shroud

ESPORTS COACH

Zonic

ESPORTS EVENT

League of Legends World Championship 2019

ESPORTS GAME OF THE YEAR

League of Legends

ESPORTS HOST

Sjokz

ESPORTS PLAYER

Bugha

ESPORTS TEAM

G2 Esports

FAMILY GAME

Luigi’s Mansion 3

FIGHTING GAME

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

FRESH INDIE GAME

Disco Elysium

GAME DIRECTION

Death Stranding

GAMES FOR IMPACT

Gris

INDEPENDENT GAME

Disco Elysium

MOBILE GAME

Call of Duty: Mobile

MULTIPLAYER GAME

Apex Legends

NARRATIVE

Disco Elysium

ONGOING GAME

Fortnite

PERFORMANCE

Mads MikkelsenDeath Stranding

ROLE-PLAYING GAME

Disco Elysium

SCORE AND MUSIC

Death Stranding

SPORTS/RACING GAME

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

STRATEGY GAME

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

VR/AR GAME

Beat Saber

Watch the awards in full below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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