Gaming News – The Game Awards Winners Announced

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The winners of The Game Awards 2018 have been announced. Celebrating the best games of 2018, the awards honour achievement in a wide variety of fields, from design and direction to narrative and performance, while also celebrating the gaming community with a number of awards for eSports achievement.

 

Red Dead Redemption 2 scooped four awards, including one for Roger Clark for his portrayal of protagonist Arthur Morgan, but it was God of War that won the coveted Game of the Year award, one of three trophies for Sony Santa Monica’s epic.

 

Alongside all the awards, the ceremony also featured a number of world exclusive and premiere trailers for upcoming titles and content, including a new Marvel Ultimate Alliance title coming to Switch in 2019, the previously leaked Far Cry: New Dawn, new content for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, Fortnite and Rocket League, the first DLC character for Super Smash Bros Ultimate, new trailers for Dead by Daylight, Psychonauts 2, Crackdown 3 and Anthem, rounding out with the official announcements of Mortal Kombat 11, Scavengers, Hades, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey and the much anticipated Crash Team Racing remaster.

 

See a full list of winners below:

 

Game of the Year

God of War

 

Best Action Game

Dead Cells

 

Best Action/Adventure Game

God of War

 

Best Role-Playing Game

Monster Hunter: World

 

Best Game Direction

God of War

 

Best Narrative

Red Dead Redemption 2

 

Best Ongoing Game

Fortnite

 

Best Art Direction

Return of the Obra Dinn

 

Best Score/Music – Presented by Spotify

Red Dead Redemption 2

 

Best Audio Design – Presented by Dolby

Red Dead Redemption 2

 

Best Independent Game

Celeste

 

Best Performance

Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption II

 

Games for Impact

Celeste

 

Best Mobile Game

Florence

 

Best VR/AR Game

ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission

 

Best Fighting Game

Dragon Ball FighterZ

 

Best Family Game

Overcooked 2

 

Best Sports/Racing Game

Forza Horizon 4

 

Best Multiplayer Game

Fortnite

 

Best Student Game

Combat 2018

 

Best Debut Indie Game

The Messenger

 

Best eSports Game

Overwatch

 

Best eSports Player – Presented by Omen by HP

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean

 

Best eSports Team

Cloud9

 

Best eSports Coach

Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu

 

Best eSports Event

League of Legends World Championship

 

Best eSports Host

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

 

Best eSports Moment

C9 comeback win in triple OT vs FAZE

 

Content Creator of the Year

Ninja

 

Industry Icon

Greg Thomas

 

Watch the ceremony in full below.

 

 

Words by Megan Roxburgh

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