Gaming News – The Game Awards Winners Announced


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



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



Best Performance

Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption II


Games for Impact



Best Mobile Game



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



Best Student Game

Combat 2018


Best Debut Indie Game

The Messenger


Best eSports Game



Best eSports Player – Presented by Omen by HP

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean


Best eSports Team



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



Industry Icon

Greg Thomas


Watch the ceremony in full below.



Words by Megan Roxburgh


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