The Game Awards is one of the biggest events of the year. Every year we have high expectations for the winners in the various categories and new, never-before-seen game announcements. This year’s show was no different!

Each year, The Game Awards are hosted by well-known industry icon Geoff Keighley. Other notable names in attendance this year are Hideo Kojima, Guillermo del Toro, Norman Reedus, Carol Shaw, Reggie Fils-Aime just to name a few.

[Each category contains all nominees, the winners are displayed in bold text.]

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Andrea Rene (What’s Good Games)

Clint Lexa (“Halfcoordinated”)

Guy Beahm (“Dr. Disrespect”)        

Mike Grzesiek (“Shroud”)

Steven Spohn (AbleGamers)

 

Best Score/Music

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Cuphead

Destiny 2 

NieR: Automata

Persona 5 

Super Mario Odyssey

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Best Narrative

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Horizon Zero Dawn

Nier: Automata

What remains of Edith Finch

Wolfenstein II: The New Clossus

 

Best Action Game

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Cuphead

Destiny 2

Nioh

Prey

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 

 

 

Best Art Direction

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Cuphead

Destiny 2

Horizon Zero Dawn

Persona 5

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Best Role Playing GamePersona 5

Best Strategy GameMario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Most Anticipated GameThe Last of us Part 2

Best Family GameSuper Mario Odyssey

Best Esports TeamCloud 9

 

Best Debut Indie Game

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Cuphead

Golf Story

Hollow Knight

Mr. Shifty

Slime Rancher

 

 

Best Ongoing Game 

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Destiny 2

Grand Theft Auto Online

Overwatch

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds

Rainbow Six: Siege

Warframe

 

Best Esports Player

Lee Sang-hyeok “Faker”

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Marcelo “coldzera” David

Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovac

Je-hong “ryujehong” Ryu

Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi

 

Best Student Game

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Hollowed

Meaning

Level Squared

From Light

Falling Sky

Impulsion

 

Games for Impact

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Bury Me My Love

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Life is Strange: Before the Storm

Night in the Woods

Please Knock On My Door

What Remains of Edith Finch

 

Best Performance

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Ashly BurchHorizon: Zero Dawn (As Aloy)

Brian Bloom Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (as BJ Blazkowicz)

Claudia BlackUncharted: The Lost Legacy (as Chloe Frazer)

Laura Bailey, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (as Nadine Ross)

Melina JuergensHellblade (as Senua)

 

Best Game Direction

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Horizon Zero Dawn

Resident Evil 7

Super Mario Odyssey

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

Game of the Year

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Persona 5

Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds

Super Mario Odyssey

Horizon Zero Dawn

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild