The Game Awards 2018 – The Winners

With all the excitement for new game reveals, you might forget that The Game Awards are actually an awards show for video games. Here are the games with multiple award nomination’s:

8 Nominations
God of War
Red Dead Redemption 2

7 Nominations
Marvel’s Spider-Man

Nominations
Celeste
Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Nominations
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
Destiny 2
Detroit: Become Human
Florence
Fortnite
Monster Hunter: World
Octopath Traveler

Nominations
Dead Cells
Forza Horizon 4
Into the Breach
Life Is Strange 2
The Messenger
Moss
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
Return of the Obra Dinn

So with that in mind, here were the winners from the show:

There was an absolutely amazing moment to start the show, the big 3 on stage at once:

Mr PlayStation, Mr Xbox & Mr Nintendo

Game of the Year

God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Game Direction

God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Ongoing Game

Fortnite – Epic Games

Best Narrative

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Art Direction

Return of the Obra Dinn – 3909 LLC

Best Score/Music

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Woody Jackson

Best Audio Design

Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Performance

Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan – in Red Dead Redemption 2

Games for Impact

Celeste – Matt Makes Games

Best Independent Game

Celeste – Matt Makes Games

Best Mobile Game

Florence – Mountains

Best VR/AR Game

Astro Bot Rescue Mission – SIE Japan Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Action Game

Dead Cells – Motion Twin

Best Action/Adventure Game

God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Role Playing Game

Monster Hunter: World – Capcom

Best Fighting Game

Dragon Ball FighterZ – Arc System Works/Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Family Game

Overcooked 2 – Ghost Town Games/Team17

Best Strategy Game

Into the Breach – Subset Games

Best Sports/Racing Game

Forza Horizon 4 – Playground Games/Microsoft Studios

Best Multiplayer Game

Fortnite – Epic Games

Best Student Game

Combat 2018 – Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Best Debut Indie Game

The Messenger – Sabotage Studio

Industry Icon

Mr Greg Thomas

eSports / Other

Best Esports Game

Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment

Best Esports Player

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean (Echo Fox)

Best Esports Team

Cloud9 (League of Legends)

Best Esports Coach

Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu (Cloud9)

Best Esports Event

2018 League of Legends World Championship

Best Esports Host

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

Best Esports Moment

Cloud9 comeback win in triple OT vs Faze (ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018)

Content Creator of the Year

Ninja

 

Red Dead did a great job sweeping the awards up. And the medley of all the music performed during the show was beautiful.

– Murr

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