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The Winners of the Game Awards 2018

December 7, 2018

The winners of the Game Awards 2018 were announced yesterday, with over twenty games from both AAA studios and indie developers taking home awards, as voted on by the community.

Game of the Year

God of War (Sony Interactive Entertainment, SIE Santa Monica)

Best Multiplayer Game

Fortnite (Epic Games)

Best Independent Game

Celeste (Matt Makes Games)

Best Fighting Game

Dragon Ball FighterZ (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, Arc System Works)

Best Sports/Racing Game

Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft Studios, Playground Games, Turn 10 Studios)

Best Ongoing Game

Fortnite (Epic Games)

Best Role Playing Game

Monster Hunter: World (Capcom)

Best Family Game

Overcooked 2 (Team17 Digital Limited, Ghost Town Games)

Best Narrative

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Best Esports Player

Dominique “SonicFox” McLean

Best Performance

Roger Clark (Red Dead Redemption 2)

Best Esports Game

Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)

Best Action/Adventure Game

God of War (Sony Interactive Entertainment, SIE Santa Monica)

Best Action Game

Dead Cells (Motion Twin)

Best Score/Soundtrack

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Daniel Lanois, Woody Jackson)

Best Student Game

Combat 2018 (Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences)

Best Strategy Game

Into the Breach (Subset Games)

Best Art Direction

Return of the Obra Dinn (3909 LLC)

Best VR Game

Astro Bot Rescue Mission (Sony Interactive Entertainment, SIE Japan)

Best Studio/Game Direction

Sony Interactive Entertainment/SIE Santa Monica (God of War)

Best Debut Indie Game

The Messenger (Sabotage Studio)

Games for Impact award

Celeste (Matt Makes Games)

Industry Icon

Greg Thomas

Best Mobile Games

Florence (Mountains)

Content Creator of the Year

Richard “Ninja” Blevins

Best Esports Coach

Bok “Reapered” Han-Gyu

Best Esports Moment

Cloud9’s comeback win in Triple OT vs FaZe at the ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018

Best Esports Team

Cloud9

Best Esports Host

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

Best Audio Design

Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Best Esports Event

League of Legends World Championship 2018

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