The Game Awards have once again had their moment. The event took place on December 12, 2019, honoring a number of video games fans loved throughout the year. This time, there weren’t too many surprises when it came to winners. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Death Stranding did a lot of show stealing. However, both Fire Emblem: Three Houses and the indie Disco Elysium received a lot of love too.
Most notably, The Game Awards 2019 top winner was Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which took Game of the Year and Best Action/Adventure Game. Death Stranding was honored for Best Game Direction, Best Score and Music, and Mads Mikkelsen’s performance. Fire Emblem: Three Houses ended up not only getting Best Strategy Game, but turned out to be this year’s Player’s Choice. Finally, Disco Elysium stole folks’ hearts and the Best Narrative, Best RPG, Best Indie Game, and Fresh Indie Game awards this year.
Here is the list of The Game Awards 2019 winners.
- Game of the Year: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
- Best Action Game: Devil May Cry 5
- Best Action/Adventure Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
- Best Art Direction: Control
- Best Audio Design: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
- Best Family Game: Luigi’s Mansion 3
- Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Best Game Direction: Death Stranding
- Best Games for Impact: Gris
- Best Independent Game and Fresh Indie Game: Disco Elysium
- Best Mobile Game: Call of Duty Mobile
- Best Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends
- Best Narrative: Disco Elysium
- Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite
- Best Performance: Mads Mikkelsen for Death Stranding
- Best Role-Playing Game: Disco Elysium
- Best Score & Music: Death Stranding
- Best Sports/Racing Game: Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled
- Best Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
- Best VR/AR Game: Beat Saber
- Player’s Choice: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
- Community Support: Destiny 2
- Content Creator of the year: Shroud
- Esports Coach: Danny “Zonic” Sorensen
- Esports Event: League of Legends World Championship 2019
- Esports Game of the Year: League of Legends
- Esports Host: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
- Esports Player: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf
- Esports Team: G2 Esports
The Game Awards 2019 also was host to multiple announcements, like Microsoft’s Xbox Series X, Ninja Theory’s Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2, Square Enix’s Bravely Default 2, Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us: Season 2, and Gearbox’s Godfall.