The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners 1

The Game Awards are finally here and this year there are whopping 30 categories up for grabs from all walks of the game industry. From sound design and narrative structure to game of the year, we here at CGMagazine have you covered for every category, both big and small. Also, if you’re looking to keep track of all of the new games shown off tonight check out our other post right here. Without further ado, here are all the winners from the 2018 Game Awards.

1) Best Action Game

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Dead Cells (Winner!)
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Far Cry 5
  • Mega Man 11

2) Best Role Playing Game

  • Dragon Quest XI (Winner)
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Ni no Kuni II
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

3) Best eSports Game

  • CSGO
  • DOTA2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch (Winner!)

4) Best Student Game

  • Combat 2018 (Winner!)
  • Dash Quasar
  • JERA
  • LIFF
  • RE: Charge

5)  Best Narrative

  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Winner!)

6) Best Performance

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • Bryan Dechart as Connor, Detroit: Become Human
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos, God of War
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption II (Winner!)
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Man

7) Best Score/Music

  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Winner?!) 

8) Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Win-ner!)

9) Best Art Direction

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • God of War
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn (Winner!)

10) Best Mobile Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence (Winner!)
  • Fortnite
  • PUBG MOBILE
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones

11) Best VR/AR Game

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission (Winner!)
  • Beat Saber
  • Firewall Zero Hour
  • Moss
  • Tetris Effect

12) Content Creator of the Year

  • Dr. Lupo
  • Myth
  • Ninja (Winner!)
  • Pokimane
  • Willyrex

13) Best eSports Player (The Lebron James of sitting)

  • Dominique “SonicFox” McLean (Winner!)
  • Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi
  • Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev
  • Sung-hygeon “JJoNak” Bang

14) Best Debut Indie Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Moss
  • The Messenger (Winner!)
  • Yoku’s Island Express

15) Best Fighting Game

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (Winner!)
  • Soul Caliber VI
  • Street Fighter V Arcade

16) Best Family Game

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Overcooked 2 (Winner!)
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas
  • Super Mario Party

17) Best Strategy Game

  • Into the Breach (Winner!)
  • The Banner Saga 3
  • Battletech
  • Frostpunk
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4

18) Best Independent Game

  • Celeste (Winner!)
  • Dead Cells
  • Into the Breach
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • The Messenger

19) Games for Impact

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Celeste (Winner!)
  • Florence
  • Life is Strange 2
  • The Missing: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories

20) Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 19
  • Forza Horizon 4 (Winner!)
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • NBA 2K19
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2019

21) Best Game Direction

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  • A Way Out
  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War (Winner!)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 

22) Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey
  • God of War (Winner!)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider

23) Best eSports Team

  • Astralis
  • Cloud9 (Winner!)
  • Fnatic
  • London Spitfire
  • OG

24) Best eSports Event

  • ELAGUE Major: Boston 2018
  • EVO 2018
  • League of Legends World Championship (Winner!)
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The International 2018

25) Best eSports Host

  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Anders Blume
  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere (Winner!)
  • Paul “RedEye” Chaloner

26) Best Ongoing Game

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite (Winner!)
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch 
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

27) Best eSports Moment

  • C9 comeback win in triple OT vs FAZE (Winner!)
  • G2 beating RNG
  • KT vs IG Base Race
  • OG’s massive upset of LGD
  • SonicFox side switch against Go1 in DBZ

28) Best eSports Coach

  • Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu (Winner!)
  • Christian “ppasarel” Banaseanu
  • Danny “zonic” Sorensen
  • Dylan Falco
  • Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi
  • Janko “YNk” Paunovic

29) Best Multiplayer Game

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite (Winner!)
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Sea of Thieves

30) Game of the Year

The Game Awards 2018: Complete Rundown of all of the Winners
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Celeste
  • God of War (Winner!)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Tired of reading? You can watch The Game Awards live right here! 

What awards surprised you this year? And what is your pick for game of the year? Let us know in the comments below!