The Game Awards

There were actual awards handed out at last night's The Game Awards. If you have time, patience, and bandwith, the winners are spread over 31 pages on the official website. Here's a quicker rundown:

  • GAME OF THE YEAR
    Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)
  • BEST GAME DIRECTION
    Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)
  • BEST NARRATIVE
    God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)
  • BEST ART DIRECTION
    Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)
  • BEST SCORE AND MUSIC
    Bear McCreary, God of War Ragnarök
  • BEST AUDIO DESIGN
    God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)
  • BEST PERFORMANCE
    Christopher Judge, God of War Ragnarök
  • GAMES FOR IMPACT
    As Dusk Falls (Interior Night/Xbox Game Studios)

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  • BEST ONGOING GAME
    FINAL FANTASY XIV (Square Enix)
  • BEST INDIE
    Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)
  • BEST DEBUT INDIE
    Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)
  • BEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT, PRESENTED BY DISCORD
    FINAL FANTASY XIV (Square Enix)
  • BEST MOBILE
    MARVEL SNAP (Second Dinner Studios/Nuverse)
  • BEST VR/AR
    Moss: Book II (Polyarc)
  • BEST ACTION
    Bayonetta 3 (Platinum Games/Nintendo)
  • BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE
    God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)
  • BEST ROLE PLAYING
    Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)
  • BEST FIGHTING
    MultiVersus (Player First Games/WB Games)
  • BEST FAMILY
    Kirby and the Forgotten Land (HAL Laboratory / Nintendo)
  • BEST SIM/STRATEGY
    Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Ubisoft Milan/Paris/Ubisoft)
  • BEST SPORTS/RACING
    Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital/SIE)
  • BEST MULTIPLAYER
    Splatoon 3 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • MOST ANTICIPATED
    The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR
    Ludwig
  • BEST ADAPTATION
    Arcane: League of Legends (Fortiche/Riot Games/Netflix)
  • INNOVATION IN ACCESSIBILITY
    God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)
  • BEST ESPORTS GAME
    VALORANT (Riot Games)
  • BEST ESPORTS ATHLETE
    Jacob “Yay” Whiteaker (Cloud9, Valorant)
  • BEST ESPORTS TEAM
    LOUD (Valorant)
  • BEST ESPORTS COACH
    Matheus “bzkA” Tarasconi (LOUD, VALORANT)
  • BEST ESPORTS EVENT
    2022 League of Legends World Championship
  • Players Voice
    Genshin Impact (miHoYo)