The Game Awards 2018: The Award Winners You Need to Know

The Game Awards 2018

The Game Awards

2018 has been quite the wild ride for gamers.

Amidst all the controversy surrounding unfinished games being treated as full releases, loot boxes getting investigated by the government, and popular publishers falling from grace, there’s been some greats moment strewn throughout the year.

Plenty of amazing titles were released, exciting victories took place at huge gaming competitions, and a slew of major announcements were made at gaming’s biggest conventions. Now that the end of the year is near, it’s time to wrap up 2018 and award the best games, personalities, and events. Video game journalist Geoff Keighley will be on hand to announce the winners of each category for this year’s Game Awards.

You can take a look at the list below to see the biggest winners to come from the 2018 Game Awards.


Game Awards

GAME OF THE YEAR: God of War
BEST ONGOING GAME: Fortnite
BEST GAME DIRECTION: God of War
BEST NARRATIVE: Red Dead Redemption 2
BEST ART DIRECTION: Return of the Obra Dinn
BEST SCORE/MUSIC – PRESENTED BY SPOTIFY: Red Dead Redemption 2 (Woody Jackson)
BEST AUDIO DESIGN – PRESENTED BY DOLBY: Red Dead Redemption 2
BEST PERFORMANCE: Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2
GAMES FOR IMPACT: Celeste
BEST INDEPENDENT GAME: Celeste
BEST MOBILE GAME: Florence
BEST VR/AR GAME: Astro Bot Rescue Mission
BEST ACTION GAME: Dead Cells
BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME:
BEST ROLE PLAYING GAME: Monster Hunter World
BEST FIGHTING GAME: Dragon Ball FighterZ
BEST FAMILY GAME: Overcooked 2
BEST STRATEGY GAME: Into The Breach
BEST SPORTS/RACING GAME: Forza Horizon 4
BEST MULTIPLAYER GAME: Fortnite
BEST STUDENT GAME: Combat 2018
BEST DEBUT INDIE GAME: The Messenger


Industry Icon – Greg Thomas


Community Award

CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR: Ninja


Esports Awards

BEST ESPORTS GAME: Overwatch
BEST ESPORTS PLAYER – PRESENTED BY OMEN BY HP: Dominique “SonicFox” McLean
BEST ESPORTS TEAM: Cloud9
BEST ESPORTS COACH: Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu
BEST ESPORTS EVENT: League of Legends World Championship
BEST ESPORTS HOST: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
BEST ESPORTS MOMENT: C9 Comeback Win In Triple OT vs FAZE

No Comments