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Sekiro Takes Home GOTY at The Game Awards

Here are all the winners from the big show.

by Diego Perez


The 2019 Game Awards have come to a close, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has emerged victorious after a tight competition for Game of the Year. From Software’s latest punishing RPG also took home Best Action/Adventure Game. 2019 was a stacked year for video games, and plenty of games got the recognition they deserved at this year’s show.

Here’s the full list of winners from the 2019 Game Awards:

  • Game of the Year – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Best Game Direction – Death Stranding
  • Best Narrative – Disco Elysium
  • Best Art Direction – Control
  • Best Score/Music – Death Stranding
  • Best Audio Design – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Best Performance – Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff (Death Stranding)


  • Games for Impact – Gris
  • Best Ongoing Game – Fortnite
  • Best Independent Game – Disco Elysium
  • Best Mobile Game – Call of Duty: Mobile
  • Best Community Support – Destiny 2
  • Best VR/AR Game – Beat Saber
  • Best Action Game – Devil May Cry 5
  • Best RPG – Disco Elysium
  • Best Fighting Game – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Best Family Game – Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Best Strategy Game – Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Best Sports/Racing Game – Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
  • Best Multiplayer Game – Apex Legends
  • Best Action/Adventure Game – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Fresh Indie Game Presented by Subway – Disco Elysium


  • Content Creator of the Year – Shroud
  • Best Esports Game – League of Legends
  • Best Esports Player – Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf
  • Best Esports Team – G2 Esports
  • Best Esports Event – League of Legends World Championship 2019
  • Best Esports Coach – Zonic
  • Best Esports Host – Sjokz

Outside of awards, the Game Awards was also jam-packed with new game announcements and exciting reveals, including the world’s first look at Microsoft’s next-generation console, the Xbox Series X. A sequel to Hellblade called Senua’s Saga was announced alongside the console, and it showcased the sheer graphical power of the machine. A handful of single-player games set in the League of Legends universe were also shown off by Riot Games, and we got an extended look at Ghost of Tsushima as well.

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