Biggest announcements from The Game Awards 2019
The 2019 edition of Game Awards 2019 were held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 12. The event celebrated the most amazing games of the year and included some big announcements for the upcoming year. Here is a complete wrap-up of the event:
Winners of the Awards:
- Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Game of the Year)
- Destiny 2 (Best Community Support)
- Death Stranding (Best Score/Music)
- Disco Elysium (Best Narrative)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Bandai Namco/Sora Ltd./Nintendo (Best Fighting Game)
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Best Audio Design)
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Best Strategy Game)
- Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek (Content Creator of the Year)
- Control (Best Art Direction)
- Devil May Cry 5 (Best Action Game)
- Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Best Family Game)
- Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (Best Sports/Racing Game)
- Call of Duty: Mobile (Best Mobile Game)
- Apex Legends (Best Multiplayer Game)
- Fortnite (Best Ongoing Game)
- Beat Saber (Best VR/AR Game)
- Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff – Death Stranding (Best Performance)
- Disco Elysium (Best Role-Playing Game)
- Death Stranding (Best Game Direction)
- Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Best Action/Adventure Game)
- League of Legends (Best Esports Game)
- Danny “Zonic” Sørensen (Best Esports Coach)
- 2019 League of Legends World Championship (Best Esports Event)
- G2 Esports – League of Legends (Best Esports Team)
- Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf (Best Esports Player)
Microsoft Xbox Series X: Xbox boss Phil Spencer took the stage early in the show to reveal the next Xbox, Xbox Series X, previously known as Project Scarlett. It’s launching next holiday season. It has a brand-new controller, and you can use it horizontally.
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II: Microsoft revealed one of its first first-party games for the Xbox Series X. It’s a sequel to the haunting Hellblade from Ninja Theory, and the sequel looks just as dark and uncomfortable as the original.
Godfall: Sony announced Godfall, a new game from Gearbox that will be launching on PlayStation 5. It’s a “third-person fantasy looter-slasher focused on melee combat” set in a brand-new fantasy universe.
PUBG Team’s Announcement: Prologue will be the next release from the team behind PUBG. However, the game is quite a mystery and not much is known about it. Brendan “Playerunknown” Greene said in a press release, “Our studio was founded with the goal of exploring, experimenting, and creating new technologies and gameplay experiences. With Prologue, we are taking our first steps toward building new technologies and interactions that will help develop my ideas into reality.”
Ruined King: Riot unveiled the first games to be published under its new Riot Forge label. The goal is to partner with indie studios for new experiences set inside of the League of Legends universe, and the first titles are called Ruined King and Convergence.