Here Are Your 2020 Game Awards Winners

Another year in gaming has gone by, and with that, another Game Awards. This was the sixth annual awards presentation hosted by Geoff Keighley. For the first time ever, it was virtual for everyone, even the award winners and presenters. The pandemic restrictions didn’t stop the award results from being presented, however. There were many awards given out for many different types of games, and this is a master list of every category and the game that took home an award.

First, let’s start with the winning games from each genre:

Best Action/Adventure Game: The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

Best Family Game: Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)

Best Action Game: Hades (Supergiant Games)

Best VR/AR: Half Life: Alyx (Valve)

Best Sports/Racing Game: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 (Vicarious Visions)

Best Indie Game: Hades (Supergiant Games)

Best Debut Game: Phasmophobia (Kinetic Games)

Best Multiplayer: Among Us (InnerSloth)

Best Role-Playing Game: Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix)

Best Sim/Strategy Game: Microsoft Flight Simulator (Asobo Studio)

Best Ongoing Game: No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)

Best Fighting Game: Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (Midway Games)

Best Mobile Game: Among Us (InnerSloth)


Next, let’s talk about the people and communities that stood out this year:

Best E-Sports Athlete: Showmaker

Best Community Support: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (Mediatonic)

Most Anticipated Game: Elden Ring (FromSoftware Inc.)

Best Performance: Laura Bailey as Abby in The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

Content Creator of the Year: Valkyrae


Finally, here are the winners in awards for game design: music, story, art, themes… all the stuff that makes a game memorable to its audience:

Best Score/Music: Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix)

Best Art Direction: Ghost of Tsushima (Sucker Punch Studios)

Best Narrative: The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

Games for Impact: Tell Me Why (DONTNOD Entertainment)

Best Audio Design: The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

Innovation and Accessibility: The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

Player’s Voice: Ghost of Tsushima (Sucker Punch Studios)

Best Game Direction: The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog)

And finally, the overall Game of the Year winner was Naughty Dog’s The Last of Us Part II.

What do you think of this year’s winners? Did you guess which games would win correctly? Do you agree or disagree with the decisions made? Let us know in the comments below!

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