Tonight was the fifth annual Video Game Awards, created and hosted by Geoff Keighley, and, as usual, it was jam-packed with information not only about award-winning games but also new games to keep you looking forward to next year’s show as well.
Best Community Support: Destiny 2
Best Musical Score: Death Stranding
Best E-Sports Coach: Zonic
Best E-Sports Event: League of Legends World Championship 2019
Best E-Sports Host: Sjokz
Best E-Sports Team: G2 E-Sports
Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Best Narrative: Disco Elysium
Best E-Sports Player: Bugha
Best Audio Design: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
Best Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Best Role-Playing Game: Disco Elysium
Content Creator of the Year: Shroud
Best Art Direction: Control
Best Action Game: Devil May Cry 5
Games for Impact: Gris
Best Family Game: Luigi’s Mansion 3
Best Sports/Racing Game: Crash Team Racing
Best Mobile Game: Call of Duty Mobile
Best Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends
Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite
E-Sports of the Year: League of Legends
Best Action/Adventure Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Best VR/AR Game: Beat Saber
Best Performance: Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff in Death Stranding
Player’s Voice Award: Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Fresh Indie Game: Disco Elysium
Best Game Direction: Death Stranding
Game of the Year: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Amplitude Studios shows its first trailer with gameplay for its upcoming game Humankind, where you play as a world leader, starting with a highly customizable avatar that changes throughout the game based on your choices.
The first trailer for No More Heroes 3 announces the game is coming in 2020 to the Nintendo Switch.
Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 7 Remake gets a new trailer, focusing on the story of the game. The game releases worldwide on March 3, 2020.
Microsoft revealed the Xbox Series X, with a planned release for Holiday 2020.
Ninja Theory’s Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 is the first game announced for the new Xbox Series X.
Gearbox and Counterplay announce Godfall, releasing Holiday 2020 for the PlayStation 5. It is a brand-new series that takes place in a fantasy universe full of mysterious knights and magic. It has third-person melee combat and can be played solo or co-op.
Square Enix announces Bravely Default II, releasing in 2020 for the Nintendo Switch.
Playerunknown announces a new title, called Prologue.
From Endnight is Sons of the Forest, a sequel to the survival horror game, The Forest.
A new single-player installment for League of Legends called Ruined King. It is in development for console and PC. It will be a story-driven, turn-based RPG that takes place after Burning Tides.
Ori: The Will of the Wisps is coming to Xbox One and Steam on March 11, 2020.
Wolfeye Studios announces their first game, Weird West, described as an “Action RPG Experience.”
Sucker Punch shows a new trailer for Ghost of Tsushima, a game set in Tsushima during feudal Japan. It is slated to release in Summer 2020.
Gears: Tactics is coming on April 28, 2020, for Steam and Xbox ONE, bringing 40+ hours of gameplay with a turn-based tactical RPG combat system.
From 24 Entertainment in China comes the brand-new Naraka Bladepoint, a multi-player melee combat game.
Telltale announces The Wolf Among Us 2. No release date or platforms have been currently announced.