The Fifth Annual Video Game Awards Roundup: Winners and World Premieres

Award Winners

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

World Premieres

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.

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