2020 Game Awards Recap.

Today was the 2020 Game Awards and as always we had awards for everything included the coveted Game of The Year award. We also got a glimpse of many more games that will be coming out in the future, now lets get into the list of award winning titles!

Game Of They Year
The Last of Us Part II
Best Narrative
The Last of Us Part II
Best Art Direction
Ghost of Tsushima
Best Score and Music
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Best Audio Design
The Last of Us Part II
Best Performance
Laura Bailey as Abby (The Last of Us Part II)
Games For Impact
Tell Me Why
Best Ongoing Game
No Man’s Sky
Best Indie Game
Best Mobile Game
Among Us
Best Community Support
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Best VR/AR
Half-Life: ALYX
Innovation In Accessibility
The Last of Us Part II
Best Action
Best Action/Adventure Game
The Last of Us Part II
Best Role Playing Game
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Best Fighting Game
Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
Best Family Game
Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Best Sim/Strategy Game
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Best Sports/Racing Game
Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1+2
Best Multiplayer Game
Among Us
Content Creator of The Year
Best Debut Game
Best Esports Athlete
Heo “Showmaker” Su (League of Legends)
Best Esports Coach
Danny “Zonic” Sorensen
Best Esports Event
League of Legends World Championship 2020
Best Esports Game
League of Legends
Best Esports Host
Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
Best Esports Team
G2 Esports

The Last of Us Part II easily walked away with the most rewards, and pretty much smoked the competition when it comes to total awards. Tonight was a huge night for the team at Naughty Dog and is a great accomplishment for them. Other titles that had huge nights were titles like Hades who walked away with a few awards under the games belt, and another game that did great was No Man’s Sky who walked away with the Best Ongoing Game! No Man’s Sky is a pretty good cinderella story in the gaming world, a title that came out and got thrashed and has pretty much come back from the brink of being known as one of the worst games ever made. Amazing job to all the teams out there that won awards!

Awards weren’t the only things being handed out tonight as all the viewers were handed out trailers all night long! We had glimpses of things like the new map coming to Among Us named “The Airship”, to other updates like Master Chief (Halo), Michonne & Daryl (The Walking Dead) coming to Fortnite. Even Smash Ultimate had an announcment to make adding Sephiroth to the Smash roster! We also got a brand new cinematic trailer for the new title from Visceral Games named “The Callisto Protocol”, and a great teaser from Bioware on the next Mass Effect game!

The Entire show had it all and was a great time to watch. We got announcements, awards, teasers and performances it was an great awards show in general in my opinion. I was sad to see that games like Destiny 2 couldn’t pull away with an award, and was also in the minority rooting for Animal Crossing to upset The Last of Us. Luckily I am not a betting man! Hopefully the game you were rooting for did better than mine!

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