The Game Awards 2019 took place at the Microsoft Theater in LA on December 12, 2019. It was hosted by Geoff Keighley, Canadian games journalist. This show was livestreamed globally in more than 50 countries. The show had several guests as award presenters, including former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé, NBA player Stephen Curry, film director Jonathan Nolan, actors Norman Reedus, Vin Diesel, and Michelle Rodriguez, game developer Ikumi Nakamura, and Muppets characters Bunsen Honeydew and Beaker.The show also featured musical performances from Green Day, Grimes, andChvrches, as well the Game Awards Orchestra.

This show had 29 categories ranging from best ESports coach to best indie game. So here they are:

Video Games:

Game of the Year: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice –FromSoftware/Activision

Best Game Direction: Death Stranding – KojimaProductions/Sony Interactive Entertainment

Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite – Epic Games

Best Narrative: Disco Elysium – ZA/UM

Best Art Direction: Control – Remedy Entertainment/505 Games

Best Score/Music: Death Stranding – Kojima Productions/SonyInteractive Entertainment

Best Audio Design: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare – InfinityWard/Activision

Best Performance: Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff – Death Stranding

Games for Impact: Gris – Nomada Studio/Devolver Digital

Best Independent Game: Disco Elysium – ZA/UM

Best Mobile Game: Call of Duty: Mobile – TiMiStudios/Activision

Best VR/AR Game: Beat Saber – Beat Games

Best Action Game: Devil May Cry 5 – Capcom

Best Action/Adventure Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice –FromSoftware/Activision

Best Role Playing Game: Disco Elysium – ZA/UM

Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – BandaiNamco/Sora Ltd./Nintendo

Best Family Game: Luigi’s Mansion 3 – Next LevelGames/Nintendo

Best Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses – IntelligentSystems/Koei Tecmo/Nintendo

Best Sports/Racing Game: Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled –Beenox/Activision

Best Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends – RespawnEntertainment/Electronic Arts

Fresh Indie Game: ZA/UM for Disco Elysium

Best Community Support: Destiny 2 – Bungie

Content Creator of the Year: Michael “Shroud”Grzesiek

Player’s Voice: Fire Emblem: Three Houses – IntelligentSystems/Koei Tecmo/Nintendo


Best Esports Game: League of Legends – Riot Games

Best Esports Player: Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf(Sentinels, Fortnite)

Best Esports Team: G2 Esports (League of Legends)

Best Esports Coach: Danny “Zonic” Sørensen(Astralis, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)

Best Esports Event: 2019 League of Legends WorldChampionship

Best Esports Host: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

The Game Awards become the most fascinating show for gamers. This show  treated its lovers with the announcement of the next Xbox — the XboxSeries X — along with the very first PlayStation 5 title. On top of that, we had news and trailers for big games like Final Fantasy VII Remake, Cyberpunk2077, League of Legends, and more.