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GAME AWARDS 2022 WINNERS AND LOSERS

The Game Awards ran late into the night yesterday, here is a round up of all the categories and the winners in case you missed it.

 

The annual Game Awards 2022 premiered last night showcasing the best of the best in the gaming industry. As expected God of War swooped in and took a total of 7 awards from their 10 nominations. Elden Ring also had a successful night taking 4 including Game of the Year. Call of Duty Modern Warfare II was nominated for 3 but won a total of zero. Here are all of the winners:


Game of the Year

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio/Focus Entertainment)

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Monolith Soft/Nintendo)


Player's Voice

  • Sonic Frontiers (Sega)

  • Genshin Impact (Hoyoverse)

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)


Best Game Direction

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)

  • Immortality (Half Mermaid)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)


Best Narrative

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio/Focus Entertainment)

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)

  • Immortality (Half Mermaid)


Best Art Direction

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)

  • Scorn (Ebb Software/Kepler Interactive)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)


Best Score and Music

  • Olivier Deriviere, A Plague Tale: Requiem

  • Tsukasa Saitoh, Elden Ring

  • Bear McCreary, God of War Ragnarök

  • Two Feathers, Metal: Hellsinger

  • Yasunori Mitsuda, Xenoblade Chronicles 3


Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward/Activision)

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)


Best Performance

  • Ashly Burch, Horizon Forbidden West

  • Charlotte McBurney, A Plague Tale: Requiem

  • Christopher Judge, God of War Ragnarök

  • Manon Gage, Immortality

  • Sunny Suljic, God of War Ragnarök


Games for Impact

  • A Memoir Blue (Cloisters Interactive/Annapurna)

  • As Dusk Falls (Interior Night/Xbox Game Studios)

  • Citizen Sleeper (Jump Over The Age/Fellow Traveller)

  • Endling - Extinction is Forever (Herobeat Studios/HandyGames)

  • Hindsight (Team Hindsight/Annapurna)

  • I Was a Teenage Exocolonist (Northway Games/Finji)


Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)

  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)

  • Final Fantasy 14 (Square Enix)

  • Fortnite (Epic Games)

  • Genshin Impact (HoYoverse)


Best Indie Game

  • Cult of the Lamb (Massive Monster / Devolver Digital)

  • Neon White (Angel Matrix/Annapurna)

  • Sifu (Sloclap)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)

  • Tunic (Tunic Team/Finji)


Best Mobile Game

  • Apex Legends Mobile (Lightspeed & Quantum/Respawn/EA)

  • Diablo Immortal (Blizzard/NetEase)

  • Genshin Impact (HoYovese)

  • Marvel Snap (Second Dinner Studios/Nuverse)

  • Tower of Fantasy (Hotta Studio/Perfect World/Level Infinite)


Best Community Support

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)

  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)

  • Final Fantasy 14 (Square Enix)

  • Fortnite (Epic Games)

  • No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)


Innovation in Accessibility

  • As Dusk Falls (Interior Night/Xbox Game Studios)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Return to Monkey Island (Terrible Toybox/Devolver Digital)

  • The Last Of Us Part I (Naughty Dog/SIE)

  • The Quarry (Supermassive Games/2K)


Best VR/AR

  • After the Fall (Vertigo Games)

  • Among Us VR (Schell Games/InnerSloth)

  • Bonelab (Stress Level Zero)

  • Moss: Book II (Polyarc)

  • Red Matter 2 (Vertical Robot)


Best Action Game

  • Bayonetta 3 (Platinum Games/Nintendo)

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward/Activision)

  • Neon White (Angel Matrix/Annapurna)

  • Sifu (Sloclap)

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (Tribute Games/Dotemu)


Best Action/Adventure

  • A Plague Tale: Requiem (Asobo Studio/Focus Entertainment)

  • God of War Ragnarök (Sony Santa Monica/SIE)

  • Horizon Forbidden West (Guerrilla Games/SIE)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)

  • Tunic (Tunic Team/Finji)


Best Role Playing Game

  • Elden Ring (FromSoftware/Bandai Namco)

  • Live a Live (Square Enix/Nintendo)

  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus (Game Freak/Nintendo/TPCI)

  • Triangle Strategy (Artdink/Square Enix)

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (Monolith Soft/Nintendo)


Best Fighting Game

  • DNF Duel (Arc System Works/EIGHTING/NEOPLE/NEXON)

  • JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R (CyberConnect 2 Co. Ltd/Bandai Namco)

  • The King of Fighters XV (SNK/Plaion)

  • MultiVersus (Player First Games/WB Games)

  • Sifu (Sloclap)


Best Family Game

  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land (HAL Laboratory / Nintendo)

  • Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga (Traveller’s Tales/WB Games)

  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Ubisoft Milan/Paris/Ubisoft)

  • Nintendo Switch Sports (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

  • Splatoon 3 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)


Best Sim/Strategy Game

  • Dune: Spice Wars (Shiro Games/Funcom)

  • Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope (Ubisoft Milan/Paris/Ubisoft)

  • Total War: Warhammer 3 (Creative Assembly/Sega)

  • Two Point Campus (Two Point Studios/Sega)

  • Victoria 3 (Paradox Development Studio/Paradox Interactive)


Best Sports/Racing Game

  • F1 22 (Codemasters/EA Sports)

  • FIFA 23 (EA Vancouver/Romania/EA Sports)

  • NBA 2K23 (Visual Concepts/2K Sports)

  • Gran Turismo 7 (Polyphony Digital/SIE)

  • OlliOlli World (Roll 7/Private Division)


Best Multiplayer Game

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II (Infinity Ward/Activision)

  • MultiVersus (Player First Games/WB Games)

  • Overwatch 2 (Blizzard)

  • Splatoon 3 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)

  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge (Tribute Games/Dotemu)


Content Creator of the Year

  • Karl Jacobs

  • Ludwig

  • Nibellion

  • Nobru

  • QTCinderella


Best Debut Indie Game

  • Cult of the Lamb (Massive Monster / Devolver Digital)

  • Neon White (Angel Matrix/Annapurna)

  • Sifu (Sloclap)

  • Stray (BlueTwelve Studio/Annapurna)

  • Tunic (Tunic Team/Finji)


Best Adaptation

  • Arcane: League of Legends (Fortiche/Riot Games/Netflix)

  • Cyberpunk: Edgerunners (Studio Trigger/CD Projekt, Netflix)

  • The Cuphead Show! (Studio MDHR/King Features Syndicate/Netflix)

  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Sega Sammy Group/Paramount Pictures)

  • Uncharted (PlayStation Productions/Sony Pictures)


Most Anticipated Game

  • Final Fantasy 16 (Square Enix)

  • Hogwarts Legacy (Avalanche Software/WB Games)

  • Resident Evil 4 (Capcom)

  • Starfield (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)


Best Esports Game

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)

  • Dota 2 (Valve)

  • League of Legends (Riot Games)

  • Rocket League (Psyonix)

  • Valorant (Riot Games)


Best Esports Athlete

  • Jeong "Chovy" Ji-hoon (Gen.G, LOL)

  • Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (T1, LOL)

  • Finn "karrigan" Andersen ( (FaZe Clan - CS:GO)

  • Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, CS:GO)

  • Jacob “Yay” Whiteaker (Cloud9, Valorant)


Best Esports Team

  • DarkZero Esports (Apex Legends)

  • FaZe Clan (CS:GO)

  • Gen.G (League of Legends)

  • LA Thieves (Call of Duty)

  • LOUD (Valorant)


Best Esports Coach

  • Andrii "B1ad3" Horodenskyi (Natus Vincere, CS:GO)

  • Matheus “bzkA” Tarasconi (LOUD, VALORANT)

  • Erik “d00mbr0s” Sandgren (FPX, VALORANT)

  • Robert "RobbaN" Dahlström (FaZe Clan, CS:GO)

  • Go "Score" Dong-bin (Gen.G, LOL)


Best Esports Event

  • EVO 2022

  • 2022 League of Legends World Championship

  • PGL Major Antwerp 2022

  • The 2022 Mid-Season Invitational

  • Valorant Champions 2022

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