Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice wins big at The Game Awards

FromSoftware's brutal action-adventure won the coveted Game of the Year, while Disco Elysium was among the titles that also did well.

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The Game Awards has had a long and considered voting process, with nominations and final ballots bringing together opinions from across the world of gaming (including some votes from us here at Gamereactor - we were judges once again). Last night (or early this morning, if you prefer) the winners of this year's awards were revealed, and it was a particularly strong showing from Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, which won the coveted TGA Game of the Year.

Death Stranding, Disco Elysium, and Call of Duty were among the other notable winners, and you can see how each category played out below, where we've included all of this year's nominees and winners. Check it out, and then let us know in the comments below whether your favourite game of 2019 was honoured at The Game Awards.

Game of the Year
Death Stranding
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Resident Evil 2
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice - WINNER
The Outer Worlds

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Best Game Direction
Death Stranding - WINNER
Resident Evil 2
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
Outer Wilds

Best Narrative
A Plague Tale: Innocence
Death Stranding
Disco Elysium - WINNER
The Outer Worlds

Best Art Direction
Control - WINNER
Death Stranding
Sayonara Wild Hearts
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening


Best Score/Music
Cadence Of Hyrule
Death Stranding - WINNER
Devil May Cry 5
Kingdom Hearts 3
Sayonara Wild Hearts

Best Audio Design
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare - WINNER

Death Stranding
Gears 5
Resident Evil 2
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Best Performance
Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb (The Outer Worlds)
Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden (Control)
Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz (Gears 5)
Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff (Death Stranding) - WINNER
Matthew Porretta as Dr Casper Darling (Control)
Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges (Death Stranding)

Games for Impact
Concrete Genie
Kind Words
Life Is Strange 2
Sea Of Solitude


Best Ongoing Game
Apex Legends
Destiny 2
Final Fantasy XIV
Fortnite - WINNER
Rainbow Six Siege

Best Independent Game
Baba Is You
Disco Elysium - WINNER
Katana Zero
Outer Wilds
Untitled Goose Game

Best Mobile Game
Call Of Duty: Mobile - WINNER
Sayonara Wild Hearts
Sky: Children Of Light
What The Golf?

Best Community Support
Apex Legends
Destiny 2 - WINNER
Final Fantasy XIV
Rainbow: Six Siege


Best VR/AR Game
Asgard's Wrath
Blood & Truth
Beat Saber - WINNER
No Man's Sky
Trover Saves The Universe

Best Action Game
Apex Legends
Astral Chain
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare
Devil May Cry 5 - WINNER
Gears 5
Metro Exodus

Best Action-Adventure Game
Borderlands 3
Control Death
Resident Evil 2
The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice - WINNER

Best RPG
Disco Elysium - WINNER
Final Fantasy XIV
Kingdom Hearts 3
Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
The Outer Worlds


Best Fighting Game
Dead Or Alive 6
Jump Force
Mortal Kombat 11
Samurai Shodown
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - WINNER

Best Family Game
Luigi's Mansion 3 - WINNER
Ring Fit Adventure
Super Mario Maker 2
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Yoshi's Crafted World

Best Strategy Game
Age Of Wonders: Planetfall
Anno 1800
Fire Emblem: Three Houses - WINNER
Total War: Three Kingdoms
Tropico 6

Best Sports/Racing Game
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled - WINNER
DiRT Rally 2.0
eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
F1 2019

Best Multiplayer Game
Apex Legends - WINNER
Borderlands 3
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare
Tetris 99
The Division 2


Fresh Indie Game presented by Subway
ZA/UM for Disco Elysium - WINNER
Nomada Studio for Gris
DeadToast Entertainment for My Friend Pedro
Mobius Digital for Outer Wilds
Mega Crit for Slay The Spire
House House for Untitled Goose Game

Content Creator of the Year
Courage - Jack Dunlop
Dr. Lupo - Benjamin Lupo
Ewok - Soleil Wheeler
Grefg - David Martínez
Shroud - Michael Grzesiek - WINNER

Best Esports Game
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Dota 2
League Of Legends - WINNER


Best Esports Player
Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf - WINNER
Lee 'Faker' Sang-hyeok
Luka 'Perkz' Perkovic
Oleksandr 'S1mple' Kostyliev
Jay 'Sinatraa' Won

Best Esports Team
G2 Esports - WINNER
San Francisco Shock
Team Liquid Best

Esports Event 2019
Overwatch League Grand Finals
EVO 2019
Fortnite World Cup
IEM Katowice 2019
League Of Legends World Championship 2019 - WINNER
The International 2019

Best Esports Coach
Eric 'adreN' Hoag (Team Liquid)
Nu-ri 'Cain' Jang (Team Liquid)
Fabian 'GrabbZ' Lohmann (G2 Esports)
Kim 'Kkoma' Jeong-gyun (SK Telecom T1)
Titouan 'Sockshka' Merloz (OG)
Danny 'Zonic' Sørensen (Astralis) - WINNER

Best Esports Host
Eefje 'Sjokz' Depoortere - WINNER
Alex 'Machine' Richardson
Paul 'Redeye' Chaloner
Alex 'Goldenboy' Mendez
Duan 'Candice' Yu-Shuang

Player's Voice Award Fire Emblem: Three Houses


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Sekiro: Shadows Die TwiceScore

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

REVIEW. Written by Stefan Briesenick

"The sheer presence and power of these warriors make Sekiro's sense of play feel unique even within the confines of FromSoftware's past works."

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