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The Game Awards 2019: Xbox Series X Reveal, Announcements, New Trailers, and a Full List of Winners

Updated: Mar 7, 2020

By: Joshua Marcellis Daniels - December 16th, 2019

On Thursday (Dec. 12) the 2019 Game Awards took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Gaming Awards are like the Oscar’s of the gaming and e-sport world. Annually, gamers from around the globe attend this award show to peep the latest trailers and listen to keynote announcements that will change the landscape of gaming in 2020.

This year the show included special celebrity appearances and performances along with 29 categories from Best Art Direction to e-sports. One of the largest announcements made was by Vice President of gaming at Microsoft, Phil Spencer, who revealed “Project Scarlett” also known as the Xbox Series X, set for release - holiday season 2020.

The NEW Xbox Series X Trailer:

Other highly anticipated news that dropped is the first PlayStation 5 title called Godfall, and the latest feature trailers like, Ghosts of Tsushima, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Cyberpunk 2077, The Wolf Among Us 2, Bravely Default II, and more.

Playstation 5 NEW Godfall Trailer:

PS4's Ghost of Tsushima Trailer:

Fortnite X Star Wars - Gameplay Trailer

Celebrities that made on-stage appearances were: Vin Diesel (Fast and Furious) Stephen Curry (Professional Basketball Player,) and Norman Reedus (Walking Dead) for Death Stranding.

Green Day, Grimes, and Chvrches took to the stage for musical performances along with a special appearance by the Muppets.

Here is a full list of the 2019 Game Award winners:

Best Narrative – Disco Elysium

Best Audio Design – Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Best Strategy Game – Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Content Creative of the Year – Shroud

Best Action Game – Devil May Cry 5

Games for Impact – Gris

Best Family Game – Luigi Mansion 3

Best Sport/Racing Game – Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fuel

Best Mobile Game – Call of Duty: Mobile

Best Multiplayer Game – Apex Legends

Best Ongoing Game – Fortnite

Best VR/AR Game – Best Saber

Best Performance – Mads Mikkelsen, Death Stranding

Fresh Indie Game – Disco Elysium

Game Of The Year - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Best RPG – Disco Elysium

Best Indie Game – Disco Elysium

Best Game Direction – Death Stranding

Best Action/Adventure Game - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Best Fighting Game – Super Smash Bro Ultimate

Best Community Support – Destiny 2

Best Score and Music – Death Stranding

Esport Game of the Year – League of Legends

Best Esports Coach – Zonic

Best Esports Event - League of Legends World Championship

Best Esports Host – Sjokz

Best Esports Team - G2 Esports

Best Esports Player – Bugha

Top 3 Winners:

Disco Elysium (4Ws)

Death Stranding (3Ws)

Sekiro: Shadows Dies Twice (2Ws)

For more info on The Game Awards visit:

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