The Game Awards winners 2020: The best of the best

The Game Awards 2020 have crowned the winners of this year's battle, with TLOU Part 2 coming away with an armful of trophies.

The Game Awards 2020 results are in, and plenty of deserving games have earned their wins. Of course, this being a particularly strong year for games, plenty of deserving games have just missed out on their well-earned recognition, so below we have all the winners of The Game Awards 2020 along with their competition in the nominations. The Game Awards wasn't just about celebrating this year's games, but looking forward to what's coming as well, so here's all the game announcements that happened during the ceremony for you to catch up on. If you're looking for the esports and best content creator wins, they're down the bottom, but allow us to spoil you all right now by saying congratulations Valkyrae! Not just a HyperX hero, but a hero in everyone's hearts, too.

The Game Awards 2020 results

Game of the Year

  • WINNER: The Last of Us Part II
  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Animal Crossing New Horizons

Best game direction

  • Winner: The Last of Us Part II
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx

Best narrative

  • Winner: The Last of Us Part II
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades

Best art direction

  • Winner: Ghost of Tsushima
  • Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best score and music

  • Winner: Fantasy Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Doom Eternal
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best audio design

  • Winner: The Last of Us Part II
  • Doom Eternal
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Resident Evil 3

Best performance

  • Winner: Laura Bailey as Abby in The Last of Us Part II
  • Ashley Johnson as Ellie in The Last of Us Part II
  • Daisuke Tsuji as Jin Sakai in Ghost of Tsushima
  • Logan Cunningham as Hades in Hades
  • Nadji Jeter as Miles Morales in Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Games for impact

  • Winner: Tell Me Why
  • If Found... by Dreamfeel
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
  • Spiritfarer
  • Through the Darkest of Times

Best ongoing game

  • Winner: No Man's Sky
  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Fortnite

Best indie game

  • Winner: Hades
  • Carrion 
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Spelunky 2
  • Spiritfarer

Best mobile game

  • Winner: Among Us
  • Call of Duty Mobile
  • Genshin Impact
  • Legends of Runeterra
  • Pokemon Cafe Mix

Best community support

  • Winner: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Fortnite
  • No Man's Sky
  • Valorant

Best VR/AR

  • Winner: Half-Life Alyx
  • Dreams
  • Marvel's Iron Man VR
  • Star Wars: Squadrons
  • The Walking Dead: Saint's & Sinners

Innovation in accessibility

  • Winner: The Last of Us Part II
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • Grounded
  • Hyperdot
  • Watch Dogs Legion

Best action game

  • Winner: Hades
  • Doom Eternal
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Nioh 2
  • Streets of Rage 4

Best action/adventure game

  • Winner: The Last of Us Part II
  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Best RPG winner

  • Winner: Final Fantasy 7 Remake
  • Genshin Impact
  • Persona 5 Royal
  • Wasteland 3
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best fighting game

  • Winner: Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate
  • Grandblue Fantasy: Versus
  • Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
  • OnePunch Man: Hero Nobody Knows
  • Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late(CL-R)

Best family game

  • Winner: Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Crash Bandicoot 5: It's About Time
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Paper Mario: The Origami King

Best SIM/Strategy game

  • Winner: Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • Crusader Kings III
  • Desperados III
  • Gears Tactics
  • XCOM: Chimera Squad

Best sports/racing game

  • Winner: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2
  • Dirt 5
  • F1 2020
  • FIFA 21
  • NBA 2K21

Best multiplayer game

  • Winner: Among Us
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Valorant

Content Creator of the Year

  • Winner: Valkyrae
  • Alanah Pearce
  • Jay Ann Lopez
  • Nickmercs
  • Timthetaman

Best esports athlete

  • Winner: Heo "Showmaker" Su
  • Ian "Crimsix" Porter
  • Kim "Canyon" Geon-Bu
  • Anthony "Shotzzy" Cuevas-Castro
  • Matthieu "Zywoo" Herbaut

Best esports coach

  • Winner: Danny "Zonic" Sorensen
  • Dae-Hee "Crusty" Park
  • Fabian "Grabbz" Lohmann
  • Lee "Zefa" Joe-Min
  • Raymond "Rambo" Lussier

Best esports event

  • Winner: League of Legends World Championship 2020
  • Blast Premier: Spring 2020 European Finals
  • Call of Duty League Championship 2020
  • IEM Katowice 2020
  • Overwatch: League of Grand Finals 2020

Best esports game

  • Winner: League of Legends
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Fortnite
  • Valorant

Best esports host

  • Winner: Eefje "Sjokz" Depoortere
  • Alex "Goldenboy" Mendez
  • Alex "Machine" Richardson
  • James "Dash" Patterson
  • Jorien "Sheever" Van Der Heijden

Best esports team

  • Winner: G2 Esports
  • Damwon gaming
  • Dallas empire
  • San Francisco Shock
  • Team Secret

Congratulations to all the winners of The Game Awards 2020. If you want to see all the games announced and trailers shown during the ceremony, come check those out here.

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