The Game Awards 2018: nominations, winners and new trailers
God of War is the winner in “The Best Game of the Year”
The annual Awards of the Game Awards finally took place in 2018, during which the best games of the that year were named.
In the nomination of “The Best Game of the Year”, the winner was an exclusive for the PlayStation 4 God of War.
These are the results of TGA 2018:
Best Action Game – Dead Cells
Best Roleplay – Monster Hunter:World
Best eSports Game – Overwatch
Best Student Game – Combat 2018
Best Story – Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Acting – Roger Clark, Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Soundtrack – Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Sound Design – Red Dead Redemption 2
Best VR / AR game – Astrobot: Rescue Mission
Best Mobile Game – FlorenceBest Art Design – Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Independent Game – Celeste
Best Strategy – Into The Breach
Best fighting game – Dragon Ball Fighters
The best family game – Overcooked! 2
The main game statement – Celeste
Best Sports or Racing Game – Forza Horizon 4
Best Direction – God of War
Best Action Adventure – God of War
Best Developing Game – Fortnite
Best Multiplayer – Fortnite
During the ceremony some announcements were also made:
Nintendo introduced the third part of the Marvel Ultimate Alliance: The Black Order, it will be released only on Nintendo Switch.
In 2019, an improved version of the famous game The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe will be released. It will also be available on consoles.
Ubisoft will be pleased with Far Cry: New Dawn – a spin-off of Far Cry 5 17 years after a nuclear explosion. The game will be available on February 15 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
From the creators of Fallout, Tim Kane and Leonard Boyarsky announced The Outer Worlds, which will appear in 2019 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Also, NetherRealms showed the trailer for Mortal Kombat 11. The release date is April 23, 2019.
It was also announced that RAGE 2 from Avalanche Studios, together with id Software, will be released on May 14, 2019.
Activision announced Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. The game is a full remaster racing game from PS1.
During the ceremony, Epic Games launched their Store. According to the authors, “every two weeks one game will become free” – in 2019, 28 games will be distributed.
Earlier, Blizzard introduced Warcraft 3: Reforged – an updated version of the revolutionary strategy of Warcraft 3: Reign of Chaos.