The 2019 Video Game Awards
Published January 8th, 2020

It was a night full of plenty of surprises! The Game Awards 2019 had 29 categories ranging from best esports coach to best indie game. The nominees for all of the awards are selected by a jury of 80 media and influencer outlets, Polygon among them. After all of the nominees are decided, the winners are chosen based on 90 percent of the votes from the nominating jury and 10 percent from a fan vote.

GAME OF THE YEAR - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BEST ACTION GAME - Devil May Cry 5

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BEST ART DIRECTION - Control

BEST AUDIO DESIGN - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

BEST COMMUNITY SUPPORT - Destiny 2

BEST CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR - Shroud

BEST ESPORTS COACH - Zonic

BEST ESPORTS EVENT - League of Legends World Championship

BEST ESPORTS GAME OF THE YEAR - League of Legends

BEST ESPORTS HOST - Sjokz

BEST ESPORTS PLAYER - Bugha

BEST ESPORTS TEAM - G2 Esports

BEST FAMILY GAME - Luigi's Mansion 3

BEST FIGHTING GAME - Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

BEST FRESH INDIE GAME - Disco Elysium

BEST GAME DIRECTION - Death Stranding

BEST GAMES FOR IMPACT - Gris

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME - Disco Elysium

BEST MOBILE GAME - Call of City: Mobile

BEST MULTIPLAYER GAME - Apex Legends

BEST NARRATIVE - Disco Elysium

BEST ONGOING GAME - Fortnite

BEST PERFORMANCE - Mads Mikkelsen

BEST ROLE-PLAYING GAME - Disco Elysium

BEST SCORE AND MUSIC - Death Stranding

BEST SPORTS/RACING GAME - Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

BEST STRATEGY GAME - Fire Emblem: Three Houses

BEST VR/AR AGAME - Beat Saber

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