The Game Awards 2020 Results Live Blog

The Game Awards is here! Here’s all the winners you need to know about and all the results you care about.

All categories are listed in the order that they were announced at time of nomination, and the winners are highlighted like this.


Best Performance

  • Ashley Johnson (TLOU2)
  • Laura Bailey (TLOU2)
  • Daisuke Tsuji (Ghost of Tsushima)
  • Logan Cunningham (Hades)
  • Nadji Jeter (Spider-Man: Miles Morales)

Little surprise here. Laura Bailey is excellent and her performance in TLOU2 was one of the most impactful and polarizing that I can remember in the history of gaming.

Best Multiplayer

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Among Us
  • Warzone
  • Fall Guys
  • Valorant

Even though this game came out in 2018, this game deserves all of its praise.

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Warzone
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky

This was definitely a dark horse here, and even the guy accepting the award didn’t expect it. Good on them!

Best Art Direction

  • FF7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the WispS
  • TLOU2

I haven’t played GoT but I have heard and seen incredible things. The art style in this game is legitimately mind blowing, and I am so glad it’s picking up an award heree.

Best Score/Music

  • DOOM Eternal
  • FF7 Remake
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • TLOU2

*wet fart noise* — This might be the biggest snub of the night. I’m POLLUTED that DOOM Eternal didn’t win this.

Best Audio Design

  • DOOM Eternal
  • Half-Life – Alyx
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • RE3
  • TLOU2


Innovation in Accessibility (New 2020 Category)

  • AC: Valhalla
  • Grounded
  • Hyper Dot
  • TLOU2
  • Watch Dogs Legion


Best Narrative

  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • FF7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • TLOU2

Figured this was gonna get multiple awards.

Games For Impact

  • If Found
  • Kentucky Route Zero
  • Spirit Farer
  • Tell Me Why
  • Through The Darkest Of Times

Best Independent Game

  • Carrion
  • Fall Guys
  • Hades
  • Spelunky 2
  • Spirit Farer

SuperGiant has an unreal body of work and Hades is just the latest in a long line of incredible titles. This is incredibly well deserved.

Best Mobile Game

  • Among Us
  • Call of Duty Mobile
  • Genshin Impact
  • Legends of Runeterra
  • Pokémon Café Mix


Best Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Fall Guys
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Valorant

Fall Guys’ social media presence has been weird as shit since the game launched, but it’s viral-ness cannot be denied.

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Carrion
  • Mortal Shell
  • Raji
  • Roki
  • Phasmaphobia

I don’t have a dog in this fight, all’s I’m gonna say is go watch the Phasmaphobia guides over at the WGG YouTube page.

Best VR/AR Game

  • Dreams
  • HL: Alyx
  • Iron Man VR
  • Star Wars Squadrons
  • The Walking Dead

Valve stinks.

Content Creator of the Year

  • Alanah Pearce
  • Jay-Ann Lopez
  • Nickmercs
  • Timthetatman
  • Valkyrae

This was a stacked category and is incredibly well deserved. Keep the Paul brothers away from Valkyrae tho.

Best Action Game

  • Doom Eternal
  • Hades
  • HL: Alyx
  • Nioh 2
  • Streets of Rage 4

Well deserved. Hades is supposed to be amazing.

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • AC Valhalla
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Spider-Man Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • TLOU2


Best RPG

  • FF7 Remake
  • Genshin Impact
  • Persona 5
  • Wasteland 3
  • Yakuza: Like A Dragon

I dunno. I guess I would rather have them win this then the other ones.

Best Fighting Game

  • Gran Blue
  • MK11: Ultimate
  • Street Fighter V CE
  • One Punch Man
  • Under Night In Birth

MK has had a huge resurgence in recent years, and I’m so glad to see them take home some hardware tonight. This is outrageously well deserved.

Best Family Game

  • Animal Crossing NH
  • Crash 4
  • Fall Guys
  • Mario Kart Live
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Paper Mario and the Origami King

Okay, makes sense. If there was a lock for anything this was it.

Best Sim/Strategy Game

  • Crusader Kings 3
  • Desperados 3
  • Gears Tactics
  • MS Flight Simulator
  • XCOM


Best Sports/Racing Game

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

LETS GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO remaster Tony Hawk Underground next please.

Best Esports Game

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • CS:GO
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Valorant

No surprises here.

Best Esports Athlete

  • Crimsix
  • Showmaker
  • Canyon
  • Shottzy
  • Zywoo

One of the reasons Damwon took home the League Worlds Championship. Recognize a GOAT when you see one.

Best Esports Team

  • Damwon
  • Dallas Empire
  • SF Shock
  • G2 Esports
  • Team Secret

Bob says these guys are good.

Best Esports Coach

  • Zefa
  • Zonic
  • Crusty
  • Rambo
  • Grabbz

Astralis has been on a HUGE comeback this year, and Zonic is at the helm of it all. Good for him for getting this recognition.

Best Esports Event

  • BLAST Premier Spring Final
  • CoD League Championships
  • IEM Katowice
  • LoL Worlds
  • OW League Grand Finals

As someone who got up at 6am to watch this live, I can’t help but support this. What an absolutely electric event!

Best Esports Host

  • Sjokz
  • Machine
  • Goldenboy
  • Dash
  • Sheever

Sjokz is absolutely electric and deserves this 100%. Huge W!

Best Game Direction

  • FF7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life Alyx
  • TLOU2


Game of the Year

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • DOOM: Eternal
  • FF7 Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • TLOU2

Shoulda been Jedi Fallen Order.

HUGE congrats to all the winner. We’ll see you at the big show next year hopefully!

Papa Dom

Co-founder, lead blogger, graphic designer, and manager of WGG's writing team - Dom has been writing about video games for over ten years. Dom's work has been featured on some of the world's biggest gaming news outlets - including Dexerto, GameInformer, and IGN.

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