The Game Awards 2020 Winners

Here is the full list of winners from The Game Awards 2020. Switching from the Microsoft theater to a virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic didn't take away from the joy felt by the many nominees and grateful winners of the event. Most notably, The Last of Part 2 swept the awards, winning in seven categories.

The Game Awards 2020 Winners

Despite having to resort to a socially distant, live audience-absent, virtual event, The Game Awards 2020 was another night of thrilling game reveals, musical performances and exclusive looks, all put together once again by Geoff Keighley and his team. Even celebrities like Brie Larson, Gal Gadot, Nolan North, Keanu Reeves, Tom Holland and Christopher Nolan joined the virtual party to announce some of the well-earned gaming accolades. The Last of Us Part II was the big winner, claiming seven wins out of the thirty-one categories, including the big one, Game of the Year. Below, you’ll find both the entire stream of the event and the full list of The Game Awards 2020 winners, starting with all those taken by developer Naughty Dog’s champion title.

The Game Awards 2020 Official Stream (4K) - Video Game's Biggest Night Live!

Game of the Year 

The Last of Us Part II – Naughty Dog (Winner)
Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Nintendo
Doom Eternal – id Software
Final Fantasy VII Remake – Square Enix
Ghost of Tsushima – Sucker Punch
Hades – Supergiant Games

Game Direction 

The Last of Us Part II – Naughty Dog (Winner)
Final Fantasy VII Remake – Square Enix
Ghost of Tsushima – Sucker Punch
Hades – Supergiant Games
Half-Life Alyx – Valve

Best Narrative 

The Last of Us Part II (Winner)
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Ghost of Tsushima
Hades

Best Audio Design 

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

Best Performance

Laura Bailey – Abby, The Last of Us Part II (Winner)
Ashley Johnson – Ellie, The Last of Us Part II
Daisuke Tsuji – Jin, Ghost of Tsushima
Logan Cunningham – Hades, Hades
Nadji Jeterm – Miles Morales, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

game awards 2020 winners

The Last of Us Part 2 II wins seven awards, including Game of the Year

Innovation in Accessibility

The Last of Us Part II (Winner)
Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
Grounded
Hyperdot
Watch Dogs Legion

Best Action/Adventure Game

The Last of Us Part II (Winner)
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

Most Anticipated Game

Elden Ring – From Software/Bandai Namco (Winner)
Halo Infinite – 343/Xbox Game Studios
Horizon Forbidden West – Guerrilla Games/SIE
God of War Sequel – SIE Santa Monica/SIE
Resident Evil Village – Capcom
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Sequel – Nintendo

Best Art Direction

Ghost of Tsushima (Winner)
Final Fantasy VII Remake
Hades
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
The Last of Us Part II

Best Score and Music 

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Winner)
Doom Eternal
Hades
Ori and the Will of the Wisps
The Last of Us Part II

game awards 2020 winners

Final Fantasy VII Remake won Best RPG and Best Score & Music

Games for Impact

Tell Me Why (Winner)
If Found…
Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition
Spiritfarer
Through Darkest of Times

Best Ongoing Game

No Man’s Sky (Winner)
Apex Legends
Destiny 2
Call of Duty: Warzone
Fortnite

Best Indie Game

Hades (Winner)
Carrion
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Spelunky 2
Spiritfarer

Best Debut Indie Game

Phasmophobia (Winner)
Carrion
Mortal Shell
Raji: An Acient Epic
Roki

Best Mobile Game

Among Us (Winner)
Call of Duty Mobile
Genshin Impact
Legends of Runeterra
Pokémon Cafe Mix

Best Community Support

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout (Winner)
Apex Legends
Destiny 2
Fortnite
No Man’s Sky
Valorant

game awards 2020 winners

Hades won both Best Indie Game and Best Action Game

Best VR/AR Game

Half-Life: Alyx (Winner)
Dreams
Marvel’s Iron Man VR
Star Wars: Squadrons
The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Best Action Game

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

Best RPG

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Winner)
Genshin Impact
Persona 5 Royal
Wasteland 3
Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best Fighting Game

Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate (Winner)
Granblue Fantasy: Versus
Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows
Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r]

game awards 2020 winners

Ghost of Tsushima won Best Art Direction and the  Player’s Choice Award

Best Family Game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Winner)
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
Minecraft Dungeons
Paper Mario: The Origami King

Best Sim/Strategy Game

Microsoft Flight Simulator (Winner)
Crusader Kings 3
Desperados 3
Gears Tactics
XCOM: Chimera Squad

Best Sports/Racing Game

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

Best Multiplayer Game

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

Content Creator

Valkyrae (Winner)
Alanah Pearce
Jay Ann Lopez
Nickmercs
TimTheTatman

game awards 2020 winners

Among Us won the awards for Best Mobile Game and Best Multiplayer Game

Esports Athlete of the Year

Heo “Showmaker” Su (Winner)
Ian “Crimsix” Porter
Kim “Canyon” Geon-Bu
Anthony “Shotzzy” Cuevas-Castro
Matthieu “Zywoo” Herbaut

Esports Coach of the Year

Danny “Zonic” Sorensen (Winner)
Dae-Hee “Crusty” Park
Fabian “Grabbz” Lohmann
Lee “Zefa” Jae-Min
Raymond “Rambo” Lussier

Best Esports Event

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

Best Esports Game

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

Esports Host of the Year

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere (Winner)
Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
Alex “Machine” Richardson
James “Dash” Patterson
Jorien “Sheever” Van der Heijden

Esports Team of the Year

G2 Esports (Winner)
Damwon Gaming
Dallas Empire
San Francisco Shock
Team Secret

Bonus: Player’s Choice Award (Voted for Entirely by Fans)

Ghost of Tsushima (Winner)
The Last of Us Part II
Hades
Doom Eternal
Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Following the stream, Geoff Keighley took to Twitter to share his thanks and that the event had record viewership numbers, which on the next day, he went on to say he’ll share more of next week. 

What did YOU think of The Game Awards 2020 winners and the event as a whole? Do you think everyone deserved their accolades or were there any snubs? Are you excited about the new Evil Dead game that was revealed and coming in 2021? Lets us know in the comments!

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