The 2019 Game Awards show took place last night at the Microsft Theater in Los Angeles and was hosted by Geoff Keighley. Ahead of the show, Death Stranding had a staggering 9 nominations and walked away with 3, including Best Game Direction and Best Performance, which Mads Mikkelsen won for his performance as Cliff. And whilst many had it tipped for take hame Game of the Year, that honour went to Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – which also won Best Action/Adventure Game.

You can find a full list of the night’s winners below:

Game of the Year

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice  (WINNER)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • The Outer Worlds

Best Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2   (WINNER)
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Score/Music 

  • Cadence of Hyrule
  • Death Stranding  (WINNER) 
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts

Best Narrative

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium   (WINNER)
  • The Outer Worlds

Best Fighting Game

  • Dead or Alive 6
  • Jump Force
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Samurai Shodown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate   (WINNER)

Best Audio Design 

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare  (WINNER)
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gears 5
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Best Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Anno 1800
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses   (WINNER)
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Tropico 6
  • Wargroove



Content Creator of the Year

  • Jack “Courage” Dunlop
  • Benjamin “Dr. Lupo” Lupo
  • Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler
  • David “Grefg” Martínez
  • Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek   (WINNER)

Best Art Direction 

  • Control  (WINNER)
  • Death Stranding
  • Gris
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Best Action Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Astral Chain
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Devil May Cry 5   (WINNER)
  • Gears 5
  • Metro Exodus

Games for Impact

  • Concrete Genie
  • Gris   (WINNER)
  • Kind Words
  • Life Is Strange 2
  • Sea of Solitude

Best Family Game

  • Luigi’s Mansion 3  (WINNER)
  • Ring Fit Adventure
  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled   (WINNER)
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
  • F1 2019
  • FIFA 20

Best Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile  (WINNER)
  • Grindstone
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sky: Children of Light
  • What the Golf?



Best Multiplayer Game

  • Apex Legends  (WINNER)
  • Borderlands 3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Tetris 99
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite  (WINNER)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best VR/AR Game

  • Asgard’s Wrath
  • Blood & Truth
  • Beat Saber   (WINNER)
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Trover Saves the Universe

Best Performance

  • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb — The Outer Worlds
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden — Control
  • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz — Gears 5
  • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff — Death Stranding   (WINNER)
  • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling — Control
  • Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges — Death Stranding

Player’s Voice 

  • Death Stranding
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses    (WINNER)
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fresh Indie Game 

  • ZA/UM for Disco Elysium   (WINNER)
  • Nomada Studio for Gris
  • DeadToast Entertainment for My Friend Pedro
  • Mobius Digital for Outer Wilds
  • MegaCrit for Slay the Spire
  • House House for Untitled Goose Game

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Disco Elysium    (WINNER)
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
  • The Outer Worlds

Best Independent Game

  • Baba Is You — Hempuli
  • Disco Elysium — ZA/UM   (WINNER)
  • Katana Zero — Askiisoft/Devolver Digital
  • Outer Wilds — Mobius Digital/Annapurna Interactive
  • Untitled Goose Game — House House/Panic

Best Game Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding    (WINNER)
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Outer Wilds

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Borderlands 3
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice   (WINNER)