In Los Angeles hosted the annual award ceremony, The Game Awards (the analogue of “Oscar” in the world of video games). The title of best game of the year went to God of War, only available on the PlayStation 4. In this category she went to such projects as Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Celeste, Marvel’s Spider-Man, Monster Hunter: World of Red Dead Redemption 2, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to overclockers.ua.
Also God of War was recognized as the best in directing, and in the genre of action adventure. Its main competitor in the face of Red Dead Redemption 2 wins in 4 categories (“Best story”, “Best acting”, “Best music” and “Best audio design”). Two prizes were awarded platformer Celeste and battle Royale Fortnite. It is noteworthy that for the third year in a row the prize for best cyber discipline takes Overwatch, and the best eSports team Cloud 9 recognized.
The full list of nominations and winners can be found below:
Game of the year: God of War;the Best growing game: Fortnite;Best direction: God of War Best story: Red Dead Redemption 2;Best artwork: Return of the Obra Dinn;Best musical score: Red Dead Redemption 2 Best audio design: Red Dead Redemption 2;Best acting: Roger Clark (Roger Clark) in the role of Arthur Morgan of Red Dead Redemption 2;the biggest influence on players: Celeste;Best indie game: Celeste;Best game for mobile devices: Florence;The best game for virtual/augmented reality: Astro Bot: Rescue Mission;Best action game: Dead Cells;the Best action adventure: God of War Best RPG: Monster Hunter: World;Best fighting game: Dragon Ball FighterZ;Best family game: 2 Overcooked;the Best strategy: Into the Breach;Best sports/racing game: Forza Horizon 4;Best multiplayer: Fortnite;Best student game: Combat 2018;the Best debut indie game: The Messenger;the Best eSports game: Overwatch;Best players: “SonicFox” – Dominique McLean (Dominique McLean), who plays in fighting disciplines;the Best eSports team: Cloud 9;the Best coach in eSports: “Reapered” Bok Han-Gyu (Bok Han-gyu) from Cloud 9;the Best eSports tournament: League of Legends World Championship;the Best of eSports host: “Sjokz” – EFIE Departure (Eefje Depoortere) League of Legends;Best e-sports moment of the year: the “comeback” Cloud 9 vs FaZe Counter-Strike: Global Offensive;Gamer fastest growing popularity: Tyler “Ninja” Blevins.
Unfortunately, the winner in the nomination “the Most anticipated game of next year” at The Game Awards 2018 was not determined.
The composition of the expert jury to select the best games, The Game Awards 2018, with representatives from dozens of specialized and obstavlennyh media from around the world, including GameSpot, IGN, Eurogamer, Game Informer, PC Gamer and others.