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The Game Awards 2018 were held in Los Angeles, California, to honor the best video game titles of 2018, on December 6, 2018. God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 were tied for the most nominations at eight each. Red Dead Redemption 2 won the most awards at four, while the title of "Game of the Year"' was given to God of War.

Awards[]

Game of the Year[]

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft Quebec / Ubisoft)
  • Celeste (Matt Makes Games)
  • God of War (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Games / SIE)
  • Monster Hunter: World (Capcom)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Best Ongoing Game[]

  • Destiny 2 (Bungie / Activision)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft)

Best Game Direction[]

  • A Way Out (Hazelight Studios / EA)
  • Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream / SIE)
  • God of War (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Best Narrative[]

  • Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream / SIE)
  • God of War (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 (Dontnod Entertainment / Square Enix)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)

Best Art Direction[]

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft Quebec / Ubisoft)
  • God of War (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Octopath Traveler (Square Enix / Acquire / Nintendo)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Games)
  • Return of Obra Din (3909 LLC)

Best Score/Music[]

Best Audio Design[]

Best Performance[]

Games for Impact[]

Best Independent Game[]

Best Mobile[]

Best VR/AR Game[]

Best Action Game[]

Best Action/Adventure Game[]

Best Role-Playing Game[]

Best Fighting[]

Best Family Game[]

Best Strategy Game[]

Best Sports/Racing[]

Best Multiplayer Game[]

Best Student Game[]

Best Debut Indie Game[]

Best Eports Game[]

Best Esports Player[]

Best Esports Team[]

Best Esports Coach[]

Best Esports Event[]

Best Esports Host[]

Best Esports Moment[]

Content Creator of the Year[]

Announcements[]

The following games were announced at The Game Awards 2018:

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