What Was Shown at The Game Awards 2018

The Game Awards 2018

With the year coming to a close, The Game Awards 2018 has presented the list of this year winners in various categories, spanning from Game of the Year to Best Esports Game. Check out the winner list below or head to the official TGA site to see all finalists:

  • Game of the Year – God of War
  • Best Ongoing Game – Fortnite
  • Best Action Game – Dead Cells
  • Best Performance – Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Action/Adventure Game – God of War
  • Best Role Playing Game – Monster Hunter: World
  • Best Game Direction – God of War
  • Best Multiplayer Game – Fortnite
  • Best Narrative – Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Art Direction – Return of the Obra Dinn
  • Best Score/Music – Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Audio Design – Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Best Independent Game – Celeste
  • Games for Impact – Celeste
  • Best Mobile Game – Florence
  • Best VR/AR Game – Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  • Best Fighting Game – Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Best Family Game – Overcooked 2
  • Best Sports/Racing Game – Forza Horizon 4
  • Best Student Game – Combat 2018
  • Best Debut Indie Game – The Messenger
  • Best eSports Game – Overwatch

With the winners revealed, let’s check what exciting new stuff was presented throughout the TGA2018:

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order

The MARVEL ULTIMATE ALLIANCE series returns for the first time in 10 years—with a new action RPG—exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system! Assemble your ultimate team of Marvel Super Heroes from a huge cast including the Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy, the X-Men, and more! Team up with friends to prevent galactic devastation at the hands of the mad cosmic tyrant Thanos and his ruthless warmasters, The Black Order.

In this new storyline, heroes and villains unite in a race across the Marvel Universe to find the Infinity Stones before Thanos and The Black Order use them to unleash cosmic chaos. From Avengers Tower to the X-Mansion and beyond, every stop on the dangerous quest to thwart Thanos results in unexpected collisions of fan-favorite characters and iconic locations.

The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds is a new single-player first-person sci-fi RPG from Obsidian Entertainment and Private Division.

In The Outer Worlds, you awake from hibernation on a colonist ship that was lost in transit to Halcyon, the furthest colony from Earth located at the edge of the galaxy, only to find yourself in the midst of a deep conspiracy threatening to destroy it. As you explore the furthest reaches of space and encounter various factions, all vying for power, the character you decide to become will determine how this player-driven story unfolds. In the corporate equation for the colony, you are the unplanned variable.

Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat is back and better than ever in the next evolution of the iconic franchise.

The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control to customize the fighters and make them your own. The new graphics engine showcasing every skull-shattering, eye-popping moment, brings you so close to the fight you can feel it. And featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best in class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making.

Far Cry New Dawn

Come back to hope County, 17 years after a global nuclear catastrophy. Discover a vibrant post-apolcalyptic world and face the scavengers and their ruthless leaders : the Twins.

Far Cry New Dawn will be available on PS4, Xbox One and PC on February 15th, 2019

Rage 2

The wasteland of RAGE 2 is your playground – your very bloody playground – and in a world where there are no rules, insanity rules. Go anywhere, shoot anything, explode everything. RAGE 2 will be available on PlayStation 4 – May 14, 2019. Get a fresh look at the chaotic and crazy world in the latest trailer.

Anthem

Through the power of the javelins, skilled pilots called lancers were able to fight back against this perilous world. But a new enemy has emerged, seeking to harness the limitless power of the Anthem. And if they succeed, nothing will stand in their way.

Dragon Age

Bioware has also revealed the official Dragon Age Teaser Trailer that shows the familiar Red Lyrium Idol from Dragon Age 2. Hawke disapproves. #DreadWolfRises

While we won’t be sharing any details for now, I can tell you we have been building a new team around a core of Dragon Age veterans, people I’ve worked with on Dragon Age, Jade Empire™, and some of whom I’ve worked with since the Baldur’s Gate days.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Crash is back in the driver’s seat! Get ready to go fur-throttle with Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. It’s the authentic CTR experience, now fully-remastered and revved up to the max.

With Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, the stakes are high and the competition is fierce. It’s the CTR you love, now kicked into the highest gear.

Hades

Defy the god of death in this rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion and Transistor. Play now in Early Access at: www.PlayHades.com

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Patrice Desilets, creative director of Assassin’s Creed, AC 2, and AC Brotherhood, joins us to show an exclusive gameplay demo from the upcoming Ancestors: Humankind Odyssey.

Scavengers

In a not-so-distant future, a cataclysmic event has led to a new ice age, and a vast, frozen wasteland awaits exploration. The best chance of overcoming the challenges of this post-apocalyptic world is by working together. Faced with extreme weather and limited resources, hostile inhabitants and opposing players, explorers must team up to complete objectives, improve their gear, weapons, and tools, and ensure the survival of the human race.

Scavengers is a survival shooter “co-opetition” game from Midwinter Entertainment, an independent development studio founded by game industry veterans with the mission of creating meaningful connections through experiences that demand teamwork.

Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2 tells the story of Razputin Aquato, a gifted acrobat with psychic powers, as he fulfills his life-long goal of becoming an international psychic super-spy. In other words, a Psychonaut. Raz joins the Psychonauts at a dangerous time: a mole has infiltrated the organization and is planning to resurrect history’s most cruelly powerful psychic villains. Not knowing who to trust, Raz must dive into the history of the Psychonauts, and that of his own family, to fight the demons of their shared past.

Devil May Cry 5

It’s showtime! Hot and fresh off The Game Awards, here’s the extended cut of our newest #DMC5 trailer, featuring stylish gameplay of all 3 playable characters (including the first ever public showing of V gameplay), the all-new cameo system, playable demo news, and a little teaser at the end! More details here: http://bit.ly/DMC5-TGA

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Persona 5 Joker Fighter Reveal Trailer

Magic: The Gathering Esports

When you’re the best Magic: The Gathering player there is, the world will know.

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The Pathless

From the creators of ABZÛ, The Pathless is the mythic adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest.

Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world. Forge a connection with your eagle companion as you hunt corrupted spirits, but be careful to not become the hunted yourself. Explore misty forests full of secrets, solve puzzles in ancient ruins, and test your skill in epic battles. The bond with your eagle and the fate of the world hang in the balance.

The Last Campfire

The Last Campfire is an adventure from the creators of No Man’s Sky, a story of a lost ember trapped in a puzzling place, searching for meaning and a way home.

Stranger Things 3 The Game

Dauntless — Console Announce | PlayStation 4 & Xbox One

Dauntless is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Epic Games store in April of 2019.

Atlas

From the creators of ARK: Survival Evolved comes ATLAS – a massively multiplayer first-person pirate adventure. Stake your claim in the endless open world as you conquer territory, construct ships, assemble forts, plunder settlements and hire crew to join your powerful armada.

Campaign with over 40,000 simultaneous online players, as your influence expands from a small island, to a pirate empire that spans the Globe. Wage battle against enemy ships, dive deep into the briny water to explore sunken wrecks and claim your treasure! Discover new lands rich with elements, tame natural and mythical creatures, raid forgotten tombs, confront powerful ancient gods and even build your own colonies, cities, and civilizations in this ultimate quest for glory!

Among Trees

PUBG Snow Map

Winter has arrived. With Update #24, we’re debuting something we’ve been eager to share with you for months; our new 6×6 snow-themed map, Vikendi! An isolated Northern resort island in the shadow of Mount Kreznic, Vikendi was home to a wide variety of attractions, businesses, and villages. Look to the future from the spacecraft launch site Cosmodrome or travel back to the past and walk with the giants at the prehistoric Dino Park. Visit the aging Castle or take a tour of the winery. Vikendi is as beautiful as it is dangerous and Survivors treading these bitter cold lands will have to watch their backs even more closely as the fresh snow is perfect for leaving behind footprints! The days are long on Vikendi, but it won’t be long before the sun sets and the auroras fill the moonlit skies.

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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