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Here Are the Winners of The Game Awards 2022

The Game Awards 2022 broadcast ended, and we have the entire list of winners for the year. During the stream, they not only announced the winners for each category, but also showed off lots of trailers for games. Other than games, we got some musical guests, as well as a bizarre Bill Clinton fan at the very end. For those who missed it, you can check out the nominee list here.

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Here are the winners for each category for The Game Awards 2022 (publishers and developers not listed):

Game of the Year: Elden Ring

Best Game Direction: Elden Ring

Best Narrative: God of War Ragnarok

Best Score and Music: God of War Ragnarok

Best Audio Design: God of War Ragnarok

Best Performance: Christopher Judge (Kratos in God of War Ragnarok)

Games for Impact: As Dusk Falls

Best Ongoing: Final Fantasy XIV

Best Indie: Stray

Best Mobile Game: Marvel Snap

Best Community Support: Final Fantasy XIV

Innovation in Accessibility: God of War Ragnarok

Best VR/AR: Moss: Book II

Best Action Game: Bayonetta 3

Best Action/Adventure: God of War Ragnarok

Best Role-Playing Game: Elden Ring

Best Fighting: Multiversus

Best Family Game: Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Best Sim/Strategy: Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

Best Sports/Racing: Gran Turismo 7

Best Multiplayer: Splatoon 3

Content Creator of the Year: Luigi

Best Debut Indie: Stray

Best Adaptation: Arcane: League of Legends

Most Anticipated Game: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best eSports Game: Valorant

Despite not winning Game of the Year for 2022, God of War Ragnarok was a clear favorite. It won six awards throughout the night. One of the musical performances during the awards was “Blood Upon Snow” from the game. Hozier and Bear Mccreary performed it.

The Game Awards 2022 aired on December 8, 2022. Next year will mark the 10th anniversary of the event.


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