The Game Awards 2022: List of Winners

The Game Awards 2022 took place last night and along with a lot of revelations and news, prizes were handed out. The most important prize, GAME OF THE YEAR 2022, was won by It Takes Two, a two-player split-screen game developed by Hazelight Studios. They also launched A Way Out in 2018, an equally interesting and captivating split-screen game.

Below you will find the list of nominees for each category as well as the winners.

Game of the Year

It Takes Two (EA)
Deathloop (Bethesda)
Metroid Dread (Nintendo)
Psychonauts 2 (Xbox Game Studios)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Resident Evil Village (Capcom)

Most Anticipated Game

🏆 Elden Ring (Bandai Namco)
God of War Ragnarok (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Horizon Forbidden West (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
Starfield (Bethesda)

Best VR / AR Game

Resident Evil 4 (Capcom / Oculus Studios)
Hitman 3 (IO Interactive)
I Expect You to Die 2 (Schell Games)
Lone Echo II (Oculus Studios)
Sniper Elite VR (Rebellion Developments)

Source: store.playstation.com

Best Fighting Game

Ilty Guilty Gear Strive (Arc System Works)
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba ⁠— The Hinokami Chronicles (Sega)
Melty Blood: Type Light (Delightworks)
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl (GameMill)
Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown (Sega)

Best Family Game

It Takes Two (EA)
Mario Party Superstars (Nintendo)
New Pokemon Snap (Nintendo)
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury (Nintendo)
WarioWare: Get It Together! (Nintendo)

Best Sim / Strategy Game

Age of Empires IV (Xbox Game Studios)
Evil Genius 2: World Domination (Rebellion Developments)
Humankind (Sega)
Inscryption (Return)
Microsoft Flight Simulator (Xbox Game Studios)

Best Sports Game

League of Legends (Riot Games)
Call of Duty (Activision)
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)
Dota 2 (Valve)
Riot Games

Best Game Direction

Deathloop (Bethesda)
It Takes Two (EA)
Psychonauts 2 (Xbox Game Studios)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Journal (Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Source: eurogamer.net

Innovation in Accessibility

Forza Horizon 5 (Xbox Game Studios)
Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
The Vale: Shadow of the Crown (Falling Squirrel)

Best Sports / Racing Game

Forza Horizon 5 (Xbox Game Studios)
F1 2022 (EA Sports)
FIFA 22 (EA Sports)
Hot Wheels Unleashed (Milestone)
Riders Republic (Ubisoft)

Best Ongoing Game

Final Fantasy XIV Online (Square Enix)
Apex Legends (EA)
Call of Duty: Warzone (Activision)
Fortnite (Epic Games)
Genshin Impact (MiHoYo)

Best Community Support

Final Fantasy XIV Online (Square Enix)
Apex Legends (EA)
Destiny 2: Beyond Light (Bungie)
Fortnite (Epic Games)
No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)

Best Action / Adventure Game

Metroid Dread (Nintendo)
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
Psychonauts 2 (Xbox Game Studio)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Resident Evil Village (Capcom)

Best Narrative

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (Square Enix)
Deathloop (Bethesda)
It Takes Two (EA)
Life Is Strange: True Colors (Square Enix)
Psychonauts 2 Xbox Game Studios)

Best Mobile Game

Genshin Impact (MiHoYo)
Fantasian (Mistwalker)
League of Legends: Wild Rift (Riot Games)
Marvel Future Revolution (Netmarble)
Pokemon Unite (The Pokemon Company)

Best Multiplayer Game

It Takes Two (EA)
Back 4 Blood (WB Games)
Knockout City (EA)
Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom)
New World (Amazon Games)
Valheim (Coffee Stain)

Best Role Playing Game

Tales of Arise (Bandai Namco)
Cyberpunk 2077 (CD Projekt Red)
Monster Hunter Rise (Capcom)
Scarlet Nexus (Bandai Namco)
Shin Megami Tensei V (Sega)

Source: store.playstation.com

Best Art Direction

Deathloop (Bethesda)
Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Ember Lab)
Psychonauts 2 (Xbox Game Studios)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
The Artful Escape (Annapurna)

Best Action Game

Journal (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Back 4 Blood (WB Games)
Chivalry II (Tripwire Interactive)
Deathloop (Bethesda)
Far Cry 6 (Ubisoft)

Best Indie Game

Kena: Bridge of Spirits (Ember Lab)
12 Minutes (Annapurna Interactive)
Death’s Door (Return Digital)
Digital Enrollment
Loop Hero (Digital Return)

Best Audio Design

Forza Horizon 5 (Xbox Game Studios)
Deathloop (Bethesda)
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Resident Evil Village (Capcom)
Journal (Sony Interactive Entertainment)

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