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Here Are 2019’s Golden Joystick Award Winners

Golden Joystick Awards

Here Are 2019’s Golden Joystick Award Winners

The Golden Joystick Awards have wrapped up its 37th annual event, announcing critics’ choices for the best games of the past 12 months.

The event was hosted in London’s Bloomsbury Big Top by comedian and Assassin’s Creed actor Danny Wallace, with plenty of new trailers and interviews with developers.

Here are the winners of each category.

Best Storytelling

Days Gone

Best Multiplayer Game

Apex Legends

Still Playing Award


Best Visual Design

Devil May Cry 5

Best Indie Game

Outer Wilds

Esports Game of the Year


Best Audio

Resident Evil 2

Best Game Expansion

Grand Theft Auto Online – Diamond Casino Update

Best VR/AR Game

Beat Saber

Best Gaming Hardware

Nvidia 20-series Super Graphics Cards

Best Performer

Logan Marshall-Green as David Smith in Telling Lies

Studio of the Year

Epic Games

Best Streamer/Broadcaster

Ewok (Soleil Wheeler)

Breakthrough Award

House House

Mobile Game of the Year

BTS World

Outstanding Contribution

Life is Strange

PC Game of the Year

World of Warcraft Classic

PlayStation Game of the Year

Days Gone

Xbox Game of the Year

Gears 5

Nintendo Game of the Year

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Most Wanted Game

Cyberpunk 2077

Critics Choice Award


Lifetime Achievement Award

Yu Suzuki

Ultimate Game of the Year

Resident Evil 2

For our official takes on the winning games, be sure to check out our lists on our favorite PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Switch games so far this year.

What games would you have chosen for these awards? Were there any that surprised you or that you wouldn’t have picked? Let us know your picks in the comments!

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Joseph Stanichar

A lover of video games, theater and awful, awful puns. Playing Games Since 2005 | Favorite Genres: (J)RPGs, Action, Adventure, and any combination of the three
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