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Resident Evil 2 Wins “Ultimate Game of the Year” at the Golden Joystick Awards

It is almost the end of the year which means all the big gaming-related awards will be taking place over the course of the next few weeks. The first big one was none other than the Golden Joystick Awards 2019 which crowns the best games of the year across various categories. This year’s awards saw Resident Evil 2 clean up across not only the “Best Audio” category but the remake also won “Ultimate Game of the Year”.

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The awards took place in London and marked the 37th year of the awards running. The Golden Joystick Awards 2019 is one of the longest-running awards shows in the industry and is a public-based award ceremony that allows an online ballet to be filled in by gamers across the world. Over 3.5 million votes are cast during the lead-up to the ceremony.

The winners were as follows;

  • Best Storytelling: Days Gone
  • Best Multiplayer Game in partnership with Servers and Gameye: Apex Legends
  • Still Playing Award: Minecraft
  • Best Visual Design: Devil May Cry 5
  • Best Indie Game: Outer Wilds
  • Esports Game of the Year in partnership with Corsair: Fortnite
  • Best Audio: Resident Evil 2
  • Best Game Expansion: GTA Online – Diamond Casino Update
  • Best VR / AR Game: Beat Saber
  • Best Gaming Hardware: Nvidia 20-series Super graphics cards
  • Best Performer: Logan Marshall-Green
  • Studio of the Year: Epic Games
  • Best New Streamer / Broadcaster: Ewok
  • Breakthrough Award: Untitled Goose Game, 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: Control
  • Lifetime Achievement: Yu Suzuki
  • Ultimate Game of the Year: Resident Evil 2

This is one of many awards ceremonies to take place in the gaming industry. We also have the Game Awards 2019 which is scheduled to kick off in early December that will not only reward the best games of the year but also showcase some new announcements.

You can watch the full Golden Joystick Awards ceremony down below;

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Marco is the owner and founder of GLITCHED. South Africa’s largest gaming and pop culture website. GLITCHED quickly established itself with tech and gaming enthusiasts with on-point opinions, quick coverage of breaking events and unbiased reviews across its website, social platforms, and YouTube channel.

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