The Game Awards 2018: God of War and Red Dead Redemption win big

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The adventures of a Spartan and a imperishable Wild West outlaw have swept a house during this year’s The Game Awards.

Big bill titles God Of War and Red Dead Redemption assimilated Fortnite in holding home trophies during a event.

God Of War won a large one – Game of a Year – forward of Assassin’s Creed, Celeste, Spider-Man, Monster Hunter and Red Dead Redemption.

It also won an endowment for diversion instruction and was named Best Action or Adventure Game of a Year.

Red Dead Redemption won awards that highlighted a storytelling and prolongation values, winning for narrative, music, diversion audio and performance.

Fortnite won Best Ongoing Game and Best Multiplayer Game and there were also dual wins for eccentric game, Celeste.

‘Emphasis on a good in games’

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Analysis by Steffan Powell, Newsbeat gaming reporter

The Game Awards is a possibility for a gaming attention to infer it can lift off an awards rite that is as full of glitz and glorious as any Hollywood event.

This year we saw something flattering rare. Some large bosses from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo on a theatre together – pity a limelight.

In 2018 a attention has come underneath heated scrutiny. Cases of Fortnite obsession being one reason. Donald Trump’s claims that gaming is obliged for gun assault another, and suggested links between gaming and gambling a third.

What we saw final night was some of a many absolute people in a attention entrance together to try and change that narrative. They attempted to emphasize a good in games and widespread a summary of togetherness among a community.

As for a awards themselves, a vital articulate indicate after a uncover was also a large doubt going into it. What is improved – Red Dead Redemption 2 or God of War 4? This time a Greek God pipped a cowboys.

You can make a clever box for possibly diversion – and so final night’s preference is doubtful to stop people seeking that doubt for years to come.

What else happened during a event?

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But a eventuality wasn’t only about celebrating a games of this year, there was also a lot to get vehement about for 2019.

A series of large name studios also used a eventuality as a height to premiere trailers for arriving releases.

New trailers were suggested for Far Cry: New Dawn, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, new games in a Dragon Age and Mortal Kombat franchises as good as The Last Campfire – a new pretension from a creators of No Man’s Sky.

The rite also reunited God Of War actors Christopher Judge and Sunny Suljic to benefaction a Best Content Creator endowment to pennon Ninja.

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