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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Is The Game of the Year In 2020 SXSW Gaming Awards

The SXSW Gaming Awards weren’t capable of host an on-location occasion this yr as a consequence of the COVID-10 outbreak. Nevertheless, an internet rendition of the awards introduced the winners of the seventh annual award present. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gained the sport of the yr at the awards. The was launched for Microsoft Home windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on 22 March 2019. Since then, it has gone on to assemble crucial acclaim.

“Gaming is a key half of the artistic ecosystem that brings us collectively, and now greater than ever it gives us with a novel sense of escape and journey in unsure instances,” a press release from SXSW programming chief Hugh Forrest learn. “We had been devastated that we weren’t capable of have fun our honorees in particular person with the cancellation of our occasion, however glad that we’re nonetheless capable of share their achievements and artistic works with our group.”

The listing of winner at the SXSW Gaming Awards 2020

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD — GAME INDUSTRY CHAMPION OF CHANGE

SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD — GAME INDUSTRY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Cecilia D’Anastasio

VIDEO GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — FromSoftware/Activision

Nominees:

  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Satan Could Cry 5 — Capcom; Disco Elysium — ZA/UM
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts

MOBILE GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Sky: Youngsters of the Gentle — thatgamecompany

Nominees:

  • Name of Responsibility Cellular — TiMi Studios / Activision
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts — Simogo / Annapurna Interactive
  • The place Playing cards Fall — The Game Band / Snowman
  • Whispers of a Machine — Clifftop Video games / Uncooked Fury

TABLETOP GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Paladins of the West Kingdom — Renegade Game Studios

Nominees:

  • Parks — Keymaster Video games
  • Pax Pamir — Wehrlegig Video games
  • Tainted Grail: The Fall of Avalon — Awaken Realms
  • Taverns of Tiefenthal — North Star Video games

XR GAME OF THE YEAR

Winner: No Man’s Sky BEYOND VR — Hey Video games

Nominees:

  • Blood & Fact — Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Pistol Whip — Cloudhead Video games
  • The Beneath Presents — Tender Claws
  • tori — BANDAI NAMCO Leisure America, Inc.

TRENDING GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Winner: Pokemon Sword and Defend — Game Freak / The Pokemon Firm, Nintendo

Nominees:

  • Apex Legends — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts
  • Borderlands 3 — Gearbox Software program / 2K Video games
  • Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Tremendous Mario Maker 2 — Nintendo

MATTHEW CRUMP CULTURAL INNOVATION AWARD

Winner: Disco Elysium — ZA/UM

Nominees:

  • Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Knights and Bikes — Foam Sword / Double Superb Productions
  • Overland — Finji
  • Sea of Solitude — Jo-Mei Video games / Digital Arts

MOST PROMISING NEW INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Winner: The Outer Worlds — Obsidian Leisure / Non-public Division

Nominees:

  • Astral Chain — PlatinumGames / Nintendo
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Evening — ArtPlay / 505 Video games
  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Katana ZERO — Askiisoft / Devolver Digital

EXCELLENCE IN ANIMATION

Winner: KINGDOM HEARTS III — Sq. Enix

Nominees:

  • Apex Legends — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts
  • Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 — Nintendo
  • Mortal Kombat 11 — NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure

EXCELLENCE IN ART

Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Hyperlink’s Awakening — Nintendo

Nominees:

  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Disco Elysium — ZA/UM
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 — Nintendo
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts — Simogo / Annapurna Interactive

EXCELLENCE IN DESIGN

Winner: Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games

Nominees:

  • Astral Chain — PlatinumGames / Nintendo
  • Disco Elysium — ZA/UM
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 — Nintendo
  • Outer Wilds — Mobius Digital / Annapurna Interactive

EXCELLENCE IN GAMEPLAY

Winner: Satan Could Cry 5 — Capcom

Nominees:

  • Astral Chain — PlatinumGames / Nintendo
  • Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare — Infinity Ward / Activision
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — FromSoftware / Activision
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts

EXCELLENCE IN MULTIPLAYER

Winner: FINAL FANTASY XIV: Shadowbringers — Sq. Enix

Nominees:

  • Apex Legends — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts
  • Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare — Infinity Ward / Activision
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne — Capcom
  • Mortal Kombat 11 — NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure

EXCELLENCE IN MUSICAL SCORE

Winner: Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure

Nominees:

  • Satan Could Cry 5 — Capcom
  • Disco Elysium — ZA/UM
  • Outer Wilds — Mobius Digital / Annapurna Interactive
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts — Simogo / Annapurna Interactive

EXCELLENCE IN NARRATIVE

Winner: Disco Elysium — ZA/UM

Nominees:

  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Outer Wilds — Mobius Digital / Annapurna Interactive
  • A Plague Story: Innocence — Asobo Studio / Focus Residence Interactive

EXCELLENCE IN SFX

Winner: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts

Nominees:

  • Name of Responsibility: Fashionable Warfare — Infinity Ward / Activision
  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 — Nintendo
  • Mortal Kombat 11 — NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Leisure
  • Resident Evil 2 — Capcom

EXCELLENCE IN TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT

Winner: Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure

Nominees:

  • Concrete Genie — Pixelopus / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Satan Could Cry 5 — Capcom; Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — FromSoftware / Activision

EXCELLENCE IN VISUAL ACHIEVEMENT

Winner: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice — FromSoftware/Activision

Nominees:

  • Management — Treatment Leisure / 505 Video games
  • Demise Stranding — Kojima Productions / Sony Interactive Leisure
  • The Outer Worlds — Obsidian Leisure / Non-public Division
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — Respawn Leisure / Digital Arts

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