Famitsu Dengeki Game Awards 2019 revealed

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The popular Japanese magaines Famitsu and Dengeki PlayStation just hosted the Famitsu Dengeki Game Awards.

The Game of the Year award was brought home by Pokemon Sword & Shield, which prevailed against a strong panel of nominees which also included Death Stranding, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and Fire Emblem: Three Houses.

On the other hand, Hideo Kojima winned the “Most Valuable Creator” award, with Death Stranding winning four awards including Best Rookie, Best Action Adventure, Best Graphics, and Best Character.

Below you can read the full list of winners.

  • Best Rookie: Death Stranding
  • Best Indie: Gnosia
  • Best Shooter: Apex Legends
  • Best eSports: Fortnite
  • Best Online Game: Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
  • Best Streamer: Kato Junichi (Unko-chan)
  • Best RPG: Pokemon Sword & Shield
  • Best Action: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Best Action Adventure: Death Stranding
  • Best Adventure: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Best Creator in China: Hideo Kojima
  • Best Game in China: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Best Character: Sam Porter Bridges
  • Best Music: Persona 5 Royal
  • Best Scenario: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Best Graphics: Death Stranding
  • Famitsu Dengeki Special Awards: Dragon Quest Walk/Ring Fit Adventure
  • Most Valuable Creator: Hideo Kojima
  • Game of the Year: Pokemon Sword & Sield



Game of the Year
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Vanillaware/Atlus)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)
  • Pokémon Sword & Shield (Game Freak/Pokémon Company)

MVC ~Most Valuable Creator~
  • George Kamitani (Vanillaware)
  • Hideo Kojima (Kojima Productions)
  • Hidetaka Miyazaki (FromSoftware)

Best Scenario
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Vanillaware/Atlus)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)

Best Graphics
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Vanillaware/Atlus)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom)

Best Music
  • Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Persona 5 Royal (Atlus)

Best Character
  • Clifford Unger (Death Stranding)
  • Sam Porter Bridges (Death Stranding)
  • Reisalin Stout (Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout)

Best Online Game
  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers (Square Enix)
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom)

Best Action Game
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (FromSoftware)
  • Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom)
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom)

Best Shooter
  • Apex Legends (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Sony Interactive Entertainment/Activision)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)

Best Action Adventure Game
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom)

Best Adventure Game
  • AI: The Somnium Files (Spike Chunsoft)
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Vanillaware/Atlus)
  • Tokyo Chronos (MyDearest)

Best RPG (Including strategy RPG)
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)
  • Persona 5 Royal (Atlus)
  • Pokémon Sword & Shield (Game Freak/Pokémon Company)

Best Indie Game
  • Untitled Goose Game (House House/Panic)
  • Gnosia (Petit Depotto/Mebius)
  • Baba Is You (Hempuli)

Best Rookie Game
  • Astral Chain (PlatinumGames/Nintendo)
  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim (Vanillaware/Atlus)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Best eSports Game
  • Street Fighter V (Capcom)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft)

Best Game Streamer
  • OtojaOtsuichi
  • Junichi Kato (Unko-chan)
  • Moko

Special Award
  • Dragon Quest Walk / Ring Fit Adventure
Kadokawa Game Linkage announced the Famitsu Dengeki Game Awards 2019. From now until February 17, 2020, at 11:59pm JST, fans can vote for their favorite games of 2019.


 
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