SXSW Gaming Awards

Saturday night closed with the sixth-annual SXSW Gaming Awards presented by MoreFrames Animation and 360 Studios. The evening’s event which showcased the best of the best, was hosted by none other than Lindsay Jones, on camera personality at (Rooster Teeth) and writer, actor and podcast host Alex Corea (Talk Attack). 

The event was electrified, and with so many talented contenders going toe to toe in this field, it was hard to determine who would take home the honors. This year’s SXSW Gaming Awards were presented to twenty-five winners in an array of technical disciplines. 

With so many of us being hardcore fans, do you agree with the final winners?

2019 SXSW Gaming Awards Winners

Excellence in SFX: Red Dead Redemption 2
Excellence in Art: Octopath Traveler
Excellence in Animation: Marvel’s Spider-Man
Excellence in Visual Achievement: God of War
Excellence in Technical Achievement: Red Dead Redemption 2
Excellence in Gameplay: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Excellence in Multiplayer: Fortnite
Excellence in Narrative: Detroit: Become Human
Excellence in Convergence: Marvel’s Spider-Man
Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: Celeste
Excellence in Musical Score: Tetris Effect
Excellence in Design: God of War
Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Beat Saber
Most Evolved Game: No Man’s Sky NEXT
Most Promising New Esports Game: Fortnite
Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game: CrossCode
Gamer’s Voice Tabletop Game: Tsukuyumi: Full Moon Down
Gamer’s Voice Virtual Reality Game: Intruders: Hide & Seek
Gamer’s Voice Mobile Game: Pico Tanks: Multiplayer Mayhem
Gamer’s Voice Video Game: Astroneer
Trending Game of the Year: Red Dead Redemption 2
VR Game of the Year: Beat Saber
Tabletop Game of the Year: Root
Mobile Game of the Year: Donut County
Video Game of the Year: God of War