As another year comes to a close we celebrate the best and brightest lights in the gaming world with our annual Global Game Awards. This year was probably one of the tightest years we've ever seen. The quality has been remarkably high across the board and there were no obvious winners, with some categories finishing perilously close.

Voting in the Global Game Awards 2019 is now closed and we're delighted to announced all of the winners.  Thousands upon thousands of you have been casting your votes in dozens of ballots, giving you the final say on what you think are the best games out in 2019. 

Here we celebrate the best that gaming had to offer this year, ending up with one of the most varied lists of winners we've ever had. If you're looking for your next game to play, this list right here of the best games in 2019 is a heck of a place to start.

Whether it's remasters of horror classics, top tier storytelling, chaotic co-operative multiplayer, or fun for all the family, there's something for everyone. Here we present the Best in Gaming awards and remember, you can head over to the Global Game Awards 2019 page itself to see a vote breakdown by percentage:

Global Game Awards 2019 Results: Game of the Year - Best Indie - Most Anticipated Game

Global Game Awards 2019 Results: Best Hardware

Right, so onto the winners, here's 2019's Best in Gaming, as voted for by you...

BEST ACTION - Devil May Cry 5

BEST ADVENTURE - Life is Strange 2

BEST AUDIO - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

BEST BATTLE ROYALE - Apex Legends

BEST CO-OP - Borderlands 3

BEST EARLY ACCESS - Subnautica: Below Zero

BEST EXPANSION - Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

 

BEST FAMILY GAME - Super Mario Maker 2

BEST FREE TO PLAY -Apex Legends

BEST FIGHTING - Mortal Kombat 11

FUNNIEST GAME - Borderlands 3

BEST HORROR - Resident Evil 2 Remake

BEST MANAGEMENT - Planet Zoo

BEST MOBA - League of Legends

 

BEST MOBILE GAME - PUBG Mobile

BEST MULTIPLAYER - Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

 

BEST OPEN WORLD - Death Stranding

 

BEST ORIGINAL GAME - Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

 

BEST PC EXCLUSIVE - Total War: Three Kingdoms

BEST PLATFORMER - Super Mario Maker 2

BEST POST-LAUNCH SUPPORT - Fortnite: Chapter 2

BEST RACING - Need For Speed Heat

BEST REMASTER - Resident Evil 2 Remake

BEST RPG - The Outer Worlds

BEST SCI-FI - Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order

BEST SHOOTER - Metro: Exodus

BEST SIM - F1 2019

BEST SPORTS - FIFA 20

BEST STEALTH - A Plague Tale: Innocence

BEST STORY - A Plague Tale: Innocence

BEST STRATEGY - Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition

BEST SURVIVAL - Kenshi

BEST VISUALS - Red Dead Redemption 2

BEST VR EXPERIENCE - Asgard's Wrath

 

 

 

Best of the rest

BEST PUBLISHER - Nintendo

BEST DEVELOPER - CD Projekt RED

BEST DIGITAL SALES PLATFORM - Steam

BEST INNOVATION - Outer Wilds