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XTgamer Awards 2020 – Winners

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We nominated 65 titles in 18 categories. You decided. These are the best video games of 2020.

Game of the Year 2020

The Last of Us Part II

Best Action Adventure 2020

Ghost of Tsushima

Best First-Person-Shooter 2020

Doom Eternal

Best RPG 2020

Final Fantasy VII Remake

Best Adventure 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Best Platformer 2020

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Best Strategy Game 2020

Microsoft Flight Simualtor

Best Racing and Sports Game 2020

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2

Best Fighting Game 2020

Granblue Fantasy: Versus

Best Game as a Service 2020

No Man’s Sky

Best Game on-the-go 2020

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Best Multiplayer 2020

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Most Creative Game Idea 2020

Dreams & Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Best Visual Design in a Game 2020

Sakuna: Of Life and Ruin

Best Story in a Game 2020

The Last of Us Part II

Best Soundtrack in a Game 2020

Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Most Immersive Game World 2020

Cyberpunk 2077

Most Anticipated Game 2020

God of War: Ragnarok


  • 2020 saw the releases of The Last of Us Part II and Cyberpunk 2077 which you voted as Most Anticipated Games of 2018 and 2019. The Last of Us Part II ist so far the only game next to Red Dead Redemption 2 to first win Most Anticipated Game and later on Game of the Year.
  • Naughty Dog is the first developer to win Game of the Year twice with Uncharted 4 in 2016 and The Last of Us Part II this year.
  • Nintendo is the only company to have won Best Game on-the go (2018: Pokémon: Let’s Go! Pikachu & Eevee & Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, 2019: Pokémon Sword & Shield, 2020: Animal Crossing: New Horizons)
  • We’re impressed by the results in the renamed category Best Strategy and Simulation Game. Microsoft Flight Simulator won with 70% of your votes.
  • Most nominations: The Last of Us Part II with 5, Cyberpunk 2077 with 4 and Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Cloudpunk, Final Fantasy VII Remake as well as Genshin Impact with each.
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