Survival-horror game also awarded ‘Ultimate Game of the Year’.
The results are in for the Golden Joystick Awards 2019.
Winners have been announced across 19 different categories which were open to the public vote, three of which are new awards that were introduced at this year’s show.
According to the press release, over 3.5 million votes were cast by members of the public during this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.
The remake of Resident Evil 2, developed and published by Capcom, came out on top in the ‘Best Audio’ category and was voted as the winner.
The survival-horror game bested other nominees in the category which included Days Gone, Ape Out, Observation, Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda, A Plague Tale: Innocence, Tetris Effect, Control, Outer Wilds, and The Light Keeps Us Safe.
Other winners include Days Gone for ‘Best Storytelling’ and ‘PlayStation Game of the Year’, Apex Legends for ‘Best Multiplayer Game’, Grand Theft Auto Online (Diamond Casino update) for ‘Best Game Expansion’, Devil May Cry 5 for ‘Best Visual Design’, Outer Wilds for ‘Best Indie Game’, Minecraft for ‘Still Playing’, Nvidia 20-Series for ‘Best Gaming Hardware’, Fortnite for ‘eSports Game of the Year’, Beat Saber for ‘Best VR/AR Game’, Epic Games for ‘Studio of the Year’, BTS World for ‘Mobile Game of the Year’, World of Warcraft Classic for ‘PC Game of the Year’, Gears 5 for ‘Xbox Game of the Year’, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for ‘Nintendo Game of the Year’, and Cyberpunk 2077 for ‘Most Wanted Game’.
Critics choice awards also included ‘Lifetime Achievement’, ‘Outstanding Contribution’, ‘Breakthrough Award’, and the ‘Critics’ Choice Award’ – winners were Yu Suzuki, Life is Strange, Untitled Goose Game by House House, and Control, respectively. Resident Evil 2 also won the critics’ choice ‘Ultimate Game of the Year’ award.
The event took place tonight at Bloomsbury Big Top in London and was hosted by comedian and actor Danny Wallace.
A replay of the awards show (embedded below) has been uploaded to the GamesRadar+ YouTube channel.