Bleeding Cool's Game of the Year Awards are Here!


Bleeding Cool is offering up our own take on Game of the Year awards this year, with all three games contributors (Madeline Ricchiuto, Gavin Sheehan, and Patrick Dane) scoring games in categories like Game of the Year, Best RPG, Best Shooter, and Best MMO. All of the scores were added up, and the games which scored the best were chosen as winners. But first, time to check out the competition.
The categories and nominees are as follows:

Game of the Year

  • Cuphead
  • Destiny 2
  • Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Shooter

  • Prey
  • Destiny 2
  • PlayerUnkown's Battlegrounds
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Resident Evil VII: Biohazard

Best RPG

  • South Park: Fractured But Whole
  • NeiR: Automata
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Torment: Tides of Numenera
  • Legend of Zelda, Breath of the Wild
  • Persona 5
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Best Action/Adventure

  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Nioh
  • Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
  • The Evil Within 2
  • Super Mario Odyssey

Best Strategy Game

  • Endless Space 2
  • Total War: Warhammer II
  • Spellforce 3
  • Warhammer 40K: Dawn of War III
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Mario + Rabids: Kingdom Battle

Best Continued Service Game

  • Dying Light
  • Tom Clancy's The Division
  • Dark Souls III
  • Overwatch
  • Uncharted 4
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Best MMO

  • The Elder Scrolls Online
  • GTA Online
  • EVE Online
  • Warframe
  • World of Warcraft
  • Final Fantasy XIV

Best VR Game

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
  • Rez Infinite
  • Resident Evil VII: Biohazard
  • Doom VFR
  • Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew

Best Indie Game

  • Pyre
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Hollow Knight
  • Night in the Woods
  • Nidhogg II
  • Sundered

Best Character in a Video Game

  • Senua – Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice
  • BJ Blazowicz – Wolfenstein II
  • Moira – Overwatch
  • Scott Ragowski – HQ Trivia
  • Vetra Nyx – Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Aloy – Horizon: Zero Dawn

Best Story in a Video Game

  • Wolfenstein II
  • The Evil Within 2
  • NieR: Automata
  • Pyre
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Best Soundtrack in a Video Game

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Persona 5
  • NieR: Automata
  • Cuphead
  • Night in the Woods
  • Hollow Knight

About Madeline Ricchiuto

Madeline Ricchiuto is a gamer, comics enthusiast, bad horror movie connoisseur, writer and generally sarcastic human. She also really likes cats and is now Head Games Writer at Bleeding Cool.

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