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Xbox Empire - Game of the Year Awards - 2019 Results

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CategoryTop PickRunner-Up
Best ShooterTie (Borderlands 3 and Gears 5)Apex Legends
Best Action/Action-AdventureCrackdown 3Control
Best RPGThe Outer WorldsKingdom Hearts 3
Best PlatformerBloodstained: Ritual of the NightTie (Indivisible and Trials Rising)
Best FighterDead or Alive 6Jump Force
Best HorrorResident Evil 2 RemakeTie (World War Z and Blair Witch)
Best Sports/RacingTie (Team Sonic Racing, Crash Team Racing, Madden 20, F1 2019, and Wreckfest)Tie (Trials Rising and FIFA 20)
Best SoundtrackKingdom Hearts 3Tie (Control, River City Girls, Devil May Cry 5, and Bloodstained)
Best Art DesignKingdom Hearts 3Tie (River City Girls and Control)
Best GraphicsGears 5Metro Exodus
Best Male PerformanceMatthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling in ControlTie (Terry Crews as Issiah Jaxon in Crackdown 3, Barry Sloane as Captain Price in CoD MW, John DiMaggio as Marcus Fenix in Gears 5)
Best Female PerformanceLaura Bailey as Kait Diaz in Gears 5Tie (Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden in Control, Ashly Burch as Parvati in The Outer Worlds)
Best Moment/Sequence in a Video GameThe Ashtray Maze in ControlTie (Theater in Gears 5, Sekiro Final Boss, Xehanort Boss in KH3, and Going Dark Mission in CoD)
Best SingleplayerThe Outer WorldsGears 5
Best MultiplayerApex LegendsTie (Gears 5 and Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville)
Best StoryThe Outer WorldsTie (Gears 5 and Control)
Best Games With Gold ReleaseCelesteTie (SW Battlefront 2 2005, Forza Motorsport 6, and Tembo the Badass Elephant)
Best Backwards Compatibility ReleaseStar Ocean: The Last HopeTie (King of Fighter XIII and Crackdown 2)
Best IndieUntitled Goose GameTie (Blair Witch, Afterparty, Guacamelee 2, and Blazing Chrome)
Best Xbox Console ExclusiveTie (Gears 5 and Crackdown 3)Natsuki Chronicles

Overall Xbox Game of the YearThe Outer WorldsGears 5
Most Anticipated 2020 MultiplatCyberpunk 2077Doom Eternal
Most Anticipated 2020 Xbox Console ExclusiveHalo InfiniteOri and the Will of the Wisps

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