Love it or hate it, there is no denying the power of the game Fortnite that has dominated at the first ever “Gamers’ Choice Awards” broadcast by CBS on the weekend.
The Battle Royale global phenomenon took home five awards including the top title of ‘Fan Favorite Game’ and favourite multiplayer, favourite esports title and favourite battle royale game.
Some of the worlds top streamers, gamers and esports stars were in attendance, with possibly the most commercially famous “Ninja” taking home three awards.
Other winners included the awesome “Marvel’s Spider-Man” for favourite action game and also for favourite single player game.
“Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” nailed it for favourite shooter and “Pokemon Go” for favourite mobile game
“Red Dead Redemption 2” for favourite Fall release.
The Gamers’ Choice Awards is an award that is voted on by fans and is well targeted at the huge e-sports audience. The results differ greatly from the actual Game Awards which are selected by peers and saw “God of War” take out game of the year.
The full list of winners from the Gamers Choice Awards are:
Fan Favorite Esports Game: Fortnite
Fan Favorite Esports Player (League of Legends): Faker
Fan Favorite Battle Royale Game: Fortnite
Fan Favorite Fighting Game: DragonBall FighterZ
Fan Favorite Sports/Racing Game: Rocket League
Fan Favorite Family-Friendly Multiplayer Game: Super Mario Party
Fan Favorite Role-Playing Game: Monster Hunter: World
Fan Favorite MMORPG: World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth
Fan Favorite VR Game: Beat Saber
Fan Favorite Mobile Game: Pokémon GO
Most Desired Franchise Resurrection: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Fan Favorite Indie Game: Subnautica
Fan Favorite Gaming Device: PC
Fan Favorite Gaming Convention: TwitchCon
Favorite Streaming Service: Twitch
Fan Favorite Gaming Moment presented by HyperX: Drake plays with Ninja
Fan Favorite Female Voice Actor: Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft (Shadow of the Tomb Raider)
Fan Favorite Character of the Year: Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Marvel’s Spider-Man)
Fan Favorite Retro Game: Super Mario Brothers
Fan Favorite Retro Character: Mario (Super Mario Bros.)
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Dota 2): Miracle
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Super Smash Bros Melee): Magn0
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Dragon Ball FighterZ): SonicFox
Fan Favorite Esports Player (CS:GO): s1mple
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Overwatch): Profit
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Rocket League): Squishy
Fan Favorite Esports Player (PUBG): Fuzzface
Fan Favorite Esports Player (Fortnite): Ninja
Fan Favorite Overall Esports Player: Ninja
Fan Favorite Esports Caster Duo: Monte and Doa
Fan Favorite Esports Caster: CouRage
Fan Favorite Esports Event of the Year: Call of Duty: World League Grand Finals
Fan Favorite Esports Moment: Cloud9 Wins Boston Major
Fan Favorite Esports League Format: Fortnite – Community Skirmishes
Fan Favorite Male Voice Actor: Christopher Judge as Kratos (God of War)
Fan Favorite Collegiate Esports Team Presented by iBuyPower: Ohio State
Fan Favorite Esports Host: Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez
Fan Favorite Fall Release: Red Dead Redemption 2