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Game Informer Editor And Reader Best Of 2019 Awards

by Game Informer Staff on Jan 10, 2020 at 10:48 AM

With 2020 well underway, we wanted to put a bow on our celebration of 2019 with the winners of each categorical award from both our editors and readers. The editor picks below are the results from days of discussions and arguments with the full Game Informer editorial staff, while more than 13,000 of you helped determine the winners for each category on the reader side of things.

Check out the results from both perspectives below and let us know which winners you agree and disagree with!


Best Remastered/Remade Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceResident Evil 2


Best Strategy Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceFire Emblem: Three Houses


Best Sports Game

Editors' ChoiceMLB The Show 19

Readers' ChoiceMario & Sonic at the Olympic Games 2020


Best Shooting Game

Editors' ChoiceCall of Duty: Modern Warfare

Readers' ChoiceBorderlands 3


Best VR Game

Editors' ChoicePistol Whip

Readers' ChoiceAce Combat 7: Skies Unknown


Best MMO

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceFinal Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers


Best Role-Playing Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceThe Outer Worlds


Best Platforming Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceSuper Mario Maker 2


Best Racing Game

Editors' ChoiceDirt Rally 2.0

Readers' ChoiceCrash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled


Best Fighting Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceMortal Kombat 11


Best Adventure Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceLife is Strange 2


Best Puzzle Game

Editors' ChoiceUntitled Goose Game

Readers' ChoiceTetris 99


Best Action Game

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceSekiro: Shadows Die Twice


Best Cooperative Multiplayer

Editors' ChoiceThe Division 2

Readers' ChoiceBorderlands 3


Best Competitive Multiplayer

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceApex Legends


Best Ongoing/Games-As-Service Game

Editors' ChoiceFortnite

Readers' ChoicePath of Exile


Best Mobile Exclusive

Editors' Choice – Grindstone

Readers' ChoiceCall of Duty: Mobile


Best PC Exclusive

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceDisco Elysium


Best Microsoft Exclusive

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceGears 5


Best Sony Exclusive

Editors' ChoiceDreams

Readers' ChoiceDeath Stranding


Best Nintendo Exclusive

Editors' and Readers' ChoiceFire Emblem: Three Houses


Game of the Year

Editors' ChoiceControl

Readers' ChoiceResident Evil 2