Melbourne-based indie developer Mountains took home the prize for the Best Mobile Game of the year from The Game Awards 2018.
Centering on a millennial tale of life and falling in and out of love, Florence is an interactive novel with mini-games spread throughout.
The fifth edition of The Game Awards was hosted in Los Angeles, California and is organized and hosted by former games journalist Geoff Keighley.
Matt Makes Games’ platformer Celeste for the Nintendo Switch took home accolades for Best Indie Game and the Games for Impact Award.
Battle Royale sensation Fortnite also took nabbed two prizes for Best Ongoing Game and Best Multiplayer Game.
The full list of winners for The Game Awards 2018
Game of the Year: God of War by Sony Santa Monica
Best Game Direction: God of War by Sony Santa Monica
Best Narrative: Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games
Best Performance: Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Score/Music: Red Dead Redemption 2 by Rockstar Games
Best Audio: Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Art Direction: Return of the Obra Dinn by Lucas Pope
Best Ongoing Game: Fortnite by Epic Games
Best Multiplayer Game: Fortnite by Epic Games
Best Independent Game: Celeste
Best Action-Adventure game: God of War by Sony Santa Monica
Best Action Game: Dead Cells by Motion Twin
Best Role-playing Game: Monster Hunter World by Capcom
Best Sports or Racing Game: Forza Horizon 4 by Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios
Best Fighting Game: Dragon Ball Fighter Z by Bandai Namco
Best Family Game: Overcooked 2 by Team 17
Best Strategy Game: Into the Breach by Subset Games
Best Mobile Game: Florence by Mountains
Best VR Game: Astro Bot: Rescue Mission by SIE Japan
Best Debut Indie Game: The Messenger by Sabotage Studio
Games for Impact Award: Celeste by Matt Makes Games
Industry Icon: Greg Thomas (Visual Concepts)
Content Creator of the Year: Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins
Esports Player of the Year: Dominique “SonicFox” McLean
Best Esports Team: Cloud9
Best Esports Game: Overwatch
Best Esports Event: League of Legends World Championship
Best Esports Host: Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
Best Esports Coach: Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu of Cloud 9
Best Esports Moment: C9 comeback win in triple OT vs Faze
Best Student Game: Combat 2018 by Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences – Norway
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