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2022 EDGE awards, top 10 games of the year

Posted on December 31, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

2022 EDGE awards

In what is an annual tradition for EDGE, the magazine has shared its awards and ten ten games of the year. The results were published in issue #380, which was officially made available to everyone this week.

For the awards, it’s worth noting that Bayonetta 3 took home the prize for “Nintendo Game of the Year”. Nintendo was also selected for “Publisher of the Year”.

Here’s are the full results for the awards:

Main Awards

  • Nintendo Game of the Year: Bayonetta 3
  • PlayStation Game of the Year: Gran Turismo 7
  • Xbox Game of the Year: Pentiment
  • PC Game of the Year: Roadwarden
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Poinpy
  • Best Visual Design: Elden Ring
  • Best Audio Design: Tunic
  • Best Performance: Charlotta Mohun (Immortality)
  • Best Hardware: Steam Deck
  • Best Soundtrack: We Are OFK
  • Publisher of the Year: Nintendo
  • Studio of the Year: FromSoftware

Alternative Awards

  • Ugliest Mugs: The Case of the Golden Idol
  • Most Despicable Villain: Marvel Snap
  • Boldest Brass: Trombone Champ
  • Most Delectable Dessert: Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
  • Catchiest Composition: Immortality
  • Shrewdest Showcase: Aperture Desk Job
  • Most Treasured Possession: Tunic
  • Cutest Mutations: Kirby and the Forgotten Land
  • Most Highbrow Low Slows: Sifu
  • Most Awkward Conversation: Neon White
  • Sharpest Augmentation: Cyberpunk 2077
  • Most Rattling Battle: Saturnalia

As for the top ten games of the year, Bayonetta 3 received more recognition. Windjammers 2 and Neon White also made the list.

Top 10 Games

1. Elden Ring (tied for first)
1. Immortality (tied for first)
3. Pentiment
4. Neon White
5. Roadwarden
6. Hardspace: Shipbreaker
7. Poinpy
8. Gran Turismo 7
9. Windjammers 2
10. Bayonetta 3

For those that are curious about past years, you can see how the awards panned out in 2021 here, 2020 here, 2019 here, 2018 here, and 2017 here.


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