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Famitsu Dengeki Game Awards 2020 winners announced

Posted on March 7, 2021 by (@NE_Brian) in General Nintendo, News, Switch

Animal Crossing: New Horizons

During an online stream earlier today, the winners were announced for the Famitsu Dengeki Game Awards 2020.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons took home top honors, as it was given the coveted Game of the Year award. It was also selected as the Best Game in China while Nintendo’s development team was recognized for its work on the title.

Below is the full list of winners:

Game of the Year

– Animal Crossing: New Horizons
– Final Fantasy VII Remake
– Ghost of Tsushima
– Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin
– The Last of Us Part II

Most Valuable Creator (two winners)

– Edelweiss
– Nintendo (Animal Crossing: New Horizons dev team)
– Sucker Punch Productions

Best Scenario

– Final Fantasy VII Remake
– The Last of Us Part II
– Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best Graphics

– Final Fantasy VII Remake
– Ghost of Tsushima
– The Last of Us Part II

Best Music

– Final Fantasy VII Remake
– Ghost of Tsushima
– Persona 5 Strikers

Best Actor

– Daisuke Tsuji (Jin Sakai) / Ghost of Tsushima
– Keanu Reeves (Johnny Silverhand) / Cyberpunk 2077
– Ken Yasuda (Yu Nanba) / Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best Voice Actor

– Kazuhiro Nakaya (Ichiban Kasuga) / Yakuza: Like a Dragon
– Kazuya Nakai (Jin Sakai) / Ghost of Tsushima
– Takahiro Sakurai (Cloud Strife) / Final Fantasy VII Remake

Best Character

– Cloud Strife / Final Fantasy VII Remake
– Ichiban Kasuga / Yakuza: Like a Dragon
– Jin Sakai / Ghost of Tsushima

Best Online Game

– Apex Legends
– Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
– Final Fantasy XIV

Best Action Game

– Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
– Nioh 2
– Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Best Action-Adventure Game

– Ghost of Tsushima
– Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
– The Last of Us Part II

Best Adventure Game

– Altdeus: Beyond Chronos
– Kowloon High-School Chronicle
– Life is Strange 2

Best RPG

– Final Fantasy VII Remake
– Genshin Impact
– Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best Indie Game

– Among Us
– Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
– Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Best Rookie Game

– Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
– Ghost of Tsushima
– Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Best eSports Game

– Apex Legends
– eBaseball Powerful Pro Yakyuu 2020
– Valorant

Famitsu/Dengeki Special Award

– Genshin Impact
– Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!

WILDish Indy Award

– Maneater

Best Creator in China

– Hideo Kojima

Best Game in China

– Animal Crossing: New Horizons

The winners above were decided by Japanese fan vote based on games that launched in 2020. For the last two categories, polls were held in China.

For those that are interested, we have the lineup of winners from last year’s Famitsu Dengeki Awards here.

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