The votes are in and we’ve got our winners! It was extraordinarily shut in some classes and a landslide in others. Our recreation of the yr falls within the former class. Make your option to the tip to seek out out which recreation is SKOAR!’s Sport of the 12 months 2020!
And naturally, learn on to seek out out who received the Cyberpunk 2077 T-Shirt and Mafia Trilogy Steam PC key!
The sport with the BEST GAME DIRECTION is…
Ghost of Tsushima
This shouldn’t come as a shock. Ghost of Tsushima (overview) blew all of us away; making you’re feeling such as you had been bang in the midst of a kind of samurai motion pictures of outdated. Our reviewer merely couldn’t cease raving concerning the recreation. Actual bummer this was a PlayStation unique, think about how good it could look on a PC. Try our overview under.
The sport with the BEST NARRATIVE is…
The Final of Us half 2
In relation to storytelling, few do it higher than Naughty Canine. Whereas not everybody was notably pleased with the story in The Final of Us 2 (overview), there’s no denying that it was executed excellently and positively had the affect they had been on the lookout for. Watch our overview for The Final of Us half 2 under.
The sport with the BEST ART DIRECTION is…
Ghost of Tsushima
Once more, not a lot a shock. In an effort to pull off the texture of these samurai motion pictures of outdated, the sport was paired with beautiful visuals; from character design, to stunning landscapes, the eye to element is tough to overlook.
The sport with the BEST SCORE AND MUSIC is…
Mick Gordon blew it out of the park with the Doom Everlasting (overview) soundtrack. We didn’t suppose he’d prime 2016’s Doom, however he managed it with flying colors. A simple addition to any metal-lovers playlist, heck even for those who don’t notably take pleasure in metallic, this nonetheless kicks-ass. Try our video overview for Doom Everlasting under!
The BEST ONGOING GAME is…
One would possibly suppose the Fortnite craze has died down of late. However simply because the sport isn’t within the information as typically because it was doesn’t imply it’s any much less standard. After all, credit score the place it’s due, Epic have a winner right here with their distinctive Battle Royale gameplay and a constant move of latest content material.
The BEST INDIE GAME is…
Fall Guys: Final Knockout
Takeshi’s Fort however with jelly beans, that’s how our reviewer put it. We’re inclined to agree. Plus it’s extremely enjoyable, so there’s that too. Throughout these making an attempt instances, Fall Guys (overview) was a kind of video games that introduced cheer to the world, a minimum of for the few months it was within the highlight.
The BEST MOBILE GAME is…
Name of Obligation Cellular
The sport that changed PUBG, for nicely, apparent causes. After all, it helps that it is a nicely optimised recreation for cellular with intuitive controls and loads of recreation modes and QoL options on provide. Plus, merely having the Name of Obligation title within the identify means you may count on AAA high quality. Try our first impressions for CoD Cellular under.
The BEST VR/AR GAME is…
Every time Valve releases a recreation, you may count on it to alter the gaming panorama. Half-Life: Alyx (overview) could not have had the identical sort of affect a Half-Life 3 launch might need had, but it surely positively turned heads and had lots of people wanting a VR headset of their very own.
The BEST ACTION GAME is…
It’s Doom. What did you count on? If the sport had a center identify it could as nicely have been Doom “TONS OF ACTION” Everlasting. No surprises right here, Doom Everlasting took all of the issues that made 2016’s Doom unbelievable, and multiplied it tenfold. Now that’s the way you make a sequel, individuals.
The BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME is…
Murderer’s Creed Valhalla
The kings of open-world video games, Ubisoft, graced us with a brand new Murderer’s Creed close to the tip of 2020. Because it seems, having made so many open-world video games, they’re getting slightly good at it. Murderer’s Creed Valhalla (overview) is a enjoyable journey from begin to end with some good storytelling in addition, for these with the motion/journey itch.
The BEST ROLE PLAYING GAME is…
Last Fantasy VII Remake
The remake of the 1997 basic isn’t counting on simply nostalgia to promote. Full with fashionable graphics and gameplay, the Last Fantasy VII Remake (overview) is the remake everybody dreamed of. That is in a means, the benchmark of what a remake ought to appear like. Watch our video overview for Last Fantasy VII under.
The BEST FIGHTING GAME is…
Mortal Kombat 11 Final
The lengthy operating Mortal Kombat franchise (it’s at quantity 11 already, jeez) with its iconic fatalities and gore-galore has been round for therefore lengthy now, it’s arduous to think about it ever going away. Over time Netherrealm has improved upon each the graphics and gameplay of Mortal Kombat, and it positively reveals in Mortal Kombat XI (overview). And naturally, they’ve turned the gore as much as 11 as nicely. Try the primary 20 minutes of story gameplay under!
The BEST SIM/STRATEGY GAME is…
Microsoft Flight Simulator
Probably probably the most realised Flight Simulator ever, for those who’re an precise pilot, you would possibly really feel proper at house. Microsoft’s dedication to realism reveals, with an nearly to-scale world throughout the recreation so that you can fly round. Simply the preliminary obtain is a whopping 150GB, with extra to obtain as you play. Try our overview for Microsoft Flight Simulator under!
The BEST DEBUT INDIE GAME is…
Raji: An Historic Epic
Nodding Heads Video games Raji is a visually beautiful journey recreation which pulls its inspiration from Indian Mythology and Pahari work. And it positively reveals, we’re trying ahead to what Nodding Heads Video games does subsequent.
And eventually, the SKOAR! GAME OF THE YEAR 2020 is…
Rip and tear! Id Software program and Panic Button Video games’ Doom Everlasting is the epitome of fast-paced motion gameplay. Like we talked about above already, Doom Everlasting took every thing unbelievable about 2016’s Doom and made it 10x higher. We didn’t suppose it was doable, however they in some way managed to tug it off. This yr, the voting was actually shut, with Doom Everlasting simply beating out Ghost of Tsushima and The Final of Us half 2. However there you’ve got it, your deserved SKOAR! Sport of the 12 months 2020 Winner – Doom Everlasting.
We haven’t forgotten about our prize! Under are the winners of the SKOAR! Sport of the 12 months 2020 draw:
The winner of the Cyberpunk 2077 T-Shirt is Shivendoo Deshmukh!
The winner of the Mafia Trilogy Steam PC key is Pulkit Agarwal!