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Starside Chat Episode 038 - The Game Awards 2019!

December 24th, 2019

We're behind (I'm also releasing this episode later than intended), but on this week's episode of Starside Chat, we discuss the 2019 Game Awards and what we've been playing and watching lately!

We're hoping to do a top 5 games of 2019 episode in the near future so stay tuned, and give us your top 5 in the comments!

[News of the Week]

 

[Features]

 

  • Game of the year:

 

        • Control
        • Death Stranding
        • Resident Evil 2
        • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice - WINNER
        • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
        • The Outer Worlds

 

  • Action Game

 

        • Apex Legends
        • Astral Chain
        • Call of Duty Modern Warfare
        • Devil May Cry 5 - WINNER
        • Gears 5
        • Metro Exodus

 

  • Action/Adventure Game

 

        • Borderlands 3
        • Control
        • Death Stranding
        • Resident Evil 2
        • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
        • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice - WINNER

 

  • Family Game

 

        • Luigi’s Mansion 3 - WINNER
        • Ring Fit Adventure
        • Super Mario Maker 2
        • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
        • Yoshi’s Crafted World

 

  • Fighting Game

 

        • Dead or Alive 6
        • Jump Force
        • Mortal Kombat 11
        • Samurai Showdown
        • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - WINNER
      • Fresh Indie Game (Recognizing a new independent studio that released its first game in 2019)
        • Za/Um - Disco Elysium - WINNER
        • Nomada Studio - Gris
        • Deadtoast Entertainment - My Friend Pedro
        • Mobius Digital - The Outer Wilds
        • Mega Crit - Slay the Spire
        • House House - Untitled Goose Game

 

  • Game Direction

 

        • Control
        • Death Stranding - WINNER
        • Resident Evil 2
        • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
        • The Outer Wilds

 

  • Independent Game

 

        • Baba is You
        • Disco Elysium - WINNER
        • Katana Zero
        • The Outer Wilds
        • Untitled Goose Game

 

  • Multiplayer Game

 

        • Apex Legends - WINNER
        • Borderlands 3
        • Call of Duty Modern Warfare
        • Tetris 99
        • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2

 

  • Narrative

 

        • A Plague Tale: Innocence
        • Control
        • Death Stranding
        • Disco Elysium - WINNER
        • The Outer Worlds

 

  • Ongoing Game

 

        • Apex Legends
        • Destiny 2
        • Final Fantasy XIV
        • Fortnite - WINNER
        • Rainbow Six Siege

 

  • Performance

 

        • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb in The Outer Worlds
        • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden in Control
        • Laura Bailey as Kait Diaz in Gears 5
        • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff in Death Stranding - WINNER
        • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling in Control
        • Norman Reedus as Sam in Death Stranding

 

  • Role Playing Game

 

        • Disco Elysium - WINNER
        • Final Fantasy XIV
        • Kingdom Hearts 3
        • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
        • The Outer Worlds

 

  • Score and Music

 

        • Cadence of Hyrule
        • Death Stranding - WINNER
        • Devil May Cry 5
        • Kingdom Hearts 3
        • Sayonara Wild Hearts

 

  • Art Direction

 

        • Control - WINNER
        • Death Stranding
        • Gris
        • Sayonara Wild Hearts
        • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
        • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

 

  • Audio Design

 

        • Call of Duty Modern Warfare - WINNER
        • Control
        • Death Stranding
        • Gears 5
        • Resident Evil 2
        • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
      • Community Support (outstanding community support, transparency and responsiveness)
        • Apex Legends
        • Destiny 2 - WINNER
        • Final Fantasy XIV
        • Fortnite
        • Rainbow Six Siege

 

  • eSports Game of the Year

 

      • Counter Strike Global Offensive
      • Dota 2
      • Fortnite
      • League of Legends - WINNER
      • Overwatch

 

[What We’re Playing/Watching]

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