The winners of the very best awards at Japan Game Awards 2020 have been introduced on the ultimate day of Tokyo Game Show 2020 Online on September 27, 2020. Ten video games got the Awards for Excellency, with one title amongst them profitable the very best Grand Award.
The Japanese public voted for any video games that have been launched in Japan from April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. From 1036 voted titles, the Japan Game Awards nomination committee did an extra screening and ended up with 10 video games that might be given the Award for Excellency.
Here’s the checklist of the 10 video games that received the Award for Excellency in Japan Game Awards 2020, together with the respective title’s launch date in Japan:
- Ring Fit Adventure, launched by Nintendo on October 18, 2019
- Persona 5 Royal, launched by Atlus on October 31, 2019
- Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield, launched by The Pokemon Company on November 15, 2019
- 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, launched by Atlus on November 28, 2019
- Death Stranding, launched by Sony Interactive Entertainment on November 8, 2019
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses, launched by Nintendo on July 26, 2019
- Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, launched by Capcom on September 6, 2019
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon, launched by SEGA on January 16, 2020
- Nioh 2, launched by Koei Tecmo Games on March 12, 2020
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons, launched by Nintendo on March 20, 2020
Of course, the presentation doesn’t finish there. The Japan Game Awards additionally has a fair greater award with the Grand Award, which is given to one of many aforementioned Award for Excellency winners. The Grand Award was finally received by Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
You can watch the presentation video for the Awards for Excellency and the Grand Award; the video additionally comes with stay English interpretation.
Previously on September 26, 2020, the event group for Animal Crossing: New Horizons additionally received the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award. Pokemon Sword and Shield received two awards with the Global Award for Japanese Product and the Best Sales Award; the latter for attaining the very best gross sales quantity inside the 2020 award nomination interval. The earlier Grand Award winner in Japan Game Awards 2019 was Super Smash Bros Ultimate.
The Grand Award winner of Japan Game Awards 2020, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, is instantly out there on the Nintendo Switch worldwide. It will obtain a Halloween-themed Fall replace on September 30, 2020.