God of War game of the year

The Official PlayStation Blog has tallied up its Game of the Year 2018 votes and announced the winners. At this point it doesn't come as much of a surprise, but God of War took the top gong in almost every category that it was nominated for, including Best PS4 Game, Best PlayStation Exclusive, Best Performance, Best Soundtrack, Best Sound Design, Best Art Direction, and Best Narrative. The only one it didn't win was Best Graphical Showcase, which went to Red Dead Redemption 2. Unlucky!

All of the awards were determined by public vote. Here's a full breakdown for your reading pleasure:

Best Narrative

  1. God of War
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Detroit: Become Human

Best Multiplayer

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Battlefield V
  4. Monster Hunter: World

Best Sports Game

  1. FIFA 19
  2. NBA 2K19
  3. WWE 2K19
  4. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019

Best Graphical Showcase

  1. Red Dead Redemption 2
  2. God of War
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Detroit: Become Human

Best Art Direction

  1. God of War
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Detroit: Become Human
  4. Dragon Ball FighterZ

Best Sound Design

  1. God of War
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Battlefield V

Best Soundtrack

  1. God of War
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Detroit: Become Human

Best Ongoing Game

  1. Fortnite
  2. Rainbow Six: Siege
  3. Overwatch
  4. Monster Hunter: World

Best Independent Game

  1. The Forest
  2. Beat Saber
  3. Celeste
  4. Tetris Effect

Best PlayStation Console Exclusive

  1. God of War
  2. Marvel's Spider-Man
  3. Detroit: Become Human
  4. Shadow of the Colossus

Best Performance

  1. Christopher Judge - Kratos, God of War
  2. Roger Clark - Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Yuri Lowenthal - Peter Parker, Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Bryan Dechart - Connor, Detroit: Become Human

Best PSVR Experience

  1. Beat Saber
  2. Borderlands 2 VR
  3. Astro Bot Rescue Mission
  4. Tetris Effect

Best PS4 Game

  1. God of War
  2. Red Dead Redemption 2
  3. Marvel's Spider-Man
  4. Detroit: Become Human

Most Anticipated Game

  1. Kingdom Hearts III
  2. Resident Evil 2
  3. Mortal Kombat 11
  4. Death Stranding

Studio of the Year

  1. Sony Santa Monica Studio
  2. Rockstar Games
  3. Insomniac Games
  4. Epic Games

So what do you make of these results? Would your votes go the same way? Throw an axe in the comments section below.

[via blog.eu.playstation.com]