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2022 New York Game Awards Announce Winners

It was the 11and Annual New York Game Awards last night, and the big winners of 2021 were honored for all their hard work throughout the past year. We told you who the nominees would be earlier this month, and the curtain has fallen on the winners of this year’s virtual event. Awards celebrated the best games, actors, esports athletes and journalists of the past year and the usual messages of “perseverance through the pandemic from within the industry” echoed aloud. Some of the great CEOs like Phil Spencer (CEO of Microsoft) and Stanley Pierre-Louis (CEO of ESA) also addressed their messages of support to the hard workers in the industry. The event took place in front of a global audience on Twitch, Youtubeand IGN, and now it’s time to reveal the big winners of 2021.

Who were the big winners at the 2022 New York Game Awards?

  • Off-Broadway Award for Best Indie Game:
  • Sable
  • Herman Melville Award for Best Writing in a Game:
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Best World Statue of Liberty Award:
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game:
  • Sable
  • Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game:
  • Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu – Resident Evil Village
  • Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best AR/VR Game:
  • Resident Evil 4 VR
  • Central Park Children’s Zoo Awards for Best Children’s Game:
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game:
  • NieR Re[in]eyelet
  • Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake:
  • Resident Evil 4 VR
  • Captain Award for Best Esports Team:
  • Natus Vincere aka Na’Vi (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Joltin’ Joe Award for Best Esports Player of the Year:
  • Genki “Gen” Kumisaka (Tekken 7for USG Donuts)
  • Knickerbocker Award for Best Gaming Journalism:
  • Rebekah Valentine – Investigative Reporting
  • Andrew Yoon Legend Award Recipient:
  • Tim Schaefer

So there it is, the big winners of the 2022 New York Game Awards are now revealed – do what you want with them. The New York Video Game Critics Circle (NYVGCC) also wanted to congratulate all of the winners and nominees for a positive year in gaming and hopes that 2022 will top last year’s performance. Maybe next year it will move away from virtual and include some lucky guests.