The 37th annual Golden Joystick Awards has bestowed upon recipients the coveted golden joystick. \n \nThe event took place on November 15, at the Bloomsbury Big Top in London, and celebrated 2019’s gaming achievements. \n \nThe categories ranged from the Esports Game of the Year to Best Audio in a 2019 game and the Most Wanted Game this year. \n \nThe most prestigious award up for grabs was the Ultimate Game of the Year. \n \nThere were 24 awards, and here are the categories and winners of each. \n \nQueue drum roll…. The Ultimate Game of the Year is… Resident Evil 2! \n \nhttps:\/\/twitter.com\/GoldenJoysticks\/status\/1195392701262450690 \n \nLifetime Achievement: Yu Suzuki \n \nMost Wanted Game: Cyberpunk 2077 \n \nBest Multiplayer Game: Apex Legends \n \nBest Visual Design: Devil May Cry 5 \n \nBest Audio: Resident Evil 2 \n \nBest Storytelling: Days Gone \n \nStill Playing Award: Minecraft \n \nCritics’ Choice Award: Control \n \nBest Indie Game: Outer Wilds \n \nBest Game Expansion: GTA Online: Diamond Casino Update \n \nStudio of the Year: Epic Games \n \nBest Gaming Hardware: Nvidia 20-Series Super Graphics Card \n \nBest VR\/AR Game: Beat Saber \n \nBest New Streamer\/Broadcaster: Ewok \n \nBreakthrough Award: House House \n \nOutstanding Contribution: Life is Strange \n \nBest Performer: Logan Marshall-Green \n \nEsports Game of the Year: Fortnite \n \nMobile Game of the Year: BTS World \n \nPlayStation Game of the Year: Days Gone \n \nPC Game of the Year: World of Warcraft Classic \n \nXbox Game of the Year: Gears 5 \n \nNintendo Game of the Year: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate \n \nThere are many deserving winners on this list. Blizzard Entertinment pumped a lot of life back into the World of Warcraft franchise by releasing the original MMO, World of Warcraft: Classic. \n \nFortnite continues to take the world by storm and has proven to be quite the entertaining esports game. \nThe Still Playing award went to Minecraft, which has a following as deep as the caverns player’s find in-game. \n \nThere were a couple of two-time champs, Resident Evil 2, and Days Gone. \n \nThe most significant award went to Resident Evil 2, which is a remake of the 1998 original. It has been widely celebrated by gamers and critics alike, and by September 2019, 4.7 millions sold. \n \nResident Evil 2 did face some stiff competition: \n \nApex Legends, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Gears 5, Outer Wilds, Disco Elysium, Control, Untitled Goose Game, The Outer Worlds, Telling Lies, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. \n \nIn the end, Resident Evil 2 won the popular fan vote and is the 2019 ultimate achiever. \n \nThis has been an excellent year for gamers, and 2020 is looking even more promising with the launch of next-generation consoles, hyped games, and the continued emergence of game streaming.