Many interesting things happened at the 2019 Game Developer Conference. Besides Google which attracted attention by releasing cloud streaming services Stadia, GDC (Game Developers Choice) Awards 2019 dedicated for developers and the best game titles.
God of War is back to being the best game of the year at the 2019 GDC event. Besides God of War, the exclusive game Red Dead Redemption 2 console also received the Best Technology award thanks to its extensive world enrichment and mechanism.
Meanwhile, the Return of the Obra Dinn, Celeste, Florence, and GRIS became an independent game series that won other prestigious titles. Here is a complete list of 2019 GDC winners:
Best Audio: Celeste
Best Debut: Mountains (Florence)
Best Design: Into the Breach
Best Mobile Game: Florence (Mountains)
Innovation Award: Nintendo Labo
Best Narrative: Return of the Obra Dinn
Best Technology: Red Dead Redemption 2
Best Visual Art: GRIS
Best VR/AR Game: Beat Saber
Audience Award: Beat Saber
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Pioneer Award: Rieko Kodama
Lifetime Achievement Award: Amy Hennig
The two titles won by Beat Saber for the Best VR / AR Game and the Audience Award indicate that virtual reality games are popular and have a good development space. In addition, innovations at Nintendo Labo have also become a technological breakthrough in playing highly interactive games.
At this year, Rieko Kodama from SEGA and Amy Hennig from Naughty Dog
Game Developer Conference event continues until Friday in San Francisco, United States.