Red Dead Redemption 2 named Game of the Year at Italian Video Game AwardsRockstar’s western also takes home best audio and best art, Detroit: Become Human wins multiple awards as well Rebekah ValentineSenior Staff WriterFriday 12th April 2019Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareLast night at the 2019 Italian Video Game Awards, Red Dead Redemption 2 was honored as Game of the Year in addition to two other awards – best art direction, and best audio.Detroit: Become Human also saw multiple awards, winning for best narrative, the “Game Beyond Entertainment” award, and best character for its android law enforcement officer, Connor.Alongside international nominees and winners, a number of Italian developers and titles were honored as well. Riccardo “Reynor” Romiti won best esports player, Morning Stars won best esports team, Remothered: Tormented Fathers by Darril Arts took home best Italian game.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games As previously announced, GamesIndustry.biz partnered with this year’s awards, judging two awards. The winners of the most successful Italian games company was MotoGP developer Milestone, while Ovosonico’s Massimo Guarini was honored with an award for best individual.Last night’s event was the first presentation in the awards’ eight-year history where the ceremony was broadcast via livestream to viewers outside of Italy.The full list of winners is below:Game of the Year – Red Dead Redemption 2, (PS4/Xbox One) RockstarBest Art Direction – Red Dead Redemption 2, (PS4/Xbox One) RockstarBest Audio – Red Dead Redemption 2, (PS4/Xbox One) RockstarBest Game Design – God of War, (PS4) Sony Computer EntertainmentBest Narrative – Detroit: Become Human, (PS4) Sony Computer EntertainmentBest Character – Connor, Detroit: Become Human (PS4) Sony Computer EntertainmentBest Family Game – Nintendo Labo, (Switch) NintendoBest Sports Game – Forza Horizon 4, (Xbox One) Microsoft Game StudiosInnovation Award – Xbox Adaptive Controller, (Xbox One) MicrosoftBest Indie Game – Gris, (Switch/PC) Devolver DigitalBest Mobile Game – Florence, (Android/iOS) Annapurna InteractiveBest Evolving Game – Fortnite, (PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC/iOS/Android) Epic GamesGame Beyond Entertainment – Detroit: Become Human, (PS4) Sony Computer EntertainmentEsports Game of the Year – Overwatch, (PS4/Xbox One/PC) Activision BlizzardBest Esports Player – Riccardo “Reynor” RomitiBest Esports Team – Morning StarsBest Italian Game – Remothered: Tormented Fathers, (PS4/Xbox One/PC) Darril ArtsBest Debut Game – Bud Spencer & Terence Hill – Slaps and Beans, (PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC) Buddy ProductionsGamesIndustry.biz’s Best Company – MilestoneGamesIndustry.biz’s Best Individual – Massimo Guarini, OvosonicoBest Selling Game – FIFA 19 (PS4/Xbox One/Switch/PC), Electronic ArtsSpecial Award – Antura and the Letters (Android/iOS/PC), Video Games Without BordersPeople’s Choice – God of War (PS4), Sony Computer EntertainmentCelebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Publishing & Retail newsletter and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA leans on Apex Legends and live services in fourth quarterQ4 and full year revenues close to flat and profits take a tumble, but publisher’s bookings still up double-digitsBy Brendan Sinclair 2 hours agoUbisoft posts record sales yet again, delays Skull & Bones yet againPublisher moves away from target of 3-4 premium AAA titles a year, wants to build free-to-play “to be trending toward AAA ambitions over the long term”By Brendan Sinclair 6 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.