The Last of Us Part II brushed up the majority of the honors at The Game Honors tonite, consisting of Video video game of the Year. It’s an ideal outcome for a passionate video game from the Naughty Pet pet dog workshop, where hundreds of programmers battled to make the adhere to up to 2013’s The Last of Us.

The honor for Sony’s unique computer game on the PlayStation 4 is prompt, as it will definitely encourage every person that Sony has actually led the expense for story-based single-player computer game that take the art kind to a new level.

The Last of Us Part II additionally won honors for access, video game instructions, finest performance (Laura Bailey for Abby), finest story.

The first video game, The Last individuals, adhered 17 million matches, developing greater than $1 billion at retail. I have in fact typically needed to define why this computer game is my favorite of eternity. I think Part II is marketing in the 10s of millions. It obtained a big quantity of emphasis when it appeared this summertime period, which discussion proceeded throughout the year, according to information from dimension business Spiketrap.

Over: Neil Druckmann, simply lately promoted to co-president at Naughty Pet, approves Game of the Year at The Video Game Awards for The Last of Us Component II.

Image Credit Rating: The Video Game Awards

It was creepy playing a video game worrying a post-pandemic zombie armageddon throughout a pandemic, with emergency circumstance auto alarms going off behind-the-scenes in reality. One relief was that I played this along with my facility little girl, Danielle Takahashi, that was additionally young for such a major video game when the first one debuted in2013 When we ran our evaluation, Danielle along with I develop this video clip, which she modified. Given that the video game is such a raw experience, I believe it aids to discuss it after you play it.

I believe Part II shows some great craftsmanship, captivating cutscenes, and also caring narration. Like the initial video game, it has in fact bookend ends, where what occurs eventually mirrors back to the start. That’s just terrific writing. Designer Naughty Pet, its group, and also the actors took a great deal of dangers in this passionate adhere to up. Therefore, they are obtaining love from fans along with hate for the favorable depiction of lesbian, minority, as well as additionally transgender individualities. The video game treats them all just as individuals– they can be terrific or unfavorable, in leading or bit parts. These design options are stimulated warmed up conversations, something Naughty Pet had actually really hoped would certainly take place (a minimum of in a mindful ways).

That is no a lot longer real, as a variety of computer game firms have in fact resolved developing lead females personalities.

The Last of Us Part II has some pretty moments.

Over: The Last individuals Component II has some rather minutes.

Image Credit Score: Mischievous Dog/Sony

Ellie was an example for my young people, and also my 2nd youngster avidly had fun with every one of The Last individuals additionally, as I took pleasure in and also suggested. I think a daddy along with a youngster playing this video game with each various other could understand the bond in between Ellie and also Joel, additionally if the personalities really did not see it themselves.

Co-maker Neil Druckmann asserted the function was continuously to have a story with dual lead characters, each with solid arcs that affected the numerous other.

The second video game supports individualities that are lesbian as well as additionally transgender, another advanced action for a video video game.

But the strength and also drama of the tale, preserved over a long story, is what made The Last of Us Component II so great. The tale as well as additionally the individualities had a dual nature, along with the video game was plainly divided right into 2 numerous elements. There were equally as a number of transferring elements in the second component of the computer game as there remained in the. Which’s what I indicate when I declare Mischievous Pet preserved the tale, which has to do with both revenge along with redemption.

The Last of United States Component II stands for the truly finest of what video video games can be.

In words of Ellie, “That didn’t draw.”

Congrats to all the exceptional computer game selected and also exposed tonight.

Pets, huge congrats! I like y’ all.

Also … Eddie Vedder!

— Dr. Uckmann (@Neil_Druckmann) December 11, 2020

Right below’s the extensive checklist of champs:

Video Game of the Year

The Last individuals Component II (Naughty Dog/SIE)

Ideal Video Game Direction

The Last of Us Component II (Naughty Dog/SIE)

Ideal Narrative

The Last individuals Component II (Neil Druckmann, Halley Gross)

Ideal Art Instructions

Ghost of Tsushima (Sucker Punch/SIE)

Finest Rating as well as additionally Songs

Last Fantasy VII Remake (Nobuo Uematsu, Masahi Hamauzu, Mitsuto Suzuki)

Ideal Sound Layout

The Last individuals Component 2 (Naughty Dog/SIE)

Best Performance

Laura Bailey as Abby, The Last individuals Part II

Games for Impact

Tell Me Why (Dontnod Entertainment/Xbox Video Game Studios)

Best Ongoing

No Male’s Sky (Hello there Games)

Ideal Indie

Hades (Supergiant Games)

Best Mobile

Among United States (InnerSloth)

Finest Neighborhood Support

Loss Guys: Ultimate Ko (Mediatonic/Devolver)

Innovation in Availability

The Last individuals Component II (Naughty Dog/SIE)

Best VR/AR

Half-Life: Alyx (Valve)

Best Activity

Hades (Supergiant Gamings)

Best Action/Adventure

The Last individuals Part II (Naughty Dog/SIE)

Ideal Duty Playing

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Square Enix)

Best Combating

Temporal Kombat 11/ Ultimate (NetherRealm Studios/WB Gamings)

Ideal Family

Pet Crossings: New Horizon (Nintendo)

Finest Sim/Strategy

Microsoft Trip Simulator (Asobo/Xbox Game Studios)

Best Sports/Racing

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 +2 (Vicarious Visions/Activision)

Best Multiplayer

Among United States (InnerSloth)

Ideal Debut Video Game

Phasmophobia (Kinetic Gamings)

Content Designer of the Year


Best Esports Video Game

League of Legends (Riot Gamings)

Best Esports Professional Athlete

Heo “Showmaker” Su/ Organization of Legends

Best Esports Group

G2 Esports/ League of Legends

Ideal Esports Event

League of Legends World Champion 2020

Best Esports Host

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere

Best Esports Coach

Danny “Zonic” Sørensen