MetaMeter
Game
Awards

THE 2020 MMGAs

Each December, VSG turns its attention to the MetaMeter Game Awards (MMGAs). The MMGAs are a symbol of success, recognizing the best from the year in gaming.

4th Annual MMGAs Key Dates:

December 7, 2020: Nominees Announced

– December 14-15, 2020: Category Winners Announced

– December 16, 2020: Game of the Year Announced

Judging Criteria: Winners are selected for recognition by VSG based on editorial discretion and “critical excellence,” as reflected by the MetaMeter Score, Average Critic Score, and Adjusted Score. The 2020 MMGA’s covers games released between Dec 1, 2019 and Nov 30, 2020.

2020 Category Awards: The MMGAs honor games in seven (7) distinct award categories: Action, Adventure, Platformer, Role-Playing Game, Shooter, Strategy, Sports. In 2020, Category Awards will be announced througout the day on Dec 14 and 15.

2020 Game of the Year: The MMGAs honor a single Game of the Year reflecting the absolute best experience across all creative and technical fields. As with previous years, the 2020 Game of the Year will be announced via a countdown from five (5), beginning in the morning of Dec 16, 2020 and culminating with the GOTY Announcement at the end of the day.

Where: The MMGAs are announced via VSG’s official Instagram Channel. This page, as well as individual Game Hubs, will be announced following the Instagram announcement.

MMGA HISTORY
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
GAME OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Hades

Supergiant Games

Whether it’s the immersive gameplay, gripping story, immaculate design, or addictive multiplayer, the Game of the Year embodies excellence in all categories, a defining experience setting new standards on the game industry.

CATEGORY AWARDS
GAME OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Resident Evil 2

Capcom

Whether it’s the immersive gameplay, gripping story, immaculate design, or addictive multiplayer, the Game of the Year embodies excellence in all categories, a defining experience setting new standards on the game industry.

CATEGORY AWARDS
GAME OF THE YEAR

WINNER: God of War

Sony Santa Monica

Whether it’s the immersive gameplay, gripping story, immaculate design, or addictive multiplayer, the Game of the Year embodies excellence in all categories, a defining experience setting new standards on the game industry.

CATEGORY AWARDS
GAME OF THE YEAR

WINNER: Super Mario: Odyssey

Nintendo

Whether it’s the immersive gameplay, gripping story, immaculate design, or addictive multiplayer, the Game of the Year embodies excellence in all categories, a defining experience setting new standards on the game industry.

Nier: Automata

Platinum Games

Nominee

CATEGORY AWARDS

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