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Winners of the Esquire 2022 gaming awards revealed

Esquire Magazine, which is generally thought of as a fashion and lifestyle publication, has revealed the winners of its own mini video game awards and there is some zany categories along with some interesting winners . Who would you chose as the Biggest Existential Threat to Video Games in 2022? Well, the winner of that award naturally went to Chris Pratt for his portrayal of Mario in the upcoming animated Super Mario Bros Movie The all-important Game of the Year award went to the brutal Elden Ring and Sonic Frontiers won the award for Best Fishing Minigame 2022. Check out the winners of the Esquire video game awards 2022 below:

  • Game of the Year: Elden Ring
  • Best Story: God of War: Ragnarok
  • Best Multiplayer Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
  • Best Fighting Game: MultiVersus
  • Best Protagonist: The Cat from Stray
  • Parent of the Year: Kratos
  • Best Pokémon: Fuecoco
  • Best Demon: Lambert, Cult of the Lamb
  • Best Mobile Game: Shovel Knight Dig
  • Best VR Game: Among Us VR
  • Best Revival TMNT Shredder’s Revenge
  • Best Kickflip: Olli Olli World
  • Most Anticipated Game: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • Best DLC: Monster Hunter Sunbreak
  • Best Sports Game: PGA 2K23
  • Best Ongoing Game: Destiny 2
  • Best Racing Game: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Best Dog: Tie Between Mabosstiff from Pokèmon and Wobbledogs
  • Funniest Hat: Kirby
  • Best Party Game: Nintendo Switch Sports
  • Best Rhythm Game: Trombone Champ
  • Best Fortnite Appearance: Three-Way Tie Between Goku, Luke Skywalker, and LeBron James
  • Best Villain: Margit the Fell, Elden Ring
  • Biggest Existential Threat to Video Games: Chris Pratt’s Mario
  • Best Fishing Minigame: Sonic Frontiers
  • Best Concert: Charli XCX, Roblox


5 thoughts on “Winners of the Esquire 2022 gaming awards revealed”

  1. The strange world...of Stranga

    Existential threat to videogames?

    Just when you think that the media could fall any lower they surprise you with bull like this.

  2. Can’t quite agree with the best villain award, Margit is a pretty good villain, but he doesn’t live up to the standards of Odin

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