Your votes have been counted and verified. The winners have been chosen. It's time for the best of the best of this year's gaming crop. After a bit of a lacklustre 2014, gaming was back with a bang in 2015. This year was the most competitive Global Game Awards yet, with dozens of top-tier games all vying for our attention. From AAA blockbusters to indie masterpieces, there's truly been something for everyone.

Twitter's been ablaze. You've been voting by the thousands. But which games are truly worth your hard-earned cash this year? Here we celebrate the greatest games in their respective genres. The titles which truly the pushed the boat and took gaming to another level in 2015. From Best Action to Best Visuals, and everything in between, here are the Best Games of 2015.

Before you continue you can also check out the two other Award announcement sections:

Global Game Awards 2015 Results: Game Of The Year - Best Indie - Most Anticipated 2016

Global Game Awards 2015 Results: Best Hardware

Right, so onto the winners, here's this year's Best in Gaming, as voted for by you...

 BEST ACTION - Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

 

BEST ADVENTURE - Life is Strange

 

BEST COMEDY - Tales from the Borderlands

 

BEST CO-OP - Dying Light

 

BEST EARLY ACCESS - ARK: Survival Evolved

 

BEST EXPANSION - Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

 

BEST FREE TO PLAY - Hearthstone

 

BEST GAME FOR CHILDREN - Minecraft: Story Mode

 

BEST HORROR - Until Dawn

 

BEST MANAGEMENT - Cities: Skylines

 

BEST MOBA - DOTA 2

 

BEST MOBILE GAME - Fallout Shelter

 

BEST MULTIPLAYER - Grand Theft Auto Online

 

BEST ORIGINAL GAME - Life is Strange

BEST OPEN WORLD - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

 

BEST PLATFORMER - Super Mario Maker

 

BEST RACING - Need For Speed

 

BEST RPG - Pillars of Eternity

 

BEST SCI-FI - Fallout 4

 

BEST SHOOTER - Star Wars Battlefront

 

BEST SIM - Project CARS

 

BEST SOUNDTRACK - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

 

BEST SPORTS - FIFA 16

 

BEST STORY - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

 

BEST STRATEGY - StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void

 

BEST SURVIVAL - ARK: Survival Evolved

 

BEST VISUALS - Star Wars Battlefront

 

 

PC EXCLUSIVE - StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

 

 

 

Best of the rest



Best Publisher - Paradox Interactive

Best Developer - CD Projekt RED



Best Digital Sales Platform - Steam

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