The 35th version of the Golden Joystick Awards occurred final night time in London, the place The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild took each Ultimate Game of the Year and Critics’ Choice awards, amongst others. The ceremony, which handed trophies based mostly on the web voting of hundreds of thousands of followers around the globe, additionally highlighted The Last of Us Part 2 because the Most Wanted Game amongst these coming sooner or later. Breath of the Wild was general essentially the most awarded title of the night, taking 5 trophies in whole, together with Best Audio, Nintendo Game of the Year, and the Best Studio for Nintendo EPD.
Other huge winners of the ceremony included Horizon: Zero Dawn, which received Best Storytelling, Best Gaming Perfomance for voice actress Ashly Burch, who additionally took the Breakthrough of the Year, and PlayStation Game of the Year. The recreation was additionally the second operating to the Ultimate Game of the Year Award, with Persona 5 being third. Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds took house trophies for Best Multiplayer Game, and PC Game of the Year, whereas Overwatch was named eSports Game of the Year. Cuphead was named Xbox Game of the Year, though Friday the 13th The Game was named Best Indie Game.
The Golden Joystick additionally gave a Lifetime Achievement to Civilization’s creator Sid Meier, and a Hall of Fame Award to the Final Fantasy collection.
Check out the total listing of winners beneath.
- Best Storytelling: Horizon Zero Dawn
- Best Visual Design: Cuphead
- Best Audio: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
- Best Gaming Performance: Ashly Burch – Horizon Zero Dawn
- Best Indie Game: Friday the 13th The Game
- Best Multiplayer Game: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds
- Studio of the Year: Nintendo EPD
- eSports Play of the Year: Agilities’ five-man Dragonblade at Overwatch Contenders
- eSports Team of the Year: Seoul Dynasty (previously Lunatic-Hai)
- eSports Game of the Year: Overwatch
- Best Streamer/Broadcaster: Markiplier
- Handheld/Mobile Game of the 12 months: Pokémon Sun and Moon
- Nintendo Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
- PlayStation Game of the Year: Horizon Zero Dawn
- Xbox Game of the Year: Cuphead
- PC Game of the Year: Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds
- Critics’ Choice Award: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
- Breakthrough Award: Ashly Burch
- Hall of Fame Award: Final Fantasy
- Most Wanted Game: The Last of Us Part II
- Still Playing: World of Tanks
- Outstanding Contribution to the UK Game Industry: Debbie Bestwick
- Lifetime Achievement: Sid Meier
- Ultimate Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of The Wild
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