The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2017

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Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild wins at The Game Awards

This year in its entirety has been filled to the brim with incredible, genre defining games. It makes it hard – even unfair – to single one out as the best, but that’s what we do here. And that’s what awards shows are all about. And with the annual (and really entertaining) instalment of The Game Awards, Zelda snubbed out the rest to take the top honour. Breath of the Wild took home Game of the Year, but it was a varied awards show with multiple wins for Hellblade, Cuphead and Wolfenstein 2.

Here’s your full list of winners from the show that just wrapped up (winners in bold).

Game of the Year

Horizon Zero Dawn
Persona 5
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Game Direction

Horizon Zero Dawn
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Best Narrative

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Horizon Zero Dawn
NieR: Automata
What Remains of Edith Finch
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Best Art Direction

Cuphead
Destiny 2
Horizon Zero Dawn
Persona 5
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Score / Music

Cuphead
Destiny 2
NieR: Automata
Persona 5
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Audio Design

Destiny 2
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Performance

Ashly Burch, Horizon: Zero Dawn
Brian Bloom, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Claudia Black, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Laura Bailey, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Melina Juergens, Hellblade

Games for Impact

Bury Me, My Love
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Life is Strange: Before the Storm
Night in the Woods
Please Knock on My Door
What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Ongoing Game

Destiny 2
Grand Theft Auto Online
Overwatch
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Rainbow Six: Siege
Warframe

Best Independent Game

Cuphead
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Night in the Woods
Pyre
What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Mobile Game

Fire Emblem Heroes
Hidden Folks
Monument Valley 2
Old Man’s Journey
Super Mario Run

Best Handheld Game

Ever Oasis
Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia
Metroid: Samus Returns
Monster Hunter Stories
Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World

Best VR/AR Game

Farpoint
Lone Echo
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Star Trek: Bridge Crew
SUPERHOT VR

Best Action Game

Cuphead
Destiny 2
Nioh
Prey
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Best Action/Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed: Origins
Horizon Zero Dawn
Super Mario Odyssey
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Best Role-Playing Game

Divinity: Original Sin II
Final Fantasy XV
NieR: Automata
Persona 5
South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Best Fighting Game

ARMS
Injustice 2
Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite
Nidhogg 2
Tekken 7

Best Family Game

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Sonic Mania
Splatoon 2
Super Mario Odyssey

Best Strategy Game

Halo Wars 2
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Total War: Warhammer II
Tooth and Tail
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

Best Sports/Racing Game

FIFA 18
Forza Motorsport 7
Gran Turismo Sport
NBA 2K18
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
Project Cars 2

Best Multiplayer

Call of Duty: WWII
Destiny 2
Fortnite
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Splatoon 2

Most Anticipated Game

God of War
Marvel’s Spider-Man
Monster Hunter World
Red Dead Redemption II
The Last of Us Part II

Trending Gamer

Andrea Rene (What’s Good Games)
Clint Lexa (“Halfcoordinated”)
Guy Beahm (“Dr. Disrespect”)
Mike Grzesiek (“Shroud”)
Steven Spohn (AbleGamers)

Best Esports Game

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
DOTA 2
League of Legends
Overwatch
Rocket League

Best Esports Player

Lee Sang-hyeok “Faker” (SK Telecom 1, League of Legends)
Marcelo “coldzera” David (SK Gaming, Counter-Strike: GO)
Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovac (FaZe Clan, Counter-Strike: GO)
Je-hong “ryujehong” Ryu (Seoul Dynasty, Overwatch)
Kuro “KuroKy” Salehi Takhasomi (Team Liquid, DOTA 2)

Best Esports Team

Cloud 9
FaZe Clan
Lunatic-Hai
SK Telecom T1
Team Liquid

Student Game Award

Falling Sky
From Light
Hollowed
Impulsion
Level Squared
Meaning

Best Debut Indie Game

Cuphead
Golf Story
Hollow Knight
Mr. Shifty
Slime Rancher

Last Updated: December 8, 2017

Alessandro Barbosa

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