The Game Awards 2016 has come to a close, with all the winners, reveals, and cool surprises we’ve come to expect from the show over the years.
Naturally, one of the biggest questions is who took home the coveted prizes during the ceremony? Overwatch scooped up best game, while Hideo Kojima was finally allowed to accept an award after being blocked last year by Konami (seriously).
Anyway, let’s take a look at the rest of the big winners…
Game of the Year – Overwatch
Best Game Direction – Blizzard (For Overwatch)
Best Narrative – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Best Art Direction – Inside
Best Music/Sound Design – DOOM
Best Performance – Nolan North (As Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4)
Games For Impact – That Dragon, Cancer
Best Mobile/Handheld – Pokemon GO
Best Indie – Inside
Best VR Game – Rez Infinite
Best Action Game – DOOM
Best Action/Adventure – Dishonored 2
Best RPG – The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt: Blood and Wine
Best Fighting Game – Street Fighter V
Best Strategy Game – Civilization 6
Best Family Game – Pokemon GO
Best Sports/Racing – Forza Horizon 3
Best Multiplayer – Overwatch
Most Anticipated Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Trending Gamer – Boogie2988
Best eSports Player – Coldzera – Marcelo David (SK Gaming, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
Best eSports Team – Cloud 9
Best eSports Game – Overwatch
2016 really has been one hell of a year of videogames. Keep the good time rolling, 2017.
Ewan Moore is a journalist at UNILAD Gaming who still quite hasn’t gotten out of his mid 00’s emo phase. After graduating from the University of Portsmouth in 2015 with a BA in Journalism & Media Studies (thanks for asking), he went on to do some freelance words for various places, including Kotaku, Den of Geek, and TheSixthAxis, before landing a full time gig at UNILAD in 2016.