The 2017 Game Awards Winners

The 2017 Game Awards were held tonight at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Ever since the nominees were revealed on November 14th, the internet has been wild with debate over which game should win what awards. The debate is over and the winners have been announced:

Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Game Direction – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Narrative – What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Art Direction – Cuphead

Best Score/Music – Nier: Automata

Best Audio Design – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Best Performance – Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Games for Impact Award – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Best Ongoing Game – Overwatch

Best Mobile Game – Monument Valley 2

Best VR/AR Game – Resident Evil 7: BioHazard

Best Action Game – Wolfenstein II

Best Action/Adventure Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Role Playing Game – Persona 5

Best Fighting Game – Injustice 2

Best Family Game – Super Mario Odyssey

Best Strategy Game – Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Best Sports/Racing Game – Forza Motorsports 7

Best Handheld Game – Metroid: Samus Returns

Most Anticipated Game – The Last of Us Part II

Best Independent Games – Cuphead

Best Debut Indie Game – Cuphead

Best Student Game – Level Squared

Trending Gamer – Guy Beahm/Dr.Disrespect

Best eSports Game – Overwatch

Best eSports Player – Lee Sang-Hyeok “Faker”

Best eSports Team – Cloud9

Best Chinese Game – jx3 HD

As well as Carol Shaw receiving the Industry Icon Award.

What were your thoughts on The Game Awards? Did you pick the winners? Let us know on twitter @nextsavepoint or email us contact@nextsavepoint.com

 

 

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