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Zelda Wins Game Of The Year At The 2017 Game Awards

(Source: kotaku.com)

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild managed to snatch the 2017 Game Awards GOTY from a crowded field of contenders that included Mario Odyssey, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and somewhat controversially, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Here’s the full list of winners:

Game of the Year

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

Best Game Direction

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

Best Narrative

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

Best Art Direction

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

Best Score / Music

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

Best Audio Design

Destiny 2
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]

Games for Impact

Bury Me, My Love
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds 
Rainbow Six: Siege 
Warframe

Best Independent Game

Cuphead [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]
Old Man’s Journey 
Super Mario Run

Best Handheld Game

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

Best VR/AR Game

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

Best Action Game

Cuphead
Destiny 2
Nioh
Prey 
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus [WINNER]

Best Action/Adventure Game

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

Best Role-Playing Game

Divinity: Original Sin II
Final Fantasy XV
NieR: Automata
Persona 5 [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]

Best Strategy Game

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

Best Sports/Racing Game

FIFA 18
Forza Motorsport 7 [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]

Trending Gamer

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

Best Esports Game

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

Best Esports Player

Lee Sang-hyeok “Faker” (SK Telecom 1, League of Legends) [WINNER]
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 [WINNER]
FaZe Clan
Lunatic-Hai
SK Telecom T1
Team Liquid

Student Game Award

Falling Sky 
From Light 
Hollowed
Impulsion

Level Squared [WINNER]
Meaning

Best Debut Indie Game

Cuphead [WINNER]
Golf Story
Hollow Knight 
Mr. Shifty
Slime Rancher

More Info: kotaku.com

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