Overwatch Takes Home GOTY At The Game Awards

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Overwatch won top honors at this year’s The Game Awards.

This year’s The Game Awards had some really cool stuff, like a live action performance of the Doom soundtrack and some exclusive new gameplay footage, but it is, of course, an awards show, and every awards show has a winner. This year, Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch took top honors, beating out Doom, Inside, Titanfall 2, and Uncharted 4.

Here’s the full list of winners:

  • Best Mobile and Handheld Game: Pokemon GO
  • Best Family Game: Pokemon GO
  • Games For Impact Award: That Dragon Cancer
  • Best Independent Game: Inside
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Overwatch
  • Best Esports Game: Overwatch
  • Best Action-Adventure Game: Dishonored 2
  • Best Action Game: Doom
  • Best VR Game: Rez Infinite
  • Best Fighting Game: Street Fighter V
  • Best RPG: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood & Wine
  • Best Strategy Game: Civilization VI
  • Best Sports/Racing Game: Forza Horizon 3
  • Best Game Direction: Overwatch
  • Best Art Direction: Inside
  • Best Narrative: Uncharted 4
  • Best Esports Team: Cloud9
  • Best Esports player: Marcelo “Coldzera” David (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Best Performance: Nolan North, Uncharted 4
  • Best Music/Sound Design: Doom
  • Trending Gamer: Boogie2988
  • Most Anticipated Game: The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

“While we’ve been very happy with how the game has been received, we’re also extremely proud that this game and the world that we’re building has a message and it’s a message about heroism. It’s a message about diversity. It’s a message about a bright and positive and hopeful future. And these are all things that we really believe everyone needs a little bit of right now,” said Blizzard’s Ray Gresko.

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