Uncharted 4 Takes Home GOTY at SXSW

Uncharted 4

Uncharted 4 beat out Dishonored 2, Doom, Overwatch, and Titanfall 2 for the coveted GOTY at this year’s SXSW conference.

South by Southwest is a huge entertainment conference and festival in Austin, Texas. Primarily about music, it does have a considerable gaming aspect, and just like many other gaming festivals has its own “Game of The Year” awards. This year, Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4 took home the gold, beating out favorite Overwatch, as well as Dishonored 2, Doom and Titanfall 2.

Here are the other winners:

  • Mobile Game of the Year: Pokemon Go – Niantic
  • Tabletop Game of the Year: Arkham Horror: The Card Game – Fantasy Flight Games
  • Esports Game of the Year: Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Trending Game of the Year: Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Fan Creation of the Year: Brutal Doom 64 – Sergeant_Mark_IV
  • Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation: That Dragon, Cancer – Numinous Games
  • Excellence in Narrative: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog
  • Excellence in Design: Dishonored 2 – Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios
  • Excellence in Gameplay: Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
  • Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game: Starbound – Chucklefish Games
  • Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Most Memorable Character: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Nathan Drake
  • Excellence in Multiplayer: Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Excellence in Convergence: Batman: Arkham VR – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment / Rocksteady Studios
  • Excellence in Art: Firewatch – Panic Inc. / Campo Santo
  • Excellence in Animation: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog
  • Excellence in Visual Achievement: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog
  • Excellence in Technical Achievement: Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE
  • Excellence in Musical Score: Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
  • Excellence in SFX: Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE

Source: South by Southwest

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