The Game Awards 2017 Winners Round-Up

The Game Awards 2017 took place yesterday, celebrating the best of the best video game releases for this year. The competition was fierce, and votes were no doubt close, but there could only be one winner for each award.

Here’s the full list of The Game Awards 2017 winners (and nominees):

Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – developed by Nintendo

Horizon Zero Dawn – developed by Guerrilla Games

Persona 5 – developed by Atlus

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – developed by PUBG Corporation

Super Mario Odyssey – developed by Nintendo

Best Game Direction

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – developed by Nintendo

Horizon Zero Dawn – developed by Guerrilla Games

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – developed by Capcom

Super Mario Odyssey – developed by Nintendo

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – developed by MachineGames

Best Narrative

What Remains of Edith Finch – written by Ian Dallas

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – written by Tameem Antoniades and Elizabeth Ashman-Rowe

Horizon Zero Dawn – written by John Gonzalez

NieR: Automata – written by Yoko Taro, Hana Kikuchi, and Yoshiho Akabane

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – written by Jen Matthies and Tommy Tordsson Bjork

Best Art Direction

Cuphead – developed by StudioMDHR

Destiny 2 – developed by Bungie

Horizon Zero Dawn – developed by Guerrilla Games

Persona 5 – developed by Atlus

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – developed by Nintendo

Best Score/Music 

Nier: Automata – music by Keiichi Okabe and Keigo Hoashi

Cuphead – music by Kristofer Maddigan

Destiny 2 – music by Michael Salvatori, Skye Lewin, and C Paul Johnson

Persona 5 – music by Shoji Meguro

Super Mario Odyssey – music by Naoto Kubo, Shiho Fujii, and Koji Kondo

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – music by Manaka Kataoka and Yasuaki Iwata

Best Audio Design

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – developed by Ninja Theory

Destiny 2 – developed by Bungie

Resident Evil 7 – developed by Capcom

Super Mario Odyssey – developed by Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – developed by Nintendo

Best Performance 

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

Ashly Burch as Aloy – in Horizon Zero Dawn

Brian Bloom as B.J. Blazkowicz – in Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Claudia Black as Chloe Frazer – in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Laura Bailey as Nadine Ross – in Uncharted: The Lost Legacy

Games for Impact

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – developed by Ninja Theory

Bury Me, My Love – developed by The Pixel Hunt

Life is Strange: Before the Storm – developed by Deck Nine

Night in the Woods – developed by Infinite Fall

Please Knock on My Door – developed by Levall Games AB

What Remains of Edith Finch – developed by Giant Sparrow

Best Ongoing Game 

Overwatch – developed by Blizzard Entertainment

Destiny 2 – developed by Bungie

Grand Theft Auto Online – developed by Rockstar Games

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – developed by PUBG Corporation

Rainbow Six: Siege – developed by Ubisoft Montreal

Warframe – developed by Digital Extremes

Best Independent Game

Cuphead – developed by StudioMDHR

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – developed by Ninja Theory

Night in the Woods – developed by Infinite Fall

Pyre – developed by Supergiant Games

What Remains of Edith Finch – developed by Giant Sparrow

Best Mobile Game 

Monument Valley 2 – developed by ustwo games

Fire Emblem Heroes – developed by Intelligent Systems

Hidden Folks – developed by Adriaan de Jongh and Sylvain Tegroeg

Old Man’s Journey – developed by Broken Rules

Super Mario Run – developed by Nintendo

Best Handheld Game

Metroid: Samus Returns – developed by MercurySteam

Ever Oasis – developed by Grezzo

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – developed by Intelligent Systems

Monster Hunter Stories – developed by Marvelous Entertainment

Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World – developed by Good-Feel

Best VR/AR Game 

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – developed by Capcom

Farpoint – developed by Impulse Gear

Lone Echo – developed by Ready at Dawn

Star Trek: Bridge Crew – developed by Red Storm Entertainment

Superhot VR – developed by Superhot Team

Best Action Game

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus – developed by MachineGames

Cuphead – developed by StudioMDHR

Destiny 2 – developed by Bungie

Nioh – developed by Team Ninja

Prey – developed by Arkane Studios

Best Action/Adventure 

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – developed by Nintendo

Assassin’s Creed: Origins – developed by Ubisoft Montreal

Horizon Zero Dawn – developed by Guerrilla Games

Super Mario Odyssey – developed by Nintendo

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy – developed by Naughty Dog

Best Role Playing Game

Persona 5 – developed by Atlus

Divinity: Original Sin II – developed by Larian Studios

Final Fantasy XV – developed by Square Enix

NieR: Automata – developed by Platinum Games

South Park: The Fractured But Whole – developed by Ubisoft San Francisco

Best Fighting Game 

Injustice 2 – developed by NetherRealm Studios

ARMS – developed by Nintendo

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite – developed by Capcom

Nidhogg 2 – developed by Messhof Games

Tekken 7 – developed by Bandai Namco

Best Family Game

Super Mario Odyssey – developed by Nintendo

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – developed by Nintendo

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – developed by Ubisoft

Sonic Mania – developed by Christian Whitehead, PagodaWest Games, Headcannon

Splatoon 2 – developed by Nintendo

Best Strategy Game

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – developed by Ubisoft

Halo Wars 2 – developed by Creative Assembly and 343 Industries

Total War: Warhammer II – developed by Creative Assembly

Tooth and Tail – developed by Pocketwatch Games

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen – developed by Firaxis Games

Best Sports/Racing Game

Forza Motorsport 7 – developed by Turn 10 Studios

FIFA 18 – developed by EA Vancouver

Gran Turismo Sport – developed by Polyphony Digital

NBA 2K18 – developed by Visual Concepts

Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 – developed by Konami

Project Cars 2 – developed by Slightly Mad Studios

Best Multiplayer

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – developed by PUBG Corporation

Call of Duty: WWII – developed by Sledgehammer Games

Destiny 2 – developed by Bungie

Fortnite – developed by Epic Games

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – developed by Nintendo

Splatoon 2 – developed by Nintendo

Student Game Award

Level Squared – developed by Kip Brennan, Stephen Scoglio, and Dane Perry Svendsen, Swinburne University

Falling Sky – developed by Jonathan Nielssen, Nikolay Savoy, and Mohsen Shah, National Film and Television School

From Light – developed by Alejandro Grossman, Steven Li, and Sherveen Uduwana, University of Southern California

Hollowed – developed by Erin Marek, Jerrick Flores, and Charley Choucard, University of Central Florida

Impulsion – developed by Hugo Verger, Remi Bertrand, and Maxime Lupinski, Institut de l’Internet et du Multimédia

Meaning – developed by Hariz Yet, DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore

Best Debut Indie Game

Cuphead – developed by StudioMDHR

Golf Story – developed by Sidebar Games

Hollow Knight – developed by Team Cherry

Mr. Shifty – developed by Team Shifty

Slime Rancher – developed by Monomi Park

For more on The Game Awards, including how each category is judged, click here.