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Overwatch Dominates 2016’s Golden Joystick Awards, Dark Souls III Named Ultimate GOTY

November 19, 2016Written by Zarmena Khan


UK’s biggest game award show – Golden Joystick – concluded its 34th run recently, with Overwatch walking away with a whopping total of five awards akin to The Witcher 3 last year. However, it was FromSoftware’s Dark Souls III that took the prestigious Ultimate Game of the Year award. Here’s a full list of winners:

Best Original Game – Overwatch

Best Storytelling – The Witcher 3:Blood And Wine

Best Visual Design – The Witcher 3:Blood And Wine

Best Audio – Fallout 4

Best Indie Game – Firewatch

Gaming Personality of the Year – Sean Plott (Day (9))

Best Multiplayer Game – Overwatch

Competitive Play of the Year – Coldzera’s jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus

Best Gaming Moment – Play of the game in Overwatch

YouTube Upcoming Personality of the Year – Jesse Cox

Studio of the Year – CD Projekt Red

Innovation of the Year – Pokémon GO

Lifetime Achievement Award – Eiji Aonuma

Best Gaming Platform – Steam

Best Gaming Performance – Doug Cockle

Competitive Game of the Year – Overwatch

Nintendo Game of the Year – The Legend Of Zelda:Twilight Princess HD

Playstation Game of the Year – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Xbox Game of the Year – Rise Of The Tomb Raider

PC Game of the Year – Overwatch

Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year – Pokémon GO

Breakthrough Award – Eric Barone, Stardew Valley

Hall of Fame – Lara Croft

Critics Choice Award – Titanfall 2

Most Wanted Game – Mass Effect: Andromeda

Ultimate Game of the Year – Dark Souls III

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