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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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