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The Game Awards 2016: The Award Winners You Need to Know

Here’s all of the announced winners from each of The Game Awards 2016’s categories. The year’s most outstanding video games all fought to capture top honors, especially the most prestigious honor of all – Game of the Year. If you want to check out each category’s nominees, head right to this link. We’ll make sure to list every award winner as soon as they’re announced, so stay tuned.


GAME OF THE YEAR

Overwatch (Blizzard)


BEST GAME DIRECTION

– Blizzard (for Overwatch)


BEST NARRATIVE

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog/SIE)


BEST ART DIRECTION

Inside (Playdead)


BEST MUSIC/SOUND DESIGN

DOOM (id/Bethesda)


BEST PERFORMANCE

– Nolan North as Nathan Drake, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End


GAMES FOR IMPACT

That Dragon, Cancer (Numinous Games)


BEST INDEPENDENT GAME

Inside (Playdead)


BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD

Pokemon Go (Niantic)


BEST VR GAME

Rez Infinite (Enhance Games)


BEST ACTION GAME

DOOM (id Software/Bethesda Softworks)


BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME

Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks)


BEST RPG

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine (CD Projekt RED)


BEST FIGHTING GAME

Street Fighter V (Capcom)


BEST STRATEGY GAME

Civilization VI (Firaxis Games/2K)


BEST FAMILY GAME

Pokemon Go (Niantic)


BEST SPORTS/RACING

Forza Horizon 3 (Playground Games/Microsoft Studios)


BEST MULTIPLAYER

Overwatch (Blizzard)


MOST ANTICIPATED GAME

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)


TRENDING GAMER, PRESENTED BY INTEL

– Boogie2988


BEST FAN CREATION

– No winner announced…


BEST ESPORTS PLAYER, PRESENTED BY OMEN BY HP

– Coldzera – Marcelo David (SK Gaming, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)


BEST ESPORTS TEAM

– Cloud 9


BEST ESPORTS GAME

Overwatch (Blizzard)


Industry Icon

– Hideo Kojima


Fans’ Choice – Favorite Game (China)

League of Legends (Riot)

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