Video Game Awards 2017: Every Winner in Each Category
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Video Game Awards 2017: Every Winner in Each Category

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The 2017 Video Game Awards have officially begun and this year’s competition is incredibly fierce. Throughout 2017 there will multiple games that could easily be considered the best game of the year, so who will win is certainly going to be interesting. In fact, virtually every category is tightly contested with no one game emerging as the true frontrunner.

Below is the list of every nominee in every category for the 2017 Video Game Awards. The title that is colored red is the winner of that specific category. We will live update the award list as soon as new winners are announced during the show. Make sure to keep checking back with us to find out if your favorite game won and who took home the illustrious title of Game of the Year.


Game of the Year

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner
  • Persona 5
  • Super Mario Odyessy
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Game Direction

  • Wolfenstein II
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner
  • Super Mario Odyessy
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Narrative

  • What Remains of Edith Finch – Winner
  • NieR: Automata
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • Wolfenstein II
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Art Direction

  • Cuphead  – Winner
  • Persona 5
  • Destiny 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Score/Music

  • Cuphead
  • Persona 5
  • NieR: Automata – Winner
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Super Mario Odyessy
  • Destiny 2

Best Audio Design

  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Destiny 2
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Winner
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Super Mario Odyessy

Best Performance

  • Melina Juergens – Senua (Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice) – Winner
  • Brian Bloom – B.J. Blazkowics (Wolfenstein II)
  • Luara Bailey – Nadine Ross (Uncharted: The Lost Legacy)
  • Claudia Black – Chloe Frazer (Uncharted: The Lost Legacy)
  • Ashly Burch – Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn)

Games for Impact

  • Please Knock on My Door
  • Night in the Woods
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Winner
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Bury Me, My Love

Best Ongoing Game

  • Overwatch – Winner
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Grand Theft Auto Online
  • Destiny 2
  • Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Warframe

Best Mobile Game

  • Super Mario Run
  • Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Old Man’s Journey
  • Monument Valley 2 – Winner
  • Hidden Folks

Best Handheld Game

  • Metroid: Samus Returns – Winner
  • Monster Hunter Stories
  • Poochy and Yoshi’s Woolly World
  • Ever Oasis
  • Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia

Best VR/AR Game

  • Superhot VR
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew
  • Lone Echo / Echo Arena
  • Farpoint
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – Winner

Best Action Game

  • Prey
  • Nioh
  • Cuphead
  • Destiny 2
  • Wolfenstein II – Winner

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins
  • Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
  • Super Mario Odyessy
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Role Playing Game

  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • South Park: Fractured But Whole
  • NieR: Automata
  • Persona 5 – Winner

Best Fighting Game

  • Tekken 7
  • Nidhogg 2
  • Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite
  • Injustice 2 – Winner
  • ARMS

Best Family Games

  • Splatoon 2
  • Sonic Mania
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Super Mario Odyessy – Winner

Best Strategy Game

  • XCOM 2: War of the Chosen
  • Tooth and Tail
  • Total War: Warhammer II
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle – Winner

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Project Cars
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
  • NBA 2K18
  • GT Sport
  • Forza Motorsport 7 – Winner
  • FIFA 18

Best Multiplayer

  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – Winner
  • Destiny 2
  • Fortnite
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Splatoon 2
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

Most Anticipated Game

  • The Last of Us Part II – Winner
  • Red Dead Redemption II
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Monster Hunter: World

Best Independent Game

  • Cuphead – Winner
  • Night in the Woods
  • Pyre
  • Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice
  • What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Student Game

  • Meaning
  • Level Squared – Winner
  • Impulsion
  • Falling Sky
  • Hollowed
  • From Light

Trending Gamer

  • Dr. Disrespect – Guy Beahm – Winner
  • Shroud – Mike Grzesiek
  • AbleGamers – Steven Sophn
  • Halfcoordinated – Clint Lexa
  • What’s Good Games – Andrea Rene

Best Esports Game

  • Rocket League
  • League of Legends
  • DOTA 2
  • Overwatch – Winner
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Best Esports Player

  • Kuro ‘KuroKy’  Salehi Takhasomi
  • Je-hong ‘ryujehong’ Ryu
  • Nikola ‘NiKo’ Kovac
  • Marcelo ‘coldreza’ David
  • Lee sang-hyeok ‘Faker’ – Winner

Best Esports Team

  • Team Liquid
  • SK Telecom 1
  • Lunatic -Hai
  • FaZe Clan
  • Cloud9 – Winner

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Cuphead – Winner
  • Slime Rancher
  • Mr. Shifty
  • Hallow Knight
  • Golf Story

Best Chinese Game

  • Monument Valley 2
  • jx3 HD – Winner
  • Gumballs
  • ICEY
  • King of Glory

 

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