‘No Man’s Sky’ Wins An Award and Nobody Accepts It

No Man's Sky, Hello Games

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The Game Developers Choice Awards were yesterday and No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games won an award but nobody from the team was at the event to accept it.

The studio won the Innovation Award at the event and host Tim Schafer waited around for a few seconds for someone to come accept it before eventually accepting the award himself as reported by Polygon.

Members of the team did eventually make it to the event and collect the award.

Here’s the full list of winners from the event:

  • Best Debut
    Firewatch – Campo Santo
  • Best Audio
    Inside – Playdead
  • Innovation Award
    No Man’s Sky – Hello Games
  • Best Technology
    Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Naughty Dog
  • Best VR/AR
    Job Simulator – Owlchemy Labs
  • Best Visual Art
    Inside – Playdead
  • Best Narrative
    Firewatch – Camp Santo
  • Best Design
    Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Best Mobile/Handheld Game
    Pokémon Go – Niantic
  • Audience Award
    Battlefield 1 – EA/DICE
  • Game of the Year
    Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment

No Man’s Sky was released August 2016 and was met with an overwhelmingly negative reaction. The promotion and marketing of the game was investigated for false advertisement. The game was eventually clear of the claims.


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No Man’s Sky included 18 quintillion procedurally generated planets that each have their own unique features. A multiplayer element where players could see each other was promised but when two streamers were at the same location on launch day, this was found to not be included.

There have since been updates to the game adding features but it has had a hard time bringing players back to the since abandoned game.


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