Dark Souls 3 Is The Ultimate Game Of The Year In Golden Joystick 2016
The winners of the Golden Joystick 2016 are announced. Before the year 2016 closes, the title of this year’s Ultimate Game of the Year is named, and it is Dark Souls 3! A lot were expecting Overwatch to take the title of UGOTY. Even though that was not the case, Overwatch did take home four other awards in other categories making it the game with the most awards out of all the winners.
Other major awards given were Critics Choice Award given to Titanfall 2, Best Story Telling and Best Visual Design is The Witcher 3 Blood and Wine, Innovation of the Year goes to Pokemon Go!
We’ve made a list of the complete Golden Joystick 2016 winners below. For the games that will still be released this year, they will be qualified for the awarding next year.
Golden Joystick 2016 Winners
- Best Original Game in association with The Sun – Overwatch
- Best Storytelling – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
- Best Visual Design – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
- Best Audio in association with DTS – Fallout 4
- Best Indie Game in association with Kotaku UK – Firewatch
- Gaming Personality of the Year in association with Guinness World Records – Sean Plott – Day (9)
- Best Multiplayer Game in association with PC Gamer Weekender – Overwatch
- Competitive Play of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – coldzera’s jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus
- Best Gaming Moment in association with Absolute Radio – Play of the Game in Overwatch
- YouTube – Upcoming Personality of the Year – Jesse Cox
- Studio of the Year in association with Edge – CD Projekt Red
- Innovation of the Year – Pokemon Go
- Lifetime Achievement Award – Eiji Aonuma
- Best Gaming Platform – Steam
- Best Gaming Performance – Doug Cockle as The Witcher 3’s Geralt
- Competitive Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – Overwatch
- Nintendo Game of the Year in association with Gamesmaster – The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
- PlayStation Game of the Year in association with OPM – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
- Xbox Game of the Year in association with OXM – Rise of the Tomb Raider
- PC Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer – Overwatch
- Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year in association with Digital Spy – Pokemon Go
- Breakthrough Award – Eric Barone (Stardew Valley)
- Hall of Fame – Lara Croft
- Critics Choice Award – Titanfall 2
- Most Wanted Game in association with Green Man Gaming – Mass Effect Andromeda
- Ultimate Game of the Year in association with GamesRadar+ – Dark Souls 3
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