The Game Awards 2017 Winners Round-up!

The Game Awards 2017 Winners Round-up!

This year’s The Game Awards event has come and gone, with an array of awards handed out across the broad spectrum of gaming. It was also quite the dramatic one, particularly with FromSoftware’s half-minute tease. Pulling the strings of gamers hearts as they wishfully and/or logically speculate as to what it is. Bloodborne 2? Tenchu? Shadow Tower?  We too, at Fextralife, have been looking into this mystery and you can check out our analysis and join us in wracking our heads over this case.


The Game Awards 2017 – Who Won!?

But moving on, you can check out the full list of winners for their respective categories down below. Some notable games include Nier: Automata  being prized with the “Best Score” award, Persona 5  raking in the “Best RPG” award, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice  taking home two awards among many others.

Best Game Direction:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild  (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)

Best Narrative:

  • What Remains of Edith Finch  (Giant Sparrow / Annapurna Interactive)

Best Art Direction:

  • Cuphead  (Studio MDHR)

Best Score / Music:

  • NieR: Automata  (Platinum Games / Square Enix)

Best Audio Design:

  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice  (Ninja Theory)

Best Performance:

  • Melina Juergens as Senua in Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Games for Impact Award:

  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice  (Ninja Theory)

Best Ongoing Game:

  • Overwatch  (Blizzard)

Best Mobile Game:

  • Monument Valley 2  (Ustwo Games)

Best Handheld Game:

  • Metroid: Samus Returns  (MercurySteam / Nintendo)

Best VR Game:

  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard  (Capcom)

Best Action Game:

  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus  (MachineGames / Bethesda Softworks)

Best Action/Adventure Game:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild  (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)

Best RPG:

  • Persona 5 (Atlus)

Best Fighting Game:

  • Injustice 2  (NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Family Game:

  • Super Mario Odyssey  (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)

Best Strategy Game:

  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle  (Ubisoft Paris + Milan / Ubisoft)

Best Sports / Racing Game:

  • Forza Motorsport 7  (Turn 10 Studios / Microsoft Studios)

Most Anticipated Game:

  • The Last of Us Part II  (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Best Independent Game:

  • Cuphead  (Studio MDHR)

Best Student Game:

  • Level Squared  (Kip Brennan, Stephen Scoglio, Dane Perry Svendsen; Swinburne University of Technology)

Trending Gamer:

  • Guy Beahm  (Dr. Disrespect)

Best eSports Game:

  • Overwatch  (Blizzard)

Best eSports Player:

  • Lee sang-hyeok “Faker”  (SK Telecom 1, League of Legends)

Best eSports Team:

  • Cloud 9

Best Debut Indie Game:

  • Cuphead  (Studio MDHR)

Best Chinese Game:

  • Jx3 HD  (Kingsoft Corporation)

Game of the Year:

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild  (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)

If you’re curious about last year’s The Game Awards show, you can check that out here.

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One comment on “The Game Awards 2017 Winners Round-up!”

  1. Avatar Shadeon says:

    They forgot to award Zelda: BotW with most overrated title of 2017 as well.

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