“Japan Game Awards” Results From TGS 2017!

“Japan Game Awards” Results From TGS 2017!

The results for this year’s Japan Game Awards are in, and was recently announced at the Tokyo Game Show 2017.

Japan Game Awards – Who Takes The Cake?

INSIDE  from developer Playdead, well-known for their immersive title, Limbo  took home the “Game Designers Award“. While other notable titles such as Nioh,  Horizon Zero Dawn,  Final Fantasy XV  and more received the “Award for Excellence” prize.

The “Special Prize” Award was given to Sony for their innovation with the PlayStation VR.

“PlayStation VR won this year’s Special Award for the overwhelming sense of presence produced in conjunction with proprietary 3D audio technology, which delivers an experience where the player feels as though they are inside the game world, as well as expanding the potential of games and presenting players with new ways of enjoying games”.

The “Game of the Year” Division Grand Award this year, goes to Nintendo’s critically acclaimed action-adventure title, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the WildThis makes Nintendo’s second Grand Award Division in a row along with Splatoon  for the Wii U last year.

“In the popular vote, it was unanimous that “The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild” should receive this year’s Grand Award”

Furthermore, Nintendo goes on to secure more awards with Pokemon GO  for the “Trade and Industry Prize” Award, as well as Pokemon Sun  and Pokemon Moon;  both receiving the “Best Sales” Award, “Global Award Japan Works” Award as well as the “Award for Exellence“.

Below, you can check out the full list of winners for their respective awards:

· Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Prize

Pokemon GO Project Team

· Global Award Japan Works

Pokemon Sun/Moon

· Global Awards Overseas Work Section


· Best Sales Awards Japan Works

Pokemon Sun/Moon

· Special Prize

PlayStation VR

· Game Designers Awards


· Award for Excellence

Persona 5
Pokemon Sun/Moon
Final Fantasy XV
Resident Evil 7
NieR Automata
Horizon Zero Dawn
Zelda Breath of the Wild
Monster Hunter XX

· Game Of The Year

Legend of Zelda Breath of The Wild

It’s nice to see Platinum Games, Nier: Automata  receive recognition. It’s currently one of the stronger titles Square Enix has, as the game recently surpassed 2 Million in sales. You can read our review of Nier: Automata  to understand what makes this game great.

For more on the Tokyo Game Show, you can keep up at TGS 2017!

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