The 34th round of the Golden Joystick Awards is over and we have a list of all the victors!
Pokemon GO is also on the list with multiple awards, aside the likes of Dark Souls 3 (FromSoftware) and Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment).
Complete winners list of the Golden Joystick Awards:
- 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
With the amount of media attention that the phenomenon that is Pokemon GO, we are not surprised to see it feature on the award winners list. Hopefully the game gets exciting updates that keep it relevant well into the next couple of years, especially with the introduction of new generations.
Games that are coming out late 2016 are only eligible for the award in 2017.