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The Game Awards 2016 Results

December 2, 2016 / 12:00 AM

By: Jesse Waldack

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The winner of each category is bold.

Best Fan Creation (Winner not announced during awards show, but on their web page the following day):
Project AM2R
Pokémon Uranium
Brutal Doom 64
Enderal: The Shards of Order

Before the show started:

World Premier: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Family Game:
Dragon Quest Builders
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Pokémon GO
Ratchet & Clank
• Skylanders: Imaginators

Best Mobile/Handheld Game:
Clash Royale
Fire Emblem Fates
Monster Hunter Generations
Pokémon GO
Severed

World Premier: Rocket League: Starbase Arc (new arena, free DLC, Dec 7th)

World Premier: Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition

Best Fighting Game:
Killer Instinct Season 3
King of Fighters XIV
Pokkén Tournament
Street Fighter V

Best VR Game:
Batman: Arkham VR
EVE: Valkyrie
Job Simulator
Rez Infinite
Thumper

Most Anticipated Game:
God of War
Horizon: Zero Dawn
Mass Effect: Andromeda
Red Dead Redemption 2
• The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

The show officially starts here.

Industry Icon: Hideo Kojima

World Premier: Death Stranding

World Premier: Warframe

Sneak Peek: Assassin’s Creed movie

Live Performance: Run the Jewels

Best Art Direction:
Abzu
Overwatch
Inside
Firewatch
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Independent Game:
Firewatch
Hyper Light Drifter
Inside
Stardew Valley
The Witness

World Premier: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series

Best Action Game:
Battlefield 1
DOOM
Gears of War 4
Overwatch
Titanfall 2

Games for Impact:
1979 Revolution
Block’hood
Orwell
Sea Hero Quest
That Dragon, Cancer

World Premier: Dauntless

Trending Gamer, Presented by Intel:
• AngryJoeShow
Boogie2988
• Danny O’Dwyer
• JackSepticEye
• Lirik

World Premier: LawBreakers

Best Role Playing Game:
Dark Souls 3
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine
World of Warcraft: Legion
Xenoblade Chonicles X

Best Strategy Game:
Civilization VI
Fire Emblem Fates
The Banner Saga 2
Total War: Warhammer
XCOM 2

Best eSports Team:
• SK Telecom T1 (League of Legends)
• Wings Gaming (DOTA 2)
• SK Gaming
• ROX Tigers (League of Legends)
Cloud 9

Best Music/Sound Design:
Battlefield 1
DOOM
Inside
Rez Infiniate
Thumper

Live Performance: DOOM Live

Best Performance:
• Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay (Mafia III)
• Cissy Jones as Delilah (Firewatch)
• Emily Rose as Elena (Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End)
Nolan North as Nathan Drake (Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End)
• Rich Summer as Henry (Firewatch)
• Troy Baker as Sam Drake (Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End)

World Premier: Prey

Best eSports Player, Presented by Omen by HP:
• Lee “Faker” Sang-Hyeok
Marcelo “Coldzera” David
• Hyun “ByuN” Woo
• Lee “Infiltrator” Seeon-woo
• Juan “HungryBox” Debiedma

Best Sports/Racing Game:
FIFA 17
Forza Horizon 3
MLB The Show 16
NBA 2K17
Pro Evolution Soccer 2017

World Premier: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

World Premier: Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Best Narrative:
Firewatch
Inside
Mafia III
Oxenfree
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Sneak Peek: Assassin’s Creed movie

World Premier: Halo Wars 2

Best Game Direction:
Blizzard (for Overwatch)
• DICE (for Battlefield 1)
• id Software (for DOOM)
• Naughty Dog (for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End)
• Respawn (for Titanfall 2)

Best Multiplayer:
Battlefield 1
Gears of War 4
Overcooked
Overwatch
Titanfall 2
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best eSports Game:
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
DOTA 2
League of Legends
Overwatch
Street Fighter V

Live Performance: Rae Sremmurd

Best Action/Adventure Game:
Dishonored 2
Hitman
Hyper Light Drifter
Ratchet & Clank
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

World Premier: The Walking Dead: A New Frontier

World Premier: Mass Effect: Andromeda

Game of the Year:
DOOM
Inside
Overwatch
Titanfall 2
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

About the author /


Having played Intellivision and Atari games since he was six, Jesse has not only grown up with video games, but has seen just about everything. A husband and father of three teenagers, he still tries to squeeze in a game or three when he is able.

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