The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Wins The Game Awards 2017 Game of the Year Award

A fitting award for a masterpiece.

By Angela Marrujo. Posted 12/11/2017 18:45 Comment on this     ShareThis

Nintendo titles were well-loved at The Game Awards this year, with Super Mario Odyssey, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, and Metroid: Samus Returns bringing home awards. It was The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, however, that stole the show. The modern classic took home Game of the Year, in addition to other awards.

Check out some of the more Nintendo-relevant winners listed below! (Winners are in bold text.)

Game of the Year

Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Persona 5
Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Game Direction

Wolfenstein II
Resident Evil 7
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Narrative

What Remains of Edith Finch
NieR: Automata
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Wolfenstein II
Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Art Direction

Destiny 2
Cuphead
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Persona 5
Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Score / Music

Destiny 2
Cuphead
NieR: Automata
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
Persona 5

Best Audio Design

Destiny 2
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Resident Evil 7
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey

Best Performance

Melina Juergens, Hellblade
Laura Bailey, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Claudia Black, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Brian Bloom, Wolfenstein II
Ashly Burch, Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Mobile Game

Super Mario Run
Old Man’s Journey
Monument Valley 2
Hidden Folks
Fire Emblem Heroes

Best Handheld Game

Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World
Monster Hunter Stories
Metroid: Samus Returns
Fire Emblem Echoes
Ever Oasis

Best Action Game

Prey
Nioh
Destiny 2
Cuphead
Wolfenstein II

Best Action / Adventure Game

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Assassin’s Creed Origins
Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Fighting Game

Tekken 7
Nidhogg 2
Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite
Injustice 2
ARMS

Best Family Game

Splatoon 2
Sonic Mania
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Super Mario Odyssey

Best Strategy Game

XCOM 2: War of the Chosen
Tooth and Tail
Total War: Warhammer II
Halo Wars 2
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Best Sports / Racing Game

Project Cars 2
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
NBA 2K18
GT Sport
Forza Motorsport 7
FIFA 18

Best eSports Game

Rocket League
League of Legends
DOTA2
Counter Strike: Global-Offensive
Overwatch

Best Debut Indie Game

Slime Rancher
Mr. Shifty
Hollow Knight
Golf Story
Cuphead

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! Let us know what you think of the results of The Game Awards for 2017.

Source: Nintendo Everything

 

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