The Game Awards 2017 Winners



The Game Awards recognizes and upholds creative and technical excellence in the global video game industry. Their Awards ceremony is held annually in December. It celebrates both game creators and game players, and gives fans a preview of games set to be released in the future.

The Game Awards 2017 Winners are:

  • Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • Best Game Direction: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Nintendo EPD/Nintendo
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: 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 Independent Game: Cuphead – Studio MDHR
  • Best Debut Indie Game: Cuphead – Studio MDHR
  • Best Score/Music: NieR: Automata – Platinum Games/Square Enix
  • Best Audio Design: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Ninja Theory
  • Games for Impact: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – Ninja Theory
  • Best Performance: Melania Juergens, Hellblade
  • Best Ongoing Game: Overwatch – Blizzard
  • Best Esports Game: Overwatch – Blizzard
  • Best Mobile Game: Monument Valley 2 – ustwo games
  • Best Handheld Game: Metroid: Samus Returns – MercuryStream/Nintendo
  • Best VR/AR Game: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard – Capcom
  • Best Action Game: Wolfenstein II – MachineGames/Bethesda
  • Best Role Playing Game: 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
  • Best Multiplayer: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds – PUBG Corp.
  • Most Anticipated Game: The Last of Us Part II – Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Best Student Game: Level Squared – Kip Brennan, Stephen Scoglio, Dan Perry Svendsen; Swinburne University of Technology
  • Trending Gamer: Guy Beahm – Dr. Disrespect
  • Best Esports Player: Lee sang-hyeok “Faker” – Sk Telecom 1, League of Legends
  • Best Esports Team: Cloud9
  • Best Chinese Game: jx3 HD – Kingsoft Corporation