What happened at the Game Awards 2017

Did you watch The Game Awards yesterday? If you didn’t, then don’t worry! With the celebration of the best games the year, here’s a breakdown of what happened.


With tons of announcements and reveals that happened in The Game Awards, here are some of the major announcements:

Player unknown’s Battlegrounds New Desert Map

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Dlc Trailer

Death Stranding Trailer Reveal

In the Valley of the Gods Reveal

A Way Out – Release Date Announced

Bayonetta 3 Announcement

World War Z Game Announcement

Bloodborne 2 Teaser

GTFO Trailer

Soulcalibur VI Trailer

…and so much more!


List is taken from

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)

Best Narrative – What Remains of Edith Finch (Ian Dallas / Giant Sparrow)

Best Art Direction – Cuphead (Studio MDHR Entertainment)

Best Score / Music – NieR: Automata (Keiichi Okabe, Keigo Hoashi)

Best Audio Design – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)

Best Performance – Melina Juergens, Hellblade (as Senua)

Games for Impact – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (Ninja Theory)

Best Ongoing Game – Overwatch (Blizzard)

Best Independent Game – Cuphead (Studio MDHR Entertainment)

Best Mobile Game – Monument Valley 2 (ustwo games)

Best Handheld Game – Metroid: Samus Returns (MercurySteam / Nintendo)

Best VR/AR Game – Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (Capcom)

Best Action Game – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (MachineGames / Bethesda)

Best Action/Adventure Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)

Best Role-Playing Game – Persona 5 (Atlus)

Best Fighting Game – Injustice 2 (NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Ent)

Best Family Game – Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo EAD / Nintendo)

Best Strategy Game – Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft Paris + Milan / Ubisoft)

Best Sports/Racing Game – Forza Motorsport 7 (Turn 10 Studios / Microsoft Studios)

Most Anticipated Game – The Last of Us Part II (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Trending Gamer – Guy Beahm (“Dr. Disrespect”)

Best eSports Game – Overwatch (Blizzard)

Best eSports Player – Lee Sang-hyeok “Faker” (SK Telecom 1, League of Legends)

Best eSports Team – Cloud 9

Student Game Award – Level Squared (Kip Brennan, Stephen Scoglio, Dane Perry Svendsen / Swinburne University)

Best Debut Indie Game – Cuphead (Studio MDHR Entertainment)

Chinese Fan Game Award – jx3 HD《剑网3》重制版 (Kingsoft Corporation)

Are you looking forward to 2018 with all these upcoming games?

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