The Witcher 3 Wins Game of the Year At GDC 2016

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If you’ve been following the award show at this year’s Game Developers Conference then chances are, you know there was plenty of amazing video game titles nominated to take home an award or two. However, when it came down to what game was walking away with the Game of the Year award it ultimately went to developers CD Projekt RED The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

As mentioned, there were a plethora of amazing video game titles nominated for awards, especially within the Game of the Year category as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt had to go up against video game titles like Fallout 4 and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain.

If you missed out on the Game Developers Conference award ceremony then take a look at the various award categories, the nominations, and what game came out on top. Also, let us know if you agree with the winners or not by leaving a comment down below.

Game of the Year
  • Fallout 4
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Metal Gear Solid V
  • Bloodborne
  • Rocket League

Winner: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Innovation Award
  • Her Story
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Undertale
  • Splatoon
  • The Beginner’s Guide

Winner: Her Story

Best Debut
  • Wildcard – ARK: Survival Evolved
  • Toby Fox – Undertale
  • Moon Studios – Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Moppin – Downwell
  • Steel Crate Games – Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

Winner: Moon Studios – Ori and the Blind Forest

Best Design
  • Rocket League
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Bloodborne
  • Fallout 4

Winner: Rocket League

Best Handheld & Mobile Game
  • Lara Croft Go
  • Fallout Shelter
  • Downwell
  • Her Story
  • AlphaBear

Winner: Her Story

Best Visual Art
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Bloodborne
  • Splatoon

Winner: Ori and the Blind Forest

Best Narrative
  • Her Story
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Life is Strange
  • Undertale
  • The Beginner’s Guide

Winner: Her Story

Best Audio
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Crypt of the NecroDancer

Winner: Crypt of the NecroDancer

Best Technology
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Fallout 4
  • Just Cause 3

Winner: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Audience Award

Winner: Life is Strange

Pioneer Award

Winner: Markus “Notch” Persson

Ambassador Award

Winner: Tracy Fullerton

Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: Todd Howard