Overwatch is Game of the Year in The Game Awards 2016!

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It shouldn’t even come as a surprise. The awards season for video games is here, and we’re quite pleased that Overwatch bagged the Game of the Year title in The Game Awards 2016 held in Los Angeles on December 1st. The game also took home several other awards such as Best Game Direction, Best Multiplayer, and Best Esports Game. It was also nominated for Best Art Direction and Best Action Game.

Other nominees for Game of the Year include: DOOM, Inside, Titanfall 2,  and Uncharted 4 A Thief’s End.


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Here’s the full list of The Game Awards 2016 nominees and winners (in YELLOW font):

GAME OF THE YEAR:

  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Overwatch 
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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 NARRATIVE:

BEST ART DIRECTION:

  • Abzu 
  • Firewatch
  • Inside 
  • Overwatch
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

BEST MUSIC/SOUND DESIGN:

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

BEST PERFORMANCE:

  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay, Mafia 3
  • 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

GAMES FOR IMPACT:

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME:

BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD:

  • Clash Royale
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Monster Hunter Generations
  • Pokemon Go
  • Severed

BEST VR GAME:

BEST ACTION GAME:

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME:

BEST RPG:

BEST FIGHTING GAME:

BEST STRATEGY GAME:

BEST FAMILY GAME:

BEST SPORTS/RACING:

BEST MULTIPLAYER:

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME:

TRENDING GAMER:

  • AngryJoeShow
  • Boogie2988
  • Danny O’Dwyer
  • JackSepticEye
  • Lirik

BEST ESPORTS PLAYER:

BEST ESPORTS TEAM:

  • SK Telecom T1 (League of Legends)
  • Wings Gaming (DOTA2)
  • SK Gaming
  • ROX Tigers (League of Legends)
  • Cloud 9

BEST ESPORTS GAME:

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter 5

Do you agree with the list of chosen winners? Which game do you think should have won Game of the Year? Give us a shout out in the comments!

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