Overwatch Wins Big At 2016’s Golden Joystick Awards
It was a good night for Blizzard’s Overwatch as it ended up winning five awards at the prestidigious awards show.
In addition to picking up Best Original Game, it also won Best Multiplayer Game, PC Game Of The Year, Competitive Game Of The Year and Best Gaming Moment.
Overwatch wasn’t the only game to do well. The Witcher 3: Blood & Wine won three awards, while Nintendo’s Pokémon Go picked up two. The biggest surprise of the night went to Dark Souls 3, which one the final, Ultimate Game Of The Year award.
Here’s the full list of winners…
Best Original Game in association with The Sun – Overwatch
Best Storytelling – The Witcher 3:Blood and Wine
Best Visual Design – The Witcher 3:Blood and Wine
Best Audio in association with DTS – Fallout 4
Best Indie Game in association with Kotaku UK – Firewatch
Gaming Personality of the Year in association with Guiness World Records – Sean Plott (Day (9))
Best Multiplayer Game in association with PC Gamer Weekender – Overwatch
Competitive Play of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – Coldzera’s jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus
Best Gaming Moment in association with Absolute Radio – Play of the game in Overwatch
YouTube – Upcoming Personality of the Year – Jesse Cox
Studio of the Year in association with Edge – CD Projekt Red
Innovation of the Year – Pokémon GO
Lifetime Achievement Award – Eiji Aonuma
Best Gaming Platform – Steam
Best Gaming Performance – Doug Cockle
Competitive Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – Overwatch
Nintendo Game of the Year in association with Gamesmaster – The Legend of Zelda:Twilight Princess HD
Playstation Game of the Year in association with OPM – Uncharted 4:A Thief’s End
Xbox Game of the Year in association with OXM – Rise of the Tomb Raider
PC Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer – Overwatch
Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year in association with Digital Spy – Pokémon GO
Breakthrough Award – Eric Barone – Stardew Valley
Hall of Fame – Lara Croft
Critics Choice Award – Titanfall 2
Most Wanted Game in association with Green Man Gaming – Mass Effect Andromeda
Ultimate Game of the Year in association with GamesRadar+ – Dark Souls 3
And here’s a video of the entire show.