The Witcher 3 Is Game of the Year at the Game Developers Choice Awards: Full Winners List Inside

on March 16, 2016 11:48 PM

Following another great day at Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the Game Developers Choice Awards and the Independent Game Festival Awards have just wrapped up.

This time around, the Game of the Year award was brought home by The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, that left behind the other nominees Fallout 4, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Bloodborne and Rocket League.

Below you can find the full list of winners of both award ceremonies.

Game Developers Choice Awards

  • Game of the YearThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Audience Award: Life is Strange
  • Innovation Award: Her Story
  • Best Debut: Moon Studios (Ori and the Blind Forest)
  • Best Design: Rocket League
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Her Story
  • Best Visual Art: Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Best Narrative: Her Story
  • Best Audio: Crypt of the Necrodancer
  • Best TechnologyThe Witcher 3 Wild Hunt
  • Ambassador Award: Tracy Fullerton
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Todd Howard
  • Pioneer of the Year: Marcus Persson

Independent Game Festival Awards

  • Seumas McNally Gand Prize: Her Story
  • Excellence in Narrative: Her Story
  • Excellence in Audio: Mini Metro
  • Excellence in Design: Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Excellence in Visual Art: Oxenfree
  • ID@Xbox Rising Star Award: Girls Make Games
  • Nuovo Award: Cibele
  • Best Student Game: Beglitched
  • Audience Award: Undertale
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