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Uncharted 4 Wins Game of the Year at SXSW Gaming Awards, Check Out the Full List of Winners

Naughty Dog's critically acclaimed action adventure game takes home five of the 23 awards at SXSW.

March 19, 2017

Naughty Dog continues to take home more awards for its work on the final game in the Nathan Drake saga. Last night at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards in Austin, Texas, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End won Game of the Year honors. This doesn’t come as much of a surprise at this point considering Uncharted 4 has taken home a plethora of awards over the last couple months from both critics and fan voting polls.

There were 23 categories in total at SXSW of which Uncharted 4 won five. Other big winners of the night included Blizzard’s Overwatch, which won four awards, and id Software’s DOOM which took the categories for Excellence in Musical Score and Gameplay. You can check out the full list of winners below.

Excellence in SFX: Battlefield 1

Excellence in Musical Score: DOOM

Excellence in Technical Achievement: Battlefield 1 

Excellence in Visual Achievement: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Excellence in Animation: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Excellence in Art: Firewatch

Excellence in Convergence: Batman: The Telltale Series

Excellence in Multiplayer: Overwatch

Most Memorable Character: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Overwatch

Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game: Starbound

Excellence in Gameplay: DOOM

Excellence in Design: Dishonored 2

Excellence in Narrative: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: That Dragon, Cancer

Gamer’s Voice Multiplayer: Arena Gods

Gamer’s Voice Single Player: Owlboy

Fan Creation of the Year: Brutal Doom 64

Trending Game of the Year:  Overwatch

Esports Game of the Year: Overwatch

Tabletop Game of the Year: Arkham Horror: The Card Game

Mobile Game of the Year: Pokémon GO

Video Game of the Year: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End


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