gdc 2017

Overwatch Takes Home Top Honors At 17th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards

by Javy Gwaltney on Mar 01, 2017 at 02:46 PM
The Game Developers Choice Awards gave out a bevy of honors tonight. Overwatch took home the big award tonight. Here were the rest:
  • Ambassador Award: Mark Deloura
  • Pioneer Award:  Jordan Mechner
  • Lifetime Achievement Award:  Tim Sweeney
  • Best Technology:  Uncharted 4
  • Best Audio:  Inside
  • Best Narrative:  Firewatch
  • Best Visual Art:  Inside
  • Best VR/AR Game: Job Simulator
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Pokémon Go
  • Best Game Design:  Overwatch
  • Best Debut: Campo Santo
  • Innovation Award: No Man's Sky
  • Audience Award:  Battlefield 1
  • Game of the Year:  Overwatch

The Independent Game Festival awards are as follows:

  • Excellence In Visual Art:  Inside
  • Excellence In Audio: GoNNER
  • Alt.CTRL.GDC Award: Fearsphere
  • Excellence In Design:  Quadrilateral Cowboy
  • Excellence In Narrative: Ladykiller In A Bind
  • Nuovo Award:  Okiospiel, Book 1
  • Best Student Game:  Un Pas Fragile
  • Audience Award: Hyper Light Drifter
  • Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Quadrilateral Cowboy