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Breath Of The Wild, PUBG Lead SXSW's 2017 Gaming Award Winners

by Javy Gwaltney on Mar 18, 2018 at 11:23 AM

South By Southwest (SXSW), the popular media festival that takes place in Austin, Texas every year announced winners for the gaming category late last night. The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild took home the big win but Nier: Automata, Cuphead, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Night In The Woods also earned nods.

You can find the full list right here:

Excellence in SFX
Super Mario Odyssey

Excellence in Musical Score
NieR: Automata

Excellence in Technical Achievement
NieR: Automata

Excellence in Visual Achievement
Horizon Zero Dawn

Excellence in Animation

Excellence in Art

Excellence in Convergence
Star Wars Battlefront II

Excellence in Multiplayer
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Most Promising New Intellectual Property
Horizon Zero Dawn

Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game
Night in the Woods

Excellence in Gameplay
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Excellence in Design
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Excellence in Narrative
What Remains of Edith Finch

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award
Doki Doki Literature Club

Gamer’s Voice Award Video Game
Battlesloths 2025: The Great Pizza Wars

Gamer’s Voice Award Mobile Game
Tiny Bubbles

Gamer’s Voice Award Tabletop Game
Sol: Last Days of a Star

Gamer's Voice Award Virtual Reality Game

Trending Game of the Year
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Esports Game of the Year
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Tabletop Game of the Year

Virtual Reality Game of the Year
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Mobile Game of the Year
Fire Emblem Heroes

Video Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

For our own Game Of The Year awards, head over here.