This year’s Award-season has started. On Friday night, the 34th Golden Joystick Awards have been delivered and it has open, like last year, the season of the Game-Awards. The awarding took place in indig02 in London and has been hosted by the comedian James Veitch. Instead of leaving the decision of the winners to a jury of experts, this year. Millions of people had the possibility of voting online for theirs Gaming-Highlights.

Dark Souls 3 has been awarded as Game of the year. Also, the third offspring of the darkest Fantasy role-playing game, well-known for the blunt level of difficulty that captivate the player. However, the star of the evening was the Blizzards team-shooter Overwatch, which was on the top in five categories. The Fantasy role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine received two prizes, whereby the developer CD Project RED was awarded as Studio of the year. Nintendo and Niantic’s Pokémon GO was awarded too with two prizes, Mobile Game of the year and Innovation of the year.


The complete list of the winners:

Ultimate Game of the Year: Dark Souls 3

Most Wanted Game: Mass Effect: Andromeda

Best Original Game: Overwatch

Best Storytelling: The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine

Best Visual Design: The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine

Best Audio: Fallout 4

Best Indie Game: Firewatch

Best Multiplayer Game: Overwatch

Competitive Game of the Year: Overwatch

Nintendo Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

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

Xbox Game of the Year: Rise of The Tomb Raider

PC Game of the Year: Overwatch

Studio of the Year: CD Projekt Red

Innovation of the Year: Pokémon GO

Mobile Game of the Year: Pokémon GO

Gaming Personality of the Year: Sean Plott (Day (9))

Competitive Play of the Year: Coldzera’s jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus

Best Gaming Moment: Play of the game in Overwatch

YouTube Upcoming Personality of the Year: Jesse Cox

Lifetime Achievement Award: Eiji Aonuma

Best Gaming Platform: Steam

Best Gaming Performance: Doug Cockle

Breakthrough Award: Eric Barone, Stardew Valley

Hall of Fame: Lara Croft

Critics’ Choice Award: Titanfall 2