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Japan Game Awards 2015 – Yo-kai Watch 2 wins big, Sakurai picks up an award

Posted on September 17, 2015 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS, News, Wii U

A few hours ago at the 2015 Tokyo Game Show, the Computer Entertainment Suppliers Association announced the winners of the Japan Game Awards 2015.

Yo-kai Watch 2 was one of the big winners. The game came out on top in three different categories, which is more than any other title. Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai also picked up an award.

Here’s the full rundown of winners:

Best Sales: Yo-kai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke

Global Award – Japan: Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS/Wii U

Global Award – Overseas: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Game Designers Award:

  • Ingress (Niantic)

Excellence Awards:

  • Bloodborne
  • Yo-kai Watch 2 Ganso/Honke
  • Destiny
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo Wii U
  • Monster Hunter 4G
  • Dragon Quest Heroes
  • Yo-kai Watch 2: Shin’nuchi
  • Mario Kart 8

Special Award:

  • Monster Strike
  • Minecraft

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award: Masahiro Sakurai

Grand Prize: Yo-kai Watch 2: Ganso/Honke/Shinuchi

The “Future Division” awards will be handed out on Sunday, closing out the Japan Game Awards 2015.


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