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Japan Game Awards 2022 winners announced

Posted on September 15, 2022 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

Japan Game Awards 2022 winners

At the 2022 Tokyo Game Show today, the primary winners were decided for the Japan Game Awards.

Pokemon was arguably the biggest winner of the show – at least when it comes to Nintendo games. Brilliant Diamond an Shining Pearl took home the prize in a Global Award category as well as for Best Sales. In the Award for Excellence, Pokemon Legends: Arceus was selected along with Kirby and the Forgotten Land.

The full list of winners for the 2022 Japan Game Awards are as follows:

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award

Hidetaka Miyazaki (FromSoftware)

Global Award Japanese Product

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Pokemon Shining Pearl

Global Award Foreign Product

Call of Duty: Vanguard

Best Sales Award

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond / Pokemon Shining Pearl

Game Designers Award


Award for Excellence

Resident Evil Village
Sky: Children of the Light
Tales of Arise
Lost Judgment
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
Pokemon Legends: Arceus
Horizon Forbidden West 
Elden Ring
Ghostwire: Tokyo
Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Grand Award

Elden Ring

You can find the lineup of winners for the 2021 edition of the Japan Game Awards here. Let us know what you think about this year’s winners in the comments.

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