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Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins “Ultimate Game of the Year award” at 2017 Golden Joystick Awards

Posted on November 17, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in Switch, Videos, Wii U

The 35th Golden Joystick Awards took place earlier today. Zelda: Breath of the Wild was a big winner, as it earned the “Ultimate Game of the Year award”. Check out a video from the development team accepting the reward below.

These are the full lineup of winners for those who are interested:

Best Storytelling – Horizon Zero Dawn
Best Visual Design – Cuphead
Best Audio – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Gaming Performance sponsored by The Sun – Ashly Burch (Horizon Zero Dawn)
Best Indie Game in collaboration with Square Enix Collective – Friday the 13th: The Game
Best Multiplayer Game sponsored by GT Omega – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Studio of the Year – Nintendo EPD
Best VR Game – Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
Esports Play of the Year sponsored by Intel – Agilities
Esports Team of the Year – Lunatic-Hai
Esports Game of the Year sponsored by Omen by HP – Overwatch
Best Streamer / Broadcaster – Markiplier
Handheld / Mobile Game of the Year sponsored by Bespoke Arcades – Pokémon Sun and Moon
Nintendo Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
PlayStation Game of the Year – Horizon Zero Dawn
Xbox Game of the Year – Cuphead
PC Game of the Year – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
Critics’ Choice Award – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Breakthrough Award sponsored by Badfly – Ashly Burch
Hall of Fame – Final Fantasy
Most Wanted Award – The Last of Us Part 2
Still Playing Award – World of Tanks
Outstanding Contribution to the UK Games Industry sponsored by The Telegraph – Debbie Bestwick MBE
Lifetime Achievement – Sid Meier
Ultimate Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

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