AIRED DEC 7TH, 2017
2017 RECAP

With the introduction of The Game Awards Orchestra, the fourth Game Awards delivered big news, big stars and a record-breaking 11.5 million viewers when it aired live on Thursday, December 7 from the Microsoft Theater.

HIGHLIGHTS

Breath of the Wild Wins Game of the Year

Eiji Aonuma and Hidemaro Fujibayashi accept Game of the Year honors for Breath of the Wild, which also wins Best Game Direction.

Josef Fares

In a moment everyone was talking about, game developer Josef Fares goes way off script.

Carol Shaw Industry Icon

Legendary game designer Carol Shaw received the Industry Icon award for her work on the Atari classic River Raid.

Andy Serkis Presents to Melina Jurgens

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice won many awards, including Best Performance, presented by performance capture pioneer Andy Serkis.

Guillermo del Toro, Norman Reedus, and Hideo Kojima

Before he won the Oscar for Best Picture, Guillermo del Toro visited The Game Awards alongside his friends Hideo Kojima and Norman Reedus

World Premieres: Bayonetta 3, Valve’s Next Game, and From Software

Mega surprise announcements from some of the world’s best game developers including Platinum Games, Campo Santo, and From Software.

WINNERS

Game of the Year

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Nintendo
Best Audio Design

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Ninja Theory
Best Art Direction

Cuphead

Studio MDHR
Best Mobile Game

Monument Valley 2

ustwo games
Best Esports Game

Overwatch

Blizzard Entertainment
Best VR/AR Game

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Capcom
Best Esports Player

Faker

Game: League of Legends
Best Role Playing Game

Persona 5

Atlus
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