2014

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The first-ever Game Awards streamed live from the AXIS Theater in Las Vegas on Thursday, December 5. More than 1.9 million viewers watch the inaugural broadcast.

Highlights

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Imagine Dragons + Koji Kondo

The Game Awards concludes with a spectacular collaboration: Nintendo composer Koji Kondo and Imagine Dragons playing each other’s music.

World Premiere

World Premiere

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Gameplay Premiere

Shigeru Miyamoto and Eiji Aonuma reveal the first gameplay footage of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild!

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Kiefer Sutherland Introduces MGSV Online

The voice of Snake opens The Game Awards and introduces Hideo Kojima.

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Lindsay Stirling Performs Dragon Age

The music of Game of the Year winner Dragon Age is performed by Lindsay Stirling.

ESports

ESports

Nadeshot wins Best ESports Player

The Game Awards begins its first show with Esports awards, and Nadeshot wins the inaugural Best Esports Player trophy.

Industry Icon

Industry Icon

Ken and Roberta Williams, Founders of Sierra

Ken and Roberta Williams (Sierra) honored with the Industry Icon Award @ The Game Awards 2014

Winners

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Game of the Year

Dragon Age: Inquisition

BioWare

Trey Parker as Various Voices

Best Performance

Trey Parker as Various Voices

South Park: The Stick of Truth

Destiny

Best Score / Soundtrack

Destiny

Bungie/Activision

Destiny

Best Online Experience

Destiny

Bungie/Activision

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Best Mobile / Handheld Game

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment

Super Smash Bros for Wii U

Best Fighting Game

Super Smash Bros for Wii U

Nintendo

Nintendo

Developer of the Year

Nintendo

Mario Kart 8

Best Sports/Racing Game

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo

Far Cry 4

Best Shooter

Far Cry 4

Ubisoft Montreal

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Games for Change

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Best Narrative

Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft

Roberta and Ken Williams

Industry Icon

Roberta and Ken Williams

Shovel Knight

Best Independent Game

Shovel Knight

Yacht Club Games

Grand Theft Auto 5

Best Remaster

Grand Theft Auto 5

Rockstar North/Rockstar Games

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Action/Adventure Game

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Monolith Productions, Feral Interactive

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Best Role Playing Game

Dragon Age: Inquisition

BioWare/Electronic Arts

Mario Kart 8

Best Family Game

Mario Kart 8

Nintendo EAD/Nintendo

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Most Anticipated Game

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

CD Projekt Red/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Matt "NaDeSHoT" Haag

ESports Player of the Year

Matt "NaDeSHoT" Haag

Call of Duty

Ninjas in Pyjamas

ESports Team of the Year

Ninjas in Pyjamas

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

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Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous

Best Fan Creation

Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous