Here Are The Winners Of The SXSW Game Awards

By Alistair Wong . March 19, 2018 . 2:00pm

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The SXSW Gaming Awards were held last week at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference at Austin, Texas, with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild winning Video Game of the Year. Here are the full list of winners: [Thanks, IGN!]

 

  • Excellence in Visual Achievement: Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Excellence in Technical Achievement: NieR: Automata
  • Excellence in SFX: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Excellence in Narrative: What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Excellence in Multiplayer: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
  • Excellence in Musical Score: NieR: Automata
  • Excellence in Gameplay: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Excellence in Design: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Excellence in Convergence: Star Wars Battlefront II
  • Excellence in Animation: Cuphead
  • Excellence in Art: Cuphead
  • Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game: Night in the Woods
  • Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: Doki Doki Literature Club!
  • Trending Game of the Year: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
  • Esports Game of the Year: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS
  • VR Game of the Year: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Tabletop Game of the Year: Gloomhaven
  • Mobile Game of the Year: Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Video Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

 

The SXSW Conference takes place around mid-March every year at Austin, TX. This year, Sega announced Sonic Mania Plus and a new Sonic racing game during their panel.



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