Here Are The Winners Of The SXSW Game Awards

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!]

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  • 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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