The Game Awards 2017 - Winners and world premieres

The Game Awards 2017 - Winners and world premieres

By  Sam Jones - 8th Dec 2017

Check who scooped awards at the event last night

The Game Awards 2017 - Winners and world premieres

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The Game Awards 2017 was streamed live to millions last night, with gamers eagerly anticipating who would be taking home the trophy from one of nearly 30 award categories.

Nintendo were among the winners, claiming three awards for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, including Game of the Year. Below is the full list of winners from this year's awards.

The winners


Game of the Year - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Game Direction - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Narrative - What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Art Direction - Cuphead

Best Score / Music - NieR: Automata

Best Audio Design - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Best Performance - Melina Juergens, Hellblade (as Senua)

Best Ongoing Game - Overwatch

Best Independent Game - Cuphead

Best Mobile Game - Monument Valley 2

Best Handheld Game - Metroid: Samus Returns

Best VR/AR Game - Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Best Action Game - Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Best Action/Adventure Game - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Role-Playing Game - Persona 5

Best Fighting Game - Injustice 2

Best Family Game - Super Mario Odyssey

Best Strategy Game - Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Best Sports/Racing Game - Forza Motorsport 7

Best Debut Indie Game - Cuphead

Best eSports Game - Overwatch

Best eSports Player - Lee Sang-hyeok/Faker (SK Telecom 1, League of Legends)

Best eSports Team - Cloud 9

Student Game Award - Level Squared

Chinese Fan Game Award - jx3 HD

Trending Gamer - Guy Beahm/Dr. Disrespect

Most Anticipated Game - The Last of Us Part II

Games for Impact - Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

Industry Icon Award - Carol Shaw

World premieres and trailers

As well as a bunch of top 2017 games picking up awards, audiences also got a glimpse of games to come in 2018 and beyond. VR trailers included Owlchemy Labs' Vacation Simulator and Squanch Games' Smith & Smitherson Accounting+, while the trailer for Hideo Kojima and Kojima Productions' Death Stranding - starring Norman Reedus (The Walking Dead) - also got some good air time.

Other game trailers included Saber Interactive's World War Z, From Software's Shadows Die Twice, Black Forest Games' Fade to Silence, and the latest installment in the Metro franchise - Metro Exodus.

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