SXSW is an annual music, games, and film festival currently underway, and yesterday it held its fourth iteration of the SXSW video games awards show, which looks back at the past year's best titles. Uncharted 4: A Thief's End was awarded game of the year, along with several other honors including excellence in animation, visual achievement, narrative, and more.

As for Uncharted 4's GOTY award, it beat out other nominees such as Overwatch and Dishonored 2. Other notable winners include Pokémon Go for best mobile game of the year and Overwatch for best eSports game. You can view the full list of winners below which span across 23 different categories.

Excellence in SFX
Battlefield 1 - Electronic Arts / EA DICE

Excellence in Musical Score
DOOM - Bethesda Softworks / id Software

Excellence in Technical Achievement
Battlefield 1 - Electronic Arts / EA DICE

Excellence in Visual Achievement
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End - Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Animation
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Art
Firewatch - Panic Inc. / Campo Santo

Excellence in Convergence
Batman: The Telltale Series - Telltale Games

Excellence in Multiplayer
Overwatch - Blizzard Entertainment

Most Memorable Character
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Nathan Drake

Most Promising New Intellectual Property
Overwatch - Blizzard Entertainment

Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game
Starbound - Chucklefish Games

Excellence in Gameplay
DOOM - Bethesda Softworks / id Software

Excellence in Design
Dishonored 2 - Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios

Excellence in Narrative
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award
That Dragon, Cancer - Numinous Games

Gamer’s Voice Multiplayer
Arena Gods - Supertype

Gamer’s Voice Single Player
Owlboy - D-pad Studio

Fan Creation of the Year
Brutal Doom 64 - Sergeant_Mark_IV

Trending Game of the Year
Overwatch - Blizzard Entertainment

eSports Game of the Year
Overwatch - Blizzard Entertainment

Tabletop Game of the Year
Arkham Horror: The Card Game - Fantasy Flight Games

Mobile Game of the Year
Pokémon GO - Niantic

Video Game of the Year
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End - Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Source
Game Informer

Author
Elise Favis

Link
http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2017/03/19/uncharted-4-wins-game-of-the-year-at-2017-sxsw-game-awards.aspx
Posted by Vincent Trinh on 12.16.18 6:04 am
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