'The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Wins Big at The Game Awards 2017

Overwatch and Cuphead also took home plenty of prizes.

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The fourth annual Game Awards just wrapped up its presentation for recognition given to a slew of A-list and indie games. Whether the selections are controversial or not, they represent some of the year’s top titles.

Nintendo‘s Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild scooped up an impressive array of awards: the coveted Game of the Year, Best Action/Adventure Game and Best Game Direction prizes. The long-awaited indie title Cuphead also earned a trio of awards for Best Art Direction, Best Independent Game and Best Debut Indie Game. Other notable prizewinners included Overwatch, which snatched Best E-Sports Game and Best Ongoing Game, and Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, which garnered three awards.

Curiously the awards show neglected to award its title of Best Multiplayer Game, but keep an eye on the program’s Twitter for any updates. Meanwhile, Hideo Kojima and Guillermo Del Toro were present at the event to tease their forthcoming Death Stranding. Check out all of The Game Awards 2017 winners below:

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: Senua’s Sacrifice

Games for Impact

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Best Ongoing Game

Overwatch

Best Mobile Game

Monument Valley

Best Handheld Game

Metroid: Samus Returns

Best VR/AR Game

Resident Evil 7

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 Multiplayer

The Last of Us Part 2

Best Independent Game

Cuphead

Best Student Game

Level Squared

Trending Gamer

Dr. Disrespect

Best Esports Game

Overwatch

Best Esports Player, Presented by Omen by HP

Faker

Best Esports Team

Cloud9

Best Debut Indie Game, Presented by Schick Hydro

Cuphead

Best Chinese Game

jx3 HD

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