GDC 2016: Here Are The Winners!

Game Developers Choice Awards is over, and the winners have all been announced. We already knew one of them, as Todd Howard, one of the key figures of Bethesda (working on Elder Scrolls and Fallout games), was already announced as the winner of the Lifetime Award. Last year, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was Game of the Year. Let’s see this year’s winners!


  • Innovation Award: Her Story (Sam Barlow)
  • Best Debut: Moon Studios (Ori and the Blind Forest)
  • Best Design: Rocket League (Psyonix)
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Her Story (Sam Barlow)
  • Best Visual Art: Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Studios / Microsoft Studios)
  • Best Narrative: Her Story (Sam Barlow)
  • Best Audio: Crypt of the NecroDancer (Brace Yourself Games)
  • Best Technology: The Witcher 3 (CD Projekt RED / CD Projekt)
  • Audience Award: Life is Strange (DONTNOD Entertainment)
  • Pioneer Award: Markus “Notch” Persson
  • Ambassador Award: Tracy Fullerton
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Todd Howard
  • Game of the Year: The Witcher 3 (CD Projekt RED / CD Projekt)


So Geralt managed to win another bigger prize, the people picked Life is Strange. Her Story and Ori and the Blind Forest also won multiple categories, plus Rocket League got a victory, too.

Congratulations to all winners!

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