The Game Awards 2017 Is Over, Here’s What Won And What Happened

The Game Awards, Geoff Keighley’s annual award show recognizing and celebrating the best games of the year, has wrapped up for 2017. If you missed the show and all its reveals, here’s a quick handy-dandy summary for you.

For the actual awards, here’s all your winners.

Trending Gamer – Dr. Disrespect (PlayerUnknown’s Battleground Streamer)
Best Score/Music – Nier Automata (PlayStation 4, PC)
Best Mobile Game  – Monument valley 2 (iOS, Android)
Best Sports/Racing Game – Forza Motorsports 7 (Xbox One, PC)
Best VR/AR Game – Reisident Evil 7: BIOHAZARD (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Handheld Game – Metroid: Samus Returns (3DS)
Best Narrative – What Remains of Edith Finch (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Action Game – Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Art Direction – Cuphead (Xbox One, PC)

Industry Icon Award – Carol Shaw
Best RPG – Persona 5 (PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4)
Best Strategy Game – Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle (Switch)
Most Anticipated Game – The Last of Us Part II (PlayStation 4)
Best Family Game – Super Mario Odyssey (Switch)
Best Debut Indie Game – Cuphead (Xbox One, PC)
Best Ongoing Game – Overwatch (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Esports Game – Overwa/tch (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Esports Player – Faker

Best Student Game – Level-Squared
Games For Impact – Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PlayStation 4, PC)
Best Performance – Melina Juergens for Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice (PlayStation 4, PC)
Best Fighting Game – Injustice 2 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC)
Best Game Direction – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Action Adventure – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Disclaimer: As an outlet, Game Informer is a judge for The Game Awards.

In addition, The Game Awards were also home to a number of big announcements, release dates, and trailers.

– A World War Z Game was revealed  
– Vacation Simulator, a sequel to Job Simulator, was announced
– Firewatch developers, Campo Santo, reveal a new game
– The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild’s Champion’s Ballad DLC is available tonight
– FROM Software teases a new title
– Soul Calibur VI is coming in 2018
– Fortnite getting a limited-time 50 vs. 50 Battle Royale mode
– THQ Nordic reveals horror survival game Fade to Silence
– Bayonetta 1 and 2 coming to Switch early next year
– Bayonetta 3 coming exclusively to Switch
– A Way Out releases next March, two players can play online with one copy
– Death Stranding’s trailer is weird as hell
– The makers of Bulletstorm bring you Witchfire
– Media Molecule’s Dreams is trippy and beautiful
– First footage of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map
– Sci-Fi shooter GTFO coming from Payday 2’s creator
– Metro Exodus’ new trailer reveals its release date
– Sea of Thieves launches March 20

What are you most looking forward to in the next 360 some odd days until the next Game Awards? Let us know in the comments!

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