Breath Of The Wild Named Game of the Year At The Game Awards

Breath Of The Wild Named Game of the Year At The Game Awards

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received the award for Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2017. To read more about the Nintendo-related awards and nominations, read on!

Here are all the nominations and wins for games released on Nintendo’s devices (and Nintendo’s mobile games).

Wins

  • Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Game Direction: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Action/Adventure GameThe Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Handheld Game*: Metroid: Samus Returns
  • Best Family Game: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Strategy Game: Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Nominations

  • Game of the Year: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Game Direction: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Art Direction: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Score/Music: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Audio Design: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Mobile Game: Fire Emblem Heroes, Super Mario Run
  • Best Handheld Game*: Poochy and Yoshi’s Wooly World, Monster Hunter Stories, Ever Oasis, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: Super Mario Odyssey
  • Best Fighting Game: ARMS
  • Best Family Game: Splatoon 2, Sonic Mania, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Best Sports Game: FIFA 18, NBA 2K18
  • Best Multiplayer: Splatoon 2, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Best Esports Game: Rocket League
  • Best Debut Indie Game: Golf Story

So there you have it! Congrats to the developers for their well-deserved awards!

*Note that “Best Handheld Game” refers to games for a “dedicated portable gaming system”, so that’s why there are no Switch titles here.

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