The biggest game show in Europe took place earlier today, and various companies earned their keep with a number of Golden Joystick awards.
Overwatch was easily the big winner of the night, taking home five trophies – similar to what The Witcher III: Wild Hunt did the year before. However, it would be Dark Souls III winning the biggest award of the night, the Ultimate Game of the Year award.
The recap of award winners can be found below:
Best Original Game: Overwatch
Best Storytelling: The Witcher III: Blood and Wine
Best Visual Design: The Witcher III: Blood and Wine
Best Audio: Fallout 4
Best Indie Game: Firewatch
Gaming Personality of the Year: Sean Plott (Day (9))
Best Multiplayer Game: Overwatch
Competitive Play of the Year: Coldzera's jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus
Best Gaming Moment: Play of the game in Overwatch
YouTube Upcoming Personality of the Year: Jesse Cox
Studio of the Year: CD Projekt Red (The Witcher III: Blood and Wine)
Innovation of the Year: Pokemon GO!
Lifetime Achievement Award: Eiji Aonuma
Best Gaming Platform: Steam
Best Gaming Performance: Doug Cokcle
Competitive Game of the Year: Overwatch
Nintendo Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
PlayStation Game of the Year: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
Xbox Game of the Year: Rise of the Tomb Raider
PC Game of the Year: Overwatch
Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year: Pokemon GO!
Breakthrough Award: Eric Barone, Stardew Valley
Hall of Fame: Lara Croft
Critics Choice Award: Titanfall 2
Most Wanted Game: Mass Effect: Andromeda
Ultimate Game of the Year: Dark Souls III
Congrats to all the winners, and here's hoping next year's competition is just as heated.
Want more video game awards? The Game Awards 2016 is just a couple of weeks away, taking place on December 1st! Get more info on the show here.