Game Developer's Choice And Independent Games Festival Awards Results


It's that season, and the Game Developer's Choice Awards went out out last night, so we've got the results below for those at home. Unsurprisingly, Overwatch took home the Game of the Year title here as well as at DICE last week. The Independent Games Festival awards also went out, those results are below, but the top award went to Quadrilateral Cowboy. Uncharted 4 and Pokémon Go also took home titles. Inside got a decent bit of recognition at both award shows.

The GDC Awards results are below:

  • Ambassador Award: Mark Deloura
  • Pioneer Award:  Jordan Mechner
  • Lifetime Achievement Award:  Tim Sweeney
  • Best Technology:  Uncharted 4
  • Best Audio:  Inside
  • Best Narrative:  Firewatch
  • Best Visual Art:  Inside
  • Best VR/AR Game: Job Simulator
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Pokémon Go
  • Best Game Design:  Overwatch
  • Best Debut: Campo Santo
  • Innovation Award: No Man's Sky
  • Audience Award:  Battlefield 1
  • Game of the Year – Overwatch

The Independent Game Festival results are below:

  • Excellence In Visual Art:  Inside
  • Excellence In Audio: GoNNER
  • Alt.CTRL.GDC Award: Fearsphere
  • Excellence In Design:  Quadrilateral Cowboy
  • Excellence In Narrative: Ladykiller In A Bind
  • Nuovo Award:  Okiospiel, Book 1
  • Best Student Game:  Un Pas Fragile
  • Audience Award: Hyper Light Drifter
  • Seumas McNally Grand Prize: Quadrilateral Cowboy

If you want to see how these results stack up to the 20th annual DICE Awards, those results are here.

If you want to catch up with the latest news on Game of the Year Overwatch: PS4 players have lost Capture The Flag due to bugs, players got a Game Browser function, and we're still not sure who the new character will be but we have some new hints.

About Madeline Ricchiuto

Madeline Ricchiuto is a gamer, comics enthusiast, bad horror movie connoisseur, writer and generally sarcastic human. She also really likes cats and is now Head Games Writer at Bleeding Cool.

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