Breath of the Wild team accept Golden Joystick Award in humourous video

by Daniel VuckovicNovember 18, 2017

The 35th Golden Joystick Awards were on last night and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild took away one of the top awards the “Ultimate Game of the Year”.

The development team accepted the award with a video, the team was grateful that Super Mario Odyssey missed the cutoff for the award. Imagine having to compete with your own company for Game of the Year.

If you’re wondering who won the rest of the awards, they are as below;

  • Best Storytelling – Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Best Visual Design – Cuphead
  • Best Audio – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Best Gaming Performance sponsored by The Sun – Ashly Burch (Horizon Zero Dawn)
  • Best Indie Game in collaboration with Square Enix Collective – Friday the 13th: The Game
  • Best Multiplayer Game sponsored by GT Omega – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Studio of the Year – Nintendo EPD
  • Best VR Game – Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • esports Play of the Year sponsored by Intel – AgilitiesEsports Team of the Year – Lunatic-Hai
  • esports Game of the Year sponsored by Omen by HP – Overwatch
  • Best Streamer / Broadcaster – Markiplier
  • Handheld / Mobile Game of the Year sponsored by Bespoke Arcades – Pokémon Sun and Moon
  • Nintendo Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • PlayStation Game of the Year – Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Xbox Game of the Year – Cuphead
  • PC Game of the Year – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Critics’ Choice Award – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Breakthrough Award sponsored by Badfly – Ashly Burch
  • Hall of Fame – Final Fantasy
  • Most Wanted Award – The Last of Us Part 2
  • Still Playing Award – World of Tanks
  • Outstanding Contribution to the UK Games Industry sponsored by The Telegraph – Debbie Bestwick MBE
  • Lifetime Achievement – Sid Meier
  • Ultimate Game of the Year – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
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  • Phantom Ganon
    November 18, 2017 at 10:26 am

    For me, really well deserved. If I was voting, I wouldn’t have been worried at all by Super Mario Odyssey. SMO is great but for me, BOTW was something really really special. However, I know I might be in the minority with that opinion.

  • Oliver Phommavanh
    November 18, 2017 at 4:56 pm

    I know this is a Nintendo site and all but it’s a little sad that cuphead is xbox’s goty. Step up MS!

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