The Best 2016 Video Games

The Game Awards 2016 took place on 1st December, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The Ceremony honored the Best 2016 Video Games.

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Winners and nominees – Best 2016 Video Games

  • Jury-voted awards
  • Fan’s choice awards
  • Honorary awards

Jury-voted awards:

 Game of the Year

  • Overwatch – Winner
  • Doom – nominee
  • Inside – nominee
  • Titanfall 2 – nominee
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – nominee

Best Game Direction

  • Blizzard Entertainment – Winner
  • EA DICE – nominee
  • id Software – nominee
  • Naughty Dog – nominee
  • Respawn Entertainment – nominee

Best Narrative

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – written by Neil Druckmann and Josh Scherr [Winner]
  • Firewatch – written by Olly Muss, Chris Remo, Jake Rodkin, and Sean Vanaman – Nominee
  • Inside – written by Laurids Binderup – Nominee
  • Mafia III – written by Bill Harms – nominee
  • Oxenfree – written by Adam Hines – nominee

Best Art Direction

  • Inside – Winner
  • Abzû – Nominee
  • Firewatch – Nominee
  • Overwatch – nominee
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – nominee

Best Music/Sound Design

  • Doom – composed by Mick Gordon – Winner
  • Battlefield 1 – composed by Patrik Andrén and Johan Söderqvist – Nominee
  • Inside – composed by Martin Stig Andersen and Søs Gunver Ryberg – Nominee
  • Rez Infinite – developed by United Game Artists – nominee
  • Thumper – developed by Drool – nominee

Best Performance

  • Nolan North as Nathan Drake – in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Winner
  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay – in Mafia III – Nominee
  • Cissy Jones as Delilah – in Firewatch – Nominee
  • Emily Rose as Elena – in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – nominee
  • Rich Sommer as Henry – in Firewatch – nominee
  • Troy Baker as Sam Drake – in Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – nominee

Games for Impact

  • That Dragon, Cancer – Winner
  • Block’hood – Nominee
  • Orwell – Nominee
  • Sea Hero Quest – nominee
  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday – nominee

Best Independent Game

  • Inside – Winner
  • Firewatch – Nominee
  • Hyper Light Drifter- Nominee
  • Stardew Valley- nominee
  • The Witness – nominee

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

  • Pokémon Go- Winner
  • Clash Royale- Nominee
  • Fire Emblem Fates – Nominee
  • Monster Hunter Generations- nominee
  • Severed – nominee

Best VR Game

  • Rez Infinite – Winner
  • Batman: Arkham VR – Nominee
  • Eve: Valkyrie – Nominee
  • Job Simulator – nominee
  • Thumper – nominee

Best Action Game

  • Doom – Winner
  • Battlefield 1 – Nominee
  • Gears of War 4 – Nominee
  • Overwatch – nominee
  • Titanfall 2- nominee

Best Action/Adventure

  • Dishonored 2 – Winner
  • Hitman – Nominee
  • Hyper Light Drifter – Nominee
  • Ratchet & Clank- nominee
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End- nominee

Best Role Playing Game

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine – Winner
  • Dark Souls III – Nominee
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Nominee
  • World of Warcraft: Legion – nominee
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X – nominee

Best Fighting Game

  • Street Fighter V – Winner
  • Killer Instinct Season Three – Nominee
  • The King of Fighters XIV – Nominee
  • Pokkén Tournament – nominee

Best Strategy Game

  • Civilization VI – Winner
  • Fire Emblem Fates – Nominee
  • The Banner Saga 2 – Nominee
  • Total War: Warhammer – nominee
  • XCOM 2 – nominee

Best Family Game

  • Pokémon Go – Winner
  • Dragon Quest Builders – Nominee
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens – Nominee
  • Ratchet & Clank – nominee
  • Skylanders: Imaginators – nominee

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Forza Horizon 3 – Winner
  • FIFA 17 – Nominee
  • MLB The Show 16 – Nominee
  • NBA 2K17 – nominee
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 – nominee

Best Multiplayer

  • Overwatch – Winner
  • Battlefield 1 – Nominee
  • Gears of War 4 – Nominee
  • Overcooked – nominee
  • Titanfall 2 – nominee
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – nominee




Fan’s choice awards:

 

Most Anticipated Game

  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Winner
  • God of War – Nominee
  • Horizon Zero Dawn – Nominee
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda – nominee
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – nominee

Trending Gamer

  • Boogie2988 – Winner
  • AngryJoeShow – Nominee
  • Danny O’Dwyer – Nominee
  • JackSepticEye – nominee
  • Lirik – nominee

Best Fan Creation

  • Enderal: The Shards of Order- Winner
  • Brutal Doom 64 – Nominee

ESports Player of the Year

  • – Winner
  • – Nominee
  • – Nominee
  • – nominee
  • – nominee
  • – nominee

Best Multiplayer

  • Marcelo “Coldzera” David (SK Gaming – Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)- Winner
  • Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (SK Telecom T1 – League of Legends) – Nominee
  • Hyun “ByuN” Woo (StarCraft II) – Nominee
  • Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo (Team Razer – Street Fighter V)- nominee
  • Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma (Team Liquid – Super Smash Bros. Melee) – nominee

ESports Team of the Year

  • Cloud9- Winner
  • SK Telecom T1 – Nominee
  • Wings Gaming – Nominee
  • SK Gaming- nominee
  • ROX Tigers – nominee

ESports Game of the Year

  • Overwatch – Winner
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – Nominee
  • Dota 2 – Nominee
  • League of Legends – nominee
  • Street Fighter V – nominee

 Honorary awards:

Industry Icon Award

  • Hideo Kojima- Winner

That’s all, this are the Best 2016 Video Games.

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