The Golden Joystick 2016 winners have been announced

The longest-running video game awards has picked its list of winners for 2016.

The biggest winner of the year was Overwatch, which took home the top prize in five different categories, however it lost the big Game of the Year award to Dark Souls III.

Here’s the complete list of award winners:

  • Best Original Game in association with The Sun – Overwatch
  • Best Storytelling – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
  • Best Visual Design – The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
  • Best Audio in association with DTS – Fallout 4
  • Best Indie Game in association with Kotaku UK – Firewatch
  • Gaming Personality of the Year in association with Guinness World Records – Sean Plott (Day (9))
  • Best Multiplayer Game in association with PC Gamer Weekender – Overwatch
  • Competitive Play of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – coldzera’s jumping AWP quad kill at MLG Columbus
  • Best Gaming Moment in association with Absolute Radio – Play of the Game in Overwatch
  • YouTube – Upcoming Personality of the Year – Jesse Cox
  • Studio of the Year in association with Edge – CD Projekt Red
  • Innovation of the Year – Pokemon Go
  • Lifetime Achievement Award – Eiji Aonuma
  • Best Gaming Platform – Steam
  • Best Gaming Performance – Doug Cockle as The Witcher 3’s Geralt
  • Competitive Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer Pro – Overwatch
  • Nintendo Game of the Year in association with Gamesmaster – The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD
  • PlayStation Game of the Year in association with OPM – Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Xbox Game of the Year in association with OXM – Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • PC Game of the Year in association with PC Gamer – Overwatch
  • Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year in association with Digital Spy – Pokemon Go
  • Breakthrough Award – Eric Barone (Stardew Valley)
  • Hall of Fame – Lara Croft
  • Critics Choice Award – Titanfall 2
  • Most Wanted Game in association with Green Man Gaming – Mass Effect Andromeda
  • Ultimate Game of the Year in association with GamesRadar+ – Dark Souls 3

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