The Witcher 3 Wins Big at the Golden Joystick Awards 2015

Posted Oct 31, 2015
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The winners of the 2015 Golden Joystick Awards have been announced, and The Witcher 3 has triumphed over the competition gathering five awards. CD Projekt RED’s open world RPG won the Ultimate Game of The Year award, Best Storytelling and Best Visual Design as well as Best Gaming Moment. CD Projekt rightfully earned the Best Studio of the Year award.

The Witcher 3 and GTA V are the big winners at the Golden Joystick Awards

Grand Theft Auto V was the other big winner with four awards, including Innovation of the Year, for its First Person Mode. Bloodborne won both Best Original Game and Best PlayStation game, with Ori And The Blind Forest nabbing the awards for Best Xbox Game and Best Audio. The hugely anticipated Fallout 4 won the Most Wanted Game award, while Metal Gear V: The Phantom Pain earned the Critics’ Choice award. The Best Nintendo Game award was given to Splatoon, whereas Steam won for Best Gaming Platform.

Satoru Iwata was awarded  a Lifetime Achievement award. The former Nintendo President passed away last July.

You can view the complete list of the winners below.

Golden Joystick Awards 2015 Winners

Best original game: Bloodborne

Best storytelling: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best visual design: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best audio: Ori and the Blind Forest

Best multi-player: GTA Online

Best indie game: Kerbal Space Program

Best family game: Splatoon

Best mobile game: Fallout Shelter

Innovation of the year: First-person mode in GTA 5

Best gaming moment: Bloody Baron quest in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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Gaming personality: PewDiePie

eSports icon: CS GO-Anders Blume

Studio of the year: CD Projekt RED, for The Witcher 3.

Best gaming platform: Steam

Best gaming performance: Ashly Burch as Chloe in Life is Strange

Best PlayStation game: Bloodborne

Best Nintendo game: Splatoon

Best PC game: GTA 5

Best Xbox game: Ori and the Blind Forest

Most wanted game: Fallout 4

Ultimate game of the year: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Lifetime achievement: Satoru Iwata

Playfire most played: GTA 5

Critics’ choice: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Breakthrough award: Her Story.

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