Game Developers Choice Awards - Winners

Several awards were handed out last night with Shadows of Mordor hitting the top.

Last night the Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony took place at GDC, with Monolith's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor scoring Game of the Year. Blizzard (Hearthstone) and Bungie (Destiny) both received awards, as well as a smattering of other developers.

Winners List:

  • Game of the Year: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions)
  • Audience Award: Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments)
  • Best Audio: Alien: Isolation (Creative Assembly/Sega)
  • Best Debut: Stoic Studio for The Banner Saga
  • Best Design: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard)
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Monument Valley (ustwo)
  • Best Narrative: Kentucky Route Zero: Act III (Cardboard Computer)
  • Best Technology: Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
  • Best Visual Art: Monument Valley (ustwo)
  • Innovation Award: Monument Valley (ustwo)
  • Ambassador Award: Brenda Romero
  • Pioneer Award: David Braben (co-developed Elite in the early 1980s)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Hironobu Sakaguchi (creator of the Final Fantasy series)

Ann "Cyliena" Hosler, Managing Editor


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