All the Winners from the 35th Golden Joystick Awards

By Rich Stanton on at

The 35th Golden Joystick Awards took place today and the winners, as voted for by the public, are in! Internet commenters of the world assemble!

The big kahuna, the one they all want, is the bombastic ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR AWARD. Wouldn't you like that on your mantelpiece? I would, but my partner would soon enough tell me it was "yet more gaming trash" that I have to get rid of, and it would be off to a charity shop. Farewell my beautiful Zelda figurines, I'll never forget you...

Where was I? Oh yes: the ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR AWARD. In third place for the ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR AWARD is...

Persona 5

In second place for the ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR AWARD...

Horizon Zero Dawn

And the winner! The mack daddy! The one that it had to be, take a bow Nintendo because you are one sweet bunch of lovelies. This is, of course, the ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR is....

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Yaaaaaasss! Link is such a sweet boy.

There were many other awards given out, all of which are impossible to disagree with. Here's the full list of winners.

Best Story — Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Visual Design — Cuphead

Best Audio — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Gaming Performance — Ashly Burch (Horizon Zero Dawn)

Best Indie Game — Friday the 13th: The Game

Best Multiplayer Game — PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Studio of the Year — Nintendo EPD

Best VR Game — Resident Evil 7

eSports Play of the Year — Agilities from Los Angeles Valiant

eSports Team of the Year — Lunatic-Hai

eSports Game of the Year — Overwatch

Best Streamer/Broadcaster — Markiplier

Handheld/Mobile Game of the Year — 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 — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Breakthrough Award — Ashly Burch

Hall of Fame Award — Final Fantasy

Most Wanted — The Last of Us Part II

Still Playing — World of Tanks

That's a lotta gongs! Well done everyone who voted, except those who didn't vote for Rocket League in the 'Still Playing' category. The public's choice that award may be, but the public can have it!