Uncharted 4 Continues to Dominate as It Wins Game of the Year at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards

The List of Winners at the 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards

The 2017 SXSW Gaming Awards took place last night, and was hosted by WWE Tag Team Champion Xavier Woods and gaming broadcaster OMGitsfirefoxx, in Austin, Texas. There were 23 different categories to be won, and Naughty Dog walked away with 5 of them, including Game of the Year, for their work on Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End!

Big 5 Screen of Uncharted 4, Uncharted 4 first week sales

Back when the nominations were revealed, Overwatch lead the award nominations with 10, followed by Uncharted 4 with 8, however after the award show, the two games swapped places. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End walked away as the most decorated game with 5 awards, with Overwatch right behind with 4. DOOM also won 2 awards, one for excellence in musical score, and the other for excellence in gameplay! It seems the gaming community has spoken, making Uncharted 4, and Overwatch the unanimous winners of the most awards in the past year.

Check out the full list of winners below and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Excellence in SFX: Battlefield 1

Excellence in Musical Score: DOOM

Excellence in Technical Achievement: Battlefield 1

Excellence in Visual Achievement: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Excellence in Animation: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Excellence in Art: Firewatch

Excellence in Convergence: Batman: The Telltale Series

Excellence in Multiplayer: Overwatch

Most Memorable Character: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Most Promising New Intellectual Property: Overwatch

Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game: Starbound

Excellence in Gameplay: DOOM

Excellence in Design: Dishonored 2

Excellence in Narrative: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: That Dragon, Cancer

Gamer’s Voice Multiplayer: Arena Gods

Gamer’s Voice Single Player: Owlboy

Fan Creation of the Year: Brutal Doom 64

Trending Game of the Year:  Overwatch

Esports Game of the Year: Overwatch

Tabletop Game of the Year: Arkham Horror: The Card Game

Mobile Game of the Year: Pokémon GO

Video Game of the Year: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End