SXSW 2017 Game of the Year – Uncharted 4 : A Thief’s End

The Final Game : Uncharted 4 : A Thief’s End

Naughty Dog has done it again, with the final Uncharted game, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. The game had recently won Game Of The Year At SXSW Awards. Fans of hte game had said that it deserved to be number one due to one reason;

The exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres.

There were 23 categories at the SXSW Gaming Awards, just have a look down at the list to see the nominated games and winners of the respective awards.

Video Game of the Year

Dishonored 2 – Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios
Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Titanfall 2 – Electronic Arts / Respawn Entertainment
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Mobile Game of the Year

Clash Royale – Supercell
Pokemon Go – Niantic
Pokemon Sun and Moon – The Pokémon Company / Game Freak
Reigns – Devolver Digital / Nerial
Severed – DrinkBox Studios

Tabletop Game of the Year

Arkham Horror: The Card Game – Fantasy Flight Games
Captain Sonar – Asmodee North America
Inis – Asmodee North America
Mechs vs Minions – Riot Games
The Others – CMON Inc.

Esports Game of the Year

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare – Activision / Infinity Ward
Gears of War 4 – Microsoft Studios / The Coalition
Killer Instinct: Season 3 – Microsoft Studios / Iron Galaxy Studios
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Street Fighter V – Capcom

Trending Game of the Year

Dead by Daylight – Starbreeze Studios / Behaviour Digital Inc.
Job Simulator – Owlchemy Labs
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Superhot – Superhot Team
Who’s Your Daddy – Evil Tortilla Games

Fan Creation of the Year

Brutal Doom 64 – Sergeant_Mark_IV
Enderal – The Shards of Order – SureAI Team
Fallout 1.5: Resurrection – Resurrection Team
Fallout: Revelation – MechanicalCakeTV
Jack – A Stanley Parable Short Film – Vesio Productions

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation

1979 Revolution: Black Friday – INK Stories
Fragments of Him – Sassybot
Orwell – Surprise Attack / Osmotic Studios
Quadrilateral Cowboy – Blendo Games
That Dragon, Cancer – Numinous Games

Excellence in Narrative

Firewatch – Panic Inc. / Campo Santo
The Last Guardian – Sony Interactive Entertainment / SIE Japan Studio
Oxenfree – Night School Studio
That Dragon, Cancer – Numinous Games
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Design

Dishonored 2 – Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios
Inside – Playdead
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog
The Witness – Thekla, Inc.

Excellence in Gameplay

Dark Souls III – BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment / FromSoftware, Inc.
Dishonored 2 – Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios
Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
Firewatch – Panic Inc. / Campo Santo
I Expect You To Die – Schell Games

Most Fulfilling Community-Funded Game

Darkest Dungeon – Red Hook Studios
Hyper Light Drifter – Heart Machine
Starbound – Chucklefish Games
Superhot – Superhot Team
That Dragon, Cancer – Numinous Games

Most Promising New Intellectual Property

Firewatch – Panic Inc. / Campo Santo
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Stardew Valley – Chucklefish Games / ConcernedApe
Superhot – Superhot Team
Tom Clancy’s The Division – Ubisoft / Ubisoft Massive

Most Memorable Character

Firewatch – Henry & Delilah
The Last Guardian – Trico
Overwatch – Tracer
Titanfall 2 – BT-7274
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Nathan Drake

Excellence in Multiplayer

Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE
Gears of War 4 – Microsoft Studios / The Coalition
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
SpeedRunners – tinyBuild / DoubleDutch Games
Titanfall 2 – Electronic Arts / Respawn Entertainment

Excellence in Convergence

Batman: Arkham VR – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment / Rocksteady Studios
Batman: The Telltale Series – Telltale Games
FIFA 17 – EA Sports / EA Canada
NBA 2K17 – 2K Sports / Visual Concepts
Total War: Warhammer – SEGA / Creative Assembly

Excellence in Art

Abzu – 505 Games / Giant Squid
Firewatch – Panic Inc. / Campo Santo
Inside – Playdead
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
The Witness – Thekla, Inc.

Excellence in Animation

Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
Inside – Playdead
The Last Guardian – Sony Interactive Entertainment / SIE Japan Studio
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Visual Achievement

Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE
Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
Final Fantasy XV – Square Enix
Titanfall 2 – Electronic Arts / Respawn Entertainment
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Technical Achievement

Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE
No Man’s Sky – Sony Interactive Entertainment / Hello Games
Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
Pokémon GO – Niantic
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

Excellence in Musical Score

Doom – Bethesda Softworks / id Software
Final Fantasy XV – Square Enix
Hyper Light Drifter – Heart Machine
The Last Guardian – Sony Interactive Entertainment / SIE Japan Studio
Thumper – Drool

Excellence in SFX

Battlefield 1 – Electronic Arts / EA DICE
Dishonored 2 – Bethesda Softworks / Arkane Studios
Inside – Playdead
Titanfall 2 – Electronic Arts / Respawn Entertainment
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Sony Computer Entertainment / Naughty Dog

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