Game Awards 2016 winners and announcements (Update)

Everything you need to know from the 2016 Game Awards all in one convenient place

Update: It’s over! All the winners are listed below. Please check back in the coming hours for links to the trailers.

The Game Awards 2016 is streaming live starting in about 45 minutes, at 6 p.m. pacific time and we’ll be live blogging along with the show.

If you can’t watch the show, follow along with us. If you missed the show and want to know all the winners and announcements that were made, take a look at our list once it’s complete.


Rocket League – new arena, vehicle and music coming Dec. 7
Gearbox Publishing announced – Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One and PC April 7, 2017 (Duke Nukem playable)
Hideo Kojima receives Industry Icon Award
Telltale’s Marvel Guardians of the Galaxy five-part episodic series announced
Dauntless announced (free-to-play PC game)
Shovel Knight 2D prequel, Specter of Torment announced
Mass Effect: Andromeda – first gameplay shown

Trailers: (Check back soon for links)

Death Stranding – new trailer
Warframe – new trailer
Lawbreakers – new trailer
Prey – new trailer
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – new footage
The Walking Dead: New Frontier – new footage


“Coldzera” Marcelo David – Best eSports player
Boogie2988 – Trending Gamer
Civilization VI – Best Strategy Game
Cloud 9 – Best eSports Team
Dishonored 2 – Best Action/Adventure Game
Doom – Best Music/Sound, Best Action Game
Forza Horizon 3 – Best Sports/Racing Game
Inside – Best Art Direction, Best Independent Game
Nolan North – Best Performance for Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
Overwatch – Best Game Direction, Best Multiplayer, Best eSports Game, Game of the Year
Pokemon Go – Best Mobile/Handheld, Best Family Game
Rez Infinite – Best VR Game
Street Fighter V – Best Fighting Game
That Dragon, Cancer – Games for Impact
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild – Most Anticipated Game
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Best Narrative
Witcher 3 – Best RPG

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