Resident Evil Village Bags Ultimate Game of the Year at Golden Joystick Awards, Psychonauts 2 Wins Xbox GotY

Resident Evil Village also won the PlayStation Game of the Year award, while Metroid Dread received the Nintendo GotY honor.

Posted By | On 24th, Nov. 2021

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The Golden Joystick Awards were hosted last night, and of course, we saw a ton of winners across various different categories. Obviously, it needs to be mentioned that upcoming games like Halo Infinite, The Gunk, and others were not included the lineup of nominations.

Deathloop bagged the Critics Choice award, and the PC platform was nominated as the Ultimate Hardware of all time. Double Fine Studios’ Psychonauts 2 was awarded the Xbox Game of the Year accolade, and Resident Evil Village was awarded the same for PlayStation.

Nintendo’s Game of the Year was, of course, Metroid Dread, and Hitman 3 was awarded the PC Game of the Year accolade. FromSoftware’s incredibly successful Dark Souls was awarded as the Ultimate Game of All Time, while its upcoming open-world spiritual successor Elden Ring was awarded Most Wanted Game. Finally, Ultimate Game of the Year was, again, awarded to Capcom’s Resident Evil Village.

Check out the full list of awards and winners down below:

  • Best Storytelling – Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Best Multiplayer Game – It Takes Two
  • Best Audio – Resident Evil: Village
  • Best Visual Design – Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
  • Best Game Expansion – Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion
  • Mobile Game of the Year – League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Best Gaming Hardware – PS5
  • Best Indie Game – Death’s Door
  • Studio of the Year – Capcom
  • Best Performer – Maggie Robertson (Lady Dimitrescu, Resident Evil Village)
  • Breakthrough Award – Housemarque
  • Best Game Community – Final Fantasy 14
  • Still Playing Award – Final Fantasy 14
  • PC Game of the Year – Hitman 3
  • Nintendo Game of the Year – Metroid Dread
  • Xbox Game of the Year – Psychonauts 2
  • PlayStation Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
  • Most Wanted Game – Elden Ring
  • Critics Choice – Deathloop
  • Ultimate Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
  • Ultimate Hardware of All Time – PC
  • Ultimate Game of All Time – Dark Souls

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