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Her Story and The Witcher 3 Clean Up at GDC And IGF Awards

Her Story, a crime fiction game with non-linear storytelling and live action videos, took home a ton of awards at the Game Developers Choice Awards and grabbed the top prize at the Independent Games Festival. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt took home multiple awards as well including the top prize at the Game Developers Choice Awards.

Here’s a full list of the Game Developers Choice Award winners:

Best Debut - Moon Studios for Ori and the Blind Forest

Best Audio - Crypt of the NecroDancer, by Brace Yourself Games

Innovation Award - Her Story, by Sam Barlow

Best Technology - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, by CD Projekt RED

Best Visual Art - Ori and the Blind Forest, by Moon Studios

Best Narrative - Her Story, by Sam Barlow

Best Design - Rocket League, by Psyonix

Best Handheld/Mobile Game - Her Story, by Sam Barlow

Audience Award - Life is Strange, by DONTNOD Entertainment

Game of the Year - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, by CD Projekt RED

 

The full list of the Independent Games Festival Award winners:

Excellence in Narrative - Her Story, by Sam Barlow

Excellence in Audio - Mini Metro, by Dinosaur Polo Club

Excellence in Design - Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, by Steel Crate Games

Excellence in Visual Art - Oxenfree, by Night School Studio

[email protected] Rising Star Award - Girls Make Games, for The Hole Story

Nuovo Award - Cibele, by Star Maid Games

Best Student Game - Beglitched, by Jennifer Jiao Hsia and Alec Thomson

Audience Award  - Undertale, by Toby Fox

Seumas McNally Grand Prize - Her Story, by Sam Barlow

Caylie Sadin
Caylie is a writer and all around nerd. She started reading fantasy novels when she was 8, which naturally led her into playing DnD. Her favorite video game series is Dragon Age and her favorite book is “The Name of the Wind.”
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Caylie Sadin
Caylie is a writer and all around nerd. She started reading fantasy novels when she was 8, which naturally led her into playing DnD. Her favorite video game series is Dragon Age and her favorite book is "The Name of the Wind."

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