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GTA V took top prize at Golden Joysticks

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 02 Nov 2013 21:11 User comments (2)

GTA V took top prize at Golden Joysticks Rockstar Games' Grand Theft Auto V took 'Game of the Year' at the Golden Joysticks awards last week.
The awards are the the largest publicly-voted video game awards in the world, with over 10 million casting votes for this year's awards.

A new addition to the ceremony is the Lifetime Achievement award, which was presented to Ken Levine (BioShock). "The great thing about the still-maturing nature of video games is you get to be inspired by the work of novices and veterans alike," he said.

"We're all figuring out day by day exactly what the medium is capable of."

Full List of Awards:
  • Game of the Year: Grand Theft Auto V
  • Hall of Fame: Activision: Call of Duty
  • Lifetime Achievement: Ken Levine
  • Best Newcomer: The Last of Us
  • Most Wanted: Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Best Indie Game: Mark of the Ninja
  • Best Visual Design: BioShock Infinite
  • Best Multiplayer: Payday 2
  • Best Gaming Moment: Far Cry 3 - The Definition of Insanity
  • Studio of the Year: Naughty Dog
  • Innovation of the Year: Oculus Rift
  • Best Storytelling: The Last of Us
  • Best Online Game: World of Tanks
  • Best Handheld Game: Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
  • YouTube Gamer Award: Yogscast
  • Best Gaming Platform: Steam
  • Best Mobile/Tablet Game of the Year: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

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2 user comments

13.11.2013 0:01

Im surprised that Bioshock didnt win more awards.


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23.11.2013 9:33

bioshock was ok but it did come out at the start of the year and people these days figure anything that's FPS and open world is the best of anything.

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