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GDC Awards led by The Last of Us, Papers, Please


10:39 PM on 03.19.2014
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The Game Developers Choice Awards, the premiere peer-based awards show in the gaming industry, took place today in San Francisco, and the big winner of the night was The Last of Us with Game of the Year. 

Other biggies included Papers, Please for Innovation Award, the Fullbright Company winning Best Debut, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds for best handheld/mobile, and BioShock Infinite for best visual art.

The GDC Awards has an open nomination process for industry professionals to determine the finalists. The winners are chosen by an invitation-only group of top game creators, and this is the fourteenth year the award ceremony has been held. 

Congratulations to all the winners of the night! Check out the full list of winners below.

Game of the Year

  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • The Last Of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony) -- Winner!
  • Super Mario 3D World (Nintendo EAD Tokyo/Nintendo)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)

Innovation Award

  • DEVICE 6 (Simogo)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Papers, Please (Lucas Pope) -- Winner!
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)

Best Debut

  • Blue Manchu (Card Hunter)
  • The Fullbright Company (Gone Home)
  • Galactic Cafe (The Stanley Parable)
  • Squad (Kerbal Space Program)
  • Undead Labs (State Of Decay)

 Best Design

  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • The Last Of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony) -- Winner! 
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo)
  • Super Mario 3D World (Nintendo EAD Tokyo/Nintendo)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)

 Best Handheld/Mobile Game

  • DEVICE 6 (Simogo)
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo)
  • Ridiculous Fishing (Vlambeer)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)

 Best Visual Art

  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games) -- Winner! 
  • DmC (Ninja Theory/Capcom)
  • The Last Of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath Of The White Witch (Level 5/Namco Bandai)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)

 Best Narrative

  • Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons (Starbreeze/505 Games)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • The Last Of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony) -- Winner!
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)

 Best Audio

  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games) -- Winner!
  • Forza Motorsport 5 (Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Games)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • Saints Row IV (Volition/Deep Silver)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)

 Best Downloadable Game

  • Brothers: A Tale Of Two Sons (Starbreeze/505 Games)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Papers, Please (Lucas Pope)
  • Resogun (Housemarque/Sony)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)

 Best Technology

  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games) -- Winner!
  • The Last Of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall (Guerrilla Games/Sony)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)

Audience Award

  • Kerbal Space Program -- Winner!





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