Untitled Goose Game Takes Top Prize at Game Developers Choice Awards

If you missed the presentation last night, check out the list of winners for last nights Game Developers Choice Awards, highlighting the industry’s best. 

Last night, the 20th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards underwent a special virtual presentation in lieu of it’s normal slot at GDC (which was postponed), to honor the best in gaming over the past year. If you missed out on the Twitch stream, you can check out the list of winners below: 

Best Audio

Control (Remedy Entertainment/505 Games)

Best Debut

ZA/UM (Disco Elysium)

Best Design

Baba is You (Hempuli)

Best Mobile Game

What the Golf? (Triband/The Label Limited)

Innovation Award

Baba is You (Hempuli)

Best Narrative

Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)

Best Technology

Control (Remedy Entertainment/505 Games)

Best Visual Art

Control (Remedy Entertainment/505 Games)

Best VR/AR Game

Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series (ILMxLAB & Oculus Studios/Disney)

Audience Award

Sky: Children of the Light (thatgamecompany)

Game of the Year

Untitled Goose Game (House House/Panic)

Pioneer Award

Roberta Williams

Ambassador Award

Kate Edwards

In addition to the best games of the last year, the GDCAs also honor the dedicated individuals who have helped further the art, science and craft of video games with special awards. This year’s Ambassador Award, which honors those who help video games advance to a better place through advocacy and action, went to Kate Edwards, former head of the International Game Developers Association and current Global Game Jam executive director. Kate is particularly known for evangelizing the game community worldwide – both via speaking and mentoring at a multitude of game industry events yearly – and helping new and diverse initiatives across the entire worldwide community.

The Pioneer Award, which recognizes breakthrough tech and game design milestones, went to the trailblazing storyteller and game creator Roberta Williams, for her influential work in the graphical adventure game genre with titles like Mystery House, for creating the landmark King’s Quest game series and for co-founding Sierra On-Line with her husband Ken Williams.

What do you think of this year’s winners?