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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Shadow of Mordor wins Game of the Year at GDC Awards

Shadow of Mordor won GOTY, but which game grabbed most of the prizes?

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The Game Developers Choice Awards were distributed at the ongoing Game Developers Conference. Categories included Best Debut, Innovation Award, Best Technology, Best Narrative and of course Game of the Year.

This year it was Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor which picked up the GOTY award. But the game which received most of the awards was indie mobile game Monument Valley. It won the awards for it's visuals, innovative ideas and best handheld/mobile game.

But not only games received awards - developers were awarded to.

Among the awarded were David Braben, who received Pioneer Award for his job with the original Elite in the 1980s. Braben of one of the co-developers. Lifetime Award went to Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi.

Check the full list under the picture.

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Game of the Year
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Debut
Stoic Studio (The Banner Saga)

Innovation Award
Monument Valley (ustwo)

Best Technology
Destiny (Bungie/Activision)

Best Audio
Alien: Isolation (Creative Assembly/Sega)

Best Visual Art
Monument Valley (ustwo)

Best Narrative
Kentucky Route Zero: Act III (Cardboard Computer)

Best Design
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Monument Valley (ustwo)

Audience Award
Elite: Dangerous (Frontier Developments)

Pioneer Award
David Braben

Ambassador Award
Brenda Romero

Lifetime Achievement Award
Hironobu Sakaguchi

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