Awards

The battles rage on! Welcome to another heaping serving of Game of the Year awards! As always, you can hear why we made these choices right here.

Best New Character

Winner: Senua (Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice)

Runners Up: Jack Baker (Resident Evil 7: Biohazard), Sigrun Engel (Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus)
 

Best Sound

Winner: Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Runners Up: Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Genital Jousting
 

Best Music

Winner: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Runners Up: Super Mario Odyssey, Destiny 2
 

Best Story

Winner: What Remains of Edith Finch

Runners Up: Tacoma, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

The infighting and deliberating continues today with even more categories! The winners are below, but if you want to hear us yell at each other to figure out who should win, just click here!

Multiplayer Game of the Year

Winner: PlayerUnknown’s BATTLEGROUNDS

Runners Up: Splatoon 2, Snipperclips!
 

Worst Industry Trend

Winner(?): Loot Boxes

Runners Up: Using Reddit for official PR Statements, Somber Covers for Trailers
 

Wolfenstein II Moment of the Year

Winner: The Audition

Runners Up: Sigrun’s Stand, BJ’s Sentence
 

Biggest Fuck Up

Winner: Electronic Arts

Runners Up: Bethesda’s Creator’s Club, Nintendo’s Online App

What a great year for video games! 2017 continued the wonderful year of 2016 and just kept ratcheting it up! Without further ado, here are the winners of Utterly G33k’s Game of the year awards! If you would like to know how we came to these conclusions, you can listen to our deliberations right here!

BEST MOVIE

Winner: Blade Runner 2049

Runners Up: Baby Driver, Logan
 

Old Game of the Year

Winner: DOOM

Runners Up: Grim Dawn, Life is Strange
 

Weirdest Moment or Game

Winner: Super Mario Odyssey

Runners Up: Everything, Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
 

Best Expansion

Winner: XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

Runners Up: Horizon: Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: DLC Packs 1 & 2

What a fantastic year it is has been in the world of gaming. All year around we had a slew of fantastic titles of varying genres. So, without any more delay, here are Utterly G33k’s Game of the year Awards!

Best Movie

Winner: Mad Max: Fury Road

Runners Up: Ex Machina, The Martian

 

WTF just Happened?

Winner: Her Story

Runners Up: LISA, Home Improvisation

 

Best Expansion Content

Winner: Destiny: The Taken King

Runners Up: Rocket League DLC, Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition

 

Online Multiplayer Game of the Year

Winner: Halo 5

Runners Up: Splatoon, Rocket League

 

Local Multiplayer Game of the Year

Winner: Duck Game

Runners Up: Rocket League, Keep Talking and No One Explodes

 

Worst Industry Trend

Winner: Microtransactions

Runners Up: Pre-Order Incentives, Post Release “Support”

 

Best Industry Trend

Winner: Free Games from Subscription Services

Runners Up: Post Launch Support, Free DLC

 

Best Animal Companion

Winner: D-Dog

Runners Up: D-Horse, Dogmeat

 

Biggest Fuck Up

Winner: Konami

Runners Up: Batman: Arkham Knight PC Port, Payday 2 Updates

 

Best New Character

Winner: Chloe Price – Life is Strange

Runners Up: Quiet – Metal Gear Solid V, Sans – Undertale

 

Best Sound

Winner: Bloodborne

Runners Up: Super Mario Maker, Star Wars Battlefront

 

Best Music

Winner: Undertale

Runners Up: Life is Strange, Wasteland 2

 

Best Story

Winner: Ori and the Blind Forest

Runners Up: Witcher 3, Undertale

 

Surprise of the Year

Winner: Last Guardian is still alive!

Runners Up: Cloud Strife in Smash Bros, Fallout 4 announcement and release

 

Moment of the Year

Winner: Ending Reveal – Undertale

Runners Up: Quiet’s Exit – MGSV, Life is Strange – Chloe (End of Episode 3)

 

Game of the Year

1) The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt

2) Undertale

3) Life is Strange

4) Ori and the Blind Forest

5) Super Mario Maker

6) Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

7) Bloodborne

8) Halo 5: Guardians

9) Splatoon

10) Rocket League