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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from developer CD Projekt Red beat out rivals such as Fallout 4 (which won at the recent DICE Awards) at the Game Developers Choice Awards, the equivalent of the Oscars for video games. Sam Barlow’s indie hit Her Story came away with three awards.

Here’s the list of winners of the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards.

Game of the Year

WINNER: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red)


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Other nominees: 

Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios / Bethesda Softworks)
Metal Gear Solid V (Kojima Productions / Konami)
Bloodborne (From Software / Sony Computer Entertainment)
Rocket League (Psyonix)

Innovation Award

WINNER: Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Best Debut

WINNER: Moon Studios (Ori and the Blind Forest)

Best Design

WINNER: Rocket League (Psyonix)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

WINNER: Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Best Visual Art

WINNER: Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Studios / Microsoft Studios)

Best Narrative

WINNER: Her Story (Sam Barlow)

Best Audio

WINNER: Crypt of the NecroDancer (Brace Yourself Games)

Best Technology

WINNER The Witcher 3 (CD Projekt Red / CD Projekt)

Audience Award

WINNER: Life is Strange (Dontnod Entertainment)

Pioneer Award

WINNER: Markus “Notch” Persson

Ambassador Award

WINNER: Tracy Fullerton

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER: Todd Howard

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