Created and Directed by
Hideo Kojima

The 2016 Vidya Gaem Awards

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New Challenger Award

for best new IP

Pick your nominees
Sometimes we forget how fun a game completely focused on atmosphere and dialogue can really be. Not your indie BS "dialogue". Actual talks between well-developed characters about ludicrous stuff while you try to remember their favourite drink. FUCK YOU, VIRGILIO. You go eat a fucking plum on a hat.
VA-11 HALL-A
Sukeban Games
Killer visuals and tight controls and mechanics. Worth a shot if you're looking for some comfy platforming.
Owlboy
D-pad Studio
Just climb the tower senpai.
Let It Die
Grasshopper Manufacture
The true successor to roller coaster tycoon. It's a pretty fun simulator with constant new free updates and a strong mod community.
Planet Coaster
Frontier Developments
There's some very questionable decisions Blizzard has made when it comes to balance, but at least it's fun.
Overwatch
Blizzard Entertainment
THE TIDE HAS TURNED.
Darkest Dungeon
Red Hook Studios
This skill based boss rush eargasm came out of nowhere and is here to stay
Furi
The Game Bakers
A ninja game that isn't cringy normie shit, or balls-to-the-wall difficult.
Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun
Mimimi Productions
I bought a PS3 just for this game!
The Last Guardian
Team Ico
Finally, a Harvest Moon clone that focuses more on the farm than the women. But uh, you did pick Penny... right?
Stardew Valley
Eric Barone
 
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The Awards

Seal of Quality Award

for biggest technical blunder

Style Over Substance Award

for best art style wasted on a poor game

Discworld Award

for best writing / story

Worst Timeline Award

for non-announced sequel we want to happen

/vr/ Award

for best game released in 1996

Bioware Award

for worst writing / story

aesthetic award

for best visual aesthetics

DeviantArt Award

for worst character

Pixels 4re 4rt 4w4rd

for most pretentious indie game

Space Award 5

for best soundtrack

Best Timeline Award

for game coming out in 2017 we hope doesn't suck

Silent Protagonist Award

for best character

Hype Machine Award

for crimes against gaming

IP Twist Award

for best implementation of an old franchise

New Challenger Award

for best new IP

Digital Suicide Award

for worst developer

Never Coming Out Award

for worst early access game

Vague Genre Award

for best action/adventure game

Hyperbole Award

for best trailer

Whites Move First Award

for best strategy game

Cincinnati Award

for best shooter game

Syria Award

for best RPG

Most Hated Award

for most hated game of the year

Least Worst Award

for least worst game of the year

Literally Hitler Award

for the most damage one individual or company has done to gaming through its history

Website-Only Awards

Company Assets Award

for best representation of women

Secret Dungeon Award

for the best game only you played

High Test Award

for best representation of men

Import Only Award

for best game made by a non-english speaking dev

Nightly Tofu Delivery Award

for best racing game

Gramm/v/ Award

For best song in the /v/ musical

Button Masher Award

for best fighting game