Created and Directed by
Hideo Kojima

The 2016 Vidya Gaem Awards

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Pixels 4re 4rt 4w4rd

for most pretentious indie game

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Oh, look at this. Another 2D platformer with barely any gameplay, with a pretentious setting and "deep" ending sequence.
Inside
Playdead
NEW LOCATION "Shitty game where your choices don't matter hill"
Firewatch
Campo Santo
Because myst didn't make you punch enough holes into your wall already
The Witness
Thekla Inc.
That game, cancer.
That Dragon, Cancer
Numinous Games
Instead of adding more levels and focusing on gameplay, it gave us this poorly written story about video games or something I don't think anyone cared enough to pay attention.
Superhot
SUPERHOT Team
Ok, so let me get this straight. Satan needs to make a shitty game to keep old crusaders from running away from hell? Well, it makes sense now why the gameplay is so painfully dull, it is supposed to be torture
Pony Island
Daniel Mullins Games
9 years of waiting for a fucking genesis game.
Owlboy
D-pad Studio
18,446,744,073,709,551,616 planets, and all of them are fucking boring
No Man's Sky
Hello Games
For the last 3 years we'd always make a joke at the post credit skit about how this game would get delayed, and every time we did, it got delayed.
Mighty No. 9
Comcept
Don't you just pet fish and shit?
Abzû
Giant Squid
 
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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