The Golden Joystick Awards is one of the most prestigious video game award shows in the UK and this week was the 2021 ceremony.
We celebrated all things gaming from the best games of the year, the best hardware, the surprise hits to the indie darlings. Furthermore, the “Ultimate” game and hardware of all time were also honoured.
It was a massive night in particular for Capcom, Square Enix and FromSoftware. Resident Evil: Village, which earned numerous awards, collected the Ultimate Game of the Year.
Elden Ring earned the Most Wanted award and Darks Souls picked up the Ultimate Game of All Time. Square Enix’s MMO, Final Fantasy 14 also picked up two accolades, while Deathloop won the Critics Choice. That’s an opinion we here at GameByte agree with!
Below are the Golden Joystick Award Winners for 2021:
- Best Storytelling – Life is Strange: True Colors
- Best Multiplayer Game – It Takes Two
- Best Audio – Resident Evil: Village
- Best Visual Design – Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
- Best Game Expansion – Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion
- Mobile Game of the Year – League of Legends: Wild Rift
- Best Gaming Hardware – PS5
- Best Indie Game – Death’s Door
- Studio of the Year – Capcom
- Best Performer – Maggie Robertson (Lady Dimitrescu)
- Breakthrough Award – Housemarque
- Best Game Community – Final Fantasy 14
- Still Playing Award – Final Fantasy 14
- PC Game of the Year – Hitman 3
- Nintendo Game of the Year – Metroid Dread
- Xbox Game of the Year – Psychonauts 2
- PlayStation Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
- Most Wanted Game – Elden Ring
- Critics’ Choice Award – Deathloop
- Ultimate Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
- Ultimate Hardware of All Time – PC
- Ultimate Game of All Time – Dark Souls
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