Dark Souls 2 wins Game of the Year at Golden Joystick Awards

Friday, 24 October 2014 17:29 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

The Golden Joystick Awards took place this evening in the UK and four games walked away with two awards each and the father of Metal Gear Solid took home the Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, Assassin’s Creed 4, DayZ, and The Last of Us won two awards each, while the Game of the Year award went to Dark Souls 2.

The entire list of winners is below.

Golden Joystick Awards winners

  • Best Original Game: DayZ
  • Best Online Game: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Best Storytelling: The Last of Us: Left Behind
  • Best Visual Design: Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
  • Best Audio: Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
  • Playfire Most Played Game of the Year: Rust
  • Best Multiplayer: Battlefield 4
  • Best Indie Game: DayZ
  • Innovation of the Year: Oculus Rift DK2
  • Best Gaming Moment: The Last of Us: Left Behind – “The kiss”
  • Best Handheld Game: Pokemon X & Y
  • Best Mobile Game: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • Most Wanted: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Gaming Personality of the Year : PewDiePie
  • Studio of the Year: Ubisoft Montreal
  • Gaming Platform of the Year: Steam
  • Lifetime Achievement: Hideo Kojima
  • Game of the Year: Dark Souls 2

Along with the awards ceremony, new trailers were shown for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Project Cars and Bloodborne.

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