Splatoon Wins ‘Game Of the Year’ at Japan Game Awards 2016

Japan’s own Game Awards have awarded Splatoon the grand prize of ‘Game of the Year 2016’ … A  little odd considering it was released in May 2015.

Other winners included Life Is Strange for overall Game Design and a Sales award for Monster Hunter Cross (AKA Generations). Full list below…

Grand Award Splatoon Wii U Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Game Designers
Award
Life Is Strange PS4 / PS3 / PC DONTNOD Entertainment
Award for
excellence
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt PS4 / Xbox One Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
Super Mario Maker Wii U Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Splatoon Wii U Nintendo Co., Ltd.
DARK SOULS Ⅲ PS4 / Xbox One / PC FromSoftware, Inc.
DRAGON QUEST BUILDERS PS4 / PS3 / PS Vita SQUARE ENIX CO., LTD.
Fallout 4 PS4 / Xbox One / PC Bethesda Softworks®
Minecraft PS4 / PS3 / PS Vita / Xbox One /
XB360 / iOS / Android OS / PC / Mac
Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd.
METAL GEAR SOLID Ⅴ: THE PHANTOM PAIN PS4 / PS3 / Xbox One / XB360 / PC Konami Digital Entertainment
MONSTER HUNTER CROSS 3DS CAPCOM CO., LTD.
YO-KAI WATCH Blasters 3DS LEVEL-5 Inc.
Best Sales
Award
MONSTER HUNTER CROSS 3DS CAPCOM CO., LTD.
Global Award
Japanese
Product
Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS / Wii U 3DS / Wii U Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Global Award
Foreign Product
Call of Duty: Black Ops Ⅲ PS4 / PS3 / Xbox One / XB360 / PC Activision/Treyarch

Graeme
@FossilArcade

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