GDC 13: Journey dominates GDC Awards

GDC 13: Journey dominates GDC Awards
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

March 28th 2013 at 1:09PM

Thatgamecompany, Subset Games, Ubisoft, Fireproof Games and TellTale pick up accolades

Thatgamecompany’s PSN title Journey has sweeped up six accolades as it dominated the Game Developers Choice Awards.

The game, which has won a series of awards during the last year, won Game of the Year, the Innovation Award, Best Audio, Best Downloadable Game, Best Game Design and Best Visual Arts.

The accolade for best debut meanwhile went to Subset Games for its Kickstarter-backed title FTL: Faster Than Light, while UK Fireproof Games snapped up the award for Best Handheld/Mobile Game with The Room.

Critically acclaimed title The Walk Dead picked up Best Narrative on the night, while Best Technology went to Ubisoft for its open world FPS Far Cry 3.

As previously announced, BioWare founders Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka also received the Lifetime Achievement Award for their services to the industry.

You can view the full list of winners below:

Lifetime Achievement Winner

Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk

Pioneer Award Winner

Steve Russell

Ambassador Award Winner

Chris Melissinos

Audience Award Winner

Dishonored (Arkane Studios)

Game of the Year

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)

Innovation Award

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)
 
Best Audio

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)
 
Best Debut

Subset Games (FTL: Faster Than Light)

Best Downloadable Game

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)
 
Best Game Design

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)
 
Best Handheld/Mobile Game

The Room (Fireproof Games)
 
Best Narrative

The Walking Dead (Telltale Games)
 
Best Technology

Far Cry 3 (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)
 
Best Visual Arts

Journey (Thatgamecompany/Sony Computer Entertainment)

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