Dragon Age Inquisition Wins Another Game of the Year Award

Check out the winners of the SXSW Gaming Awards.

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival is taking place in Austin, Texas this weekend, and last night it hosted the second annual SXSW Gaming Awards, where Dragon Age: Inquisition won another Game of the Year award.

Dragon Age: Inquisition previously won the Game of the Year Award at the Game Awards, and DICE 2015.

21 awards were given overall, and Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor walked away with three of them. Monolith's open-world action game won in the Excellence in Gameplay, Excellence in Animation, and Excellence in Design and Direction categories.

tinyBuild's Speedrunners, a multiplayer racing and platforming game, won the Gamer's Voice Award, which was chosen from the Indie Corner exclusively by gamers at the show.

Check out the complete list of winners below.

  • Game of the Year: Awarded to the indie or mainstream game that exemplifies gaming excellence.

WINNER: Dragon Age: Inquisition – Electronic Arts/BioWare

  • Mobile Game of the Year: Awarded to the mobile game that exemplifies gaming excellence

WINNER: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Blizzard Entertainment

Table Top Game of the Year: Awarded to the table top game that exemplifies gaming excellence

WINNER: Star Realms – White Wizard Games

  • Excellence in Gameplay: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in gameplay mechanics

WINNER: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions

  • Excellence in Art: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in art and design

WINNER: Child of Light – Ubisoft/Ubisoft Montreal

Excellence in Animation: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in animation

WINNER: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions

  • Excellence in Technical Achievement: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in technical achievement

WINNER: Destiny – Activision/Bungie

Excellence in Visual Achievement: Awarded to the game that best exemplifies stunning visuals

WINNER: Far Cry 4 – Ubisoft/Ubisoft Montreal

  • Excellence in Narrative: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in game narrative

WINNER: The Wolf Among Us – Telltale Games

  • Excellence in Design and Direction: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence design and direction

WINNER: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions

  • Excellence in SFX: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence game sound effects

WINNER: Alien: Isolation – SEGA/The Creative Assembly

  • Excellence in Musical Score: Awarded to the title that exemplifies artistic excellence in musical score, and how it is used to progress the narrative of a game

WINNER: Transistor – Supergiant Games

  • Excellence in Multiplayer: Awarded to the title that exemplifies excellence in multiplayer gaming

WINNER: Super Smash Bros. Wii U – Nintendo

  • Excellence in Convergence: Awarded to the game that best exemplifies excellence in the crossover to other entertainment mediums such as film, music, toys, animation, sports and more

WINNER: South Park: The Stick of Truth – Ubisoft/Obsidian Entertainment

  • Most Valuable Character: Awarded to the best game character that left an overwhelming impression

WINNER: Ellie, The Last of Us: Left Behind – Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog

  • Most Valuable Esports Team: Awarded to the professional team that excelled in performance and provided the most valuable impact in its competitive scene(s)

WINNER: Cloud9

  • Most Valuable Online Channel: Awarded to the gaming-related channel that consistently entertains and keeps us watching with its humor, stories, special effects and more

WINNER: Rooster Teeth

  • Most Valuable Add-On Content: Awarded to the best additional content or DLC that added even more value to a great game making the experience that much better

WINNER: The Last of Us: Left Behind – Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog

  • Most Anticipated Crowdfunded Game: Awarded to the most highly-anticipated crowdfunded game, through such platforms as Kickstarter, Early Access, Indiegogo, that lived up to expectations or has yet to grace our collections

WINNER: Star Citizen – Cloud Imperium Games

  • Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award: Awarded to the title that most challenges the “norm” of everyday gaming, and offers a culturally innovative view of a game world, character or gameplay

WINNER: This War of Mine – 11 Bit Studios

  • Gamer’s Voice Award: Awarded to the favorite game in the Indie Corner as decided exclusively by gamers on the SXSW Gaming Expo floor

WINNER: Speedrunners – tinyBuild

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