Dragon Age: Inquisition Wins GOTY at Game Awards

Here's a list of all the winners from tonight's awards show.

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The Game Awards 2014 are now over. BioWare's Dragon Age: Inquisition won overall Game of the Year, while Shovel Knight took home a trophy for best independent game. All winners, broken down by category, are listed below. Did voters get it right? Let us know in the comments below!

You can also read up on all the new game announcements from the awards show here, or check out all of the new trailers, including new footage of the Legend of Zelda on Wii U.

Game of the Year:

  • Bayonetta 2
  • Dark Souls II
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition (Winner)
  • Hearthstone
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Independent Game:

  • Broken Age - Act 1
  • Monument Valley
  • Shovel Knight (Winner)
  • Transistor
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Best Narrative:

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • The Walking Dead -- Season 2
  • The Wolf Among Us
  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Winner)
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Performance:

  • Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf -- The Wolf Among Us
  • Kevin Spacey as Jonathan Irons -- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Melissa Hutchinson as Clementine -- The Walking Dead -- Season 2
  • Trey Parker as various voices -- South Park: The Stick of Truth (Winner)
  • Troy Baker as Talion -- Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Remaster:

  • Grand Theft Auto V (Winner)
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • The Master Chief Collection
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Best Action/Adventure:

  • Alien: Isolation
  • Assassin's Creed Unity
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Winner)
  • Sunset Overdrive

Best Fighting Game:

  • Killer Instinct: Season 2
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
  • Super Smash Bros. 3DS
  • Super Smash Bros. Wii U (Winner)
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV

Best Sports/Racing Game:

  • FIFA 15
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • Mario Kart 8 (Winner)
  • NBA 2K15
  • Trials Fusion

Best Shooter:

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Destiny
  • Far Cry 4 (Winner)
  • Titanfall
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Role-Playing Game:

  • Bravely Default
  • Dark Souls II
  • Divinity
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition (Winner)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth

Best Family Game:

  • Disney Infinity 2.0
  • Fantasia: Music Evolved
  • Mario Kart 8 (Winner)
  • Skylanders: Trap Team
  • Tomodachi Life

Best Online Experience:

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Dark Souls II
  • Destiny (Winner)
  • Hearthstone
  • Titanfall

Best Mobile/Handheld Game:

  • Bravely Default
  • Hearthstone (Winner)
  • Monument Valley
  • Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
  • Threes!

Developer of the Year:

  • Blizzard
  • Monolith
  • Nintendo (Winner)
  • Telltale
  • Ubisoft Montreal

Best Score/Soundtrack:

  • Alien: Isolation
  • Child of Light
  • Destiny (Winner)
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Transistor

Games for Change:

  • Mountain
  • Never Alone
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind
  • This War of Mine
  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Winner)

Most Anticipated Game:

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Bloodborne
  • Evolve
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Winner)
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Industry Icon:

  • Roberta and Ken Williams

eSports Player of the Year:

  • Martin 'Rekkles' Larsson (League of Legends)
  • Xu "Fy" Linsen (DOTA2)
  • James "Firebat" Kostesich (Hearthstone)
  • Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund (Counter-Strike: GO)
  • Matt "NaDeSHoT" Haag (Call of Duty)

eSports Team of the Year:

  • Samsung White (League of Legends)
  • Evil Geniuses (DOTA2)
  • Edward Gaming (League of Legends)
  • Newbee (DOTA2)
  • Ninjas in Pajamas (Counter-Strike: GO) (Winner)

Trending Gamer:

  • Evan "Vanoss" Fong
  • Jeff Gerstmann
  • PewDiePie
  • StampyLongHead
  • TotalBiscuit (Winner)

Best Fan Creation:

  • BEST Zelda Rap EVER!! By Egoraptor
  • Luigi Death Stare by CZBwoi and Rizupicorr
  • Mine the Diamond (Minecraft Song) by Tobuscus
  • Minecraft -- TITAN City by Colonial Puppet
  • Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous (Winner)

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DAI didn't even deserve to beat out Dark Souls II or Divinity for best RPG let alone GOTY but looking at the judge list not surprising that it did win.


It's not how good your game actually is it's who you know and who you blo w...........
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of course dragon age would win game of the year with all the gay propaganda and illuminati symbolism in it( and yes there is symbolism look at the all seeing eye on the shield and armor). its no wonder the liberals choose it to win.

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dragon age didnt deserve game of the year at all. its only been out for a month and hasnt even resonated yet but its game of the year hell no. huge fail , bayonetta 2 is levels better then that game in everyway. tired of these european folklore tales winning awards their games are so boring and lack appeal only toward Europeans.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I agree. At least give a game that's been out awhile GOTY. This game go GOTY for political reasons. Truth.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Dragon Age Inquisition outsold Bayonetta 2 one console in just one day. Far more people are playing Dragon Age Inquisition than Bayonetta 2. Also Dragon Age Inquisition offers far more than Bayonetta 2. DAI might not appeal to you. That is fine. I love the game and I'm not European. Why is race such a big deal to you?

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Think about it ....since when was the last time an exclusive game got overall game of the year? And the fact that all bayonetta 2 has is gameplay, game of the year incorporates everything ...great gameplay, great story, great presentation and lastly overall popularity....everyone either has a pc or next gen console....so who do you think wins that category ? Not bayonetta 2 lol

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H8trs will H8t... but DA:I is my favorite overall GAME for 2014, and stands proudly right up there with Skyrim, whose main edge comes from the amazing modding community. Such a massive game, and not even any DLC yet. I can't wait.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It's a lot of butt hurt Nintendo fans who hate the fact that Bayonetta 2 didn't win.

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I'm 170 hours into DA:I, and NO SEX...gay, straight, BDSM or furries (does Bull count?) I must be playing it wrong.

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Best online Experience, is such a joke that CoD even made the list.

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I can't believe how many people actually have a problem only with DA:I g@y and bi inclusions.. Amazing

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Looking at these lists, for me at least it was a rather pitiful year for games.

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this year were so bad the selection is just awful


but hey, the next witcher just around the corner and he's gonna blow you away and make any other game look inferior

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Shadow of Mordor is the only action/adventure game on the list that I played. I'm having trouble believing it's the best on the list, though. It was fun but, about 15 to 20 hours in, it started to get mighty repetitive. The nemesis system was cool but you get so powerful that you rarely die in the last half of the game, which pretty much kills off the whole nemesis system.

From what I've read of the other games, Alien: Isolation should have won.

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Destiny wins!!!!


(attack me now hater!!!)

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I'm okay with DAI winning GOTY, but how in the hell is shadow of mordor even on this list? Shadow of mordor was basically assassins creed with less content and story. Not saying ACU should be on this list because I haven't played it and everyone keeps talking about it has bugs, but shadow of mordor also shouldn't be on this list.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Shadow of Mordor is better than AC because of the Nemesis system.

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Seriously, DA:I wins GOTY and its only been out ONE.... MONTH... and not even then. There were plenty of games out for serious contention.... but a game that has only been out for one month is now mysteriously GOTY, you can't tell me that politics and sponsorship didn't play a role.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> have you played it is the question? Cause if not slap yourself now. If you did, slap your **** for not being able to appreciate this game.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> The game is a complete turd in comparison to pre-EA Bioware games. It's a turd in comparison to even Dragon Age: Origins.

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How long a game has been out doesn't make it good or bad.

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While Inquisition is a great game and more than earned it's GOTY win, I personally felt Divinity: Original Sin was a better RPG.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> you must be smoking something heavy, Divine was good but boring as sin with most of its quests

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> If you think Divinity's quests were boring, then you must have hated that nearly every quest in DA:I was an MMO-style fetch quest. "Go fetch me 4 of these because." Edge of the seat action there....

DA:I won the award because they blatantly pay off Gamespot. One only needs watch the site for a few months to notice the blatant bias towards EA, Activision, and Ubisoft games.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> You do realize that the Game Awards had nothing to do with gamespot right?

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and EA paid me absolutely nothing

I don't think they can ever pay me enough

I'll gladly pay and invest in them to make better games in the future and keep on improving instead of just throwing nonsense out there.


The witcher 3, Final fantasy 15 etc better step their game up, I am waiting to see what they have to offer next year


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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Negative, I've played over 200 hours of DAI and divinity wasn't a bad game, Every rpg game is about fetch quest regardless of what you do, someone is always needing something or something done and you can never change that formula, I did a review for DAI and made a montage for it too

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I've already pointed this out and discussed with the community with majority agreeing that the game is fantastic because it was really well done and a huge improvement over 2 in many ways. After leaving the hinterlands the quests you do are deeper, has more lore and story behind it, and offers more than just fetching. There will be dungeons with hidden gear, Shards to discover to open doorways to resist, Dragon bosses on maps with blocked ways.

And yes I hate Dragon age 2 big time but with this game it really revived my trust in Bioware.


Also I own every game rpgs etc in my collection with over 8000 and constantly game every day. DAI deserved the reward while divinity came really close. I'd gladly buy bulk copies of DAI to give away to my viewers and followers which is what I'am in the process of doing this christmas to promote goty.

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Oh yeah, Dragon Age Inquisition!

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Wow. I'm cool with Dragon Age winning game of the year, but best RPG? Nah. Dragon Age: Inquisition is about as much an RPG as Destiny is.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> lolwut? It's a pure RPG.

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Lol dragon age is deeper than most of the rpgs out their with in depth customization, alchemy enhancing, enchanting runes, huge open worldd lol. Dont ever compare that piece of shit destiny to a masterpiece like Dragon Age Inquisition.

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Destiny.. Best online experience? Am I missing something?

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Dragon Age Inquisition definitely deserved to win GOTY. Best rpg since Skyrim.

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Bruh...I'm asain and I love that game

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> A good game is a good game regardless of race. Also how do you even know he/she is white? Take that noise elsewhere.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Not even close. Dragon Age: Inquisition is one of the most bland button-mashing, MMO-style quest, bad AI, charade of an RPG games out there. This game is only receiving critical acclaim because the majority of the customer base wasn't alive when Bioware made good games. Hell, most of the people saying idiotic things like this hadn't played an Elder Scrolls prior to Skyrim, which was a shadow of previous Elder Scrolls games.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> That is your opinion, and you are entitled too it, but I disagree. Dragon Age Inquisition is an excellent game. I enjoyed the combat, story line, graphics were amazing, over a hundred hours of game play, tons of customization, great characters, etc. Elder Scrolls franchise is great. However, it lacks the same quality story as Dragon Age Inquisition. When it comes story telling Bioware is miles ahead of Bethesda. When it comes to game play Skyrim was seriously lacking. I prefer Dragon Age.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> I played even Baldur's Gate 1 and find DA:I a great RPG. So STFU.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> 100% Agree mate, this has brought out them Skyrim feels big time - loving it! (despite all the technical glitchiness! BRING ON THE PATCH PLS BIOWARE!) lol.


My GOTY quite easily, just beating out DivinityOS (just... Original Sin was awesome too).

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Dragon Age Inquisition is simply a great game.

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Let me get this straight. People are pissed that dragon age won?.. the fact that any of these games are mentioned means you should play them. Ive spent 126+ hrs into dragon age and i havent even completed the main story. Can i do that in bayonetta? Unlikely at best. Not saying its a bad game, because its awesome. I remember less than a year ago alot of the people posting here were saying EA was going to **** up the game. How bioware is dead somehow. Those people are a bunch of idiots. I know you idiots are in here somewhere. Bioware doesnt get shit for credit because its all about EA. So whine some more if you would. That fact that some of you complain and bitch about a good game earning an award means your just a bunch of children. All the games on the lists are good games. Redeem yourselves and go play them