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VGX 2013: GTA V voted ‘Game of the Year,’ Bioshock Infinite and more win awards

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In amongst the game announcements and brand new footage from 2014′s most exciting titles, a number of award winners were revealed over the course of the recently concluded VGX 2013 online event as voted on by a panel of experts, with public votes contributing towards the winners in a few categories as well.

Grand Theft Auto V walked away with the coveted ‘Game of the Year,’ but you can find out which games and voice acting talent were recognised in other categories including ‘Action Game of the Year,’ ‘Studio of the Year,’ ‘Most Anticipated Game’ and more:


Game of the Year

Winner

- Grand Theft Auto 5

Nominees

- BioShock Infinite
- Super Mario 3D World
- The Last of Us
- Tomb Raider


Studio of the Year

Winner

- Naughty Dog

Nominees

- Irrational Games
- Rockstar North
- The Fullbright Company


Most Anticipated Game (voted on by fans)

Winner

- Titanfall

Nominees

- Destiny
- South Park: The Stick of Truth
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
- Watch Dogs


Best Shooter

Winner

- BioShock Infinite

Nominees

- Battlefield 4
- Call of Duty: Ghosts
- Metro: Last Light


Best Independent Game

Winner

- Gone Home

Nominees

- Kentucky Route Zero
- Papers, Please
- The Stanley Parable


Best Action Adventure Game

Winner

- Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

Nominees

- Grand Theft Auto 5
- The Last of Us
- Tomb Raider


Best Sports Game

Winner

- NBA 2K14

Nominees

- FIFA 14
- MLB 13: The Show
- NHL 14


Best RPG

Winner

- Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Nominees

- Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
- Fire Emblem: Awakening
- Pokemon X/Y


Best Fighting Game

Winner

- Injustice: Gods Among Us

Nominees

- Divekick
- Killer Instinct
- Tekken Revolution


Best Driving Game

Winner

- Forza Motorsport 5

Nominees

- F1 2013
- Grid 2
- Need for Speed Rivals


Best DLC

Winner

- Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

Nominees

- Borderlands 2: Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep
- Dishonored: The Knife of Dunwall
- Mast Effect 3: Citadel


Best Xbox Game

Winner

- Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Nominees

- BioShock Infinite
- Grand Theft Auto 5
- Tomb Raider


Best PlayStation Game

Winner

- The Last of Us

Nominees

- Grand Theft Auto 5
- Rayman Legends
- Tomb Raider


Best Nintendo Game

Winner

- Super Mario 3D World

Nominees

- Pikmin 3
- Rayman Legends
- The Wonderful 101


Best PC Game

Winner

- Gone Home

Nominees

- Battlefield 4
- Papers, Please
- The Stanley Parable


Best Handheld Game

Winner

- The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Nominees

- Animal Crossing: New Leaf
- Pokemon X/Y
- Tearaway


Best Casual Game

Winner

- Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Nominees

- Disney Infinity
- Plants vs. Zombies 2
- Skylanders Swap Force


Best Voice Actor

Winner

- Troy Baker (as Joel in The Last of Us)

Nominees

- Troy Baker (as Booker DeWitt in BioShock Infinite)
- Steven Ogg (as Trevor Philips in Grand Theft Auto 5)
- Willem Dafoe (as Nathan Dawkins in Beyond: Two Souls)


Best Voice Actress

Winner

- Ashley Johnson (as Ellie in The Last of Us)

Nominees

- Courtnee Draper (as Elizabeth in BioShock Infinite)
- Camilla Luddington (as Lara Croft in Tomb Raider)
- Ellen Page (as Jodie Holmes in Beyond: Two Souls)


Best Soundtrack

Winner

- Grand Theft Auto 5

Nominees

- BioShock Infinite
- Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
- The Last of Us


Best Song in a Game

Winner

- “Will the Circle be Unbroken” performed by Courtnee Draper & Troy Baker (BioShock Infinite)

Nominees

- “A.D.H.D.” performed by Kendrick Lamar (Grand Theft Auto 5)
- “Sleepwalking” performed by The Chain Gang of 1974 (Grand Theft Auto 5)
- “Survival” performed by Eminem (Call of Duty: Ghosts)


Character of the Year

Winner

- The Lutece Twins (Bioshock Infinite)

Nominees

- Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)
- Naiee and Nyaa (Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons)
- Trevor Philips (Grand Theft Auto V)


Best Mobile Game

Winner

- Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time

Nominees

- Ridiculous Fishing
- Infinity Blade 3
- Angry Birds Star Wars


What do you think of the winners? Did your favourites win?



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