Golden Joystick Winners

GamesRadar+ offers a video replay of last night's Golden Joystick Awards, along with a rundown of all the winners. If this affirmation tempts you to get any or all of the winners, there's a Steam Listing with links to buy them, including a few discounts. FromSoftware is Studio of the year, and Elden Ring won four awards, including the "Ultimate Game of the Year" award, so it seems safe to deem it the big winner of the show. Here are all the honorees:

  • Best Storytelling - Horizon Forbidden West
  • Still Playing Award - Genshin Impact
  • Best Visual Design - Elden Ring
  • Studio of the Year - FromSoftware
  • Best Game Expansion - Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
  • Best Early Access Launch - Slime Rancher 2
  • Best Indie Game - Cult of the Lamb
  • Best Multiplayer Game - Elden Ring
  • Best Audio - Metal: Hellsinger
  • Best Game Trailer - Goat Simulator 3 Announcement Trailer
  • Best Game Community - Final Fantasy 14
  • Best Gaming Hardware - Steam Deck
  • Breakthrough Award - Vampire Survivors
  • Critics' Choice Award - Elden Ring
  • Best Performer - Manon Gage (Marissa Marcel, Immortality)
  • Nintendo Game of the Year - Pokemon Legends Arceus
  • PC Game of the Year - Return to Monkey Island
  • PlayStation Game of the Year - Stray
  • Xbox Game of the Year - Grounded
  • Most Wanted Game - Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • Ultimate Game of the Year - Elden Ring