Although most of a hype has finally died down for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild, there’s no denying a impact it had when a diversion expelled progressing this year. Already carrying been awarded a outrageous volume of praise and certain reviews, it’s frequency startling to see a latest pretension in a Zelda authorization holding a tip esteem during this year’s Tokyo Game Show.
As a yearly gaming eventuality neared a conclusion, a 2017 Japan Game Awards were announced, acknowledging a best releases of a past year. Not usually did Breath of a Wild take home a Grand Award, though it also perceived an Award for Excellence, replicating a success of final year’s winner: Splatoon.
It seems that Zelda isn’t a usually long-running array to be still vital adult to expectations, however, as Pokemon Sun and Moon managed to grasp 3 awards of a own. The newest iterations in a Pokemon franchise’s categorical array of games went home with an Award for Excellence, a Best Sales Award, and finally a Global Award for a Japanese Product.
The full list of awards can be found below:
- Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild – Grand Award, Award for Excellence
- Resident Evil 7: Biohazard- Award for Excellence
- Final Fantasy XV – Award for Excellence
- Horizon: Zero Dawn – Award for Excellence
- Monster Hunter XX: Double Cross – Award for Excellence
- NieR: Automata – Award for Excellence
- Nioh – Award for Excellence
- Overwatch – Award for Excellence
- Persona 5 – Award for Excellence
- Pokemon Sun and Pokemon Moon – Award for Excellence, Best Sales Award, Global Award Japanese Product
- The Last Guardian – Award for Excellence
- PlayStation VR – Special Award
- FIFA 17 – Global Award Foreign Product
A few important mentions were afterwards announced in a Future Division, signifying that arriving titles were expected to see a place during a subsequent Tokyo Game Shows. These games enclosed Detroit: Become Human, Fire Emblem Warriors, Monster Hunter World, and Dragon Ball FighterZ. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds was a usually currently-playable pretension to be placed in this division.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of a Wild is out now for Nintendo Switch and Wii U.