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The Game Awards 2014 Winners

The Game Awards 2014 Winners

The Game Awards 2014 Winners

The 2014 winners. Not too surprising, Dragon Age: Inquisition takes home Game of the Year honors.


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2014 Winners

Game of the Year: Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts)

Best Action/Adventure Game: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Role-Playing Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts)

Best ShooterFar Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Independent Game: Shovel Knight (Yacht Club Games)

Best Sports/Racing GameMario Kart 8

Games for Change: Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft)

Most Anticipated Game: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Online Experience: Destiny (Bungie/Activision)

Best Mobile/Handheld Game: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros.for Wii U (Sora Ltd./Bandai Namco Games/Nintendo)

Best Performance: Trey Parker as Various Voices, South Park: The Stick of Truth (Obsidian Entertainment/Ubisoft)

Developer of the Year: Nintendo

Best Score/Soundtrack: Destiny (Marty O’Donnell/Bungie)

eSports Player of the Year: Matt “NaDeSHoT” Haag (Call of Duty)

eSports Team of the Year: Ninjas in Pyjamas (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)

Trending Gamer: TotalBiscuit

Best Fan Creation: Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous

Some Comments

It’s no surprise to see Dragon Age: Inquisition win Game of the Year as this third installment in the franchise has RPG fans agog. Our own Ray Ivey has started a Gameplay Diary and is also streaming Dragon Age on Twitch at

One can only admire the execution by Monolith of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s “Nemesis System” which was no doubt a significant contributing factor to the game taking home Best Action/Adventure Game. The innovative procedurally generated Captains and War Chiefs of the Orc command structure added another layer of immersion to a game that also includes the best elements of Assassin’s Creed and Rocksteady’s Batman games,.

Great to see Valiant Hearts: The Great War take the Games for Change award. It’s a gripping story that’s full of heart. Read the review.

The reveal Trailer for next year’s release of King’s Quest was a highlight for all adventure gamers as King’s Quest series creator Roberta Williams received high honors alongside her husband and fellow Sierra co-founder, Ken Williams, in a ceremony that looked back on the long legacy of King’s Quest and Sierra. The duo received the Industry Icon Award to celebrate their contributions to video game culture and creativity.



David Kim

David Kim

David Kim is a self-professed gamer geek who's whiled away countless hours on Adventure, RPG, and RTS games. Topping his recommended Adventure Games list for recent releases are Grim Fandango Remastered, The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, and The Walking Dead.When he's not playing adventure games, expect to find David laddering in StarCraft II or doing another arena run on Hearthstone. David is best playing Terran but wishes he could play Zerg competently. His favorite class in Hearthstone is Mage.David moved to Tampa, FL in 2010 from NYC, and is glad he doesn't have to deal with NE weather and the outrageous costs of living in the city.

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