The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins five awards, including the Ultimate Game of the Year

The runner-up award went to Sid Meier’s Civilization V, which was also highly praised for its “humorous and unusual take on the nation-building genre”. Nintendo EPD recorded a touching acceptance speech on behalf of the team, which you can watch below. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild wins five awards, including the Ultimate Game of the Year. It also features the Lifetime Achievement, Lifetime Achievement, and Community Achievement awards. The other winners and runner-ups include Bethesda Game Studios’ Fallout 4, which won the overall industry award, as well as Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft, which won the overall industry award. The awards will be presented with a $200,000 honorarium, and 100 Wii U games, as well as a Hyrule Historia, which will award a $200,000 honorarium and a Hyrule Historia. The winning team will also receive $10,000 in recognition. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be presented with the best game of the year at the 35th Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP later today. Stay tuned for all the details as they arrive. Seen something newsworthy?