The Winners Of The 2016 PlayStation Awards

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Tonight in Tokyo, Sony held its annual awards ceremony. Not only are biggest PlayStation titles honored, but also people’s favorite games of the year.

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Via Famitsu and 4Gamer, here are the winners. Keep in mind that why some of these titles are multiplatform, all of the awards relate to how they did on PlayStation hardware.

[Image: 4Gamer]
[Image: 4Gamer]
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Gold Prize*

  • Dark Souls III
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • The Witcher 3
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Jikkyo Powerful Pro Yakyu 2016
  • Sword Art Online: Lost Song
  • Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End
  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Persona 5

*Note: This is for games with a total shipped and download number over 500,000 in Japan and the rest of Asia for the period dating between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. Winners were also awarded 500,000 yen (US$4,332).

PlayStation Network Award*

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
  • Dragon’s Dogma Online
  • Phantasy Star Online 2

*Note: This was for the three biggest earning PSN titles in Japan between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016. Winners were also awarded 500,000 yen (US$4,332).

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Users’ Choice Awards*

  • Bloodborne: The Old Hunters
  • Dark Souls III
  • Fallout 4
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Overwatch
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Persona 5
  • Yakuza: Kiwami
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

*Note: These are titles on sale between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016 that gamers in Japan and the rest of Asia voted for.

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PlayStation VR Special Award*

  • Northern Lights
  • PlayStation VR Worlds
  • Rez Infinite
  • Summer Lesson
  • Hatsune Miku VR Future Live

*Note: These titles are recognized for their contribution to PlayStation VR.

Indies Special Award*

  • Downwell
  • Goat Simulator
  • Salt and Sanctuary
  • Adventures of Scarlet Curiosity
  • Rocket League

*Note: These are indie titles on sale between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016 that have been recognized for their contribution to the PlayStation line up.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

dinkyearnshaw
Dinky Earnshaw

These lists aren’t too far off from western preferences. I might have to check out Dragon Quest Builders sometime.

BTW “Dragon’s Dogman Online” needs to be corrected.