'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' Received Game Of The Year Award: Know Top Games For SXSW Gaming Awards

By Caroline Soriano, Posted: 03/20/17 09:28AM EDT

The SXSW Gaming Awards started in 2014 and it's a way to recognize the most outstanding titles and themes in the gaming industry. This year's greatest game are those who obviously become not only the gamer's obsession but also the internet's sensation. One of which is the Naughty Dog's "Uncharted 4: A Thief's End" who took one of the most coveted awards.

"Uncharted 4: A Thief's End," which was published by Sony Computer Entertainment, was released last May 2016. It's an action-adventure video game that centers on Nathan Drake working on his way back to the world of burglary. Although the game's concept is slightly unusual, it;s overall gameplay entices many gamers worldwide. In fact, this first-party entertainment is one of the fastest-selling PlayStation 4 game.

Because of its amazing record and positive reviews, "Uncharted 4" received the Game of the Year award. As GameSpot reported, the gamers think that the game "exemplifies overall excellence and creates a distinct gaming experience across all platforms and genres." Meanwhile, "Titanfall 2," "Overwatch," "Doom," and "Dishonored" were nominated for this award.

The SXSW Gaming Awards also recognized other gaming platforms such as the mobile games. The Mobile Game of the Year Award goes to the Japanese hit game, "Pokemon Go." This is something undeniable as "Pokemon" got everybody's eyes on their phone while searching for Poke balls.

Meanwhile, the Esports Game of the Year goes to the multiplayer shooting video game, "Overwatch." In Jan. 2017, PCGamesN cited that Blizzard Entertainment's hit game has made a remarkable achievement by passing 25 million players. "Overwatch" also received the Trending Game of the Year Award.

"Arkham Horror: The Card Game" also earned its recognition as the Tabletop Game of the Year. "Arkham Horror" was released in 2016 by Fantasy Flight Games and since then, the game received a remark as the greatest game of all time.

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