Japan’s Game of the Year Award Winners


As with every Tokyo Game Show, the Japan Game Awards for “Game of the Year” were given out, and this year the winners reflected the Japanese gaming industries continued shift towards mobile gaming. However, not to fret home console faithful, the consoles brought home a plethora of honorable mentions. Check out the list of winners below!

  • Grand Prize: Yo-Kai Watch 2 (3DS)
  • Designers Award: Ingress (iOS/Android)
  • Special Award: Monster Striker (iOS/Android) & Minecraft (everything)
  • Excellence Awards: Super Smash Bros (WiiU/3DS), Destiny (PS4), Dragon Quest Heroes (PS3/PS4), Bloodborne (PS4), Mario Kart 8 (WiiU), Monster Hunter 4G (3DS), Yakuza Zero (PS3/PS4), Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire (3DS)