Journey collects six statues at 2013 GDC Awards including Game of the Year

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The people behind the 2013 Game Developers Choice Awards like Journey. They really, really like Journey. Of the 11 awards handed out last night, the thatgamecompany-developed title was named the winner of six of them: Best Audio, Best Game Design, Best Visual Arts, Best Downloadable Game, the Innovation Award, and Game of the Year.

“This year we saw some amazing titles developed in the indie and downloadable game space, and the critical acclaim that titles like Journey, FTL: Faster Than Light, The Walking Dead, and The Room received could not have been more deserved,” said Meggan Scavio, General Manager of the Game Developers Conference.

While the GDC Awards committee loved Journey, the first-ever Audience Choice Award went to Arkane Studios’ Dishonored. The people have spoken and they really, really like assassinating bad dudes in a steampunk setting!

A complete list of winners can be found after the break.

Game of the Year: Journey
Best Audio: Journey
Best Debut: FTL: Faster Than Light (Subset Games)
Best Downloadable Game: Journey
Best Game Design: Journey
Best Handheld/Mobile Game: The Room
Best Narrative: The Walking Dead
Best Technology: Far Cry 3
Best Visual Arts: Journey
Innovation Award: Journey
Audience Choice Award: Dishonored

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