08/12/2021

‘Dark Souls’ wins Ultimate Game of All Time at the Golden Joystick Awards

Dark Souls has won the Ultimate Game of All Time at the Golden Joystick Awards.

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The notoriously difficult adventure through the depths of Lordran picked up the award as part of a celebration of 50 years of video games. The award, which was voted on by the public, saw the very best games of all time battle it out for the crown. You can read the full list of entries and where they ranked below.

Dark Souls (Winner)
Doom (1993)
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Half-Life 2
Minecraft
Street Fighter II
Tetris
The Last of Us
Super Mario 64
Metal Gear Solid
Halo: Combat Evolved
Super Mario Bros. 3
Grand Theft Auto V
Portal
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Pac Man
Super Mario Kart
Space Invaders
Sim City (1989)
Pokémon GO

The list, which includes the most influential shooter of all time – Doom, the best selling game of all time – Minecraft, and the most important platformer of all-time – Super Mario 64, shows up just how fierce the competition was for Dark Souls to come out on top.

You can read the full list of winners at the Golden Joysticks below:

Best Storytelling – Life is Strange: True Colors
Best Multiplayer Game – It Takes Two
Best Audio – Resident Evil: Village
Best Visual Design – Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
Best Game Expansion – Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion
Mobile Game of the Year – League of Legends: Wild Rift
Best Gaming Hardware – PS5
Best Indie Game – Death’s Door
Studio of the Year – Capcom
Best Performer – Maggie Robertson (Lady Dimitrescu)
Breakthrough Award – Housemarque
Best Game Community – Final Fantasy 14
Still Playing Award – Final Fantasy 14
PC Game of the Year – Hitman 3
Nintendo Game of the Year – Metroid Dread
Xbox Game of the Year – Psychonauts 2
PlayStation Game of the Year – Resident Evil: Village
Most Wanted Game – Elden Ring
Critics Choice Award – Deathloop
Ultimate Game of the Year – Resident Evil: Village
Ultimate Hardware of All Time – PC

Elsewhere, No Man’s Sky is giving players another chance to unlock the Normandy from Mass Effect.

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