Dragon Age: Inquisition wins another game-of-the-year award

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor picked up three honors, but the overall game of the year was Dragon Age: Inquisition at the SXSW Gaming Awards, held last night at SXSW.

Triple-A gaming names dominated the lineup, from Destiny (Excellence in Technical Achievement) to Alien: Isolation (Excellence in Sound Effects). The awards also honored a slate of “most valuable” honors, ranging from esports teams, to online channels, and even individual characters within the games.

The SXSW Interactive Festival has been around for 22 years; this is the second year the festival has given awards in video gaming. Last year’s Game of the Year winner was The Last Of Us, which also took home accolades inthree more categories.

The full list of winners is below.

Game of the Year:

Dragon Age: Inquisition (Electronic Arts/BioWare)

Mobile Game of the Year:

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)

Table Top Game of the Year:

Star Realms (White Wizard Games)

Excellence in Gameplay:

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions)

Excellence in Art:

Child of Light (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Montreal)

Excellence in Animation:

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions)

Excellence in Technical Achievement:

Destiny (Activision/Bungie)

Excellence in Visual Achievement:

Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft/Ubisoft Montreal)

Excellence in Narrative:

The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games)

Excellence in Design and Direction:

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Warner Bros. Interactive/Monolith Productions)

Excellence in Sound Effects:

Alien: Isolation (SEGA/The Creative Assembly)

Excellence in Musical Score:

Transistor (Supergiant Games)

Excellence in Multiplayer:

Super Smash Bros. Wii U (Nintendo)

Excellence in Convergence:

South Park: The Stick of Truth (Ubisoft/Obsidian Entertainment)

Most Valuable Character:

Ellie, The Last of Us: Left Behind (Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog)

Most Valuable Esports Team:

Cloud9

Most Valuable Online Channel:

Rooster Teeth

Most Valuable Add-On Content:

The Last of Us: Left Behind (Sony Computer Entertainment/Naughty Dog)

Most Anticipated Crowdfunded Game:

Star Citizen (Cloud Imperium Games)

Matthew Crump Cultural Innovation Award:

This War of Mine (11 Bit Studios)

Gamer’s Voice Award:

Speedrunners (tinyBuild)