This photo provided by Sam Barlow shows a scene from the video game, “Her Story.” The game is one of the many nominees at the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, which honor the best in interactive entertainment from the past year. (Sam Barlow via AP) (The Associated Press)
This photo provided by CD Projekt RED shows a scene from the video game, “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.” “The Witcher 3” and “Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain” lead the nominees at the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, which honor the best in interactive entertainment from the past year. (CD Projekt RED via AP) (The Associated Press)
SAN FRANCISCO – “Her Story” captured the most trophies at the Game Developers Choice Awards.
The interactive mystery was honored for best narrative, hand-held/mobile game and innovation at the 16th annual ceremony honoring interactive entertainment at the Game Developers Conference.
Sam Barlow’s indie game stars actress-musician Viva Seifert as a young wife being interrogated about her missing husband. “Her Story” also picked up the awards earlier in the evening for excellence in narrative and the Seumas McNally grand prize at the Independent Games Festival.
“The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt” claimed game of the year and best technology.
Other winners included “Rocket League” for best design, “Crypt of the NecroDancer” for best audio, “Life is Strange” for the audience award, and “Ori and the Blind Forest” for best debut and visual art.