Best Game of the Year Announced! (Golden Joystick 2022)

Golden Joystick 2022 winners have been announced. Celebrating its 40th anniversary, the best games of the year were also selected.

The Golden Joystick awards, which the game world has followed with interest, have been taking place every year since 1983. This year’s winners of the event, in which games from many categories met with awards, attracted a lot of attention. Here are the Golden Joystick 2022 owners.

Golden Joystick 2022 Winning Games

If we look at the history of the Golden Joystick awards, it is necessary to go back 40 years. So much so that this event was first voted on in England and soon spread to players all over the world. However, candidate games are now being selected by users’ votes.

Golden Joystick 2022 winners stand out. Elden Ring, which debuted in early 2022, was named the best game of the year. So much so that the game in question was also awarded the best visual design, critics’ choice and best multiplayer awards.

  • Best game of the year – Elden Ring
  • Best PC game of the year – Return to Monkey Island
  • Best PlayStation game of the year – Stray
  • Best Xbox game of the year – Grounded
  • Best Nintendo game of the year – Pokemon Legends Arceus
  • Best story – Horizon Forbidden West
  • Best visual design – Elden Ring
  • Best multiplayer – Elden Ring
  • Best game studio of the year – FromSoftware
  • Best still playable game – Genshin Impact
  • Best early access game – Slime Rancher 2
  • Most indie game – Cult of the Lamb
  • Best DLC (expansion) – Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course
  • Best Sound – Metal: Hellsinger
  • The best community – Final Fantasy 14
  • Most wanted game – Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
  • Best trailer – Goat Simulator 3 Announcement Trailer
  • The most groundbreaking game – Vampire Survivors
  • Best performing artist – Manon Gage (Marissa Marcel, Immortality)
  • Best gaming hardware – Steam Deck

Developed by FromSoftware, which won the best game studio of the year award, Elden Ring managed to win the appreciation of players and critics. So much so that the game broke a serious sales record in the past months.

So what do you think about the Golden Joystick 2022 event and its winners? Do not forget to share your views with us in the comments section!

Ece Nagihan

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