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Breath of the Wild glides to victory at GDC 2018

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has claimed its place as one of the greatest video games of all time, following its March 2017 launch on Nintendo Switch and Wii U. Now, the Game Developers Choice Awards at GDC 2018 has seen it earn three awards.

The open-world title claimed awards for best audio, best design and game of the year, being the only title to claim three awards on the day. However, Cuphead and developer Studio MDHR claimed two awards for best debut and best visual art. Mobile title Gorogoa also claimed two gongs for best mobile title and innovation.

The full list of winners follows below:

Best Audio: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Debut: Studio MDHR (Cuphead)

Best Design: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Mobile Game: Gorogoa (Jason Roberts/Buried Signal)

Innovation Award: Gorogoa (Jason Roberts/Buried Signal)

Best Narrative: What Remains of Edith Finch

Best Technology: Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Visual Art: Cuphead

Best VR/AR Game: Superhot VR

Audience Award: Nier: Automata

Game of the Year: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Ambassador Award: Rami Ismail

Lifetime Award: Tim Schafer

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Hadlee Simons
Terrible puns make Hadlee Simons difficult to work with, but he brings over seven years of tech journalism experience to the table. When he's not at work or watching motorsport, he's in the foetal position on a jiu jitsu mat. More