Nintendo's latest Zelda adventure followed up its win at the 2017 Game Awards with GOTY honours at tonight's Game Developers Choice Awards, held as part of the 2018 Game Developers Conference.
It also won Best Audio and Best Design. Tim Schafer, meanwhile, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and upon receiving it gave a lengthy, entertaining and emotional speech on his journey through the last three decades of game development.
The full list of winners in all categories is below. Note that the GDCAs are voted on by game developers themselves.
Best Audio The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
Best Debut Studio MDHR (Cuphead)
Best Design The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
Best Mobile Game Gorogoa (Jason Roberts/Buried Signal)
Innovation Award Gorogoa (Jason Roberts/Buried Signal)
Best Narrative What Remains of Edith Finch (Giant Sparrow)
Best Technology Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games)
Best Visual Art Cuphead (Studio MDHR)
Best VR/AR Game SUPERHOT VR (The SUPERHOT Team)
Audience Award NieR:Automata (PlatinumGames)
Game of the Year The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
Ambassador Award Rami Ismail
Lifetime Achievement Award Tim Schafer