Psychonauts 2 Wins 'Xbox Game Of The Year' At The Golden Joysticks 2021

The Golden Joystick Awards 2021 took place last night, and the best Xbox game award went to Psychonauts 2.

It was a little bit of a strange selection of titles, with Psychonauts 2 being joined by Lost Judgment, Microsoft Flight Simulator, The Artful Escape, The Ascent and 12 Minutes in the 'Xbox Game of the Year' category.

In response, the team at Double Fine shared "deep respect for all the other nominees and thanks to everyone who voted for us", stating that they're "glad you enjoyed the sights, sounds, and story of Psychonauts 2."

The Golden Joystick Awards were decided by public vote, and here's the full list of winners:

  • Best Storytelling - Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Best Multiplayer Game - It Takes Two
  • Best Audio - Resident Evil: Village
  • Best Visual Design - Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
  • Best Game Expansion - Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion
  • Mobile Game of the Year - League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Best Gaming Hardware - PS5
  • Best Indie Game - Death's Door
  • Studio of the Year - Capcom
  • Best Performer - Maggie Robertson (Lady Dimitrescu)
  • Breakthrough Award - Housemarque
  • Best Game Community - Final Fantasy 14
  • Still Playing Award - Final Fantasy 14
  • PC Game of the Year - Hitman 3
  • Nintendo Game of the Year - Metroid Dread
  • Xbox Game of the Year - Psychonauts 2
  • PlayStation Game of the Year - Resident Evil Village
  • Most Wanted Game - Elden Ring
  • Critics Choice Award - Deathloop
  • Ultimate Game of the Year - Resident Evil Village
  • Ultimate Hardware of All Time - PC
  • Ultimate Game of All Time - Dark Souls

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