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Baldur’s Gate 3 Cleaves Via the Golden Joysticks, Takes Document-breaking Variety of Awards

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Some of the profitable RPGs of 2023 has now solidified its place in gaming historical past after snagging a record-breaking seven awards on the 2023 Golden Joystick Awards. The CEO of Larian Studios, Swen Vicke, might barely even maintain all of the Golden Joysticks BG3 received on this large achievement.

The favored recreation received five awards on its own, whereas considered one of its voice actors and Larian Studios received one other two, including as much as seven complete. Baldur’s Gate 3 secured awards within the following classes:

  • Finest Storytelling
  • Finest Visible Design
  • Finest Sport Group
  • PC Sport of the 12 months
  • Final Sport of the 12 months

Neil Newbon received Finest Supporting Performer for his function because the vampire Astarion, who proved to be a massively common character among the many BG3 group. Larian Studios was additionally proclaimed the Finest Studio at this yr’s Golden Joysticks—a colossal achievement for the Belgian developer. If the 2023 Golden Joysticks are something to go by, we is perhaps taking a look at a Baldur’s Gate 3 Sport Awards sweep in December.

Michael Douse, Larian Studios’ head of publishing, posted a photograph on Twitter of Larian CEO Swen Vicke barely capable of maintain all of the trophies he had simply received. Although it might be solely {a photograph}, Vicke’s pleasure shines proper by as he cradles the well-deserved Joysticks.

Aside from Baldur’s Gate 3, the one different outstanding title on the present was Closing Fantasy 16 with two Golden Joysticks: one for Finest Audio and one other for Benn Star because the Finest Main Performer in his function of Clive Rosfield. Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty additionally snagged a few Golden Joysticks for being the Finest Growth and having the Finest Sport Trailer.

The Golden Joysticks are probably an overture to what’s coming within the 2023 Sport Awards ceremony. The competitors is filled with high-quality, top-grossing, and beloved titles which have made 2023 a real gamer’s dream. All gaming communities and genres, particularly these within the RPG division, have been blessed with glorious titles this yr.

We salute Larian Studios because the incumbent kings of the Golden Joysticks and may’t wait to see extra subsequent month.