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Monster Hunter Rise and Ghost of Tsushima win at the Japan Game Awards 2021

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The big winners of the Japan Game Awards 2021, which took place today during the annual Tokyo Game Show, were Ghost of Tsushima and Monster Hunter Rise. Both Sucker Punch Productions and Capcom walked away with the Grand Award during the ceremony. Nintendo also walked away with the Global Award Japanese Product for the popular Animal Crossing: New Horizons and also the Game Designer’s Award which was given to Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit developed by both Nintendo and Velan Studios. Here’s the list of winners at the Japan Game Awards 2021:

Grand Award: Ghost of Tsushima & Monster Hunter Rise 

Global Award Japanese Product: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Global Award Foreign Product: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Best Sales Award: Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban! >3mil sales

Game Designer’s Award: Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit

Award for Excellence(10 chosen):

  • Resident Evil 3
  • FFVII Remake
  • TLOU Part 2
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Genshin Impact
  • Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin
  • Momotaro Dentetsu: Showa, Heisei, Reiwa mo Teiban!
  • Buddy Mission BOND
  • Umamusume: Pretty Derby
  • Monster Hunter Rise


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