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Golden Joystick Awards winners announced, Dark Souls II takes GotY

The 32nd annual Golden Joystick Awards ceremony took place at London’s O2 Friday night, and we’ve got the full list of winners for your viewing pleasure below.

Namco Bandai had reason to celebrate this year, with its brutal action-adventure title, Dark Souls 2, nabbing the prestigious Game of the Year gong. The Last of Us: Left Behind also got a look in on the action with the award for Best Storytelling.

The Lifetime Achievement Award, meanwhile, went to Metal Gear creator Hideo Kojima, who is celebrating nearly 30 years in the gaming industry.  

Speaking via a codec call-style recorded message, Kojima-san commented, "Thank you very much for presenting me with this prestigious Golden Joystick Award. To be recognised with this award means a huge amount to me."

See below for the full lowdown. 

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Best Original Game in association with Digital Spy

DayZ


Best Online Game in association with PC Gamer

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft


Best Storytelling

The Last of Us: Left Behind


Best Visual Design

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag


Best Audio in association with PDP

Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag


Playfire Most Played Game of the Year

Rust


Best Multiplayer in association with Absolute Radio

Battlefield 4


Best Indie Game in association with Official X-Box Magazine

DayZ


Innovation of the Year in association with T3

Oculus Rift DK2


Best Gaming Moment in association with Sony Xperia Z3

The Last of Us: Left Behind – “The kiss”


Best Handheld Game

Pokemon X & Y


Best Mobile Game in association with Kiss FM

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft 


Most Wanted in association with The Sun

The Witcher III: Wild Hunt


Gaming Personality of the Year in association with Kotaku UK

PewDiePie


Studio of the Year in association with CVG

Ubisoft Montreal


Gaming Platform of the Year in association with Gamesradar

Steam


Lifetime Achievement

Hideo Kojima


Game of the Year in association with Green Man Gaming

Dark Souls II