Horizon Forbidden West is the victor of the Best Storytelling honor at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.
The win in this group indicates that the group behind Aloy’s 2nd journey has actually duplicated the success of her very first – Horizon Zero Dawn declared this specific very same honor back in 2017. That year, nonetheless, Zero Dawn additionally took residence PlayStation Game of the Year, and also Aloy voice star Ashly Burch declared 2 of her very own honors: Best Gaming Performance and also the Breakthrough Award.
The checklist of candidates is as complies with:
- Return to Monkey Island
- Horizon Forbidden West
- I Was A Teenage Exocolonist
- Wayward Strand
Having declared the very first honor of the evening, designer Guerilla Games will certainly no question be really hoping that success continues – Horizon Forbidden West is additionally chosen for 3 various other honors: PlayStation Game of the Year, Best Visual Design, and also Ultimate Game of the Year. In all 3 of those classifications, nonetheless, it’s additionally up versus this year’s juggernaut, Elden Ring.
In our Horizon Forbidden West evaluation, we commemorated the extension of Aloy’s tale, stating it was “so compelling […] that you may well feel compelled to avoid the main story for fear of it all ending too quickly.” A fantastic growth on an exceptional launching, Horizon Forbidden West’s globe is loaded with remarkable personalities and also deep connections.
It’s a worthwhile victor, particularly considering that it’s peaked an extremely outstanding shortlist. To case tonight’s win, Horizon Forbidden West needed to get over various other huge narrative names like Immortality and also Return to Monkey Island, in addition to some really fantastic indies in Norco, Wayward Strand, and also I Was A Teenage Exocolonist. With even more of the globe of Horizon on the… perspective, Guerilla remains in an exceptional area to improve the story of its remarkable globe.
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