Japan Game Awards winners announced at TGS 2023

Awards for Monster Hunter, Splatoon, and more

21 September 2023
by quence 0

Tokyo Game Show 2023 has just kicked off in Japan, and as part of the festivities, the winners of this year’s Japan Game Awards were announced. This awards are given to a total of eleven games released in Japan between April 1, 2022 and March 31, 2023.

This year’s “Grand Award” went to Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak, making it something like their “game of the year”. Other games on the list included Xenoblade Chronicles 3, Splatoon 3, and Pokemon Scarlet and Violet. The Famicom itself even won a sort of lifetime achievement award. See below for all the winners:

  • Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Award: Family Computer (Famicom or NES)
  • Best Sales Award: Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
  • Game Designers Award: RPG Time: The Legend of Wright
  • Grand Award: Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak

Awards for Excellence:

  • Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3
  • Earth Defense Force 6
  • Splatoon 3
  • Sonic Frontiers
  • God of War Ragnarok
  • Pokemon Scarlet and Violet
  • Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion
  • Hogwarts Legacy
  • Paranormasight: The Seven Mysteries of Honjo
  • Resident Evil 4 Remake

You can watch the presentation in full with English translation below:

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