Sakurai, Metroid & Monster Hunter Win Famitsu Awards

It's an honor just to be nominated

12 March 2022
by quence 1

The Famitsu/Dengeki Game Award 2021 winners were just announced, and Nintendo fans have some things to be proud of!

Masahiro Sakurai (of Super Smash Bros. fame) went home with the award for Most Valuable Creator. Other nominees included entire development teams for games like Resident Evil Village! So that should show you just how valuable Sakurai is.

Meanwhile, Monster Hunter Rise won Game of the Year and Best Action Game, and Metroid Dread won Best Action/Adventure Game. Some other Nintendo Switch titles made appearances as well, including Hades, winning Best Indie Game.

Game of the Year

  • Winner: Monster Hunter Rise
  • Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Tales of Arise
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Lost Judgment

MVC – Most Valuable Creator

  • Winner: Masahiro Sakurai (creator of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate)
  • Capcom’s Resident Evil Village development team
  • Cygames’ Uma Musume: Pretty Derby development team
  • Sega’s Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio
  • Naoki Yoshida (producer of Final Fantasy XIV)

Best Scenario

  • Winner: Lost Judgment
  • Tales of Arise
  • Buddy Mission BOND

Best Graphics

  • Winner: Tales of Arise
  • Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Music

  • Winner: Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
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  • Monster Hunter Rise

Best Actor

  • Winner: Takuya Kimura as Takayuki Yagami in Lost Judgment
  • Daisuke Tsuji as Jin Sakai in Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut
  • Maggie Robertson as Alcina Dimitrescu in Resident Evil Village

Best Voice Actor

  • Winner: Hitomi Ueda as Gold Ship in Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Shino Shimoji as Shionne in Tales of Arise
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Chesley Nichols in Buddy Mission BOND

Best Character

  • Winner: Gold Ship from Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Alphen from Tales of Arise
  • Ethan Winters from Resident Evil Village

Best Online Game

  • Winner: Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker
  • Apex Legends
  • Genshin Impact

Best Action

  • Winner: Monster Hunter Rise
  • Hades
  • Returnal

Best Action Adventure

  • Winner: Metroid Dread
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Lost Judgment

Best Adventure

  • Winner: Buddy Mission BOND
  • Jack Jeanne
  • Tsukihime -A piece of blue glass moon-

Best RPG

  • Winner: Tales of Arise
  • The Legend of Heroes: Kuro no Kiseki
  • Shin Megami Tensei V

Best Indie Game

  • Winner: Hades
  • Eastward
  • Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights

Best Rookie

  • Winner: Uma Musume: Pretty Derby
  • Scarlet Nexus
  • Buddy Mission BOND

Best Esports Game

  • Winner: Apex Legends
  • Street Fighter V: Champion Edition
  • Valorant
[Famitsu, NL]

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2y ago

Metroid won something in Japan. Hell has officially frozen over.