Switch ACNH Summer Update

The results of this year's Japan Game Awards have now been revealed, with Animal Crossing: New Horizons standing out as the star of the show.

The ceremony – which celebrates Japan's biggest and best games as well as a few international hits, too – saw Nintendo's life sim take home a total of three awards, including the prestigious Grand Award. It was a very decent outing for Nintendo all around, with a number of its titles receiving the Award for Excellence.

Pokémon Sword and Shield also received three awards, as you can see in the full list of winners below.

Grand Award
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Award for Excellence
- 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses
- Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
- Nioh 2
- Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield
- Ring Fit Adventure
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Special Award

Best Sales Award
- Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

Global Award Japanese Product
- Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield

Global Award Foreign Product
- Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

The Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons Development Team

In last year's event, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate walked home with no less than five awards in total, also including the Grand Award.

A worthy line-up of winners? Have you played many of the titles listed above? Let us know in the comments below.

[source awards.cesa.or.jp]