2nd Annual Xbox Empire Game of the Year Awards - 2016

Results

Best Shooter Winner: Battlefield 1
Runner-up: Overwatch
Best Platformer Winner: ReCore
Runner-up: Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition
Best Sports/Racing Winner: Forza Horizon 3
Runner-up: Rocket League
Best RPG Winner: Final Fantasy XV
Runner-up: Earthlock: Festival of Magic
Best Action-Adventure Winner: Quantum Break
Runner-up: Dishonored 2
Best Horror Winner: Dead Rising 4
Runner-up: Layers of Fear
Best Singleplayer Campaign Winner: Final Fantasy XV
Runner-up: Titanfall 2
Best Multiplayer Winner: Gears of War 4
Runner-up: Overwatch
Best Narrative Winner: Quantum Break
Runner-up: Final Fantasy XV
Best Graphics Winner: Gears of War 4
Runner-up: Battlefield 1
Best Art Design Winner: Dishonored 2
Runner-up: Overwatch
Best Soundtrack (music) Winner: Final Fantasy XV
Runner-up: Dishonored 2
Best Sound Design (effects/voices) Winner: Quantum Break
Runner-up: Forza Horizon 3
Best Performance by a Male Actor Winner: John DiMaggio as Marcus Feenix in Gears of War 4
Runner-up: Shawn Ashmore as Jack Joyce in Quantum Break
Best Performance by a Female Actress Winner: Ericka Soto as Joule Adams in ReCore
Runner-up: Erin Yvette as Alex in Oxenfree
Best Free To Play Game Winner: Star Trek Online
Runner-up: Happy Dungeons
Best ID@Xbox Game (indie) Winner: Oxenfree
Runner-up: Inside
Best DLC Winner: Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
Runner-up: Forza Horizon 3: Blizzard Mountain
Best Console Exclusive Winner: Forza Horizon 3
Runner-up: Gears of War 4
Best Xbox One Games With Gold Release Winner: Sunset Overdrive
Runner-up: Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition
Best Xbox 360 Games With Gold Release Winner: Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Runner-up: Forza Horizon
Best Backwards Compatibility Release Winner: Lost Odyssey
Runner-up: Red Dead Redemption
Overall Xbox Game of the Year Winner: Tie- Forza Horizon 3 and Gears of War 4
Runner-up: Final Fantasy XV

 

Overall Xbox 2016 Rating (Games, Hardware, Announcements etc.) (7.8/10)
Quantum Break (8/10)
ReCore (7.5/10)
Forza Horizon 3 (9.3/10)
Gears of War 4 (8.5/10)
Dead Rising 4 (7.4/10)

 

Most Anticipated 2017 Multiplatform Winner: Mass Effect Andromeda
Runner-up: Red Dead Redemption 2
Most Anticipated 2017 Exclusive

Winner: Scalebound
Runner-up: Crackdown 3

Last edited by Ryuu96 - on 05 March 2018