The island sim is acknowledged for ending up being a “convenience to individuals all over the world” throughout the pandemic.

Nintendo’s chill-out island sim, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, has actually won the grand Game of the Year award at this year’s Tokyo Game Show.

Other receivers of the Computer Entertainment Supplier’s Association (CESA) quality awards consist of 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Death Stranding, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne, Nioh 2, Persona 5 Royal, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield, Ring Fit Adventure, and Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

Dragon Quest Walk protect the Special Award, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare the Global Award: Foreign Product, while Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield was granted Best Sales Award and Global Award: Japanese item. The Game Designers Award was provided to Hempuli’s Baba is You.

“Because we were required to stay at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a slow-life experience in this video game in which you can do whatever easily ended up being a convenience to individuals all over the world,” a press declaration stated. “Communication with buddies through the video game and interaction with other gamers in occasions exceeded the bounds of a single video game, and the video game revealed the power of home entertainment from Japan, obtaining frustrating assistance from lots of users of any ages, from kids to seniors, in basic ballot, and won both the Award for Excellence and the Grand Award with unanimity.”

The group behind the sim has actually likewise protected the Minister of Economy’s Trade and Industry Award of the Japan Game Awards, which is provided to “a specific or organisation that has actually made an excellent contribution to the development and advancement of the Japanese computer system home entertainment software application market”.