PC receives Golden Joystick as “best gaming hardware ever”

Both Golden Joystick Awards Numerous awards are presented in the gaming industry every year. These include awards for the best game of the year or the “Most Wanted Award”. This time there was a very special award for the “best hardware of all time”.

This is the “best hardware ever”

The PC, which is as special as it is coveted, received the award, which was able to assert itself against the competition in the form of numerous consoles. According to the jury, this platform had the previous one greatest impact on the gaming industry and continues to be one of the most important platforms.

Gabe Newell, the head of the developer studio Valve, missed the award on behalf of the company and again emphasized the pioneering role of the PC in the gaming world in his acceptance speech. The other platforms in the top 5 of this category are the PS1, PS4, Super Nintendo and PS2.

What additional awards were given?

A large number of other categories were on the program for the Golden Joystick Awards 2021. The award for the best hardware of 2021 went to the PS5. The also very coveted award for the best game of the year could Resident Evil Village clear away from Capcom. Here is an overview of all winners:

  • Best Storytelling – Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Best Multiplayer Game – It Takes Two
  • Best Audio – Resident Evil: Village
  • Best Visual Design – Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
  • Best Game Expansion – Ghost of Tsushima: Iki Island Expansion
  • Mobile Game of the Year – League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Best Gaming Hardware – PS5
  • Best Indie Game – Death’s Door
  • Studio of the Year – Capcom
  • Best Performer – Maggie Robertson (Lady Dimitrescu)
  • Breakthrough Award – Housemarque
  • Best Game Community – Final Fantasy 14
  • Still Playing Award – Final Fantasy 14
  • PC Game of the Year – Hitman 3
  • Nintendo Game of the Year – Metroid Dread
  • Xbox Game of the Year – Psychonauts 2
  • PlayStation Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
  • Most Wanted Game – Elden Ring
  • Critics Choice Award – Deathloop
  • Ultimate Game of the Year – Resident Evil Village
  • Ultimate Hardware of All Time – PC
  • Ultimate Game of All Time – Dark Souls

Those: Golden Joystick Awards

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