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Here are the winners of The Game Awards 2015

Samit Sarkar (he/him) is Polygon’s deputy managing editor. He has more than 15 years of experience covering video games, movies, television, and technology.

The Game Awards 2015 officially kicked off at 9 p.m. ET tonight, but producer Geoff Keighley got the party started with a couple of awards on the pre-show, which began half an hour earlier. Here's a list of all the winners; we'll continue updating the post throughout the evening as more awards are given out. And for reference, you can compare the winners to the list of nominees.

BEST FAMILY GAME
Super Mario Maker (Nintendo EAD Group No. 4/Nintendo)

BEST FIGHTING GAME
Mortal Kombat X (NetherRealm Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

BEST MULTIPLAYER GAME
Splatoon (Nintendo EAD Group No. 2/Nintendo)

BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD GAME
Lara Croft Go (Square Enix Montreal/Square Enix)

ESPORTS TEAM OF THE YEAR
OpTic Gaming

ESPORTS PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kenny "KennyS" Schrub (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive/Team EnVyUs)

ESPORTS GAME OF THE YEAR
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (Valve)

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME
No Man's Sky (Hello Games)

BEST NARRATIVE
Her Story (Sam Barlow)

TRENDING GAMER
Greg Miller

BEST INDIE GAME
Rocket League (Psyonix)

BEST SPORTS/RACING GAME
Rocket League (Psyonix)

GAMES FOR IMPACT
Life is Strange (Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix)

BEST FAN CREATION
Portal Stories: Mel (Prism Studios)

DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR
CD Projekt Red (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)

BEST ART DIRECTION
Ori and the Blind Forest (Moon Studios/Microsoft Studios)

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (Kojima Productions/Konami)

BEST SCORE/SOUNDTRACK
Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (Ludvig Forssell, Justin Burnett, Daniel James/Kojima Productions)

BEST PERFORMANCE
Viva Seifert (Her Story)

GAME OF THE YEAR
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

BEST ROLE-PLAYING GAME
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

BEST SHOOTER
Splatoon (Nintendo EAD Group No. 2/Nintendo)

Update: The winners of all the categories are now in the post.

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