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Game Developers Choice Award winners led by Her Story, The Witcher 3

Michael McWhertor is a journalist with more than 17 years of experience covering video games, technology, movies, TV, and entertainment.

This year's Game Developers Choice Awards were dominated by Sam Barlow's interactive detective game Her Story and CD Projekt Red's open-world role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Her Story, which also won two IGF Awards earlier this evening for excellence in narrative and the Seumas McNally grand prize, garnered three GDC Awards, doubling up on "best narrative" accolades tonight.

Ori and the Blind Forest developer Moon Studios won both for best debut and best visual art.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt won awards for best technology and walked away with GDC's game of the year award.

Here's the full list of winners:

Best debut

Moon Studios (Ori and the Blind Forest)

Best audio

Crypt of the Necrodancer

Innovation award

Her Story

Best technology

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best visual art

Ori and the Blind Forest

Best narrative

Her Story

Best design

Rocket League

Best handheld/mobile game

Her Story

Audience award

Life is Strange

Game of the Year

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

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