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Last night was the 2018 Famitsu Awards, a Japanese gaming event that honours all of gaming in Japan. The biggest takeaway from the event is that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate won Game of the Year alongside Monster Hunter: World and Masahiro Sakurai won the MVP Award.

In addition to that, we also had these awards that related to Nintendo:

Excellence Award

  • Octopath Traveler (Square Enix)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
  • Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix)
  • Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu / Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee (Nintendo)

Rookie Award

  • Octopath Traveler (Square Enix)

Best Character Award


Best Game Music Award

Octopath Traveler (Square Enix)

Best Game Maker


Here’s the event below if you’d like to watch it…

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Posted by Alex Harding

Lover of chocolate and admirer of video games, Alex is the chief writer/editor of Switchaboo.