Sword and Shield Pokémon they will remain in history as the pair of titles dedicated to pocket monsters more controversial ever. Regardless of the protests though, this hasn't stopped the game Game Freak from winning the prize Game of the year ed RPG of the year from the Japanese magazine Famitsu.

The announcement came through a live stream of the popular Japanese magazine, in which the game had to compete with other titles of the caliber of Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Apex Legends e Person 5: Royale. Here is the complete list of the other winners:

  • Best Rookie Award: Death Stranding
  • Best Indie Award: Gnosia
  • Best Shooter Award: Apex Legends
  • Best eSports Award: Fortnite
  • Best Online Game Award: Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers
  • Best Streamer Award: Junichi Kato
  • Best RPG Award: Pokémon Sword & Shield
  • Best Action Award: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Best Action Adventure Award: Death Stranding
  • Best Adventure Award: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Best Creator in China: Hideo Kojima
  • Best Game in China: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Best Character Award: Sam Porter Bridges (Death Stranding)
  • Best Music Award: Persona 5 Royal
  • Best Scenario Award: 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Best Graphics Award: Death Stranding
  • Special Award: Dragon Quest Walk / Ring Fit Adventure
  • Most Valuable Creator: Hideo Kojima
  • Game of the Year: Pokémon Sword & Shield