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Japan Game Awards.

The Japan Game Awards is the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's awards ceremony, which was created in 1996 as the CESA Awards. While it represents the Japanese video game industry, it is not limited to Japanese video games, but also includes international video games.[1][2]

Contents

METI Award DivisionsEdit

Games of the YearEdit

The "Games of the Year Division" awards existing released works.

FutureEdit

The "Future Division" awards non-released works.

AmateurEdit

The three-category "Amateur Division" awards original works that have not been commercially marketed regardless of whether the entrant is a juridical entity, group or individual.

HistoryEdit

The ceremony changed its name from launch's "CESA Awards" (CESA大賞, CESA taisho) and "CESA Game Awards" to the actual "Japan Game Awards" (日本ゲーム大賞).

The Japanese financial year runs from April 1 to March 31, it applies to all games that were released onto the Japanese market in this period.

The following are the winners of the Grand Award.

CESA Awards '96 (1996)Edit

CESA Awards '97 (1997)Edit

The 3rd CESA Awards (1998)Edit

The 4th Japan Game Awards (1999)Edit

The 5th Japan Game Awards (2000)Edit

The 6th CESA Game Awards (2001~2002)Edit

Period: January 1, 2001 to March 31, 2002

The 7th CESA Game Awards (2002~2003)Edit

Period: April 1, 2002 to March 31, 2003

The 8th CESA Game Awards (2003~2004)Edit

Period: April 1, 2003 to March 31, 2004

The 9th CESA Game Awards (2004~2005)Edit

Period: April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005

Japan Game Awards 2006 (2005~2006)Edit

Period: April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2006

Japan Game Awards 2007 (2006~2007)Edit

Period: April 1, 2006 to March 31, 2007

Japan Game Awards 2008 (2007~2008)Edit

Period: April 1, 2007 to March 31, 2008

Japan Game Awards 2009 (2008~2009)Edit

Period: April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009

Japan Game Awards 2010 (2009~2010)Edit

Period: April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2010

Japan Game Awards 2011 (2010~2011)Edit

Period: April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2011

Japan Game Awards 2012 (2011~2012)Edit

Period: April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012

Japan Game Awards 2013 (2012~2013)Edit

Period: April 1, 2012 to March 31, 2013

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Award: Puzzle & Dragons development team of GungHo Online Entertainment.[4]

Games of the Year Division: [5]

Japan Game Awards 2014 (2013~2014)Edit

Period: April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014

Japan Game Awards 2015 (2014~2015)Edit

Period: April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015

Japan Game Awards 2016 (2015~2016)Edit

Period: April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016

Japan Game Awards 2017 (2016~2017)Edit

Period: April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017

Japan Game Awards 2018 (2017~2018)Edit

Period: April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018[2][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Nintendo Wins Big At TGS 2018's Japan Game Awards". Nintendo Life. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Japan Game Awards 2018: 'Monster Hunter: World' wins top prize". The Star. 24 September 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  3. ^ "Anime / Manga Gaming". September 3–10 Anime News. Anime News Service. 5 September 1999. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  4. ^ http://awards.cesa.or.jp/2013/en/prize/prize_04.html
  5. ^ http://awards.cesa.or.jp/2013/en/prize/prize_01.html
  6. ^ "受賞作品|日本ゲーム大賞". Japan Game Awards. Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association. 2018. Retrieved 7 April 2019.

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