Award-winning games are awards that recognize games for their innovation, playability, creation, originality, with well-researched rules and beautiful presentation. For this category "games for the whole family", by all the juries and the awards, it is called the game of the year.
The Spiels des Jahres is the most prestigious award. It has existed since 1978 and the jury is made up of journalists and professionals working in the gaming world. It is recognized the world over.
The ace d'Or is the prize awarded at the Cannes Games Festival. It has existed since 1988 and the jury is made up of specialized journalists and professionals in the world of games.