Todd Howard, known for his work behind-the-scenes of Oblivion, Fallout 3, Skyrim and Fallout 4 (just to name a few) will be honored at the 16th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award.

“The Elder Scrolls and Fallout series present gamers with fully realized worlds filled with vast landscapes and mystery at every corner. We’re proud to honor the visionary developer for his leadership in creating these universes.” Meggan Scavio, GM of GDC events as part of the announcement. “When you’re completely captivated by these detailed worlds, it’s easy to forget the level of dedicated work and creativity that went into every square inch. this award reflects on the amazing craft of Todd Howard and his team in making worlds as real as anything on Earth.”

Others who have earned the achievement previous include Hironobu Sakaguchi, creator of Final Fantasy and Warren Spector, developer of Deus Ex.

Howard will be awarded during a ceremony on March 16 at the Moscone Convention Centre in San Francisco, the event will be lived streamed on Twitch.

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