Did you know that there is such a thing as The World Dog Awards, presented by The CW? I sure didn’t! But it’s true, and not only are these awards a very real thing, they even have a category for best dog featured in a video game. And while the competition was fierce (opens in new tab) with nominees like D-Dog from Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain (opens in new tab) and Chop from GTA 5 (opens in new tab), it was Fallout 4 (opens in new tab)’s Dogmeat that took home the gold.
Congrats to River on winning @TheCW’s Top Video Game Dog for her work in #Fallout4 pic.twitter.com/PMNDcngZqOMarch 15, 2016
The awards ceremony was actually held in January, but it was today that Bethesda shared a picture of River, the real-life canine that Dogmeat is based on, with her golden fire hydrant. Because of course it’s a golden fire hydrant.
Let us take a moment to reflect on the day that Dogmeat was finally, officially recognized for being the good dog she is.
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