And the 2015 Game Awards Nominees are…

by Joshua Russo

Editor-In-Chief

 

Today Game Awards 2015 announced their list of nominees for over 20 categories for awards they will be handing out on December 3rd. Among the usual award categories are three esports awards. Check out the full list of categories and their nominees here:

Game of the Year

  • Bloodborne
  • Fallout 4
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Super Mario Maker
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Developer of the Year

  • Bethesda Game Studios
  • CD Projekt Red
  • From Software
  • Kojima Productions
  • Nintendo

Best Independent Game

  • Axiom Verge
  • Her Story
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Rocket League
  • Undertale

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

  • Downwell
  • Fallout Shelter
  • Lara Croft Go
  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
  • Pac-Man 256

Best Narrative

  • Her Story
  • Life is Strange
  • Tales from the Borderlands
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Until Dawn

Best Art Direction

  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Bloodborne
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best Score/Soundtrack

  • Fallout 4
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best Performance

  • Ashly Burch as Chloe Price (Life is Strange)
  • Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft (Rise of the Tomb Raider)
  • Doug Cockle as Geralt (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)
  • Mark Hamill as The Joker (Batman: Arkham Asylum)
  • Viva Seifert (Her Story)

Games for Change

  • Cibele
  • Her Story
  • Life is Strange
  • Sunset
  • Undertale

Best Shooter

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Splatoon
  • Star Wars: Battlefront

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Bloodborne
  • Fallout 4
  • Pillars of Eternity
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Undertale

Best Fighting Game

  • Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign-
  • Mortal Kombat X
  • Rise of Incarnates
  • Rising Thunder

Best Family Game

  • Disney Infinity 3.0
  • Lego Dimensions
  • Skylanders Superchargers
  • Splatoon
  • Super Mario Maker

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 16
  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
  • Rocket League

Best Multiplayer

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Rocket League
  • Splatoon

Most Anticipated Game

  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Quantum Break
  • The Last Guardian
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

eSports Player of the Year

  • Kenny “KennyS” Schrub (Counter Strike: Global Offensive/Team EnVyUs)
  • Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (League of Legends/SK Telecom T1)
  • Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer (Counter Strike: Global Offensive/Fnatic)
  • Peter “ppd” Dager (Dota 2/Evil Geniuses)
  • Syed Sumail “Suma1L” Hassan (Dota 2/Evil Geniuses)

eSports Team of the Year

  • Evil Geniuses
  • Fnatic
  • Optic Gaming
  • SK Telecom T1
  • Team SoloMid

eSports Game of the Year

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft
  • League of Legends

Trending Gamer

  • Total Biscuit
  • Christopher “MonteCristo” Mykles
  • Greg Miller
  • Markiplier
  • PewDiePie

Best Fan Creation

  • GTA 5 Targets (Hoodoo Operator)
  • Real GTA (Corridor Digital)
  • Portal Stories: Mel (Prism Studios)
  • Super Mario Maker e-Reader Levels (Baddaboy78/theycallmeshaky)
  • Twitch Plays Dark Souls (Twitch Community)

For more info on the Game Awards 2015, head on over to their website.

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About Joshua Russo

Josh has been playing video games since before he learned how to read and write. He fell in love with both and eventually combined the two to create the Next Save Point. His favorite video game series’ are Pokémon, Uncharted, Mass Effect, Dragon Quest, Fallout and Borderlands.

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