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Nominations For The Game Awards 2016 Announced

Nominations For The Game Awards 2016 Announced

The Game Awards, created by Geoff Keighley, is an annual awards ceremony to honor outstanding artistic, technical and gameplay achievements in the video game industry. Spanning console, mobile and PC gaming, as well as eSports, The Game Awards is the first of a new breed of award shows, built from the ground up exclusively for global digital and streaming platforms.

They have announced this year’s nominees for Game Of The Year, and here’s the complete list:

Game of the Year 

  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Studio/Game Direction

  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • DICE
  • Id Software
  • Naughty Dog
  • Respawn Entertainment

Best Independent Game 

  • Firewatch
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • Inside
  • Stardew Valley
  • The Witness

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

  • Clash Royale
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Monster Hunter Generations
  • Pokemon GO
  • Severed

Best Narrative 

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia III
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Music/Sound Design

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

Best Performance

  • Alex Hernandez, Mafia III
  • Cissy Jones, Firewatch
  • Emily Rose, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Nolan North, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Rich Sommer, Firewatch
  • Troy Baker, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Games for Impact Award

  • 1979 Revolution
  • Block’hood
  • Orwell
  • Sea Hero Quest
  • That Dragon, Cancer

Best VR Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR
  • EVE Valkyrie
  • Job Simulator
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

Best Action Game

  • Battlefield 1
  • DOOM
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Dishonored 2
  • Hitman
  • Hyper Light Drifter
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Dark Souls III
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine
  • World of Warcraft: Legion
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X 

Best Fighting Game 

  • Killer Instinct: Season 3
  • King of Fighters XIV
  • Pokken Tournament
  • Street Fighter V

Best Family Game

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Pokemon GO
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Skylanders: Imaginators

Best Strategy Game

  • Civilization VI
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • The Banner Saga 2
  • Total War: Warhammer
  • XCOM 2

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 17
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • MLB The Show 16
  • NBA 2K17
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017

Best Multiplayer 

  • Battlefield 1
  • Gears of War
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Overcooked
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Best Art Direction 

  • Abzu
  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Overwatch
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Most Anticipated Game

  • God of War
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Fan Creation 

  • Project A2MR
  • Pokemon Uranium
  • Brutal DOOM 64
  • Enderal: The Shards of Order

Best eSports Game

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V

Best eSports Player

  • Faker
  • Coldzera
  • ByuN-Hyun Woo
  • Infiltration
  • Hungrybox

Best eSports Team

  • SK Telecom T1
  • Wings Gaming
  • SK Gaming
  • Rox Tigers
  • Cloud 9

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