The Games Awards 2015: A Look At Nintendo’s Game Awards Nominations


This year’s nominees for The Games Awards 2015 were recently revealed, with Nintendo up for 6 nominations in total out of 22 categories. The company itself is up for Developer of the Year, and Splatoon is up for Best Shooter, Best Family Game and Best Multiplayer. Super Mario Maker will contend against games such as Fallout 4 and The Witcher 3 for Game of the year, while also going for Best Family Game. Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is up for Best Mobile/Handheld title.

The Games Awards will take place on the 3rd December this year. Take a look below at the full list of categories for the upcoming show.

GAME OF THE YEAR
Bloodborne
Fallout 4
Metal Gear Solid 5: 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 5: The Phantom Pain
Ori and the Blind Forest
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

BEST SCORE/SOUNDTRACK
Fallout 4
Halo 5: Guardians
Metal Gear Solid 5: 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 Knight)
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 5: 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/RACING GAME
FIFA 16
Forza Motorsport 6
NBA 2K16
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
Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok
Olof “olofmeister” Kajbjer
Peter “ppd” Dager
Syed Sumail “Suma1L” Hassan

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
Real GTA
Portal Stories: Mel
Super Mario Maker e-Reader Levels
Twitch Plays Dark Souls

Source(s): The Game Awards 2015

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