The Game Awards 2016 Nominees

The upcoming Game Awards 2016 are only 2 weeks away before they go live and the nominees are announced with many Indie and AAA games that compete on many categories.

Indie games like PlayDead’s Inside, Campo Santo’s Firewatch, Heart Machine’s Hyper Light Drifter and many others are nominated against AAA titles and we hope they take the awards that they deserve. The Game Awards 2016 will start on Thursday, December 1 in Los Angeles and you have the chance to watch the show on your screen or with a VR headset. For more information you can visit the official site of Game Awards.

Here’s the list with all the nominees:

Game of the year:

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

Best game direction:

  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • EA DICE
  • id Software
  • Naughty Dog
  • Respawn Entertainment

Best narrative:

  • Firewatch
  • Inside
  • Mafia 3
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best art director:

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

Best music/ sound design:

  • Battlefield 1
  • Doom
  • Inside
  • Rez Infinite
  • Thumper

Best performance:

  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay, Mafia 3
  • Cissy Jones as Delilah, Firewatch
  • Emily Rose as Elena, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Nolan North as Nathan Drake, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Rich Sommer as Henry, Firewatch
  • Troy Baker as Sam Drake, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Games for impact:

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

Best independent game:

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

Best mobile/handheld:

  • Clash Royale
  • Fire Emblem Fates
  • Monster Hunter Generations
  • Pokémon Go
  • Severed

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 3
  • 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
  • The King of Fighters 14
  • Pokkén Tournament
  • Street Fighter 5

Best family game:

  • Dragon Quest Builders
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Pokémon Go
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Skylanders Imaginators

Best strategy game:

  • Sid Meier’s Civilization 6
  • 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 game:

  • Battlefield 1
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overcooked
  • Overwatch
  • Titanfall 2
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

FAN’S CHOICE

 

Best Esports player:

  • Faker – Lee Sang-hyeok 
  • Coldzera – Marcelo David 
  • ByuN – Hyun Woo 
  • Infiltrator – Lee Seon-woo 
  • Hungrybox – Juan Debiedma

Best Esports team:

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

Best esports game:

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter 5

Trending gamer:

  • AngryJoeShow
  • Boogie2988
  • Danny O’Dwyer
  • JackSepticEye
  • Lirik

Best fan creation:

  • Project A2MR
  • Pokémon Uranium
  • Brutal Doom 64
  • Enderal: The Shards of Order

Most anticipated game:

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

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