Nominees for The Game Awards 2015

There isn’t too long to wait till this year’s The Game Awards, going live as it does on 3rd December at 9 p.m. ET / 4th December 2 a.m. GMT. A jury of 32 selected international media types have chosen the nominees from across 22 categories – see who’s in the running for what below.

Game of the Year

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Fallout 4
  • Bloodborne
  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
  • Super Mario Maker

Developer of the Year

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

Best Narrative

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

Best Art Direction

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Bloodborne
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
  • Batman: Arkham Knight

Best Score/Soundtrack

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

Best Performance

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

Best Independent Game

  • Undtertale by tobyfox
  • Ori and the Blind Forest by Moon Studios and Microsoft Studios
  • Her Story by Sam Barlow
  • Axiom Verge by Tom Happ
  • Rocket League by Psyonix

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain
  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Ori and the Blind Forest

Best Shooter

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

Best Role-Playing Game

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

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • FIFA 16
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
  • Rocket League
  • NBA 2K16

Best Fighting Game

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

Best Family Game

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

Best Multiplayer

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

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

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

Best Fan Creation

  • Portal Series: Mel, Prism Studios
  • Super Mario Maker e-Reader Levels, Baddboy78 and thecallmeshaky
  • Twitch Plays Dark Souls, Twitch Community
  • Real GTA, Corridor Digital
  • GTA 5 – Targets, Hoodoo Operator

Trending Gamer

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

eSports Player of the Year

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

eSports Team of the Year

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

Games for Change

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

Most Anticipated Game

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

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