The Game Awards 2016 nominees

the game awardsOn December 1st, we will witness the third annual live show of The Game Awards, organised and hosted by the talented Geoff Keighley. This week, we get a look at the nominees for the various categories, while we all start guessing at what reveal trailers will showcase on the night.

From the much sought after Game of the Year award, to best art direction, sound design, narrative and more, let’s see what studios and titles have been nominated based on public votes.

Game of the Year

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

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Best Studio/Game Direction

  • Blizzard
  • Dice
  • ID Software
  • Naughty Dog
  • Respawn

Best Narrative

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

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Best Art Direction

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

Best Music/Sound Design

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

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Best Performance

  • Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay, Mafia III
  • 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 Award

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

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Best Independent Game

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

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

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

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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

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Best Action/Adventure

  • 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: Blood & Wine
  • World of Warcraft: Legion
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X

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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
  • Pokémon GO
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Skylanders: The Imaginators

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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

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Best Multiplayer Game

  • Battlefield 1
  • Gears of War 4
  • Overcooked
  • Overwatch
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Titanfall 2

Best eSports Player

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

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Best eSports Team

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

Best eSports Game

  • Counterstrike: GO
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
  • Street Fighter V

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Trending Gamer

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

Best Fan Creation

  • Project AM2R
  • Pokémon Uranium
  • Brutal Doom 64
  • Enderal: The Shards of Order

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Most Anticipated Game

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

[Source: TGA]

 

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