Nominees for Gamescom 2015 awards announced

News

– Tom Heath

With Gamescom 2015 taking place this coming weekend, it is therefore the time for the nominees for the Gamescom 2015 awards to be revealed. Makes sense!

Announced over on IGNStar Wars Battlefront leads the nominations with four categories, followed by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Final Fantasy XV and Anno 2205 with three each. There’s also a people’s choice category, titled the “Most Wanted Consumer” award, that you can vote for using the official Gamescom app on iOS and Google Play store.

The winners will be announced August 7 at Gamescom.

I’m a sucker for awards, I always have such strong opinions on what should or shouldn’t win. But I struggle with ones like these and E3’s as I am yet to play the games nominated given they all haven’t come out yet. How do I know what the best action game is if I haven’t played them?

That’s right, I’m the guy who watches all the “Best Picture” nominations before the Oscars…

Anyway, here’s the full list of categories and nominations:

Best Action Game

  • Mad Max
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Uncharted 4
  • Until Dawn

Best Role Playing Game

  • Dark Souls 3
  • Dragon Quest Heroes
  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X

Best Console Game Sony Playstation

  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Uncharted 4
  • Unravel

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox

  • Final Fantasy XV
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division

Best Console Game Nintendo Wii

  • LEGO Marvel Avengers
  • Skylanders SuperChargers
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X

Best PC Game

  • Anno 2205
  • Call of Duty – Black Ops 3
  • Dark Souls 3
  • Mad Max
  • Star Wars Battlefront

Best Mobile Game (incl. Handheld, iOS, Android, Windows)

  • The Airbender
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
  • Torchlight Mobile

Best Racing Game

  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • Need for Speed
  • Skylanders SuperChargers

Best Simulation Game

  • Anno 2205
  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • Grand Ages: Medieval

Best Family Game

  • Guitar Hero Live
  • LEGO Dimensions
  • Dragon Quest Heroes
  • Skylanders SuperChargers
  • Super Mario Maker

Best Strategy Game

  • Anno 2205
  • Crookz – The Big Heist
  • Unravel

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 16
  • Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash
  • PES 2016

Best Online Multiplayer Game

  • Battleborn
  • Call of Duty – Black Ops 3
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege 

Best Social / Casual / Online Game

  • Guitar Hero Live
  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2
  • Super Mario Maker

Best Hardware (incl. Peripheral)

  • Guitar Hero Live
  • HTC Vive
  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Follow LoadScreen on Twitter, @load_screen, and Facebook for more Gamescom announcements.

Editor/Co-owner

1 Comment

Comments are now closed for this post.

Lost Password