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Nominees for The Game Awards Announced


Geoff Keighley’s VGA successor, The Game Awards, won’t air until next month but we’ve now got the list of nominees and awards. Here they are, feel free to disagree or agree about their selections in the comments section:

Best Online Experience
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Dark Souls II
Destiny
Hearthstone
Titanfall

Best Family Game
Disney Infinity 2.0
Fantasia: Music Evolved
Mario Kart 8
Skylanders: Trap Team
Tomodachi Life

Best Sports/Racing Game
Fifa ’15
Forza Horizon 2
Mario Kart 8
NBA 2K15
Trials Fusion

Best Role-Playing Game
Bravely Default
Dark Souls II
Divinity: Original Sin
Dragon Age: Inquisition
South Park: The Stick Of Truth

Best Fighting Game
Killer Instinct: Season 2
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
Ultra Street Fighter IV

Best Action/Adventure
Alien: Isolation
Assassin’s Creed: Unity
Bayonetta 2
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
Sunset Overdrive

Best Shooter
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Destiny
Far Cry 4
Titanfall
Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Remaster
Grand Theft Auto V
Pokémon: Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire
The Last of Us: Remastered
Halo: The Master Chief Collection
Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Games For Change
Mountain
Never Alone
The Last of Us: Left Behind
This War of Mine
Valiant Hearts: The Great War

Best Performance
Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf, The Wolf Among Us
Kevin Spacey as Jonathan Irons, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Melissa Hutchison as Clementine, The Walking Dead: Season Two
Trey Parker as Various Voices, South Park: The Stick of Truth
Troy Baker as Talion, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Score/Soundtrack
Alien: Isolation
Child of Light
Destiny
Sunset Overdrive
Transistor

Best Narrative
South Park: The Stick of Truth
The Walking Dead: Season Two
The Wolf Among Us
Valiant Hearts: The Great War
Wolfenstein: The New Order

Developer of the Year
Blizzard Entertainment
Monolith Productions
Nintendo
Telltale Games
Ubisoft Montreal

Best Mobile/Handheld Game
Bravely Default
Hearthstone
Monument Valley
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
Threes!

Best Independent Game
Broken Age: Act I
Monument Valley
Shovel Knight
Transistor
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Game of the Year
Bayonetta 2
Dark Souls II
Dragon Age: Inquisition
Hearthstone
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Kinda odd to see Smash Bros listed twice in the fighting section. Were there really not enough fighting games released in 2014 to force TGA to use the same game twice?

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