Gamescom Awards Nominees Announced: Star Wars Battlefront Frontrunner with 4 Nominations

Posted Aug 3, 2015
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Digitale Spielekultur, the foundation that runs the Gamescom Awards, announced today the nominees. The awards organization received 174 entries for the competition. Voting will commence on August 3rd via the official Gamescom app.

Star Wars Battlefront leads the way with four Gamescom nominations

The awards ceremony for all categories will be held on August 7th at 6:00 PM CEST, on the “Let’s play meets Gamescom” stage, in Hall 10.1.

Star Wars Battlefront leads the pack with four nominations, followed by Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Final Fantasy XV with three each. Super Mario Maker, Anno 2205, Skylanders SuperChargers and Guitar Hero Live also receive three nominations.

You can view the list of nominees below:

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 Role Playing Game

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

Best Racing Game

  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • Need for Speed
  • Skylanders SuperChargers

Best Action Game

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

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

Best Sports Game

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

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 Social / Casual / Online Game

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

Best Online Multiplayer Game

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

Best Hardware (incl. Peripheral)

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

The winner for the overall “Best of Gamescom” category will also be announced on August 7th. We will bring you the winners as soon as they are announced, as well as any other news from the Gamescom event, which will be held between August 5-9, 2015.

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