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Gamescom 2014 Awards Nominees Revealed, Evolve Leads With 5 Nominations

August 6, 2014 Written by Zarmena Khan

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Gamescom 2014 is right around the corner, and so are the awards. Although Turtle Rock Studios’ shooter Evolve was delayed until February 2015, it didn’t stand in the way of the title receiving five nominations. Full list of nominees is below. Don’t forget that according to the rules, games that have already been nominated for a certain category in the previous year are ineligible to be nominated under the same category again. So if you see some titles missing, you know why. 

Best Console Game Sony Playstation:

  • The Evil Within
  • Evolve
  • Dying Light
  • Far Cry 4
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:

  • The Evil Within
  • Evolve
  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Ori and the Blind Forest

Best Console Game Nintendo Wii:

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Splatoon
  • Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

Best Role Playing Game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team
  • Risen 3
  • Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX

Best Action Game:

  • The Order: 1886
  • Evolve
  • Far Cry 4
  • Ori and the Blind Forest
  • Super Smash Bros. For Wii U

Best Simulation Game:

  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call
  • World of Warships

Best Sports Game:

  • FIFA 15
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • PES 2015

Best Family Game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team
  • Silence
  • LittleBigPlanet 3
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World

Best PC Game:

  • Heroes of the Storm
  • The Evil Within
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel
  • Evolve
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Mobile Game

  • Darkblade
  • Super Smash Bros. For 3DS
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call

Best Social / Casual / Online Game:

  • Orcs Must Die! Unchained
  • Dance Central Spotlight
  • LittleBigPlanet 3
  • SingStar
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Best Online Multiplayer Game:

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Heroes of the Storm
  • FIFA 15
  • Evolve
  • Forza Horizon 2

Best Hardware (incl. Peripheral):

  • Virtualizer
  • Oculus Rift DK 2
  • Project Morpheus
  • Amiibo
  • SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD Wireless Controller

What are your favorites in each category? Let us know in the comments below. 

[Source: Gamasutra]