Here Are the gamescom 2015 Award Nominees

August 4, 2015 Written by Alex Co

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This year’s gamescom gaming event has already started and with that, the list of gamescom award nominees have been revealed as well.

Spanning 17 categories with 174 entries in total, the winners will be selected by a jury, though the gaming public has a say in the “Most Wanted Consumer” category. 

Here’s the complete gamescom 2015 award nominees in each category.

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

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 results will be revealed on August 7 at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET, which will be revealed on gamescom itself. Of course, we’ll be sure to let you know which game wins in what category as soon as we know.

Which game do you think will win which category? Not playing favorites, but I’d say Uncharted 4 winning best PS4 game is a lock, no?

[Source: IGN]