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Game Critics Awards Best Of E3 2016 Nominees Led By Battlefield 1

by Mike Guarino

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The nominees for the Game Critics Awards Best Of E3 2016 have been revealed, and the game that is leading the pack is Battlefield 1. The game leads with a total of five nominations, which includes a nomination for the Best of Show award. It’s also worth noting that games needed to be playable in order to qualify, so games like Death Stranding, God of War and Mass Effect: Andromeda were disqualified. The winners will be announced on July 5th.

The following is the complete list of nominees for the Game Critics Awards Best Of E3 2016:

Best of Show

  • Battlefield 1 (DICE/EA)
  • Dishonored 2 (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn (Guerilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • Sea of Thieves (Rare/Microsoft Studios)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
  • Titanfall 2 (Respawn/EA)

Best Original Game

  • Abzu (Giant Squid/505 Games)
  • Detroit: Become Human (Quantic Dream/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn (Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • Sea of Thieves (Rare/Microsoft Studios)
  • We Happy Few (Compulsion Games)

Best Console Game

  • Battlefield 1 (DICE/EA)
  • Dishonored 2 (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn (Guerilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • The Last Guardian (genDESIGN/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Best PC Game

  • Battlefield 1 (id Software/Bethesda)
  • Civilization VI (Firaxis/2K)
  • Dishonored 2 (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (CD Projekt Red)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III (Relic/Sega)

Best VR Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR (Rocksteady/WBIE)
  • Resident Evil 7 (Capcom)
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew (Red Storm/Ubisoft)
  • The Unspoken (Insomniac/Oculus Studio)
  • Wilson’s Heart (Twisted Pixel/Oculus Studio)

Best Hardware

  • Oculus Touch (Oculus VR)
  • PlayStation VR (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Xbox One S (Microsoft)

Best Action Game

  • Battlefield One (DICE/EA)- Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Gears of War 4 (The Coalition/Microsoft Studios)
  • Lawbreakers (Boss Key/Nexon)
  • Titanfall 2 (Respawn/EA)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Dishonored 2 (Arkane/Bethesda)- Horizon: Zero Dawn (Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Ent)
  • Mafia III (Hanger 13/2K)
  • The Last Guardian (GenDesign/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)

Best RPG

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos Montreal/Square Enix)
  • Final Fantasy XV (Square Enix)
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole (Ubisoft SF/Ubisoft)
  • Tyrrany (Obsidian/Paradox)
  • Persona 5 (Atlus)

Best Fighting Game

  • Absolver (Sloclap/Devolver)
  • Injustice 2 (NetherRealm/WBIE)
  • Tekken 7 (Bandai Namco)
  • The King of Fighters XIV (SNK/Atlus)

Best Racing Game

  • Forza Horizon 3 (Playground Games/Microsoft Studios)
  • F1 2016 (Codemasters)
  • Gran Turismo Sport (Polyphony Digital/Sony Interactive Ent.)

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 17 (EA Canada/EA)
  • Madden NFL 17 (Tiburon/EA)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 (Konami)
  • Steep (Ubisoft Annecy/Ubisoft)

Best Strategy Game

  • Civilization VI (Firaxis/2K)
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (CD Projekt Red)
  • Halo Wars 2 (Creative Assembly/343/Microsoft Studios)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III (Relic/Sega)

Best Family Game

  • Lego Dimensions (TT Games/WBIE)
  • Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (TT Games/WBIE)
  • Skylanders: Imaginators (Toys for Bob/Activision)

Best Online Multiplayer

  • Absolver (Sloclap/Devolver)
  • Battlefield 1 (DICE/EA)
  • Lawbreakers (Boss Key/Nexon)
  • Sea of Thieves (RARE/Microsoft Studios)
  • Titanfall 2 (Respawn/EA)

Best Indie

  • Absolver (Sloclap/Devoler)
  • Abzu (Giant Squid/505)
  • Cuphead (Studio MDHR)
  • Inside (Playdead)
  • We Happy Few (Compulsion Games)

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