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Gamescom Announces 2014 Best Of Show Nominees

Gamescom has become one of the world's largest gaming shows, giving game makers from around the world a place to show off their upcoming titles to the press and the public. The show starts later this month, but here’s a glimpse at some of the best titles that will be highlighted at this year’s show.

An expert jury selected Gamescom 2014 award finalists for 13 categories, and prizes will be awarded to the winners of each category during the show, on August 15 at 06:00 p.m. on the Let's Play Meets Gamescom podium. Stayed tuned to Game Informer for more new surrounding Gamescom as we cover the show live between August 13-17.

These are the nominees of the gamescom awards 2014:

Best Console Game Sony Playstation:

  • The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax)
  • Evolve (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Dying Light (Techland)
  • Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Warner Bros. Interactive)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:

  • The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax)
  • Evolve (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue (Ubisoft)
  • Sunset Overdrive (Microsoft)
  • Ori and the Blind Forest (Microsoft)

Best Console Game Nintendo Wii:

  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  • Splatoon (Nintendo)
  • Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo)

Best Role Playing Game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team (Activision Blizzard)
  • Risen 3 (Deep Silver/Koch Media)
  • Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX (Square Enix)

Best Action Game:

  • The Order: 1886 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Evolve (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft)
  • Ori and the Blind Forest (Microsoft)
  • Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo)

Best Simulation Game:

  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (Square Enix)
  • World of Warships (Wargaming)

Best Sports Game:

  • FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts)
  • Forza Horizon 2 (Microsoft)
  • PES2015 (Konami)

Best Family Game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team (Activision Blizzard)
  • Silence (Daedalic)
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive)
  • Yoshi's Woolly World (Nintendo)

Best PC Game:

  • Heroes of the Storm (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax)
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Evolve (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Warner Bros. Interactive)

Best Mobile Game

  • Darkblade (NetEase, Inc.)
  • Super Smash Bros. For 3DS (Nintendo)
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (Square Enix)

Best Social / Casual / Online Game:

  • Orcs Must Die! Unchained (Gameforge)
  • Dance Central Spotlight (Microsoft Corporation)
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • SingStar (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive)

Best Online Multiplayer Game:

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Activision Blizzard)
  • Heroes of the Storm (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts)
  • Evolve (Take-Two Interactive)
  • Forza Horizon 2 (Microsoft)

Best Hardware (incl. Peripheral):

  • Virtualizer (Cyberith)
  • Oculus Rift DK 2 (Oculus VR)
  • Project Morpheus (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Amiibo (Nintendo)
  • Shield Tablet and Shield Wireless Controller (Nvidia)

 

[Source: Gamescom]

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