Mario Kart 8 Leads Joystick Awards Nintendo Nominees

By   /   Sep 2, 2014

Hosted by Computer and Video Games, Golden Joystick Awards has announced the Nominees for this years event and hugely popular title Mario Kart 8 is leading the Nintendo nominations with five mentions in different categories including Game Of The year and Best Visual design.

Unfortunately, the company didn’t win any awards last year but this time around things could be different as there are various Nintendo games nominated in addition to Mario Kart 8 such as Legend Of Zelda Wii U and Super Smash Bros among others.

Players get to vote for their favorite game from different categories instead of critics and experts. You can see the full list of nominations for Nintendo titles below.

Best Original Game
Shovel Knight

Most Wanted
The Legend of Zelda (Wii U)
Splatoon
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U & Nintendo 3DS

Best Indie Game
Shovel Knight

Best Visual Design
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Mario Kart 8

Best Multiplayer
Mario Kart 8
Super Mario 3D World

Best Audio
Mario Kart 8
Super Mario 3D World
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Best Gaming Moment
Mario Kart 8 — Luigi Death Stare

Best Storytelling
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Best Handheld Game
Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Bravely Default
Shovel Knight
Pokémon X & Y

Gaming Platform of the Year
Nintendo 3DS
Wii U

Studio of the Year
Nintendo EAD

Game of the Year
Mario Kart 8
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
Super Mario 3D World

Nomination window includes games released between September 2013 to October 2014. You can cast your vote on Golden Joystick Awards website here.

So who are you voting for? share with us in the comments below!

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