Game Critics Awards 2016 Nominees List: Battlefield 1 Gets Five, Zelda: Breath of The Wild Gets Three

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Game Critics Awards 2016 Nominees List

Like every year before it, the Game Critics Awards 2016 nominees list has also been revealed by the organizers to pick up the Best of E3 soon after things settled down around the event. As you would expect, this time it is EA DICE at the number one spot for Battlefield 1 with the most nominees to its name.

The WWI based first person shooter has bagged five nominations for Best of Show, Best Console Game, Best PC Game, Best Action Game and Best Online Multiplayer.

While this was the most nominated game this year, two games managed to get four nominations each to take the number two spot namely Dishonored 2 and Horizon: Zero Dawn.

At the number three spot are three games, each with three nominations which are Titanfall 2, Sea of Thieves and The Legend of Zelda: The Breath of the Wild. We are sharing with you the complete Game Critics Awards 2016 nominees list below, check it out and tell us how much do you agree with them.

Game Critics Awards 2016 Nominees List

Best of Show

  • Battlefield 1, EA
  • Dishonored 2, Bethesda
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn, Sony
  • Sea of Thieves, Microsoft Studios
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo
  • Titanfall 2, EA

Best Original Game

  • Abzu, 505 Games
  • Detroit: Become Human, Sony
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn, Sony
  • Sea of Thieves, Microsoft Studios
  • We Happy Few, Compulsion Games

Best Console Game

  • Battlefield 1, EA
  • Dishonored 2, Bethesda
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn, Sony
  • The Last Guardian, Sony
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo

Best PC Game

  • Battlefield 1, Bethesda
  • Civilization VI, 2K Games
  • Dishonored 2, Bethesda
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, CD Projekt Red
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, SEGA

Best VR Game

  • Batman: Arkham VR, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Resident Evil VII, Capcom
  • Star Trek: Bridge Crew, Ubisoft
  • The Unspoken, Oculus Studio
  • Wilson’s Heart, Oculus Studio

Best Hardware

  • Oculus Touch, Oculus VR
  • PlayStation VR, Sony
  • Xbox One S, Microsoft

Best Action Game

  • Battlefield 1, EA
  • Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Activision
  • Gears of War 4, Microsoft Studios
  • Lawbreakers, Nexon
  • Titanfall 2, EA

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Dishonored 2, Bethesda
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn, Sony
  • Mafia III, 2K Games
  • The Last Guardian, Sony
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo

Best RPG

  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Square Enix
  • Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole, Ubisoft
  • Tyrrany, Paradox

Best Fighting Game

    Absolver, Devolver

  • Injustice 2, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Tekken 7, Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • The King of Fighters XIV, ATLUS

Best Racing Game

  • Forza Horizon 3, Microsoft Studios
  • F1 2016, Codemasters
  • Gran Turismo Sport, Sony

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 17, EA
  • Madden NFL 17, EA
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, Konami
  • Steep, Ubisoft

Best Strategy Game

  • Civilization VI, 2K Games
  • Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, CD Projekt Red
  • Halo Wars 2, Microsoft Studios
  • Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, SEGA

Best Family Game

  • LEGO Dimensions, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
  • Skylanders: Imaginators, Activision

Best Online Multiplayer

  • Absolver, Devolver
  • Battlefield 1, EA
  • Lawbreakers, Nexon
  • Sea of Thieves, Microsoft Studios
  • Titanfall 2, EA

Best Independent Game

  • Absolver, Devolver
  • Abzu, 505 Games
  • Cuphead, Studio MDHR
  • Inside, Playdead
  • We Happy Few, Compulsion Games

The Game Critics Awards 2016 nominees list will be updated on July 5, 2016 to mark the winners of each category. Why don’t we predict now and see how many things we can get right?

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