The Game Awards 2014 Nominations and Winners

The Game Awards 2014 kicked off last night with a number of awards to top games as voted by the judges panel and gamers. We’ve listed all the categories with their nominations alongside the overall winner in each. It was a good night for Bungie’s Destiny scooping two awards for best soundtrack and online game whereas Nintendo stole the show as best developer and best family game, best racing game in Mario Kart 8. Overall best game as voted by the panel was Dragon Age: Inquisition which also won the best RPG category. You can watch the full show in the video below.

 

Judge Voted

Game of the Year

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – winner
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Dark Souls 2
  • Hearthstone
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Best Independent Game

  • Shovel Knight – winner
  • Broken Age: Act 1
  • Monument Valley
  • Transistor
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter

Developer of the Year

  • Nintendo – winner
  • Blizzard
  • Monolith
  • Telltale
  • Ubisoft Montreal

Best Narrative

  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War – winner
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth
  • The Walking Dead Season Two
  • The Wolf Among Us
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Performance

  • Trey Parker (South Park: The Stick of Truth) – winner
  • Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf (The Wolf Among Us)
  • Kevin Spacey as Jonathan Irons (Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare)
  • Melissa Hutchison as Clementine (The Walking Dead Season Two)
  • Troy Baker as Talion (Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor)

Best Remaster

  • Grand Theft Auto V – winner
  • Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire
  • The Last of Us Remastered
  • The Master Chief Collection
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition

Best Action/Adventure

  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor – winner
  • Alien: Isolation
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity
  • Bayonetta 2
  • Sunset Overdrive

Best Fighting Game

  • Super Smash Bros (Wii U) – winner
  • Killer Instinct Season Two
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax
  • Super Smash Bros (3DS)
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Mario Kart 8 – winner
  • FIFA 15
  • Forza Horizon 2
  • NBA 2K15
  • Trials Fusion

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

  • Hearthstone – winner
  • Bravely Default
  • Monument Valley
  • Super Smash Bros (3DS)
  • Threes!

Best Score/Soundtrack

  • Destiny – winner
  • Alien: Isolation
  • Child of Light
  • Sunset Overdrive
  • Transistor

Games for Change

  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War – winner
  • Mountain
  • Never Alone
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind
  • This War of Mine

Best Shooter

  • Far Cry 4 – winner
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Destiny
  • Titanfall
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order

Best Role Playing Game

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – winner
  • Bravely Default
  • Dark Souls 2
  • Divinity
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth

Best Family Game

  • Mario Kart 8 – winner
  • Disney Infinity 2.0
  • Fantasia: Music Evolved
  • Skylanders: Trap Team
  • Tomodachi Life

Best Online Experience

  • Destiny – winner
  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
  • Dark Souls 2
  • Hearthstone
  • Titanfall

Fan Choice

Most Anticipated Game

  • The Witcher 3 – Winner
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Bloodborne
  • Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Evolve

eSports Player of the Year

  • Matt “NaDeSHoT” Haag – Call of Duty – winner
  • Martin “Rekkles” Larsson – League of Legends
  • Xu “Fy” Linsen – Dota 2
  • James “Firebat” Kostesich – Hearthstone
  • Christopher “GeT_RiGhT” Alesund – Counter-Strike: GO

eSports Team of the Year

  • Ninjas in Pajamas – Counter-Strike: GO – winner
  • Samsung White – League of Legends
  • Evil Geniuses – Dota 2
  • Edward Gaming – League of Legends
  • Newbee – Dota 2

Trending Gamer

  • TotalBiscuit – winner
  • Evan “Vanoss” Fong
  • Jeff Gerstmann
  • PewDiePie
  • StampyLongHead

Best Fan Creation

  • Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous – winner
  • BEST Zelda Rap EVER!! By Egoraptor
  • Luigi Death Stare by CZBwoi and Rizupicorr
  • Mine the Diamond (Minecraft Song) by Tobuscus
  • Minecraft – TITAN City by Colonial Puppet

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