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Gamescom Awards 2018 Nominees

August 17, 2018
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The nominees for this year’s Gamescom Awards and while the list is somewhat disappointing, there are a few Nintendo representatives listed.  The winners will be announced on August 21st.  Very strange to vote on games based on their demos at a trade fair…but maybe that is just my opinion…

Best Action Game 
– Marvel’s Spider-Man (Sony Interactive Entertainment) 
– Metro Exodus (Deep Silver) 
– Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Activision Blizzard)
Best Add-on/DLC 
– Destiny 2: Forsaken (Activision Blizzard) 
– State of Decay 2 Daybreak (Microsoft)
Best Casual Game
– Life is Strange 2 (Square Enix) 
– Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (Koch Media) 
– Team Sonic Racing (Koch Media)
Best Family Game
– LEGO DC Super-Villains (Warner Bros. Entertainment) 
– Life is Strange 2 (Square Enix) 
– Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
Best Puzzle/Skill Game 
– Astro Bot Rescue Mission (Sony Interactive Entertainment) 
– Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft) 
– Persona 5: Dancing in Starlight (Koch Media)
Best Racing Game 
– F1 2018 (Koch Media/Codemasters) 
– Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft) 
– Team Sonic Racing (Koch Media)
Best Role Playing Game 
– Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft) 
– Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition (Bandai Namco Entertainment) 
– Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix)
Best Simulation Game 
– Anno 1800 (Ubisoft) 
– F1 2018 (Koch Media/Codemasters) 
– Farming Simulator 19 (astragon Entertainment)
Best Social/Online Game 
– Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Activision Blizzard) 
– Dying Light Bad Blood (Techland) 
– Rend (Frostkeep Studios)
Best Sports Game
– F1 2018 (Koch Media/Codemasters) 
– FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts) 
– PES 2019 (Konami)
Best Strategy Game 
– Anno 1800 (Ubisoft) 
– Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition (Bandai Namco Entertainment) 
– Total War: Three Kingdoms (Koch Media)
B. Category group: Platform
Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4 
– Marvel’s Spider-Man (Sony Interactive Entertainment) 
– Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft) 
– Project Mephisto (working title)
Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One 
– Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft) 
– Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Square Enix) 
– Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft)
Best Console Game Nintendo Switch 
– LEGO DC Super-Villains (Warner Bros. Entertainment) 
– Starlink – Battle for Atlas (Ubisoft) 
– Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
Best PC Game 
– Anno 1800 (Ubisoft) 
– Life is Strange 2 (Square Enix) 
– Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Square Enix)
Best Mobile Game 
– Hyperdrome (Travian Games) 
– Shadowgun War Games (MADFINGER Games)

Although I don’t agree with voting on games based on demos, I really hope to see Smash Bros Ultimate wipe the floor with the others.

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SourceCode, aka Lucas Hughes, is the creator/owner of Nintendo Playroom.  He spends his days primarily as a husband/father/programmer/gamer.  He loves all things Nintendo and is very passionate about the Nintendo community.

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SourceCode, aka Lucas Hughes, is the creator/owner of Nintendo Playroom.  He spends his days primarily as a husband/father/programmer/gamer.  He loves all things Nintendo and is very passionate about the Nintendo community.

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