The Game Awards 2015

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The Game Awards 2015
Date December 3, 2015 (2015-12-03)
Venue Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
Country United States
Hosted by Geoff Keighley
Highlights
Most awards
Most nominations The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Game of the Year The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Developer of the Year CD Projekt RED
Industry Icon Award Brett Sperry and Louis Castle (Westwood Studios)

The Game Awards 2015 is an award ceremony, which honored the best video game achievements of 2015 and took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California on December 3, 2015. The show is produced and hosted by Geoff Keighley.

Premieres

The ceremony featured 10 game premieres,[1] including Telltale Games's Batman: The Telltale Series and The Walking Dead: Michonne, Double Fine Productions's Psychonauts 2 and Harmonix's Rock Band VR. There were also new trailers for upcoming games as well including Ubisoft's Far Cry Primal, Naughty Dog's Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, Remedy Entertainment's Quantum Break and Cloud Imperium Games's Star Citizen. Ports and remasters were also announced including an Xbox One port for Psyonix's Rocket League and a remastered version of Chair Entertainment's Shadow Complex.

Winners and nominees

The nominees for The Game Awards 2015 were announced on November 13, 2015. Candidate games must have a commercial release date on or before November 24, 2015, in order to be eligible.[2]

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on December 3, 2015.[2]

Winners are shown first in bold.[3]

Jury-voted awards

Game of the Year Developer of the Year
Best Independent Game Best Mobile/Handheld Game
Best Narrative Best Art Direction
Best Score/Soundtrack Best Performance
Games for Impact Best Shooter
Best Action/Adventure Best Role Playing Game
Best Fighting Game Best Family Game
Best Sports/Racing Game Best Multiplayer

Fan's choice awards

Most Anticipated Game ESports Player of the Year
ESports Team of the Year ESports Game of the Year
Trending Gamer Best Fan Creation

Honorary awards

Industry Icon Award

Games with multiple nominations and awards

References

  1. ^ Makuch, Eddie (November 25, 2015). "10 "World Premieres" Slated for 2015 Game Awards". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Sarkar, Samit (November 13, 2015). "Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2015". Polygon. Retrieved November 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ Sarkar, Samit (December 3, 2015). "Here are the winners of The Game Awards 2015". Polygon. Retrieved December 3, 2015. 
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