Nominees
2015 Nominees

The 38 judging publications for the 2015 Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 are proud to announce this year's nominees, comprised of 40 products displayed at E3 2015. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 7.

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Best of Show
- Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)
- Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games/SCE)
- Oculus Touch (Oculus VR)
- Star Wars Battlefront (DICE/EA)
- Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (Naughty Dog/SCE)

Best Original Game
- Abzu (Giant Squid/505 Games)
- Cuphead (Studio MDHR)
- Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games/SCE)
- The Last Guardian (GenDesign/SCE Japan/SCE)
- Unravel (Coldwood Interactive/EA)

Best Console Game
- Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)
- Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games/SCE)
- Star Wars Battlefront (DICE/EA)
- Super Mario Maker (Nintendo)
- Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (Naughty Dog/SCE)

Best Handheld Game
- Fallout Shelter (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)
- Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (AlphaDream/Nintendo)
- Persona 4 Dancing All Night (Atlus)
- The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (Nintendo)

Best PC Game
- DOOM (id Software/Bethesda)
- Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)
- Just Cause 3 (Avalanche Studios/Square-Enix)
- Star Wars Battlefront (DICE/EA)
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Hardware
- Microsoft HoloLens (Microsoft)
- Oculus Rift (Oculus VR)
- Oculus Touch (Oculus VR)
- Project Morpheus (Sony Computer Entertainment)
- Xbox Elite Wireless Controller (Microsoft)

Best Action Game
- DOOM (id Software/Bethesda)
- Halo 5: Guardians
(343/Microsoft Studios)
- Just Cause 3 (Avalanche Studios/Square-Enix)
- Star Wars Battlefront (DICE/EA)
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Action/Adventure Game
- Horizon Zero Dawn (Guerrilla Games/SCE)
- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
(Kojima Productions/Konami)
- Rise of the Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Microsoft Studios)
- The Last Guardian (GenDesign/SCE Japan/SCE)
- Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
(Naughty Dog/SCE)

Best RPG
- Dark Souls 3 (From Software/Bandai-Namco Games)
- Fallout 4 (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda)
- Fire Emblem Fates (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)
- Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam (AlphaDream/Nintendo)
- Sword Coast Legends (n-Space/Digital Extremes/Wizards of the Coast)

Best Racing Game
- Forza Motorsport 6 (Turn 10/Microsoft Studios)
- Need for Speed
(Ghost Games/EA)
- Trackmania Turbo
(Nadeo/Ubisoft)

Best Sports Game
- FIFA 16 (EA Canada/EA)
- NHL 16 (EA Canada/EA)
- Madden NFL 16 (Tiburon/EA)
- Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 (Konami)
- Rory McIlroy PGA Tour (EA Tiburon/EA)

Best Family/Social Game
- Disney Infinity 3.0 (Avalanche Software/Disney Interactive)
- Guitar Hero Live (FreeStyleGames/Activision)
- LEGO Dimensions (TT Games/WBIE)
- Rock Band 4 (Harmonix)
- Super Mario Maker (Nintendo)

Best Online Multiplayer
- Call of Duty: Black Ops III (TreyArch/Activision)
- Halo 5: Guardians (343/Microsoft Studios)
- Star Wars Battlefront (DICE/EA)
- Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)
- Tom Clancy's The Division (Massive/Ubisoft)

Best Indie
- Abzu (Giant Squid/505)
- Below
(Capy Games)
- Cuphead (Studio MDHR)
- No Man's Sky (Hello Games/SCE)
- Wattam (Funomena)

Please note: The following games were not made playable to Game Critics judges at E3 and therefore disqualified from main award consideration: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands, and XCOM 2.