Inside, Overwatch, Firewatch And Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End Lead 2017 Game Developers Choice Award

Leading a container with 6 nominations is Inside, a 2D puzzle-platformer journey grown and published by Playdead, an eccentric developer formed in Denmark. Inside is Playdead’s follow-up to a critically acclaimed debut, Limbo that perceived tip accolades from a IGF in 2010 and again during a Choice Awards in 2011. Inside is a finalist for Best Audio, Best Design, a Innovation Award, Best Narrative, Best Visual Art and Game of a Year.

Also creation an considerable display with 5 nods any are Blizzard Entertainment’s team-based multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch and Campo Santo’s entrance pretension Firewatch, a first-person poser adventure.  Blizzard was nominated for Best Audio, Best Design, Best Technology, Best Visual Art and Game of a Year for Overwatch, while Campo Santo perceived nods for Best Debut, a Innovation Award, Best Narrative, Best Visual Art and Game of a Year for Firewatch.

The margin for Game of a Year is dull out by Naughty Dog/Sony Interactive Entertainment’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End, that also picked adult nominations in Best Technology, Best Narrative and Best Visual Art, and Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks’ Dishonored 2, also a hopeful for Best Design.

Additional titles with mixed nominations are id Software and Bethesda Softworks’ first-person shooter IP reboot DOOM (three nominations);  Niantic’s free-to-play, location-based protracted existence diversion Pokémon Go (three nominations); EA DICE/Electronic Arts’ World War we desirous first-person shooter Battlefield 1 (two nominations); JAPAN Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment’s long-awaited singular actor action-adventure The Last Guardian (two nominations); Hello Games’ open star and action-adventure presence diversion No Man’s Sky (two nominations); Night School Studio’s account and dialogue-driven abnormal poser graphic-adventure pretension Oxenfree (two nominations); Drool’s fast-paced “rhythm violence” diversion Thumper (two nominations); and Thekla’s 3D diversion set in an open-world filled with healthy and synthetic puzzles, The Witness (two nominations).

To simulate a creativity, dexterity and technological talent within a video diversion growth community, attention professionals from around a universe commission for a awards, giveaway of charge. Any video diversion that was expelled and done publicly accessible during a 2016 calendar year, irrespective of height or smoothness medium, is authorised for assignment for a 2017 Game Developers Choice Awards. Both nominees and winners are comparison by a Game Developers Choice Awards-specific International Choice Awards Network (ICAN), that is an invitation-only organization, comprised of heading diversion creators from all tools of a industry.

The finish list of nominees, including honest mentions, for a 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards is as follows:

BEST AUDIO
Battlefield 1 (EA DICE / Electronic Arts)
Thumper (Drool)
DOOM (id Software / Bethesda Softworks)
Inside (Playdead)
Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
Honorable Mentions: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment), Rez Infinite (Monstars / Enhance Games), Hyper Light Drifter (Heart Machine), Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic), Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks), The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment), Titanfall 2 (Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts)

BEST DEBUT
Heart Machine (Hyper Light Drifter)
Campo Santo (Firewatch)
ConcernedApe (Stardew Valley)
Drool (Thumper)
Night School Studio (Oxenfree)
Honorable Mentions: SUPERHOT Team (SUPERHOT), Numinous Games (That Dragon, Cancer), Giant Squid Studios (Abzu), Ghost Town Games (Overcooked), iNK Stories (1979 Revolution: Black Friday)

BEST DESIGN
Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)
The Witness (Thekla)
Inside (Playdead)
DOOM (id Software / Bethesda Softworks)
Honorable Mentions: Titanfall 2 (Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts), Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment), Dark Souls III (From Software / Bandai Namco Entertainment), Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic), Hitman (IO Interactive / Square Enix)

BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD GAME
Super Mario Run (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)
Clash Royale (Supercell)
Pokémon Go (Niantic)
Reigns (Nerial / Devolver Digital)
Pokémon Sun/Moon (Game Freak / The Pokémon Company)
Honorable Mentions: Mini Metro (Dinosaur Polo Club), Severed (DrinkBox Studios), Deus Ex: Go (Square Enix Montreal / Square Enix), Fire Emblem Fates (Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD / Nintendo), Imbroglio (Michael Brough), Swap Sword (AP Thomson and Diego Garcia)

INNOVATION AWARD
The Witness (Thekla)
Inside (Playdead)
No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)
Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic)
Pokemon Go (Niantic)
Honorable Mentions: That Dragon, Cancer (Numinous Games), The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment), SUPERHOT (SUPERHOT Team), Thumper (Drool), Quadrilateral Cowboy (Blendo Games)

BEST NARRATIVE
The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Oxenfree (Night School Studio)
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Inside (Playdead)
Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic)
Honorable Mentions: That Dragon, Cancer (Numinous Games), Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks), The Witcher 3: Blood Wine (CD Projekt RED / CD Projekt), Kentucky Route Zero – Act IV (Cardboard Computer), Mafia III (Hangar 13 / 2K Games)

BEST TECHNOLOGY
Battlefield 1 (EA DICE / Electronic Arts)
No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)
Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
DOOM (id Software / Bethesda Softworks)
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Honorable Mentions: Inside (Playdead), Pokemon Go (Niantic), The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment), Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks), The Witness (Thekla)

BEST VISUAL ART
Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic)
The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Inside (Playdead)
Honorable Mentions: The Witness (Thekla), Battlefield 1 (EA DICE / Electronic Arts), Abzu (Giant Squid Studios), Thumper (Drool), DOOM (id Software / Bethesda Softworks)

BEST VR/AR GAME
Rez Infinite (Monstars / Enhance Games)
Superhot VR (SUPERHOT Team)
Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives (Owlchemy Labs)
Pokémon Go (Niantic)
Fantastic Contraption (Radial Games / Northway Games)
Honorable Mentions: Thumper (Drool), Superhypercube (Kokoromi / Polytron Corporation), Batman Arkham VR (Rocksteady Studios / Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Space Pirate Trainer (I-Illusions), The Lab (Valve)

GAME OF THE YEAR
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog / Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
Inside (Playdead)
Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios / Bethesda Softworks)
Firewatch (Campo Santo / Panic)
Honorable Mentions: DOOM (id Software / Bethesda Softworks), The Witness (Thekla), Battlefield 1 (EA DICE / Electronic Arts), The Last Guardian (JAPAN Studio / Sony Interactive Entertainment), Titanfall 2 (Respawn Entertainment / Electronic Arts)

Each year, a Game Developers Choice Awards also commend 3 people with a following Special Awards categories: Pioneer, Ambassador and Lifetime Achievement. The recipients of a special awards will be announced in a nearby future. The Audience Award category, that will be open to all Choice Award finalists, will open for online voting in late January.

For some-more information about a 17th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, visit: http://www.gamechoiceawards.com/. To learn some-more about GDC 2017, follow @Official_GDC or visit: http://www.gdconf.com/

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