"Battlefield 1" is leading the list of nominees for Game Critics Awards 2016.Facebook/Battlefield

The prestigious Game Critics Awards 2016 has released an impressive list of nominees for the annual post E3 event. The awards are presented to some of the best games that were showcased at E3.

The award takes note of video games that are likely to shape the future of interactive entertainment, as demonstrated at the E3 show floor as hands-on playable form.

It must be noted according to the information on the official website, EA's shooter video game, "Battlefield 1" has received five nominations in categories like Best of Show, Best Console Game, Best PC Game, Best Action Game and Best Online Multiplayer.

Among the publishers, it was EA that got the maximum with 10 nominations, Sony second with 9 nominations and Microsoft Studios with seven nominations.

The highest nomination by platforms was for PC with 50 nominations.

Here is the full list of 2016 nominees for Game Critics Awards (Game Critics Awards):

Best of Show

  • "Battlefield 1" (DICE/EA)
  • "Dishonored 2" (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • "Horizon: Zero Dawn" (Guerilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "Sea of Thieves" (Rare/Microsoft Studios)
  • "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" (Nintendo)
  • "Titanfall 2" (Respawn/EA)

Best Original Game

  • "Abzu" (Giant Squid/505 Games)
  • "Detroit: Become Human" (Quantic Dream/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "Horizon: Zero Dawn" (Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "Sea of Thieves" (Rare/Microsoft Studios)
  • "We Happy Few" (Compulsion Games)

Best Console Game

  • "Battlefield 1" (DICE/EA)
  • "Dishonored 2" (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • "Horizon: Zero Dawn" (Guerilla/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "The Last Guardian" (genDESIGN/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" (Nintendo)

Best PC Game

  • "Battlefield 1" (id Software/Bethesda)
  • "Civilization VI" (Firaxis/2K)
  • "Dishonored 2" (Arkane/Bethesda)
  • "Gwent: The Witcher Card Game" (CD Projekt Red)
  • "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III" (Relic/Sega)

Best VR Game

  • "Batman: Arkham VR" (Rocksteady/WBIE)
  • "Resident Evil 7" (Capcom)
  • "Star Trek: Bridge Crew" (Red Storm/Ubisoft)
  • "The Unspoken" (Insomniac/Oculus Studio)
  • "Wilson's Heart" (Twisted Pixel/Oculus Studio)

Best Hardware

  • Oculus Touch (Oculus VR)
  • PlayStation VR (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
  • Xbox One S (Microsoft)

Best Action Game

  • "Battlefield 1" (DICE/EA) – "Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare" (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • "Gears of War 4" (The Coalition/Microsoft Studios)
  • "Lawbreakers" (Boss Key/Nexon)
  • "Titanfall 2" (Respawn/EA)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • "Dishonored 2" (Arkane/Bethesda) – "Horizon: Zero Dawn" (Guerrilla/Sony Interactive Ent)
  • "Mafia III" (Hanger 13/2K)
  • "The Last Guardian" (GenDesign/Sony Interactive Ent.)
  • "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild" (Nintendo)

Best RPG

  • "Deus Ex: Human Revolution" (Eidos Montreal/Square Enix)
  • "Final Fantasy XV" (Square Enix)
  • "South Park: The Fractured But Whole" (Ubisoft SF/Ubisoft)
  • "Tyrrany" (Obsidian/Paradox)
  • "Persona 5" (Atlus)

Best Fighting Game

  • "Absolver" (Sloclap/Devolver)
  • "Injustice 2" (NetherRealm/WBIE)
  • "Tekken 7" (Bandai Namco)
  • "The King of Fighters XIV" (SNK/Atlus)

Best Racing Game

  • "Forza Horizon 3" (Playground Games/Microsoft Studios)
  • "F1 2016" (Codemasters)
  • "Gran Turismo Sport" (Polyphony Digital/Sony Interactive Ent.)

Best Sports Game

  • "FIFA 17" (EA Canada/EA)
  • "Madden NFL 17" (Tiburon/EA)
  • "Pro Evolution Soccer 2017" (Konami)
  • "Steep" (Ubisoft Annecy/Ubisoft)

Best Strategy Game

  • "Civilization VI" (Firaxis/2K)
  • "Gwent: The Witcher Card Game" (CD Projekt Red)
  • "Halo Wars 2" (Creative Assembly/343/Microsoft Studios)
  • "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III" (Relic/Sega)

Best Family Game

  • "Lego Dimensions" (TT Games/WBIE)
  • "Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (TT Games/WBIE)
  • "Skylanders: Imaginators" (Toys for Bob/Activision)

Best Online Multiplayer

  • "Absolver" (Sloclap/Devolver)
  • "Battlefield 1" (DICE/EA)
  • "Lawbreakers" (Boss Key/Nexon)
  • "Sea of Thieves" (RARE/Microsoft Studios)
  • "Titanfall 2" (Respawn/EA)

Best Indie

  • "Absolver" (Sloclap/Devoler)
  • "Abzu" (Giant Squid/505)
  • "Cuphead" (Studio MDHR)
  • "Inside" (Playdead)
  • "We Happy Few" (Compulsion Games) 
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