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Nominees for 17th Annual GDC Awards Revealed

Yesterday, organizers for a 17th annual GDC Awards announced their nominations in 10 categories noticing a tip games, studios, and developers from around a industry.

Leading a approach is my personal collect for Game of a Year, Playdead’s sophomore bid Inside with 6 noms, including GDC’s Game of a Year. Blizzard’s Overwatch and indie Campo Santo’s Firewatch (no relation) come adult subsequent with nods in 5 categories, also including Game of a Year. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (four nominations) and Dishonored 2 (two nominations) turn out a Game of a Year field. Nominations in all categories can be seen below.

It was also announced that a mythological Tim Schafer, owner of Double Fine Productions, would be returning to horde a uncover this year. This will be Tim’s sixth time hosting a show, stability a settlement of him hosting any other year given 2007.

The GDC Awards are dynamic any year by a International Choice Awards Network, an invitation-only classification started by a folks behind GDC, and that is comprised of heading diversion creators from all tools of a industry. Any video diversion expelled around any middle within a calendar year of 2016 was authorised for this year’s awards. All ICAN members can commission games, and when total with a votes of a 22-member awards advisory board, lead to a nominations and winners in any category.

The GDC Awards will be hold on Mar 1, 2017, during a Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, starting during 6:30 PM PT. Here now is a full list of nominees during this year’s show.

BEST AUDIO 

  • Battlefield 1
  • Thumper
  • DOOM
  • Inside
  • Overwatch

BEST DEBUT

  • Heart Machine (Hyper Light Drifter)
  • Campo Santo (Firewatch)
  • ConcernedApe (Stardew Valley)
  • Drool (Thumper)
  • Night School Studio (Oxenfree)

BEST DESIGN

  • Overwatch
  • Dishonored 2
  • The Witness
  • Inside
  • DOOM

BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD GAME

  • Super Mario Run
  • Clash Royale
  • Pokémon GO
  • Reigns
  • Pokémon Sun/Moon

INNOVATION AWARD

  • The Witness
  • Inside
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Firewatch
  • Pokémon GO

BEST NARRATIVE

  • The Last Guardian
  • Oxenfree
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Inside
  • Firewatch

BEST TECHNOLOGY 

  • Battlefield 1
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch
  • DOOM
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

BEST VISUAL ART

  • Firewatch
  • The Last Guardian
  • Overwatch
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Inside

BEST VR/AR GAME

  • Rez Infinite
  • Superhot VR
  • Job Simulator: The 2050 Archives
  • Pokémon GO
  • Fantastic Contraption

GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Overwatch
  • Inside
  • Dishonored 2
  • Firewatch

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