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The Game Awards 2015

The Game Awards 2015 was an award show that honored the best video games of 2015. It was produced and hosted by Geoff Keighley at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 3, 2015.

The Game Awards 2015
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DateDecember 3, 2015 (2015-12-03)
VenueMicrosoft Theater, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Hosted byGeoff Keighley
Highlights
Most awards
Most nominationsThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (6)
Game of the YearThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Developer of the YearCD Projekt Red
Industry Icon AwardBrett Sperry and Louis Castle (Westwood Studios)
Viewership2.3 million

Contents

PremieresEdit

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.

The broadcast saw a total viewership of about 2.3 million.[2]

Winners and nomineesEdit

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.[3]

The winners were announced during the awards ceremony on December 3, 2015.[3] Winners are shown first in bold.[4]

Jury-voted awardsEdit

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 awardsEdit

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

Honorary awardsEdit

Industry Icon Award

Games with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Makuch, Eddie (November 25, 2015). "10 "World Premieres" Slated for 2015 Game Awards". GameSpot. Retrieved November 25, 2015.
  2. ^ Crecente, Brian (December 6, 2016). "The Game Awards audience up 65 percent to 3.8M". Polygon. Retrieved December 13, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Sarkar, Samit (November 13, 2015). "Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2015". Polygon. Retrieved November 13, 2015.
  4. ^ Sarkar, Samit (December 3, 2015). "Here are the winners of The Game Awards 2015". Polygon. Retrieved December 3, 2015.