The Game Awards 2015
|The Game Awards 2015|
|Date||December 3, 2015|
|Venue||Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles, California|
|Hosted by||Geoff Keighley|
|Most nominations||The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (6)|
|Game of the Year||The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|
|Developer of the Year||CD Projekt Red|
|Industry Icon Award||Brett Sperry and Louis Castle (Westwood Studios)|
The ceremony featured 10 game premieres, 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.
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.
|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|
|Industry Icon Award|
Games with multiple nominations and awardsEdit
|6||The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt|
|Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain|
|Ori and the Blind Forest|
|3||Batman: Arkham Knight|
|Halo 5: Guardians|
|Life Is Strange|
|2||Call of Duty: Black Ops III|
|Destiny: The Taken King|
|Rise of the Tomb Raider|
|Super Mario Maker|
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