Nintendo’s Mastery showcased with multiple GDC GOTY nominations

By Michael Sobrevega On 10 Jan, 2014 At 11:27 AM | Categorized As General News | With 0 Comment

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Once again Nintendo has showcased their mastery over game development with multiple nominations this year at this years Game Developer Choice Awards. While Naughty Dogs sublime The Last of Us received the most category nominations – Nintendo has shown their versatility and consistency with 3 Games in the chance to win awards this year.

Super Mario 3D World has been nominated for Game of the Year and Best Game Design. The Legend of Zelda has honored with nominations in Best Game Design and Best Handheld/Mobile game. And finally Fire Emblem: Awakening in the chance to earn Best Handheld/Mobile game prestige.

You can check out the full nominations below:

 

Game of the Year

  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Super Mario 3D World (Nintendo EAD Tokyo/Nintendo)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)Innovation Award
  • DEVICE 6 (Simogo)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Papers, Please (Lucas Pope)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)Best Debut
  • Blue Manchu (Card Hunter)
  • The Fullbright Company (Gone Home)
  • Galactic Cafe (The Stanley Parable)
  • Squad (Kerbal Space Programme)
  • Undead Labs (State Of Decay)Best Design
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo)
  • Super Mario 3D World (Nintendo EAD Tokyo/Nintendo)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)Best Handheld/Mobile Game
  • DEVICE 6 (Simogo)
  • Fire Emblem: Awakening (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo)
  • The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo)
  • Ridiculous Fishing (Vlambeer)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)Best Visual Art
  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games)
  • DmC (Ninja Theory/Capcom)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (Level 5/Namco Bandai)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)Best Narrative
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Starbreeze/505 Games)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)Best Audio
  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games),
  • Forza Motorsport 5 (Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Games)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • Saints Row IV (Volition/Deep Silver)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)Best Downloadable Game
  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Starbreeze/505 Games)
  • Gone Home (The Fullbright Company)
  • Papers, Please (Lucas Pope)
  • Resogun (Housemarque/Sony)
  • The Stanley Parable (Galactic Cafe)Best Technology
  • Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)
  • Grand Theft Auto V (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/Sony)
  • Killzone: Shadow Fall (Guerrilla Games/Sony)
  • Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony)

Source: Digital Spy

 

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