Star Wars: Battlefront, Fallout 4 Lead E3 2015 Awards Nominees

DICE's shooter receives five total nominations, including overall Best of Show; Fallout 4 and Horizon: Zero Dawn follow with four.


The nominees have been announced for the E3 2015 Game Critics Awards, with DICE's shooter Star Wars: Battlefront leading the way with five total nominations, including one for overall Best of Show.

Battlefront, due November 17 across console and PC, was also nominated for Best Console Game, Best PC Game, Best Action Game, and Best Online Multiplayer.

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Bethesda's post-apocalyptic RPG Fallout 4 and Killzone developer Guerrilla Games' new IP Horizon: Zero Dawn followed with four nominations each.

Looking at nominations by publisher, Electronic Arts and Sony led the way with 11 nods each, followed by Bethesda (seven), and Microsoft and Nintendo with six each.

See below for the full rundown of nominees for the E3 2015 Game Critics Awards. These were decided by a panel of 38 publications, including GameSpot. Winners will be announced on Tuesday, July 7.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, XCOM 2, and Ghost Recon: Wildlands were not made playable to judges so they were not in the running.

Best of Show

Best Original Game

Best Console Game

  • Fallout 4
  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Best Handheld Game

Best PC Game

Best Hardware

  • Microsoft HoloLens
  • Oculus Rift
  • Oculus Touch
  • Project Morpheus
  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Best Action Game

  • Doom
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Just Cause 3
  • Star Wars: Battlefront
  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

Best Action/Adventure Game

Best RPG

Best Racing Game

Best Sports Game

Best Family/Social Game

Best Online Multiplayer

Best Indie

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