X

Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2011 Nominees Announced

sjohnson
8 Comments

Posted June 22, 2011 - By Stephen Johnson















  • Videos
    (10)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (9)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (9)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs









  • News
    (21)
  • Previews
  • Review

  • Videos
    (13)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs






  • Videos
    (11)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs






























  • Videos
    (3)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs



  • Videos
    (9)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (7)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs









  • Videos
    (20)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (19)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (16)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (16)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs










  • Videos
    (4)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • News
    (1)
  • Previews
  • Review
  • Videos
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (3)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (9)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • News
    (1)
  • Previews
  • Review
  • Videos
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs




  • Videos
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs


  • Videos
    (11)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs


  • Videos
    (6)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

  • Videos
    (3)
  • Screenshots
  • Cheats and Walkthroughs

Game Critics Association

Now that the show has closed down and the dust has settled, the Game Critics Awards, an independent group of 35 leading North American media outlets that cover the videogame industry, has announced its best of E3 2011 nominees. The big winners, BioShock Infinite and Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, each earned four nominations, including Best of Show. Xbox 360 was the most nominated platform with 55 nominations, followed by PS3 with 48 nominations. EA and Sony tied for most nominations with 14 each. The winners will be announced on June 28.

We've included the whole list under the cut.

Best of Show

Best Original Game

  • Bastion (Supergiant Games/WB Games for PC, Xbox 360)
  • BioShock Infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • From Dust (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Journey (Thatgamecompany/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Sound Shapes (Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita)

Best Console Game

  • Batman: Arkham City (Rocksteady/WB Games for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Mass Effect 3 (Bioware/EA Games for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

  • Contre Jour (Mokus/Chillingo/EA for iPad, iPhone)
  • Mario Kart (Nintendo/Nintendo for 3DS)
  • Sound Shapes (Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita)
  • Super Mario (Nintendo EAD Tokyo/Nintendo for 3DS)
  • Uncharted: Golden Abyss (SCE Bend Studio/Naughty Dog/SCEA for PSVita)
     

Best PC Game

Best Hardware

  • PlayStation Vita (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Rocksmith (Ubisoft San Francisco/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Sony 3D Display (Sony Computer Entertainment)
  • Wii U (Nintendo)
  • Zoom for Kinect (Nyko)

Best Action Game

  • Battlefield 3 (DICE/EA Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Infinity Ward/Sledgehammer Games/Activision for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Gears of War 3 (Epic Games/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Prey 2 (Human Head Studios/Bethesda for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360)
  • Rage (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Assassin's Creed: Revelations (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360)
  • Batman: Arkham City (Rocksteady/WB Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • BioShock infinite (Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)


Best Role Playing Game

  • Dark Souls (From Software/Namco Bandai Games for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning (Big Huge Games/38 Studios/EAP for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360)
  • Mass Effect 3 (BioWare/EA Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/EA for PC)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Racing Game

Best Fighting Game

Best Sports Game

Best Strategy Game

  • Age of Empires Online (Gas Powered Games/Microsoft Studios for PC)
  • End of Nations (Petroglyph/Trion Worlds for PC)
  • From Dust (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Skulls of the Shogun (Haunted Temple Studios for PC, Xbox 360)
  • Trenched (Double Fine/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
     

Best Social/Casual Game

  • Dance Central 2 (Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Disneyland Adventures (Frontier Developments/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Rocksmith (Ubisoft San Francisco/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Rhythm Heaven (TNX/Nintendo for Wii)
  • Sound Shapes (Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita)

Best Motion Simulation Game

Best Online Multiplayer Game

  • Battlefield 3 (DICE/EA for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Infinity Ward/Sledgehammer Games/Activision for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Gears of War 3 (Epic Games/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/EA for PC)
  • Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)


Best Downloadable Game

  • Bastion (Supergiant Games/WB Games for PC, Xbox 360)
  • From Dust (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (Fuelcell Games/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Journey (Thatgamecompany/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Papo & Yo (Minority/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

So what do you think of the list? Interesting choices here? Is there anything that didn't make the cut that you felt deserved it?

Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2011 Nominees Announced
http://www.g4tv.com/thefeed/blog/post/713915/game-critics-awards-best-of-e3-2011-nominees-announced/
http://files.g4tv.com/ImageDb3/275846_S/Game-Critics-Association.jpg
BlogThread_713915

ADVERTISEMENT

Blog Tags

g4tv.com
  • International Sexy Ladies Show: Messy Cat Fight

    Posted: January 27, 2010

    644,696 Views | 00:49

  • Sara Underwood's Naked Bike Ride

    Posted: June 22, 2011

    1,316,284 Views | 05:20

  • Laser Snake Robots, More Mars Rovers and BigDog Is Back

    Posted: September 25, 2012

    1,290 Views | 03:00

  • NBA 2K13 Launch Trailer

    Posted: October 4, 2012

    5,601 Views | 01:53

  • Casual Vomiting - Web Soup Investigates

    Posted: March 30, 2011

    7,570 Views | 02:52

AdChoices