Nominees! 2017 New York Game Awards!

Each day leading up to the New York Game Awards on 1/19, we’ll release the nominees for a New York Game Awards Category, culminating in the Game of the Year nominees. Get your tickets here!

Big Apple Award for Best Game of the Year

Mafia III (2K Games/Hangar 13)

The Last Guardian (genDESIGN and SIE Japan Studio)

Overwatch (Activision Blizzard)

Doom (id Software)

Uncharted 4 (Naughty Dog)

1979 Revolution: Black Friday (iNK Stories)

Inside (Playdead)

Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios)

Owlboy (D-pad Studios)

Central Park Children’s Zoo Award for Best Kids Game

Pokemon Go (Niantic, Inc.)

Skylanders Imaginators (Toys for Bob)

Owlboy (D-pad Studios)

Pokemon Sun and Moon (Game Freak)

Picross 3D Round 2 (HAL Laboratory)

Slither:io (Steve Howse)

Overcooked (Ghost Town Games)

 

A-Train Award for Best Mobile Game

Pokemon Go (Niantic, Inc.)

Slither:io (Steve Howse)

Exploding Kittens (Exploding Kittens, LLC)

Star Knight (JungSang You)

Reigns (Developer Digital)

Mini Metro (Dinosaur Polo Club)

 

Off Broadway Award for Best Indie Game

1979 Revolution: Black Friday (iNK Stories)

Inside (Playdead)

Virginia (Variable State)

Firewatch (Campo Santo)

Orwell (Osmotic Studios)

Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor (Sundae Month)

Hyper Light Drifter (Heart Machine)

Owlboy (D-pad Studios)

The Witness (Thekla Inc.)

 

Coney Island Dreamland Award for Best Virtual Reality Game

Rez Infinite (Enhance Games)

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood (Supermassive Games)

Job Simulator (Owlchemy Labs)

Eve: Valkyrie (CCP Games)

Edge of Nowhere (Insomniac Games)

Superhot (Superhot Team)

Batman: Arkham VR (Rocksteady Studios)

 

Herman Melville Award for Best Writing

Mafia III (2K Games)

Dishonored 2 (Arkane Studios)

Inside (Playdead)

The Last Guardian (genDESIGN and SIE Japan Studio)

1979 Revolution: Black Friday (iNK Stories)

Uncharted 4 (Naughty Dog)

 

Tin Pan Alley Award for Best Music in a Game

Mafia III (2K Games)

Hyper Light Drifter (Heart Machine)

The Last Guardian (genDESIGN and SIE Japan Studio)

Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)

Thumper (Drool)

No Man’s Sky (Hello Games)

Final Fantasy XV (Square Enix)

 

Statue of Liberty Award for Best World

Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)

Forza Horizon 3 (Playground Games, Turn 10 Studios)

Until Dawn: Rush of Blood (Supermassive Games)

The Last Guardian (genDESIGN and SIE Japan Studio)

Mafia III (2K Games)

Final Fantasy XV (Square Enix)

Hitman (IO Interactive)

Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor (Sundae Month)

 

Great White Way Award for Best Acting in a Game

Erica Luttrell as Emily Kaldwin, Dishonored 2

Alex Hernandez as Lincoln Clay, Mafia III

Rich Sommer as Henry, Firewatch,

Troy Baker as Sam Drake, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Emily Rose as Elena, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Larry Fessenden, Until Dawn: Rush of Blood

 

Freedom Tower Award for Best Remake

The BioShock Collection (Irrational Games, 2K Games)

The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD (Nintendo)

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (Bethesda)

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered (Infinity Ward)

 

Battery Park Award for Best Handheld Game

Kirby: Planet Robobot (3DS) (HAL Laboratory)

Pokemon Sun and Moon (3DS) (Game Freak)

Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation and Conquest (3DS) (Intelligent Systems and Nintendo SPD)

World of Final Fantasy (Vita) (Square Enix)

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apoclypse (3DS) (Atlus)

Severed (DrinkBox Studios)

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