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UPDATED: The Game Awards 2014 Winners

December 05, 2014

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The Game Awards 2014 went down on December 5th and it was a great show featuring world premiers of new games and of course, awards handed out to the best games, developers and community members.

Kidzworld has the full list of nominees and have highlighted the winners in blue for you to scope out. Scroll down below to see if your favorite game won any awards!

 

 

GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Bayonetta 2 (Platinum Games/Nintendo)
  • Dark Souls 2 (From Software/Bandai Namco Games)
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts) WINNER
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Dragon Age Inquisition is up for awardsDragon Age Inquisition is up for awardsCourtesy of EA
 

DEVELOPER OF THE YEAR

  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • Monolith Productions
  • Nintendo WINNER
  • Telltale Games
  • Ubisoft Montreal

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME

  • Broken Age: Act 1 (Double Fine Productions)
  • Monument Valley (Ustwo)
  • Shovel Knight (Yacht Club Games) WINNER Read Our Review Here!
  • Transistor (Supergiant Games)
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter (The Astronauts)

Shovel Knight is one of KW's favorites of the yearShovel Knight is one of KW's favorites of the yearCourtesy of Yacht Club Games
 

BEST MOBILE/HANDHELD GAME

  • Bravely Default (Silicon Studio/Square Enix/Nintendo)
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment) WINNER
  • Monument Valley (Ustwo)
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo) Read Our Review Here!
  • Threes! (Sirvo)

BEST NARRATIVE

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth (Obsidian Entertainment/Ubisoft)
  • The Walking Dead: Season Two (Telltale Games)
  • The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games)
  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft) WINNER
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order (MachineGames/Bethesda Softworks)

Valiant Hearts from the studio behind RaymanValiant Hearts from the studio behind RaymanCourtesy of Ubisoft
 

BEST SCORE/SOUNDTRACK

  • Alien: Isolation (Christian Henson, Joe Henson and Alexis Smith/The Creative Assembly)
  • Child of Light (Coeur de pirate/Ubisoft Montreal) Read Our Review here!
  • Destiny (Marty O'Donnell/Bungie) WINNER
  • Sunset Overdrive (Boris Salchow/Insomniac Games)
  • Transistor (Darren Korb/Supergiant Games)

Child Of Light is nominated for Best Soundtrack!Child Of Light is nominated for Best Soundtrack!Courtesy of Ubisoft
 

BEST PERFORMANCE

  • Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf, The Wolf Among Us (Telltale Games)
  • Kevin Spacey as Jonathan Irons, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Sledgehammer Games/Activision)
  • Melissa Hutchison as Clementine, The Walking Dead: Season Two (Telltale Games)
  • Trey Parker as Various Voices, South Park: The Stick of Truth (Obsidian Entertainment/Ubisoft) WINNER
  • Troy Baker as Talion, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

GAMES FOR CHANGE

  • Never Alone (Upper One Games/E-Line Media)
  • The Last of Us: Left Behind (Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment America)
  • Mountain (David O'Reilly/Double Fine Presents)
  • This War of Mine (11 bit studios)
  • Valiant Hearts: The Great War (Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft) WINNER

BEST SHOOTER

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Sledgehammer/Activision)
  • Destiny (Bungie/Activision)
  • Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft) WINNER
  • Titanfall (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order (MachineGames/Bethesda Softworks)

Titanfall is nominated for Best Shooter of the year!Titanfall is nominated for Best Shooter of the year!Courtesy of EA
 

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE

  • Alien: Isolation (The Creative Assembly/Sega)
  • Assassin's Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)
  • Bayonetta 2 (Platinum Games/Nintendo)
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (Monolith Productions/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) WINNER
  • Sunset Overdrive (Insomniac Games/Microsoft Studios)

Easily one of the most unique games of the year. Sunset Overdrive!Easily one of the most unique games of the year. Sunset Overdrive!Courtesy of Microsoft
 

BEST ROLE-PLAYING GAME

  • Bravely Default (Silicon Studio/Square Enix/Nintendo)
  • Dark Souls 2 (From Software/Bandai Namco Games)
  • Divinity: Original Sin (Larian Studios)
  • Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare/Electronic Arts) WINNER
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth (Obsidian Entertainment/Ubisoft)

BEST FIGHTING GAME

  • Killer Instinct: Season 2 (Iron Galaxy Studios/Microsoft Studios)
  • Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (Arc System Works/Atlus)
  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo)
  • Super Smash Bros. for Wii U (Nintendo) WINNER Read Our Review Here!
  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 (Capcom)

Super Smash Bros! Deserving of its Nomination.Super Smash Bros! Deserving of its Nomination.Courtesy of Nintendo
 

BEST FAMILY GAME

  • Disney Infinity 2.0 (Avalanche Software/Disney Interactive)
  • Fantasia: Music Evolved (Harmonix/Disney Interactive)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo) WINNER Read Our Review Here!
  • Skylanders Trap Team (Toys for Bob/Activision)
  • Tomodachi Life (Nintendo SPD/Nintendo)

BEST SPORTS/RACING GAME

  • FIFA 15 (EA Canada/EA Sports)
  • Forza Horizon 2 (Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Studios)
  • Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo) WINNER
  • NBA 2K15 (Visual Concepts/2K Sports)
  • Trials Fusion (RedLynx/Ubisoft) Read Our Review Here!

Mario Kart 8 is nominated for Best Family Game and Best Racing Game!Mario Kart 8 is nominated for Best Family Game and Best Racing Game!Courtesy of Nintendo
 

BEST ONLINE EXPERIENCE

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Sledgehammer Games/Activision)
  • Dark Souls 2 (From Software/Bandai Namco Games)
  • Destiny (Bungie/Activision) WINNER
  • Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Titanfall (Respawn Entertainment/Electronic Arts)

BEST REMASTER

  • Grand Theft Auto 5 (Rockstar North/Rockstar Games) WINNER
  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios)
  • Pokémon Omega Ruby/Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (Game Freak/The Pokemon Company/Nintendo)
  • The Last of Us Remastered (Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment America)
  • Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix)

MOST ANTICIPATED GAME

  • Batman: Arkham Knight (Rocksteady Studios/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
  • Bloodborne (From Software/Sony Computer Entertainment America)
  • Evolve (Turtle Rock Studios/2K Games)
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (CD Projekt Red/Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment) WINNER
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment America)

Batman Arkham Knight coming 2015Batman Arkham Knight coming 2015Courtesy of Warner Bros.
 

ESPORTS PLAYER OF THE YEAR

  • Martin "Rekkles" Larsson (League of Legends)
  • Xu "Fy" Linsen (Dota 2)
  • James "Firebat" Kostesich (Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft)
  • Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Matt "NaDeSHoT" Haag (Call of Duty) WINNER

ESPORTS TEAM OF THE YEAR

  • Samsung White (League of Legends)
  • Evil Geniuses (Dota 2)
  • Edward Gaming (League of Legends)
  • Newbee (Dota 2)
  • Ninjas in Pajamas (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) WINNER

TRENDING GAMER

  • Evan "Vanoss" Fong
  • Jeff Gerstmann
  • PewDiePie
  • StampyLongHead
  • TotalBiscuit WINNER

PewDiePie is up for an award!PewDiePie is up for an award!Courtesy of PewDiePie
 

BEST FAN CREATION

  • "BEST Zelda Rap EVER!!" By Egoraptor
  • Luigi Death Stare by CZBwoi and Rizupicorr
  • "Mine the Diamond (Minecraft Song)" by Tobuscus
  • Minecraft - Titan City by Colonial Puppet
  • Twitch Plays Pokemon by Anonymous WINNER

Have Your Say!

Do you agree with the nominations? What are your favorite games of the year? Sound off in the comments below!