Game Critics Awards - I candidati per i "Best of E3 2012"  62

Dishonored, Halo 4 e Last of Us in corsa per i più ambiti

NOTIZIA di Giorgio Melani   —   20/06/2012

Vengono pubblicati oggi i candidati in corsa per i premi di Best of E3 2012 secondo la critica americana.

Una giuria composita formata da membri appartenenti ai più famosi siti e network nord americani sceglierà i titoli più meritevoli tra quelli presenti all'E3 2012 all'interno di varie categorie. Le candidature intanto ci dicono qualcosa: Dishonored e Last of Us, per esempio, compaiono entrambi in varie categorie tra cui Best of Show, Best Original Game, Best Console Game e Best Action/Adventure Game, che non è poco, mentre Halo 4 è in corsa in Best of Show and Beat Console Game, Best Action e Best Online Multiplayer Game.

Per il resto, si segnala la frequenza di Assassin's Creed 3, Tomb Raider, Borderlands 2 e Need for Speed: Most Wanted. I vincitori verranno annunciati il 26 giugno.

Best of Show

  • Assassin's Creed III (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Dishonored (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Halo 4 (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Original Game
  • Beyond: Two Souls (Quantic Dream/SCEE for PlayStation 3)
  • Dishonored (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Quantum Connundrum (Airtight Game/Square Enix for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Unfinished Swan (Giant Sparrow/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Console Game
  • Assassin's Creed III (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Dishonored (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Halo 4 (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square-Enix for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
  • Assassin's Creed III Liberation (Ubisoft Sofia/Ubisoft for PSVita)
  • Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (Dreamrift/Disney Interactive Studios for 3DS)
  • Infinity Blade Dungeons (Epic Games/Epic Games for iOS)
  • Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (Next Level Games/Nintendo for 3DS)
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for 3DS)
  • Sound Shapes (Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita)

Best PC Game
  • Company of Heroes 2 (Relic/THQ for PC)
  • Hawken (Adhesive Games/Meteor Entertainment for PC)
  • PlanetSide 2 (Sony Online Entertainment/Sony Online Entertainment for PC)
  • SimCity (Maxis/EA for PC)
  • X-Com: Enemy Unknown (Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
  • Astro A50 Wireless Gaming Headset (Astro)
  • Rift VR Headset (Palmer Lucky/John Carmack/id Software)
  • Wii U (Nintendo)
  • Wonderbook (Sony Computer Entertainment Europe)
  • Skylanders: Giants Figures (Toys for Bob/Activision)

Best Action Game
  • Borderlands 2 (Gearbox/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Treyarch/Activision for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Crysis 3 (Crytek/EA for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Halo 4 (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengence (Platinum Games/Kojima Pro/Konami for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Action/Adventure Game
  • Assassin's Creed III (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360)
  • Beyond: Two Souls (Quantic Dream/SCEE for PlayStation 3)
  • Dishonored (Arkane Studios/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • The Last of Us (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)
  • Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics/Square Enix for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Role Playing Game
  • Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance (Square Enix/Square Enix for 3DS)
  • Ni No Kuni (Level-5/Namco Bandai for PlayStation 3)
  • Persona 4 Golden (Atlus/Atlus for PSVita)
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  • Dawnguard (BGS/Bethesda for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth (Obsidian Entertainment/THQ for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Fighting Game
  • Dead or Alive 5 (Team Ninja/Tecmo Koei for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us (NetherRealm Studios/WBIE for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U)
  • Persona 4 Arena (Arc System Works/Atlus for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale (SuperBot/SCEA for PlayStation 3, PSVita)
  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (Namco Bandai Games/Namco Bandai Games for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Racing Game
  • F1 2012 (Codemasters/Codemasters for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Forza Horizon (Playground Games/Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • LittleBigPlanet Karting (United Front Games/Media Molecule/SCEA for PS3)
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted (Criterion Games/EA for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Sonic & All Stars Racing Transformed (Sumo/Sega for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS Vita, 3DS)

Best Sports Game
  • FIFA Soccer 13 (EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Madden NFL 13 (EA Tiburon/EA Sports for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • NBA 2K13 (Visual Concepts/2K Sports for PS3, Xbox 360)
  • NHL 13 (EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 (PES Productions/Konami for PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, 3DS)

Best Strategy Game
  • Company of Heroes 2 (Relic/THQ for PC)
  • End of Nations (Petroglyph Games/Trion Worlds for PC)
  • SimCity (Maxis/EA for PC)
  • Pikmin 3 (Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii U)
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown (Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Social/Casual Game
  • Dance Central 3 (Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Game & Wario (working title)
  • (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo for Wii U)
  • Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (TT/WBIE for PC, PS3, PSVita, X360, Wii, 3DS)
  • Nintendoland (Nintendo/Nintendo for Wii U)
  • Rock Band Blitz (Harmonix for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360)

Best Motion Simulation Game
  • Dance Central 3 (Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Fable: The Journey (Lionhead/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Game & Wario (working title)
  • (Intelligent Systems/Nintendo for Wii U)
  • Just Dance 4 (Ubisoft/Ubisoft for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, and Wii U)
  • Wii Fit U (Nintendo/Nintendo for Wii U)
  • Wonderbook: Books of Spells (London Studio/SCEE for PlayStation 3)

Best Online Multiplayer Game
  • Borderlands 2 (Gearbox/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops II (Treyarch/Activision for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Halo 4 (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted (Criterion/EA for PC, PS3, PSVita, Xbox 360)
  • PlanetSide 2 (Sony Online Entertainment/Sony Online Entertainment for PC)

Best Downloadable Game
  • Hell Yeah! Wrath of the Dead Rabbit (Arkedo Studio/Sega for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Quantum Conundrum (Airtight Games/Square Enix for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Retro City Rampage (VBlank Entertainment for PC, PS3, PSVita, Xbox 360, Wii)
  • The Cave (Double Fine/Sega for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Unfinished Swan (Giant Sparrow/SCEA for PlayStation 3)