All the winners from The Game Awards 2015

The 2015 Game Awards hosted by Geoff Keighley ended in grand fashion on Friday evening. An impressive list of the most critically acclaimed game were celebrated at the show, but only one of them was able to take home the sought-after Game of the Year award. Regardless of who won or not during the show, I highly recommend that you go out and play any of the games nominated, as they are some great picks from the plethora of titles released this year.

Listed below are the nominees and winners for each of the respective categories announced at the awards show. The winners will be bolded and highlighted in ***.

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Game of the Year

WINNER: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Bloodborne
Fallout 4
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Super Mario Maker

Developer of the Year

WINNER: CD Projekt Red
From Software
Kojima Productions
Nintendo
Bethesda Game Studios

Best Independent Game

WINNER: Rocket League
Axiom Verge
Her Story
Ori and the Blind Forest
Undertale

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

WINNER: Lara Croft Go
Downwell
Fallout Shelter
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate
Pac-Man 256

Best Narrative

WINNER: Her Story
Life Is Strange
Tales From The Borderlands
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Until Dawn

Best Art Direction

WINNER: Ori and the Blind Forest
Batman: Arkham Knight
Bloodborne
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best Score/Soundtrack

WINNER: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Fallout 4
Halo 5: Guardians
Ori and the Blind Forest
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Best Performance

WINNER: Viva Seifert (Her Story)
Ashly Burch as Chloe Price (Life is Strange)
Camilla Luddington as Lara Croft (Rise of the Tomb Raider)
Doug Cockle as Geralt (The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt)
Mark Hamill as The Joker (Batman: Arkham Knight)

Games for Change Award

WINNER: Life Is Strange (DONTNOD Entertainment / Square Enix)
Cibele (Nina Freeman)
Her Story (Sam Barlow)
Sunset (Tale of Tales)
Undertale (tobyfox)

Best Shooter

WINNER: Splatoon
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
Destiny: The Taken King
Halo 5: Guardians
Star Wars Battlefront

Best Action/Adventure Game

WINNER: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Assassin's Creed Syndicate|
Batman: Arkham Knight
Ori and the Blind Forest
Rise of the Tomb Raider

Best Role Playing Game

WINNER: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
Bloodborne
Fallout 4
Pillars of Eternity
Undertale

Best Fighting Game

WINNER: Mortal Kombat X
Guilty Gear Xrd
Rise of Incarnates
Rising Thunder

Best Family Game

WINNER: Super Mario Maker
Disney Infinity 3.0
Lego Dimensions
Skylanders: SuperChargers
Splatoon

Best Sports/Racing Game

WINNER: Rocket League
FIFA 16
Forza Motorsport 6
NBA 2K16
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016

Best Multiplayer

WINNER: Splatoon
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
Destiny: The Taken King
Halo 5: Guardians
Rocket League

Most Anticipated Game

WINNER: No Man's Sky
Horizon Zero Dawn
Quantum Break
The Last Guardian
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

Esports Player of the Year

WINNER: Kenny "KennyS" Schrub
Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok
Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer
Peter "ppd" Dager
Syed Sumail "Suma1L" Hassan

Esports Team of the Year

WINNER: Optic Gaming
Evil Geniuses
Fnatic
SK Telecom T1
Team SoloMid

Esports Game of the Year

WINNER: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
Dota 2
Hearthstone
League of Legends

Trending Gamer

WINNER: Greg Miller
Total Biscuit
Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles
Markiplier
PewDiePie

Best Fan Creation

WINNER: Portal Stories: Mel (Prism Studios)
GTA V – Targets (Hoodoo Operator)
Real GTA (Corridor Digital)
Super Mario Maker e-Reader Levels (Baddboy78 / theycallmeshaky)
Twitch Plays Dark Souls (Twitch Community)