Best of E3 2015: Winners

“Crowning the Kings”

The chaos and excitement of E3 2015 are behind us. As we move forward, this year’s show will undoubtably have an effect on the coming months. Purchases will be made off this year’s compelling announcements and interest will rise upon games with convincing pitches. There are so many substantial titles coming our way, stretching across the board form daring indies to reliable AAA. E3 2015 was one of the conventions better years in recent memory, as most kept their focus geared toward games. Here’s to those that look to excite, inspire and challenge industry standards. Below is the very best of E3 2015.

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RUNNER-UP: Fallout 4

NOMINEES:

  • Cuphead
  • Fallout 4
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • The Last Guardian
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

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RUNNER-UP: Cuphead

NOMINEES:

  • Adr1ft
  • Cuphead
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • The Division
  • Fallout 4
  • For Honor
  • Gears 4
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • ReCore
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

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RUNNER-UP: Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

NOMINEES:

  • Abzu
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • The Division
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • Fallout 4
  • For Honor
  • Firewatch
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • The Last Guardian
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • What Remains of Edith Finch

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RUNNER-UP: Yoshi’s Woolly World

NOMINEES:

  • Starfox Zero
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World
  • Xenoblade Chronicles X

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RUNNER-UP: Star Wars Battlefront

NOMINEES:

  • Adr1ft
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • The Division
  • Fallout 4
  • For Honor
  • Fortnite
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Star Wars Battlefront
  • Tacoma
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • XCOM 2

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RUNNER-UP: South Park: The Fractured But Whole

NOMINEES:

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Fallout 4
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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RUNNER-UP: Horizon: Zero Dawn

NOMINEES:

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Dark Souls III
  • The Division
  • For Honor
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Just Cause 3
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

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RUNNER-UP: What Remains of Edith Finch

NOMINEES:

  • Below
  • Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
  • No Man’s Sky
  • What Remains of Edith Finch

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RUNNER-UP: Need for Speed

NOMINEES:

  • Forza Motorsport 6
  • Need for Speed

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RUNNER-UP: Guitar Hero Live

NOMINEES:

  • Guitar Hero Live
  • Just Dance 2016
  • Rock Band 4

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RUNNER-UP: DOOM

NOMINEES:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops III
  • Destiny: The Taken King
  • DOOM
  • Gears 4
  • Halo 5: Guardians
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • Star Wars Battlefront

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RUNNER-UP: Cuphead

NOMINEES:

  • Cuphead
  • Super Mario Maker
  • Unravel
  • Yoshi’s Wooly World
  • Shadow of the Beast

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RUNNER-UP: Oculus Rift

NOMINEES:

  • Microsoft HoloLens
  • Oculus Rift
  • Project Morpheus
  • Xbox Elite Controller

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RUNNER-UP: Hitman

NOMINEES:

  • Assassin’s Creed Syndicate
  • Cuphead
  • Dark Souls III
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
  • Dishonored 2
  • Dreams
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Hitman
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  • Mirror’s Edge Catalyst
  • South Park: Fractured But Whole
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire
  • The Tomorrow Children
  • Unravel

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RUNNER-UP: Xbox One Backward Compatibility

NOMINEES:

  • Abzu
  • Dishonored 2
  • Fallout Shelter
  • Final Fantasy VII
  • Horizon: Zero Dawn
  • Nier 2
  • ReCore
  • Shenmue 3
  • Skylanders Super Chargers
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands
  • Unravel
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Xbox Elite Controller
  • Xbox One Backward Compatibility

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