2011 Gamers' Choice Awards nominees announced

10:07 AM, Dec 20, 2011   |    comments
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The nominees for the 2011 Gamers' Choice Awards have been revealed.  The Gamers' Choice Awards gives gamers worldwide a chance to weigh in and decide what the best games are in seven different genre categories, six console-specific categories, what the most anticipated game of 2012 is, and what game takes home the coveted Game of the Year award.

Below are the 2011 genre award categories and nominees:

Racing/Sports:

Dirt 3
FIFA Soccer 12
MLB 2K11
NBA 2K12
NFS: Shift 2

Action/Adventure:

Bastion
Batman: Arkham City
Portal 2
Sonic Generations
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Role Playing:

ClaDun x2
Dark Souls
Disgaea 4
Dragon Age II
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

Shooter:

Battlefield 3
Bulletstorm
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
Crysis 2
Rage

Fighting:

Dragonball Z: Ultimate Tenkaichi
The King of Fighters XIII
Marvel vs Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds
Mortal Kombat
Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition

Puzzle:

Catherine
Cities in Motion
Cubixx HD
Mercury Hg
Rotastic

Licensed:

Batman: Arkham City
Bleach: Soul Resurrección
Phineas & Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension
Spider-Man: Edge of Time
Wipeout 2

Below are the 2011 console-specific award categories and nominees:

PlayStation 3:

Bleach: Soul Resurrección
Disgaea 4
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Xbox 360:

Bangai-O: Missile Fury
Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
Rise of Nightmares
Your Shape 2012: Fitness Evolved

PC:

Cities in Motion
Pride of Nations
Red Orchestra 2: Heroes of Stalingrad
The Sims Medieval

Wii:

Go Vacation!
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Lost in Shadow
Top Shot Arcade

PSP:

ClaDun x2
Fate/Extra
Phantom Brave
Shin Megami Tensei: Persona 2: Innocent Sin

DS/3DS:

Cave Story 3D
Mario Kart 7
Okamiden
Super Mario 3D Land

Game of theBatman: Arkham City
 Year nominees:

Battlefield 3
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
Portal 2
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Most Anticipated of 2012:

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland
Lollipop Chainsaw
Mass Effect 3
Street Fighter x Tekken

Voting begins midday on Monday, December 26th.  A link will be posted at the time of the voting period's launch.  As a special "thank you" to all who vote in the 2011 Gamers' Choice Awards, voters can select one of three gaming prize packs to win via a random drawing after the voting period ends on January 9th, 2012.

Award nominees were chosen among the more than 100 video games reviewed by the editors and writers for News10's Game Guys over the course of 2011.  Winning games will be announced in January 2012.

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