Though we all know the definitive
awards at the end of every year are GamesRadar's Platinum Chalices,
we still like to see how other organizations like to rank things. And that
includes Game Developers Choice Awards, an event created so developers can
honor one another’s achievements. The group released the nominees for the 12th annual
awards, and it looks like many devs and players have pretty similar
Leading the way with five
nominations each are Portal 2 and Skyrim, which are both up for Game of the
Year, and Supergiant Games and its first title Bastion are also up for five total.
The nominees are a mix of famous titles like Batman: Arkham City and Uncharted
3 with lesser known works like El Shaddai and Tiny Tower. You can see the full
list of nominees here.
Last year’s biggest winners were Red Dead
Redemption and Minecraft, so it’ll be interesting to see what the collective of
500 industry professionals will vote as their favorites this year. The presentation
will be March 7 in downtown San Francisco during the annual Game Developers