It seems only fitting to see 2017 out with our very own award show so without further delay, here are our categories and nominees for the PoweredOn Game Awards 2017

It’s been quite a busy few months for us here at PoweredOn. We’ve been non-stop since the word go to make ourselves a success and somewhere we hope you’ll keep coming back to. Our team have worked tirelessly to ensure the site is full to the brim with excellent news content and unique original articles.

In order to celebrate our progress, we’ve decided to hold a game awards for 2017 to recognise the games that brought us the most joy and also to remind ourselves of some of the disappointments 2017 contained. We have several categories and a number of nominees for each category and the winners are being voted on by our team. Once these have been collated then we’ll be holding our first ever podcast to announce the winners. The date is still TBC on that one but keep an eye on our social channels for more info.

Now the boring part is out of the way, it’s on to our chosen categories and nominees:

Game of the Year:

  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  • Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War

Let Down of the Year:

  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Agents Of Mayhem
  • Gran Turismo Sport
  • Paladins
  • Power Rangers Mega Battle
  • Lego Worlds

Most Anticipated:

  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Crackdown 3
  • Far Cry 5
  • Sea Of Thieves
  • Red Ded Redemption 2
  • A Way Out

Best Indie Game:

  • Production Line
  • Subsurface Circular
  • Tokyo 42
  • Cuphead
  • Steam World Dig 2
  • Rime

Best Soundtrack:

  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Assassin’s Creed: Origins
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda
  • Destiny 2

Best Party Game:

  • SnipperClips
  • 1-2 Switch
  • Just Dance 2018
  • Mario Kart 8

Best Multiplayer:

  • Fortnite Battle Royale
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battleground
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Lawbreakers
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  • Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind

Fudge Up Of the Year:

  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 (Microtransaction Uproar)
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda (Development Issues)
  • Friday The 13th (Launch Bugs)
  • Crackdown 3 (Marketed Too Early)

Dumbest Moment of the Year:

  • Persona 5 threatens to ban streamers
  • Censorship In Call of Duty WW2 online outrage
  • GTA V banning mods
  • Overwatch League $20m entry fee

Best RPG:

  • Path Of Exile
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
  • Dragon Quest XI
  • Persona 5
  • Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age
  • The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild

Best Shooter:

  • Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
  • Call of Duty: WWII
  • Destiny 2
  • Fortnite Battle Royale
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Prey

Best Sports:

  • NHL 18
  • FIFA 18
  • Forza Motorsport 7
  • WWE 2K18
  • Madden NFL 18
  • F1 2017

Best Horror:

  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • The Evil Within 2
  • Outlast 2
  • Little Nightmares
  • Prey
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice

Best Racer:

  • Forza Motorsport 7
  • DiRT 4
  • Ride 2
  • Wipeout Omega Collection
  • Project Cars 2
  • Need For Speed Payback

Out of the Box Award – (No Launch Issues)

  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • Horizon Zero Dawn

Best Streamer – To Be Announced (No Chosen Nominees)

Best Upcoming Streamer – To Be Announced (No Chosen Nominees)

Best From Left Field:

  • Purrfect Date
  • BlockShips

Nintendo Game Of The Year:

  • The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Arms
  • Splatoon 2
  • Pokken Tournament DX
  • Minecraft Switch Edition

Xbox Game Of The Year:

  • Forza Motorsport 7
  • Super Lucky’s Tale
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Cuphead

PS4 Game Of The Year:

  • Horizon Zero Dawn
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue
  • Nier: Automata
  • Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
  • Yakuza Kiwami
  • Persona 5

PC Game Of The Year:

  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard
  • PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds
  • Total War: Warhammer 2
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • Divinity: Original Sin 2
  • Nier: Automata

Console Of The Year – To Be Announced (No Nominees)

Hall of Fame – Three Inductees chosen by PoweredOn

We’ve got a lot to cover so I best get off and gather those votes…

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