Gamescom 2017 has arrived and with it, a complete list of nominees for the Gamescom 2017 awards have been revealed via email!


Nintendo may not have a large showing this time around, having released the likes of Splatoon 2 and ARMS before Gamescom, but the Big N does have two games in the running, with the infamous plumber named Mario also making another appearance thanks to Ubisoft’s Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.


Below we have included a list of the categories Nintendo’s games have been nominated for, and the competition their titles are facing:


Best Console Game: (Nintendo Switch)

  • FIFA 18 (Electronic Arts)
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)


Best Mobile Game:

  • Danger Mouse: The Danger Games (9th Impact)
  • Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo)


Best Action Game:

  • Call of Duty: WWII (Activision Blizzard)
  • Destiny 2 (Activision Blizzard)
  • Mittelerde: Schatten des Krieges (Warner Bros.)
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2 (Electronic Arts)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)


Best Family Game:

  • Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition (Anki)
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (Warner Bros.)
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm (Square Enix)
  • Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Bandai Namco)
  • Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)


Best Strategy Game: (Nintendo Switch)

  • Age of Empires: Definitive Edition (Microsoft)
  • Ancestors (1C Publishing)
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)
  • Total War: Warhammer II (Koch Media)
  • Tropico 6 (Kalypso)


Best Casual Game:

  • Hidden Agenda (Sony)
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)
  • Super Lucky’s Tale (Microsoft)


While nothing in this life is guaranteed, going by some of the competition Nintendo is facing, the Big N should at least walk away with 2 awards this year and when the winners are announced, we’ll be back to write about them!


Source: Koelnmesse PR

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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