MCV Awards 2015: The finalists revealed

MCV Awards 2015: The finalists revealed

After two months of lobbying from the UK games industry, the finalists for this year's MCV Awards have been selected.

The shortlist, listed in full below, has 71 different companies in the running for the various accolades.

Warner, Ubisoft and Sony each have ten nominations, EA has nine, Nintendo scores eight and Activision Blizzard grabs seven, while Xbox has six.

But there are also key nominations for smaller outfits and new faces.

We are today taking the wraps off of three extra awards: Media Team, Export Team and Sales Triumph, all added after compelling feedback from the industry. The shortlists for previously announced new awards including Indie Games Label, Agency Team and Buying Team are also below.

Next, our judging panels will be invited to decide on the winners.

Thewinnersof the 19 awards will be announced on April 16th – as will therecipientsof our three special awards: Unsung Hero, Person of the Year and Store Manager of the Year.

These standout individuals will be chosen by the MCV team after soundings from the games business – send your suggestions to mfrench@nbmedia.com to get your voice heard.

To book your place at the awards, contact Jess Farnan at jfarnan@nbmedia.com or call her on 01992 535 646.

Gold tables at the MCV Awards cost 2,950, with a standard table of 10 priced at 2,750. A single seat costs 285.

To discuss sponsorship opportunities in more detail contact Alex Boucher at aboucher@nbmedia.com or call him on 01992 535 647.

For any other event enquiries please contact: Debbie Opeyokun at dopeyokun@nbmedia.com.

MCV Awards 2015 Finalists

GAMES RETAILER

Amazon

Argos

GAME

Green Man Gaming

Shop Direct

ShopTo

Steam

Zavvi

INDIE RETAILER

Funstock

GameKeysNow

Games Centre

Go2Games

GameSeek

Simply Games

The Game Collection

Xpress Games

NEW GAMES BRAND

Destiny (Bungie/Activision)

The Evil Within (Bethesda)

Evolve (2K Games)

Hearthstone (Blizzard Entertainment)

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (WB Games UK)

Titanfall (Electronic Arts)

Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)

WildStar (NCsoft)

SALES TRIUMPH

Amiibo range (Nintendo)

Frozen: Olaf's Quest (Avanquest)

The Last of Us Remastered (PlayStation UK)

PlayStation Official Accessories range (PlayStation UK)

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor (WB Games UK)

Tomodachi Life (Nintendo)

PERIPHERALS AND ACCESSORIES BRAND

A4T

Astro Gaming

Mad Catz

Orb

PDP

Razer

Turtle Beach

Venom

BUYING TEAM

Amazon

Argos

GAME

Green Man Gaming

Shop Direct

Tesco

The Hut Group

MARKETING TEAM

Activision

Electronic Arts

Nintendo

PlayStation UK

Sega

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

DIGITAL MARKETING TEAM

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

PlayStation UK

Xbox

TRADE MARKETING TEAM

Electronic Arts

Exertis

Nintendo

PlayStation UK

Ubisoft

Xbox

PR TEAM

Activision

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Nintendo

PlayStation UK

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

AGENCY TEAM

Attention Seekers

Clifford French

Emanate

Indigo Pearl

PHD

Premier PR

Red Consultancy

Studio Diva

COMMUNITY TEAM

Capcom

Creative Assembly – Total War team

Creative Assembly – Alien: Isolation team

Electronic Arts

GAME

Jagex

PlayStation UK

Xbox UK

WB Games UK

DISTRIBUTION TEAM

CentreSoft

Click Entertainment

Exertis

Link Distribution

Sony DADC

EXPORT TEAM

Bethesda

Koch Media

Sega

Ubisoft

Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment

MEDIA TEAM

Curse

Future

IGN

Twitch

Venatus

Yogscast

YouTube

SALES TEAM

Activision

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Nintendo

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox UK

PlayStation UK

INDIE GAMES LABEL

505 Games

Chillingo

Curve

Devolver Digital

Mastertronic

Rising Star

Team 17

TinyBuild

GAME CAMPAIGN

Destiny (Bungie/Activision)

Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft)

FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts)

LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (WB Games UK)

The Last of Us Remastered (PlayStation UK)

Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected/Gat Out of Hell (Koch Media)

Watch Dogs (Ubisoft)

GAMES PUBLISHER

Activision

Electronic Arts

Nintendo

PlayStation UK

Take-Two

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

PERSON OF THE YEAR

UNSUNG HERO

STORE MANAGER OF THE YEAR

We also have three special awards for individuals in the games business – winners for these accolades will be announced on the night of Thursday, April 16th.

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