MCV Awards 2017: Finalists announced

Seth Barton
MCV Awards 2017: Finalists announced

The MCV Awards 2017 are now just over seven weeks away, with the trophies being presented on March 9th at The Brewery in London to recognise 2016's finest achievements. 

Today, we're able to announce the finalists for this year's awards. There are 25 award categories this year, which are divided up between the five judging panels -– more details on those below. 

Almost 70 different companies are shortlisted for this year’s event. The most nominated companies are Ubisoft with 12 nods, Bethesda with ten, while PlayStation and Xbox are tied on eight.

Here's the full list of finalists that will be under consideration for the big prizes on the night:

AGENCY TEAM

Attention Seekers

EMT for Xbox

Fluid

Heaven Media

Studio Diva ltd

Target PR Ltd

The Field

Venatus Media

 

PR AND COMMS TEAM

Assembly

Bastion

Big Boy PR

Brown Betty PR

Indigo Pearl

Kartridge

Lick PR

Premier

Renaissance PR

Stature PR

Swipe Right PR

 

IN-HOUSE PR TEAM

2K

Bethesda

Capcom

Electronic Arts

Koch Media

PlayStation UK

Square Enix

Ubisoft

Wargaming

WB Games UK

 

MARKETING TEAM

2K

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Koch Media

PlayStation UK

Square Enix

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

 

DIGITAL MARKETING TEAM

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

PlayStation UK

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

 

EVENTS TEAM

GAME/Multiplay

Gamer Events

Games London

Gfinity

PlayStation UK

The Field

UKIE

WB Games UK

 

MEDIA TEAM

110% Gaming

Dingit.tv

Fandom

IGN

Let’s Play Video Games

PCGamesN

Playwire Media

Red Bull Games

 

COMMUNITY TEAM

Assembly/Xbox

Bethesda

Capcom Entertainment Europe

Electronic Arts

GAME/Multiplay

Jagex

PlayStation Access

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

 

DISTRIBUTION TEAM

CentreSoft/Advantage Distribution

Click Entertainment Ltd

Exertis

Koch Media

Lime Distribution

Link Distribution (UK) Ltd

Pavilion Distribution Ltd

 

EXPORT TEAM

Bethesda

Koch Media

Ubisoft

 

GAMES PUBLISHER

2K

Bethesda

Blizzard Entertainment

Electronic Arts

Sold Out

Sony Interactive Entertainment

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

 

INDIE GAMES LABEL

505 Games

Curve Digital

ID@Xbox

Rising Star Games

Sold Out

Team17

Wales Interactive

 

GAME CAMPAIGN

2K - Mafia III

Bethesda - DOOM

Blizzard Entertainment - Overwatch

Electronic Arts - Battlefield 1

PlayStation UK - Uncharted 4

Ubisoft - Tom Clancy’s The Division

Ubisoft - Watch Dogs 2

Xbox - Forza Horizon 3

Xbox - Gears of War 4

 

NEW GAMES BRAND

Blizzard Entertainment / Overwatch

Hello Games / No Man’s Sky

PlayStation / PlayStation VR

Team17 / Overcooked

Ubisoft / Tom Clancy’s The Division

 

PERIPHERALS AND ACCESSORIES

Astro Gaming

Asus

Mad Catz

NOW TV

SCUF Gaming

Thrustmaster

Tritton

Turtle Beach

Venom

 

INDEPENDENT RETAILER

Base.com

G2G Limited

Games Centre Ltd

GameSeek Ltd 

Lime XB360

Merchoid Limited

Rice Digital

Seedee Jons

Simply Games

The Game Collection

 

MAINSTREAM RETAILER

Amazon UK

Argos

Asda

Shop Direct

Tesco Stores ltd

 

SPECIALIST RETAILER

GAME/Multiplay

Grainger Games

Green Man Gaming

ShopTo.net

 

BUYING TEAM

Amazon UK

Argos

GAME/Multiplay

Tesco

 

SALES TEAM

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Koch Media

Nintendo UK

PlayStation UK

Twitch

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

 

SALES TRIUMPH

Bethesda / Skyrim Special Edition

Koch Media / Final Fantasy XV

Nintendo UK Pokemon Sun & Moon

PlayStation UK / Black Friday

Ubisoft / Tom Clancy’s The Division

WB Games UK / LEGO Dimensions

Xbox / Forza Horizon 3

 

TRADE MARKETING TEAM

Bethesda

Electronic Arts

Koch Media

Nintendo UK

PlayStation UK

Ubisoft

WB Games UK

Xbox

Unsung Hero, Person of the Year and Store Manager of the Year are not shortlisted and will be announced on the night. Please get in touch with the team if you'd like to nominate someone for these categories.

Thank you to all the hundreds of applicants we received this year. Choosing the finalists is a huge task, and we endeavour to pass on all the strongest nominations to our judging panels, without overwhelming them with entries. The nominations and supporting documents will now be sent to our judges, who are all appropriate industry experts, each of whom will have an equal vote in choosing the winner.

For more details on the awards please see the MCV Awards 2017 site.

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