The Game Awards, a new award show created by Geoff Kiegley and funded by publishers, Sony/MS, and more, have announced the nominees for their show. The award show takes place on December 5th, 2014 in Las Vegas and will be streamed via Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and many more outlets to be announced.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has been nominated for Best Shooter category at the awards; Kevin Spacey has been nominated for his performance as Jonathan Irons in Advanced Warfare’s campaign mode. The awards for these categories are shown by a panelist.

On a side note, the site also has a fan voted category called ‘eSports Player of the Year’, and OpTic_NaDeSHoT has been nominated! You can vote for him by visiting the site here.

SOURCE: The Game Awards 

  • iext23

    I think Sledgehammer deserves to be top, they made a great game this year.

    • Rorke File

      That’s right, I only want to see how they fix problems like with the BAL. Are they gone nerf it like the pdw from b02 or buffing guns

      • jooker-jr

        buffing the guns will make the TTK just like ghosts and it will be a bit difficult to buff while also balancing them

        nurfing the AR is the solution IMO.

        • So wait, 2 near unusable classes, a extremely broken SMG class that people only use the Kf5, Extremley broken NA-45 and Lynx ( I play battlefield too, so I’m used to sitting back for a while and actually aim )

          It’s not fair to have a low damage high recoil slow movement sniper rifle, when there are children Quickscoping with the MORS, the Lynx is unusable, and the NA45 is even worse

          Ooh, or the S12 that litteraly requires a whole clip full of heads to get 1 kill point blank? Or the useless fart gun Tac-19?

          This game needs weapon balancing, it doesn’t need to just patch one assault rifle because you were killed by it once,

          • jooker-jr

            Then tell me everything they need to to do to balance the classes.

          • TheShadowReaper

            i agree. what needs to be done here is:

            AR class:
            slightly buff range or fire rate on all guns except the BAL-27.
            nurf the BAL-27 hip fire spread. its an AR not an SMG.

            SMG class:
            buff the hip fire spread on all guns.
            slightly buff the fire rate on all guns except the KF5.

            Shotgun class:
            major buff to range and damage on all guns on this class.

            Sniper class:
            buff the damage and fire rate on NA-45 and Lynx.

            LMG class:
            they are fine as of now.

            these changes need to come and fast. but when they come the game will feel a lot better than it does now. also dedicated servers. we cant actually know if a weapon is broken or not if we cant have actual hit detection. the P2P servers dont help the broken guns at all.

          • SMGS need more damage, Lynx needs less recoil and the EPM3 needs to be lighter, quicker cool down and slower overheat rate, other than that I find that a agreeable list

          • TheShadowReaper

            yeah, that too.

    • TheShadowReaper

      they did, but the multiplayer portion of the game still needs work in order for the award to be valid.

    • DopeAap

      Just because a studio made one decent game does not mean they deserve the top.

      • iext23

        Then again, this is their first independent game, so…

        • DopeAap

          So… Advanced Warfare is an Indie game?

  • The only other shooters I could see beating Advanced Warfare is Far Cry 4 and Wolfenstien The New Order. You could say Destiny, but you have to put story into the conversation and let’s face it, Destiny didn’t have a good story. Advanced Warfare, Far Cry 4 and Wolfenstien The New Order did. Though this is all my opinion. Remember that.

    • Siftblade of Rivia

      Yup. As a COD fan, I would personally vote for Far Cry 4. Though I’m a bit biased since I love that series.

      • Well you could also be biased because you’re a COD fan too 🙂 Personally I think Wolfenstien should win, but I know it won’t because apparently MP is life. Far Cry 4 was really good and will probably win. I’ll be really surprised if it doesn’t

    • Wolfenstein should win, it revived the series, expanded on B.J.’s story and the alternate nazi timeline was interesting. I hope Doom 4 will be just as good

      • Wolfenstein will win if they know what a good story is

        • DopeAap

          Finally someone who talks about Wolfenstein! Totally love that game, still waiting on the new Doom though

          • Bro. I’ve always talked about Wolfenstein. It’s the GOAT. lol

          • k5berry

            Since you seem to be a fan of Wolfenstein, I was wondering if it would make sense for me, having not played the original one, to pickup The New Order for PS4. I assume not if the abovd comment is true and it’s a continuation

          • If you played it you would not be out of the loop.

          • k5berry

            Huh. OK then

          • UpRiftCOD

            I bought it a while back, never played any other ones and I thought it was great.

      • FazalGaming

        lol BJ

    • Xecho

      Take out Far Cry 4 and leave Wolfenstien and AW that’s a hard choice for me.

      • Wolfenstein deserves it

        • TehShadewRaeper

          Can we vote Shadow Reaper PC Master Racist of the year?

          • jordanxbrookes

            Master Racist XD

          • DopeAap


          • TheShadowReaper

            and you internet degenerate of the year

          • Let’s face it, even though I have nothing against you, you’d rather shoot up a orphanage before saying console is good.

            I nominate you as the biggest elitest of 2014.

          • TheShadowReaper

            if critical thinking and defense of facts is called an “elitist” in the year 2014, then thank you very much, i accept the nomination.

          • * hands award * stuff like that is why you earned this. See you next year guys!

    • MichiganerE

      What story? Destiny didn’t have one.

      • jooker-jr

        it has one ( i heard it a very good one ) but the problem is how they tell u that story.

        • MichiganerE

          No it doesn’t.

        • The Destiny story is very repetitive. Go here, set your ghost to do the thing whilst you shoot waves of enemies. Here and there is a boss fight. Destiny’s main purpose was to set up all the dlc. It is a vehicle to get people to invest in constant 20 dollar dlc’s.
          It could have been so much more with actual content in the main game. Instead they held it back and the world is just an empty shell with tons of open space. The only redeeming quality for me now is the Crucible but I am blocked on my multiplayer progress because they are forcing me to go do missions again to rank up. It is a very good game but with all the time spent developing it, there should have been way more to do and way more variety in the missions.

          • jooker-jr

            Yeah, I agree

      • Yes….it did. Just not a good one.

        • Scripted as hell.
          Angry Joe explained it very clearly.

        • MichiganerE

          Okay then, explain what the story is about then.

          • Destiny is set in the 28th century, a post-apocalyptic future. The setting follows a prosperous period of exploration, peace, and technological advancement known as the Golden Age. In a universe where humans have spread out and colonized planets in the Solar System, an event known as “the Collapse” saw the mysterious dissolution of these colonies, the end of the Golden Age, and mankind teetering on the brink of extinction. The only known survivors of the Collapse are those living on Earth, who were saved by “the Traveler,” a white, spherical celestial body whose appearance centuries before had enabled humans to reach the stars. The Traveler now hovers above the last safe city on Earth, and its presence allows the Guardians — the defenders of the City — the ability to wield an unknown power, only referred to as “The Light.”

            Upon mankind’s first attempt to repopulate and reconstruct after the Collapse, it is discovered that hostile alien races have occupied mankind’s former colonies and civilizations, and are now encroaching upon the City. Throughout the game, players have to combat aggressive aliens who have occupied the Solar System. There are four separate races in the game, each occupying different planets. The Fallen are an insectoid race of nomadic pirates who scavenge ruined settlements on Earth, the Moon, and Venus for resources. The Hive are a macabre race of ancient aliens who have created massive underground settlements beneath Earth and the Moon’s surface. The Vex are semi-organic androids who are attempting to seize control of Venus, Earth, and Mars by turning them into their machines, which they have already done to Mercury. Finally, the Cabal are a military-industrial empire of massive amphibians who have established massive fortifications on Mars. Every race utilizes different strategies and weapons in combat. The Fallen possess cloaking and short-range teleportation technologies to increase their mobility. The Hive use superior numbers to overwhelm their opponents in close quarters while more elite units attack from a distance. The Vex utilize hard-light shields and teleport units of infantry into the battlefield en-masse. The Cabal rely on heavy armor, ballistic shields, and jump packs to combat players. All of these races are hostile towards each other, as they can often be observed attacking one another in-game for territorial dominance. The player takes on the role of one such Guardian, and is tasked with reviving the Traveler while investigating and destroying the alien threats before humanity is completely wiped out. Destiny centers on the journey of the Guardians, the last defenders of humanity, set to protect Earth’s last city.

          • MichiganerE

            Let me guess, you had stop playing the game and go onto the Internet to find this, right? If only it were in the game, it would have been so much better. But to actually see any of this in the game, you’d have to put down another $40.00. That’s fucking bullshit.

          • Man you’re so Salty. I don’t even play Destiny anymore. It’s not a good story and I already said that. Wolfenstein deserves to win. Haha

          • MichiganerE


    • Stealth_Valtsu

      I didn’t really enjoy Wolfenstein The New Order, it had a good story but the gameplay isn’t that fun, also you won’t play it for as long as AW

    • QuickzZ-_-GhosT

      Wolfenstein was nominated for one of 2014 best narrative games.The story of that game was epic.

      • It was literally one of my favorites games of all time. Amazing Story

        • QuickzZ-_-GhosT

          One of mine’s too.I also loved The Last of US on the PS4.

  • Dr. Salim

    They’re were only like 4 shooters that came out this year.

  • skeetshootin

    Good god, can someone please explain to me what is so great about advanced warfare? Lag, 3000 bullets to kill, shitty weapon selection….

    • Xecho

      We aren’t talking about the MP not just about the MP dickcake we are talking about the game in whole.

      • skeetshootin

        Okay pussypie, oh we are not talking about mp, well excuse me all to hell.

        • Xecho

          Kay bumpkin

    • JDahn

      CoD AW in a nutshell.
      Shitty weapons, Shitty Maps ,Shitty gameplay ,Shitty spawns and lag. They had 3 years and they only made exo survival. SHG is lazy as fuck

      • skeetshootin

        I dont think its them being lazy, they are just listening to the wrong people, mw2 was an awesome game, the guns dont sound like type writers, the weapon selection was awesome, if its not broken dont fix it, i wanted cod not star wars

        • Paul Thomas

          MW2 not broken? HAHA I don’t know if you played the same game as i did but MW2 was ridiculously broken and needed fixing bad.

      • I don’t find the gameplay or maps bad, well other than Fall-to-your-death-band and riot.

        • JDahn

          They are not that bad ,but they are not that good like the BO1/BO2 maps.

          • Eww I hated Bo2 maps. I had the season pass for BO2 and I could only pick a handful of maps I like, such as raid.

  • Guest

    sony and microsoft funding the same thing?whoa thats rare.

    • Microsoft only did it fund more money to look better than sony

  • Guest

    Nadeshot? should of been either scumpii or crimsix.

  • without Dedicated Server only advertising uncoated

  • Favorite Ape

    This is not a credible award show. This is just game advertising created to look like an awards show. I would bet kevin spacey won’t even be there unless they pay him enough to attend.

    • Paul Thomas

      Proof? Or are you just throwing around accusations with no way to back it?

      • Favorite Ape

        Have you followed the link to the “award show” site? Check it out. Nuf said. VGX not good enough? Ghosts did get shut out last year.

        • Paul Thomas

          I don’t know what your nuff said is suppose to be about but the site looks like it was professionally constructed, and I see most games that were released being in their rightful categorizes.

  • Favorite Ape

    I vote aw for the “most catastrophic problems in a video game” award for 2014.

    • UnforseenSin

      you little boy is a special kind of stupid

    • Then at the last minute BF4 comes in the door and takes THAT from Aw.

      • Favorite Ape

        BF4 was 2013, but your right!

    • Duke of hazard

      (Rant On)
      Then next I’ll label this community as “The most ungrateful community of 2014”. Every. Fucking. Year. You fucks praise the crap out of a cod and then when it comes out – it’s the worst cod ever.

      BO1, MW3, BO2, Ghosts, and now AW is added to the cycle. Now I’m just waiting for you fucking idiots to praise Treyarch then bash them (AGAIN) when their game comes out.

      • Favorite Ape

        Ungrateful? For SH releasing a broken game for top dollar? Get off you knees.
        F.Y.I. There is no “community”. There are only customers who know they got lied to and got a broken game, and customers that are on their knees and would be “grateful” to Activision for dropping a turd labeled cod into their hand.

        • Duke of hazard

          And yet here I am, enjoying the crap out of the game since day one, with problems that are minimal. And yes, you fucks are ungrateful. why? Because SHG has shown a ton more dedication to fixing these problems you people keep bitching about than IW has ever done, but no. It doesn’t stop you people from acting like complete assholes. It doesn’t stop you people from comepletely insulting them when they’re not even showing any type of hostility towards you. And you want to assume I’m just “sucking shg’s dick”? Get the fuck off your knees since you seem to bee sucking the Cod cycle’s dick real hard right now.

  • TehShadewRaeper

    Minecraft will win duh

    • jooker-jr

      of course not

      the winner is goat MMO simulator.

      • Peasentry is real here.

        The real MVG is Superman 64, I play it at 10fps 360p

        • jooker-jr


  • Grigori

    What is wrong with you guys? First complaining about ghosts, the TTK is too high! They changed it in AW, everyone is like ooohh it takes so much bullets to kill someone. Please just shut the fuck up

    • ben wills

      Wtf. AW melts people so quick. It’s MW’s fast.

      • I agree. But then again, all everyone is using (including me) is the BAL.

        • çħιđєɾå™

          I use the ak-12

          • No surprise there, lol. The AK is rather on-par with the BAL. I tend to switch between the two depending on the map.

          • çħιđєɾå™

            me too but I use the hbra3 sometimes its a really good gun

  • Wraith

    Lol so what we have now, is not what people predicted. AW has dropped and not many people complain about how Ghosts was better. That’s impossible, everyone’s still on the BO2 was better train. At least until this connection thing and matchmaking thing gets fixed.

  • LovekillerX

    Well watching people complaining while I enjoy my game on PS4 without any lag spikes. 🙂 I don’t know why I don’t get any lag spikes or bugs while I play. Only one reason to complain: BAL-27… nerf it! In every game kill feed fills with enemies kills with their BAL-27… but of course this is just my opinion and I guess that many can agree with me.

    But hey this game is awesome at least to me. 🙂 Enjoying every minute. 🙂

    • Grenadier

      Same here, I’m an PS4 user as well and I hardly get lag. Dunno what’s up

  • Guywithbrains

    Only broken thing in this game is BAL-27. I can’t use any other gun because I get wrecked by BAL-27.

    No lag and spawns are mainly good. There are a couple of bad spawns.

    I love this game and TTK is just perfect. 🙂

  • DamZe

    Double tap jump to boost, double tap to left/right to boost evade…..
    Unreal Tournament/Quake want their award back. Other than these innovative “new” features AW is your avarage CoD, onrails single player/ twitch shooter MP. It’s a fun game but really nothing special anymore when you play if for a couple of hours and see its true colors.

    For what its worth Titanfall held my attention for allot more than this game ever will.

  • Mikey9835

    I’ve never played Wolfenstein but I’m gonna assume its good, destiny is awful, far cry dosent quite cut it and I can’t even remember if Titanfall came out this year. Advanced warfare was really good but my vote for best shooter is- Air control: It’s got the best graphics dynamic gameplay and a heartwarming story, the best shooter since Rambo the video game.

    Kevin bacon did a great role as Jonathan Irons in AW but the guy who played the protagonist in Ghosts nailed it, he must of spent hours rehearsing his lines, I loved the part when his dad got shot and he goes:……………. It really raises the bar for emotional depth.

    And finally the best eSports player: My ass cheek.

    • Logsn is nothing compared to Recker, his sacrifice for war and the gritty hells he goes through and I felt his pain for every shot he took.

  • shantzonpoint

    AW has the potential to be one of my favorite all time CoD’s. They really need to give up on the sbmm tho. Connections are abysmal. It just doesn’t work with gamers split up among 4 consoles. It’s going to get even worse once the dlc’s are released.

  • Diego Diniz


    • Ryumoau

      do you people ever stop whining? Do you really think your irrelevant post on a random charlie intel article is going to speed up Sledgehammer game improvements? This is a huge game and takes time to work on. Posts like yours just prove how embarrassed i am to admit i’m a CoD fan.

      • Diego Diniz

        I am a HUDGE COD Fan too. I have all COD on my Steam account, and I bought a PS4 2 months ago and my only Games are Ghosts and Advanced Warfare. But, I dont know why the HECK they dont fix a simple issue like this, LAG is a connection problem, they earn A LOT of money to make contracts with Eminem, Kevin Spacey, Megan Fox, The Iron Man and dont pay GOOD PROGRAMMERS to write a Good code to play…Cmon Dude?!

  • Ryumoau

    I hope Kevin Spacey wins his nomination because he was great in the campaign. Not sure if AW should win the best shooter category though, since i haven’t started Far Cry 4 yet.

    Had it been best multiplayer shooter than it would have my vote because i don’t care about Halo and Destiny was a disappointment.

  • TerryTibbs

    I don’t think they should nominate a broken game for such an award. Advanced Warfare should be disqualified without consideration. It’s a reasonable game but completely broken and wont be fixed in its duration. The in-game issues are far too serious and it’s clear Sledgehammer don’t have the basic skills or resources to get the game to a good standard that we all can enjoy. They also have made some embarrassing errors in design which doesn’t do their credibility any favors. BF4 is becoming massively popular again with Final Stand, Far Cry 4 is also looking amazing plus other great titles like Inquisition and even GTA V out; SHG need to buck up their ideas instead of pretending nothing is wrong and that it’s our fault. People are abandoning this game day after day and even BF4 had more players playing on the Xbox One last night and no doubt PC too.

    I can safely say; it’ll only be Treyarch left soon in Call of Duty. IW and Sledgehammer are just out of their depth with even the most basic of games.

    • ScOott

      No player count on xbox one, how could you possibly know how many people playing advanced warfare ? .. Plus people like to exaggerate ALOT when it comes to cod, they made some big mistakes yes, have they fixed alot of them yes, they should of not told us the game would be running on dedi servers no, but it runs just as good as the next cod game imo, are they working hard to fix issues yes, people need to give sh A break imo just remember this time last year we was stuck with ghosts ! How can any one complain? I would be so annoyed if I was Condrey or schofield all they get is hate when they have saved us from ghost and done nothing but listen to fan feedback, show these guys some appreciation I say, the haters are heard louder than the guys who think they doing a good job, I wish I had Twitter just to tell them congrats on making a good cod.. As far as cod goes this is a good one…

    • Rodoe528

      This game has barely been out idiot. SHG is going to make updates to make the game better and they’re still doing better than IW, at least SHG listens to us

      • poop

        Tell me about it. It’s not EVEN A MONTH YET.. I can understand if nothing is done after 4 months or more, but let’s face it, we aren’t there yet.

        • Favorite Ape

          4 months or more broken is okay? Wat?

      • Favorite Ape

        The point is the game should have never been released in its current state. That’s what those 3 long years in development are for. If you can’t get a game working after 3 years, get out of the business.

      • J4MES

        I’d give them until the end of the month and if by then they haven’t fixed all the outstanding issues along with implementing dedicated servers and departing P2P plus ridding SBM, it’ll be bad for the franchise. If they haven’t done that before December; I fear AW will go the same way as Ghosts. This game only has a year cycle so issues need to be rectified ASAP and with 3 years development plus all the money the brand has; many problems should have easily been avoided. I think many gamers are furious with the situation but by now; we should be getting a near-flawless release and not one riddled with preventable issues.

  • zombiefreak935

    Nice, i agree.Only bad thing now is lag.spawns are not that bad most of the time.

  • ThatOneBlazian

    Hey guys here’s a list of all the weapon variants in the game so far:

  • Juses
    • I doubt. Why would they add a new game mode? The final DLC was added a long time ago.

      • Juses

        So new bo3 info?

  • meow

    im done with AW already, the sights dont even work properly. i mean how did they miss that one out? just cba

    • Juses

      maek an accuent nao am teired uf cing geusts.

  • Guest

    I love it. Great job SH. No complaints. Thanks for fixing stuff as it comes up.

  • Guest

    I thought the game was and is great. Good job SH.

  • zombiefreak935

    Wanted scumpii…

  • AW in nominated for best online experience. I doubt it’ll win due to SBMM

  • Favorite Ape

    VGX on spike TV was canceled. This Geoff dude decided to keep it going but no network or cable TV would pick it up. Hence we now have “The Game Awards” that isn’t televised, sponsored only by the video game industry. In person or online viewing only.

  • Guest


  • zombiefreak935


  • I don’t really think Advanced Warfare is going to get it.
    Now, the MP may be very fast-paced (the whole Play-Your-Way thing is awesome)
    But the Single-Player is scripted as hell. Call of Duty just never gets this.
    ” Press F to (Insert a cool and scripted action here) Seriously, this stuff was around every corner.

  • drjakeyoung
  • Favorite Ape

    Far Cry 4 won.

  • Pete Walker

    ANOTHER BULLSHIT BACKWARDS STEP ! why in hell do you release black ops 3 with coop campaign then backtrack to single player ?? co op is far better game play and the zombies suck. go back to co op survival maps or co op mission maps as in modern warfare, these are what we want not stupid zombies that you can only play in an enclosed space. even back on the first black ops the zombies were at least of duty has gone down not up, and infinate warfare is one COMPLETE JOKE, !! BRING BACK GOOD OLE warfare not this futuristic crap, better game play and better co op missions and survival, and make em co op campaign again