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Gamescom ‘Best of Show’ nominees announced

Gamescom hasn’t even started yet, however the nominees for the “Best of Show” are now available for you to cast your eyes over.

As you would expect there is a strong showing from companies such as EA, Sony and Activision.

Surprisingly none of the nominations put Modern Warfare 3 up against Battlefield 3, with the latter coming in the best PC game category and Modern Warfare 3 up for best online game. It’s also quite surprising that none of them are up for best console game, although the nominees in that particular category are very strong.

Gamescom takes place on August 17-21, and the award ceremony, August 17 as part of the opening ceremony.

Check out our article on what to expect here. The list of nominees is below.

Best Hardware Datel Power Racer 270 Wireless Racing Wheel – DeeBee Entertainment GameTalk Pro-2wireless gaming headphones – DeeBee Entertainment PlayStation Vita – Sony

Best Console Game Mass Effect 3 – EA Batman: Arkham City – Warner Bros. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception – Sony FIFA 12 – EA

Best Online Game Star Wars – The Old Republic – EA Modern Warfare 3 – Activison Blizzard End of Nations – Trion Worlds

Best Mobile Games Mario Kart 3D – Nintendo Uncharted: Golden Abyss – Sony Resident Evil Revelations – Capcom

Best PC Game Battlefield 3 – EA Anno 2070 – Ubisoft Diablo III – Blizzard Entertainment RAGE – Bethesda

Best Family Game Kinect Sports – Season 2 – Microsoft Rayman Origins – Ubisoft Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster – Warner Bros.

Best Browser Game The Sims Social – EA The Settlers Online – Ubisoft

Do you agree with this list? Let us know.

Edited On 11 Aug, 2011

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