Nominees for The Game Awards 2015 are selected by a jury of 30 international media. In some cases, the jury is provided advanced review code of upcoming games in order to meet the Game Awards 2015 judging deadlines. Games must have been commercially released by Tuesday, November 24 to be eligible for awards. eSports nominees were voted on by an advisory panel consisting of eSports media and sites.

  • Lou Kesten
    ASSOCIATED PRESS - USA
  • Stephen Farrelly
    AUSGAMERS - AUSTRALIA
  • Federico Cella
    CORRIERE DELLA SERA - ITALY
  • Tony Mott
    EDGE - UK
  • Victor Lucas
    ELECTRIC PLAYGROUND - CANADA
  • Darren Franich
    ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY - USA
  • Jean-Marc Wallimann
    EXTRALIFE - FRANCE
  • Katsuhiko Hayashi
    FAMITSU - JAPAN
  • Andy McNamara
    GAME INFORMER - USA
  • Ben Howard
    GAMESPOT - USA
  • Ludwig Kietzmann
    GAMESRADAR - USA
  • Brandon Jones
    GAMETRAILERS - USA
  • Jeff Gerstmann
    GIANT BOMB - USA
  • Tal Blevins
    IGN - USA
  • Frédéric Goyon
    JEUXVIDEO – FRANCE
  • Todd Martens
    L.A. TIMES - USA
  • Jorge Arellano
    LEVELUP - Mexico
  • Chelsea Stark
    MASHABLE - USA
  • Nacho Ortiz
    MERISTATION - SPAIN
  • Malik Forté
    NERDIST INDUSTRIES - USA
  • Tyler Wilde
    PC GAMER - USA
  • Robert Khoo
    PENNY ARCADE - USA
  • Megan Farokhmanesh
    POLYGON - USA
  • Joachim Hesse
    SPIELETIPPS - GERMANY
  • Theo Artioli Azevedo
    UOL JOGOS - BRAZIL
  • Jeremy Parish
    US GAMER - USA
  • Brett Molina
    USA TODAY - USA
  • Mike Diver
    VICE - UK
  • Chris Kohler
    WIRED - USA
  • Ben Silverman
    YAHOO! - USA

eSports Advisory Panel

  • Richard Lewis
    Brietbart - UK
  • Michal Blicharz
    ESL - USA
  • Paul “ReDeYe” Chaloner
    Gfinity - UK
  • Kevin Knocke
    IGN - USA
  • Travis Gafford
    GameSpot - USA
  • Radoslav Kolev
    GosuGamers - BGR
  • Rob Simpson
    Redbull eSports - USA
  • Kevin Morris
    The Daily Dot - USA
  • Marcus 'djWHEAT' Graham
    Twitch - USA
  • Lester Chen
    YouTube Gaming - USA

Advisory Board

For one night all of the major game platforms and publishers put competition aside to celebrate the power of gaming. The Game Awards 2015 is produced by Geoff Keighley, and guided by an advisory board of some of the game industry’s leading business and creative minds.

Eric Hirshberg
CEO
Activision Publishing
Peter Moore
COO
Electronic Arts
Hideo Kojima
Kojima Productions
Phil Spencer
Head of Xbox
Microsoft
Reggie Fils-Aime
President and COO
Nintendo of America
Rockstar
Shawn Layden
CEO
Sony Computer Entertainment America
Valve
Yves Guillemot
CEO and Co-Founder
Ubisoft
David Haddad
President
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment