Nintendo receive numerous Golden Joystick nominations

The nominees for the 31st Golden Joystick Awards have been announced, seeing Nintendo finding plenty of their output seeing recognition.

ZombiU is recognised as a contender for best newcomer, LEGO City Undercover for best storytelling, with Intelligent Systems receiving a nod as being one of the best studios of the year.

Meanwhile, Nintendo Direct and Miiverse are seen for their innovation, and Pikmin 3 sees best visual design and game of the year nominations.

Remember to cast your vote so that you can help determine the winners!

Nominations related to Nintendo, or their Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, include:

Best Newcomer

Best Handheld Game
Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Best Storytelling
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
LEGO City Undercover

Best Multiplayer
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Nintendo Land
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

Best Visual Design
Pikmin 3

Best Platform
Wii U
Nintendo 3DS

Best Moment
Assassin’s Creed III – The Templar Twist

Innovation of the Year
Nintendo Direct

Studio of the Year
Intelligent Systems (Nintendo)

Most Wanted
Batman: Arkham Origins
Super Smash Bros.

Game of the Year
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Pikmin 3
Splinter Cell Blacklist

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