Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor scoops GDC 2015’s ‘Game of the Year’

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor has scooped the sparkly Game of the Year gong at this year’s Game Developer’s Choice Awards, beating out the likes of Alien: Isolation and Destiny in the process.

Shadow of Mordor was released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last October, and garnered extremely positive reviews from critics, particularly for its innovative use of the Nemesis System. 

Check out the full list of winners below and read our review of Shadow of Mordor here.

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Game of the Year: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Innovation Award: Monument Valley

Best Debut: Stoic Studio (The Banner Saga)

Best Design: Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Monument Valley

Best Visual Art: Monument Valley

Best Narrative: Kentucky Route Zero: Episode 3

Best Audio: Alien: Isolation

Best Technology: Destiny