ST Digital Awards: Nominees

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best shooter game

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best shooter game.
ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best shooter game.PHOTOS: EA; MICROSOFT STUDIOS; ACTIVISION; 2K GAMES; UBISOFT


PHOTO: EA

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT

This latest Battlefront is a reboot of the early 2000s series, and sees massive multiplayer battles - up to 20 versus 20 - that allow fans to re-enact some of the pivotal battles in the Star Wars movies, such as the Battle of Hoth.



PHOTO: MICROSOFT STUDIOS

HALO 5: GUARDIANS

Halo 5 follows the arcs of Master Chief's Blue Team and Fireteam Osiris led by Spartan Jameson Locke, as they deal with the hostile synthetic intelligence Cortana. The Warzone mode has been lauded for its flexibility and large scale.



PHOTO: ACTIVISION

CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS III

Black Ops III preserves the Call of Duty series' signature high-octane blend of fast-paced combat and an engaging, sci-fi military storyline.

It also introduces a smoother momentum-based movement system.



PHOTO: 2K GAMES

EVOLVE

Evolve's signature game mode is its unique multiplayer model, in which four Hunters have to destroy an ever-evolving, ever-growing Monster that is controlled by a fifth player. The Monster starts off weak but becomes formidable later on.



PHOTO: UBISOFT

TOM CLANCY'S RAINBOW SIX SIEGE

This is the first title in the series to have only an online mode. It has been praised for its versatility, as players can create their own paths by blowing up ceilings and floors with explosives, and rappel down the side of a building.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 30, 2015, with the headline 'BEST SHOOTER GAME'. Print Edition | Subscribe