Golden Joystick Awards1

The Golden Joysticks are an annual games industry awards shindig in the UK, which take place this year on 25th October. The awards are based on the votes of the public, so they also give you a chance to back your favourite games and companies.

You can vote until the end of this month at the link above, and as we know you're all dying to support anything and everything Nintendo, below are categories in which the big N or exclusives to its systems are nominated.

Best Newcomer


Best Handheld Game

Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate
Fire Emblem: Awakening
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow — Mirror of Fate

Best Storytelling

LEGO City: Undercover

Best Multiplayer

Nintendo Land

Best Visual Design

Pikmin 3

Best Platform

Wii U

Innovation of the Year

Nintendo Direct

Studio of the Year

Nintendo Intelligent Systems

Most Wanted

Super Smash Bros.

Game of The Year

Pikmin 3
Fire Emblem: Awakening

So, will you be casting your votes? Let us know, while you can also check out voting information from the award's host Ed Byrne, below.