The Game Awards are almost and will be taking place on December 6 at 8:30 pm EST but who is going to up for an award at the show? The answers to that have been revealed as we have this year’s list of nominees!

Best Game Direction

  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • A Way Out
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Narrative

  • Detroit: Become Human
  • God of War
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Art Direction

  • God of War
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Return of the Obra Dinn

Best Score/Music

  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Celeste
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best Audio Design

  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Content Creator of the Year

  • Dr. Lupo
  • Myth
  • Ninja
  • Pokimane
  • Willyrex

Games for Impact

  • 11-11 Memories Retold
  • Celeste
  • Florence
  • Life is Strange 2: Episode 1
  • The Missing: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories

Best Independent Game

  • Celeste
  • Dead Cells
  • Into the Breach
  • Return of the Obra Dinn
  • The Messenger

Best Mobile Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Fortnite
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones

Best VR/AR Game

  • ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission
  • Tetris Effect
  • Beat Saber
  • Firewall Zero Hour
  • Moss

Best Action Game

  • Mega Man 11
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Dead Cells
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Far Cry 5

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

Best RPG

  • Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom
  • Octopath Traveler
  • Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire

Best Fighting Game

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ
  • Soul Calibur VI
  • Street Fighter V Arcade

Best Family Game

  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • Nintendo Labo
  • Super Mario Party
  • Overcooked 2
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas

Best Strategy Game

  • The Banner Saga 3
  • BATTLETECH
  • Frostpunk
  • Into the Breach
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • FIFA 19
  • Forza Horizon 4
  • Mario Tennis Aces
  • NBA 2K19
  • Pro Evolution Soccer

Best Multiplayer

  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4
  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite
  • Sea of Thieves

Best Student Game

  • Combat 2018
  • Dash Quasar
  • JERA
  • LIFF
  • RE: Charge

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Donut County
  • Florence
  • Moss
  • The Messenger
  • Yoku’s Island Express

Best Esports Game

  • CSGO
  • DOTA2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch

Best Esports Player

  • Dominique “SonicFox” McLean
  • Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi
  • Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao
  • Oleksandr “S1mple” Kostyliev
  • Sung-hyeon “JJoNak” Bang

Best Esports Team

  • Astralis
  • Cloud9
  • Fnatic
  • London Spitfire
  • OG

Best Esports Coach

  • Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu
  • Cristian “ppasarel” Bănăseanu
  • Danny “zonic” Sørensen
  • Dylan Falco
  • Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi
  • Janko “YNk” Paunovic

Best Esports Event

  • ELEAGUE Major: Boston 2018
  • EVO 2018
  • League of Legends World Championship
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The International 2018

Best Esports Host

  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Anders Blume
  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Paul “RedEye” Chaloner

Best Esports Moment

  • C9 Comeback Win in Triple OT vs FAZE
  • G2 Beating RNG
  • KT vs IG Base Race
  • OG’s Massive Upset of LGD
  • SonicFox Side Switch Against Go1 in DBZ

Best Ongoing Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Overwatch
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbox Six Siege

Best Performance

  • Bryan Dechart (Connor | Detroit: Become Human)
  • Christopher Judge (Kratos | God of War)
  • Melissanthi Mahut (Kassandra | Assassin’s Creed Odyssey)
  • Roger Clark (Arthur Morgan | Red Dead Redemption 2)
  • Yuri Lowenthal (Peter Parker | Marvel’s Spider-Man)

Game of the Year

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Celeste
  • God of War
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Red Dead Redemption 2

The Game Awards will be broadcast in 4K UHD on YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Live, Steam, Xbox Live, Mixer, MLG, Gamespot, PlayStation, IGN, and Caffeine. For more information on the event, including casting your vote, head to their official website at https://thegameawards.com/

About The Author

Josh Piedra

Josh (or J.J. as some have come to call him), is a long-time geek culture enthusiast with a deep passion for anime, manga and Japanese culture. Josh also has a Bachelor of Arts in Game Design and is a creative writer who has created original content for over 20 years! He is also the author of the original English light novel Final Hope.

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