The 2019 Game Awards Nominees Are…

The 2019 Game Awards Nominees Are…

Well, it would seem its about that time of year again– The Game Awards have announced their nominees and the cyber voting booths have been opened to the public. Some of the larger awards categories are posted below for your convenience, although if you would like to see a full list of categories and their respective nominees (not to mention vote yourself), you can do so here.

The categories include everything you would expect– the coveted Game of the Year (which God of War won last year in a semi-upset over Red Dead Redemption 2), Best Action Game, Best Game Direction etc.– to some probably lesser-known awards for such things as esports and content creation. Suffice it to say, there should be something here for everyone, and if you happen to see one of your favourites, don’t forget to vote for it!

 Game of the Year

  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai-Namc0/Sora/Nintendo)
  • The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Narrative

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (Asobo/Focus Home)
  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • The Outer Worlds (Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)
  • Destiny 2 (Bungie)
  • Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Independent Game

  • Baba Is You (Hempuli)
  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • Katana ZERO (Askiisoft/Devoler)
  • Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna)
  • Untitled Goose Game (House House/Panic)

Best Family Game

  • Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games/Nintend0)
  • Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai-Namco/Sora/Nintendo)
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World (Good-Feel/Nintendo)

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn/EA)
  • Borderlands 3 (Gearbox/2K)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Tetris 99 (Arika/Nintendo)
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 (Massive Entertainment/ Ubisoft)

Of course, those are just a sample of the awards up for grabs. So, this year, whether you want to support an independent game you think others should play, vote for it! If they remade a game into something great (irrespective how you felt of the original), then vote for it! Think none of them deserve anything? Vote anyway!

Tune in live Thursday, December 12th for the winners of the awards, among the usual announcements and reveal trailers.

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Sources: The Game Awards