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The Game Award nominees are officially revealed, who will win GOTY?

The official list of all nominees for this years Game Awards has been released

By: Jak Connor from Nov 20, 2019 @ 3:04 CST

Following up on my post from a few days ago, as expected The Game Awards have released the official nominees for 2019.

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Just this past Monday, Geoff Keighley, the showrunner for the annual Game Awards ceremony, announced that on Tuesday, we would be receiving the full list of the games that have been nominated in their respective categories. Well, now that its Tuesday we have that list and it's quite a long one. To keep things short and sweet, I'll only be mentioning the titles in the first two categories, Game of the Year and Best Game Direction.

The titles that have been nominated for Game of the Year are as follows, Remedy's Control, Kojima Productions' Death Stranding, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Capcom's Resident Evil 2 Remake, FromSoftware's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and Obsidian's The Outer Worlds. For Best Game Direction, all the previously mentioned titles are nominated. The full list for each of the award categories is provided in the entirety of this article. If you want to participate in voting, a link to the voting website can be found here.

The Game Award nominees (in no particular order) and the categories:

Game of the Year:

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

Best Game Direction

  • Control(Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 2 (Capcom/Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice(From Software/Activision)
  • Outer Wilds(Mobius Digital/Annapurna)

Best Narrative

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

Best Art Direction

  • Control (Remedy/505)
  • Death Stranding(Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Gris (Nomada Studio/Devolver)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts(Simogo/Annapurna)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice(From Software/Activision)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening(Grezzo/Nintendo)

Best Score/Music

  • Cadence of Hyrule (Brace Yourself Games/Nintendo)
  • Death Stranding(Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Devil May Cry 5(Capcom)
  • Kingdom Hearts III(Square Enix)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts(Simogo/Annapurna)

Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Control (Remedy/505)
  • Death Stranding(Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Gears 5(The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Resident Evil 2(Capcom)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice(From Software/Activision)

Best Performance

  • Ashly Burch as Parvati Holcomb, The Outer Worlds
  • Courtney Hope as Jesse Faden, Control
  • Laura Baileyas Kait Diaz, Gears 5
  • Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff, Death Stranding
  • Matthew Porretta as Dr. Casper Darling, Control
  • Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges, Death Stranding

Best Action Game

  • Apex Legends(Respawn/EA)
  • Astral Chain(Platinum Games/Nintendo)
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare(Infinity Ward/Activision)
  • Devil May Cry 5(Capcom/Capcom)
  • Gears 5(The Coalition/Xbox Game Studios)
  • Metro Exodus(4A Games/Deep Silver)

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Borderlands 3(Gearbox/2K)
  • Control (Remedy/505 Games)
  • Death Stranding(Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Resident Evil 2(Capcom)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening(Grezzo/Nintendo)
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice(From Software/Activision)

Best RPG

  • Disco Elysium(ZA/UM)
  • Final Fantasy XIV(Square Enix)
  • Kingdom Hearts III(Square Enix)
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne(Capcom)
  • The Outer Worlds(Obsidian/Private Division)

Best Fighting Game

  • Dead or Alive 6(Team Ninja/Koei Tecmo)
  • Jump Force(Spike Chunsoft/Bandai Namco)
  • Mortal Kombat 11(NetherRealm/WBIE)
  • Samurai Showdown(SNK/Athlon)
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate(Bandai Namco/Sora/Nintendo)

Best Family Game

  • Luigi's Mansion 3(Next Level Games/Nintendo)
  • 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 Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall(Triumph Studios/Paradox)
  • Anno 1800(Blue Byte/Ubisoft)
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses(Intelligent Systems/Koei Tecmo/Nintendo)
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms(Creative Assembly/Sega)
  • Tropico 6(Limbic Entertainment/Kalypso Media)
  • Wargroove (Chucklefish)

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled(Beenox/Activision)
  • DiRT Rally 2.0(Codemasters)
  • eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020(PES Productions/Konami)
  • F1 2019(Codemasters)
  • FIFA 20(EA Sports)

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)

Fresh Indie Game

  • ZA/UM for Disco Elysium
  • Nomada Studio for Gris
  • DeadToast Entertainment for My Friend Pedro
  • Mobius Digital for Outer Wilds
  • Mega Crit for Slay the Spire
  • House House for Untitled Goose Game

Games for Impact

  • Concrete Genie (Pixelopus/SIE)
  • Gris(Nomada Studio/Devolver)
  • Kind Words(Popcannibal)
  • Life is Strange 2(Dontnod/Square Enix)
  • Sea of Solitude(Jo-Mei Games/EA)

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends (Respawn)
  • 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 Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile(TiMi Studios/Activision)
  • GRINDSTONE(Capybara Games)
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts(Simogo/Annapurna)
  • Sky: Children of Light(Thatgamecompany)
  • What the Golf?(Tribland)

Best Community Support

  • 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 VR/AR Game

  • Asgard's Wrath(Sanzaru Games/Oculus Studios)
  • Blood & Truth(SIE London Studio/SIE)
  • Beat Saber(Beat Games)
  • No Man's Sky(Hello Games)
  • Trover Saves the Universe(Squanch Games)

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