The Game Awards 2019 Nominees Named
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The full The Game Awards 2019 nominees have been revealed. There will be 23 categories this year, with awards doled out to what are hopefully the best of the best games and creators this year. Voting has opened and people are now able to cast ballots to see which titles will be honored during the December 12, 2019 celebration at 5:30pm PT/8:30pm ET.

This year, there aren’t too many surprises. Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding has nine nominations. Remedy’s Control ended up snagging eight. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice has four and The Outer Worlds got four. We even saw that plucky little Untitled Goose Game snag two.

Here are the full nominee lists for The Game Awards 2019.

Game of the Year

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

Best Art Direction:

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

Best Fighting Game:

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

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)
  • 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
  • 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 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/Nintendo/Sora)
  • 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 2020 (EA Sports)

Best VR/AR Game:

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

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)

Best eSports Game:

  • CS:GO (Valve)
  • DOTA2 (Valve)
  • Fortnite (Epic Games)
  • League of Legends (Riot Games)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard)

Fresh Indie Developer:

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

Best Game Direction:

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

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 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 Games for Impact:

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

Best Indie Game:

  • Baba Is You (Hempuli)
  • Disco Elysium (ZA/UM)
  • Katana Zero (Ascii Soft/Devolver Digital)
  • Outer Wilds (Mobius Digital/Annapurna)
  • Untitled Goose Game (House House/Panic)

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 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 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 Games)
  • 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 in Outer Worlds
  • Courtney Hope in Control
  • Laura Bailey in Gears 5
  • Mads Mikkelsen in Death Stranding
  • Matthew Porretta in Control
  • Norman Reedus in Death Stranding

People will be able to stream The Game Awards 2019 on December 12, 2019.

Source: The Game Awards

Jenni Lada
Jenni Lada
JMariye

Site Editor
Date: 11/20/2019

11/20/2019 09:15AM

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