The Game Awards Returns with Highly Anticipated Nominees
The highly anticipated Game Awards is set to air on December 7 at 4:30 PT/7:30 ET live from the Peacock Theater. Host Geoff Keighley has revealed the full list of categories and nominees, including the coveted Game of the Year. Fans can cast their votes now at the Game Awards’ website.
The nominees for Game of the Year include Alan Wake 2, Baldur’s Gate 3, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, Resident Evil 4, Super Mario Bros. Wonder, and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. This marks a highly competitive lineup that will surely have fans divided in their choices.
In addition to Game of the Year, other categories and nominees include Best Game Direction, Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score and Music, Best Audio Design, Best Performance, and several others.
Some of the most notable nominees include Final Fantasy XVI for Best Narrative, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Best Art Direction, and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for Best Performance. The wide range of nominations indicates a strong year for the gaming industry and showcases the talent behind these games.
The Game Awards also recognizes innovation in accessibility, with nominees such as Diablo IV and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2. Additionally, the event doesn’t just focus on traditional AAA titles, as it also acknowledges independent games with categories like Best Independent Game and Best Debut Indie Game.
Esports enthusiasts will also have much to look forward to, with categories for Best Esports Game, Best Esports Athlete, Best Esports Team, Best Esports Coach, and Best Esports Event.
The Game Awards is known for celebrating the best in gaming across various genres and platforms, and the 2023 edition seems to be no exception. With such a diverse array of nominees, it’s anyone’s guess who will come out on top in each category.
Fans can make their voices heard by voting for their favorites at the Game Awards’ website. As the anticipation builds, the gaming community eagerly awaits the live ceremony on December 7.