Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Pending the ceremony scheduled for November 23rd, the list of games nominated for the Golden Joystick Awards 2021 has been unveiled: let’s see it together

Pending the ceremony of The Game Awards, of which the official date was recently unveiled, at the end of November there will be another rather important and perhaps even more voted award ceremony than the one presented by Geoff Keighley. The 39th edition of the Golden Joystick Awards will be held on November 23rd and will allow you to choose your favorite video games of the year that is coming to an end, awarding a prize for the various categories selected. If you want to participate, the voting has been officially opened and all you have to do is go to this link and follow the very simple procedure.

Voting they will close on November 5th at 1 am. If you participate and complete the vote, you could be selected as the winners of a free gaming ebook worth € 8.99 compatible with both PC and iOS and Android mobile devices. Below we list the digital books you can win by voting, then we will immediately move on to the jury and nominations!

  • Retro Gamer Book of Arcade Classics
  • Ultimate Retro PC Gamer Collection
  • 100 Nintendo Games To Play Before You Die
  • 100 PlayStation Games To Play Before You Die
  • Greatest Gaming Icons

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

The jury

The nominations for these 2021 Golden Joystick Awards were decided by a jury that includes GamesRadar+, PC Gamer, Edge Magazine, Retro Gamer, Play Magazine e il Future Game Show. In this regard, Daniel Dawkins, Content Director of Future Games, said:

We are really happy to see so much diversity in this year’s nominations, because it reflects the importance of the indie and service game market still in vogue during 2021, when a large number of high-profile titles they have undergone inevitable postponements. We are therefore happy to see Wildermyth and Psychonauts 2 nominated in four sections, alongside giant titles such as Call of Duty: Warzone, Resident Evil Village and Ratchet & Clank.

Best Story Telling – Best Multiplayer Game | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Below are the games nominated for the prize Best Storytelling:

Let’s continue with the award Best Multiplayer Game:

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Best Visual Design – Best Indie Game | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Let’s see together the titles nominated for the award Best Visual Design:

We continue with the award for the Best Indie Game:

  • Death’s Door
  • Chicory: A Colorful Tale
  • Old World
  • Wildermyth
  • Bonfire Peaks
  • Sable

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Studio of the Year – Best Game Expansion | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: tutti i giochi in nomination!

Let’s move on to development studies with the next award, Studio of the Year, who was the best of these this year in your opinion?

  • IO Interactive
  • Arkane
  • Housemarque
  • Double Fine
  • Capcom
  • Darknek & Friends

Let’s see together, however, the candidate DLCs such as Best Game Expansion:

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Mobile Game of the Year – Best Audio | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

We continue with the nominations for the Mobile Game of the Year:

  • Clap Hanz Golf
  • Fantasian
  • Overboard!
  • Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
  • Cozy Grove
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift

Let’s move on to the nominations for the Best Audio:

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Best Performer – Best Game Community | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: tutti i giochi in nomination!

The actors named as best Performers of this year are:

  • Jason Kelley – Colt Vahn, Deathloop
  • Erika Mori – Alex Chen, Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Maggie Robertson – Lady Dimitrescu, Resident Evil Village
  • Good News Gospel – Julianna Blake, Deathloop
  • Jennifer Hale – Rivet, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Elijah Wood – Gristol/Nick the Post Guy, Psychonauts 2

As for the Community, instead, here are the nominations:

  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Dreams
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Destiny 2
  • Magich: The Gathering Arena

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

PC Game of the Year – PlayStation Game of the Year – Nintendo Game of the Year | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: tutti i giochi in nomination!

Below are the nominations for the Best PC Game of the Year:

  • Wildermyth
  • Chivalry 2
  • Old World
  • Hitman 3
  • Pathfinder
  • The Forgotten City

We continue with the Best Sony PlayStation Game:

  • Returnal
  • Deathloop
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil: Village
  • Death Stranding Director’s Cut
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits

And let’s see the nominations for the Best Nintendo Game:

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Xbox Game of the Year – Best Gaming Hardware – Still Playing Award | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: tutti i giochi in nomination!

We end the tour of the publishers with the Best Xbox Game:

  • Lost Judgment
  • The Ascent
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator
  • The Artful Escape
  • 12 Minutes

We continue this long list with the nominees for the award Best Hardware:

  • PS5
  • Xbox Series X
  • Xbox Series S
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080
  • Nintendo Switch OLED
  • WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD

And as for the titles still “live”, there is the prize Still Playing Award:

  • Apex Legends
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Destiny 2
  • GTA Online
  • Genshin Impact
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
  • Rocket League
  • Counter Strike: Global Offensive

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Most Wanted Game – Ultimate Game of The Year | Golden Joystick Awards 2021: tutti i giochi in nomination!

And here we are, the last two nominations: the most important. Let’s start with the most anticipated game for the near future, with Most Wanted Game:

  • God of War: Ragnarok
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • Halo Infinite
  • Marvel’s Midnight Suns
  • GTA V: Enhanced Edition
  • Skate 4
  • Elden Ring
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2
  • Pokémon Legends: Arceus
  • Starfield
  • Gotham Knights

Finally, the nominated for Best Game of the Year, or rather the prize of Ultimate Game of the Year:

  • Deathloop
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart
  • Wildermyth
  • Hitman 3
  • The Forgotten City
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Mass Effect Legendary Edition

Golden Joystick Awards 2021: all games in nomination!

Go vote!

These were all the nominations for the Golden Joystick Awards 2021. Let us know below what you think and, in your opinion, who deserves to win the various awards, we will continue to keep you updated with all the news, guides and reviews themed gaming. and tech! And if you are interested in game keys at affordable prices, we recommend that you take a look at the InstantGaming catalog!