The Game Awards 2021: here is the list and the nominations of the candidate games

The nominations of the games nominated for The Game Awards 2021 have finally come out: here is the list

Geoff Keighley, host of The Game Awards, had already anticipated the event to be held in December a few days ago, saying that there will be an incredible number of games to be presented, reaching the threshold of 50 World Premiere Titles. Together with them, he also wanted to note how there will also be trailers regarding television adaptations of some video games, reiterating that however the main focus will be on the videogame part of the transmission.

finally making live after the parenthesis in 2020 due to COVID, you will have the opportunity to witness an interesting battle between the various candidates for The Game Awards 2021, seeing how the Triple A games we have seen in recent years are not present in the list of nominations.

The Game Awards 2021: the list with the nominations of the candidate games

Here is the complete list of games and their nominations, which we will see candidates for The Game Awards 2021:

Game of the Year:

  • DEATHLOOP
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Game Direction:

  • DEATHLOOP
  • It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank

Best Art Direction:

  • The Artful Escape
  • DEATHLOOP
  • Kena
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank

Best Narrative:

  • DEATHLOOP
  • It Takes Two
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Psychonauts 2

Best Score:

  • The Artful Escape
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • DEATHLOOP
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • NieR Replicant

Best Audio Design:

  • DEATHLOOP
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal

Best Performance:

  • Erika Mori as Alex Chen (Life is Strange: True Colors)
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Antom Castillo (Far Cry 6)
  • Jason Kelley as Colt Vahn (DEATHLOOP)
  • Maggie Robertson as Lady Dimitrescu (Resident Evil Village)
  • Ozioma Akagha as Julianna Blake (DEATHLOOP)

Best Indie:

  • 12 Minutes
  • Death’s Door
  • Kena
  • Inscryption
  • Loop Hero

Best Action:

  • Back 4 Blood
  • Chivalry 2
  • DEATHLOOP
  • Far Cry 6
  • Returnal

Best Action/Adventure:

  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Metroid Dread
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Psychonauts 2

Best Role Playing Game:

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Scarlet Nexus
  • Shin Megami Tensei V
  • Tales of Arise

The Game Awards 2021: here is the list and the nominations of the candidate games

Best Sports/Racing:

  • F1 2021
  • FIFA 22
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed
  • Riders Republic

Best Fighting:

  • Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Hinokami Chronicles
  • Guilty Gear Strive
  • Melty Blood: Type Lumina
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
  • Virtua Fighter 5: Ultimate Showdown

Best Multiplayer:

  • Back 4 Blood
  • Knockout City
  • It Takes Two
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • New World
  • Valheim

Best Sim/Strategy

  • Age of Empires IV
  • Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  • Humankind
  • Inscryption
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Innovation in Accessibility

  • Far Cry 6
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet & Clank
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

Content Creator of the Year

  • Dream
  • Fuslie
  • Gauls
  • Ibai
  • TheGrefG

Best Esports Game

  • Call of Duty
  • CS:GO
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Valuing

Best Esports Athlete

  • Collapse
  • S1mple
  • Showmaker
  • Tenz
  • Simp

Best Esports Team

  • Atlanta Faze – Call of Duty
  • Damwon – League of Legends
  • Navi – CS:GO
  • Team Spirit – Dota 2
  • Sentinels – Valuing

Best Sports Coach

  • B1ade3
  • Crowder
  • Engh
  • Kkoma
  • Silent

Best Sports Event

  • The International 2021
  • 2021 League of Legends World Championship
  • Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2 Masters
  • PGL Major Stockholm 2021
  • PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2020

Most Anticipated Game

  • Elden Ring
  • God of War: Ragnarok
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • The sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  • Starfield

The Game Awards 2021 will take place on the night between 8 and 9 December, at two Italians. Keep following us on TechGameWorld.com for more gaming news, and check out the Instant Gaming store for new games at affordable prices.