Smash Bros., Death Stranding Among The Game Awards' Game of the Year Nominees

Voting is now live ahead of the December 12 airing of The Game Awards 2019

Death Stranding

 

The nominees are officially in for The Game Awards 2019, which streams live on December 12 at 5:30pm PT. Leading it all are six nominees for Game of the Year, including Control, Death Stranding, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Resident Evil 2, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, and The Outer Worlds.

 

Death Stranding makes an appearance in a handful of additional categories, from Best Game Direction to Best Narrative, Best Art Direction, Best Score, Best Audio Design, Best Action/Adventure Game, and Best Performance for both Mads Mikkelsen and Norman Reedus. 

 

All of the nominees for Game of the Year also got a nod in Best Game Direction, with the exception of Smash. You can cast your vote on the official website or via Google, and check out more of the categories and nominees below. There are a lot of categories, so you'll have to see the rest on the site! 

 

Action Game

Apex Legends

Astral Chain

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Devil May Cry 5

Gears 5

Metro Exodus

 

Action/Adventure Game

Borderlands 3

Control

Death Stranding

Resident Evil 2

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

 

 

Art Direction

Control

Death Stranding

Gris

Sayonara Wild Hearts

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

 

Audio Design

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Control

Death Stranding

Gears 5

Resident Evil 2

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

 

Family Game

Luigi's Mansion 3

Ring Fit Adventure

Super Mario Maker 2

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Yoshi's Crafted World

 

 

Fighting Game

Dead or Alive 6

Jump Force

Mortal Kombat 11

Samurai Shodown

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

 

Game Direction

Control

Death Stranding

Resident Evil 2

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Outer Wilds

 

Multiplayer Game

Apex Legends

Borderlands 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare

Tetris 99

Tom Clancy's The Division 2

 

Narrative

A Plague Tale: Innocence

Control

Death Stranding

Disco Elysium

The Outer Worlds

 

 

Role-Playing Game

Disco Elysium

Final Fantasy XIV

Kingdom Hearts III

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

The Outer Worlds

 

Score & Music

Cadence of Hyrule

Death Stranding

Devil May Cry 5

Kingdom Hearts III

Sayonara Wild Hearts

 

Strategy Game

Age of Wonders: Planetfall

Anno 1800

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Total War: Three Kingdoms

Tropico 6

Wargroove

 

Other categories include Community Support, Content Creator of the Year, Esports Coach, Esports Event, Esports Game of the Year, Esports Host, Esports Player, Esports Team, Fresh Indie Game, Games for Impact, Independent Game, Mobile Game, Ongoing Game, Performance, Sports/Racing Game, and VR/AR Game.

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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