The Game Awards Release Category Nominees

November 17, 2021

If you’re a gamer, you’ll have some thoughts about this! The official nominees for each category of The Game Awards have been announced. 

Here are just a few of the categories for this year’s Game Awards. Thoughts? Are there games in categories that shouldn’t be? Are they missing any games?

Game of the Year

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Narrative

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Life Is Strange: True Colors
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Psychonauts 2

Best Performance

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

Innovation in Accessibility

  • Far Cry 6 
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart
  • The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

Best Indie

  • Inscryption
  • 12 Minutes
  • Death’s Door
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Loop Hero

In total, there’s 30 categories of nominees at this year’s The Game Awards. 103 media outlets are a part of the jury.

The Game Awards happen December 9th at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, California. May the best games win.

What’s your favourite game you’re playing lately?


Written by Todd Hancock

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