Game Awards: here are the nominations for the video games of the year


The nominations for the Game Awards 2020, the gala created by Geoff Keighley, have just been unveiled. The Last of Us Part II dominates with 9 nominations, followed by independent play Hades with 8 nominations.

The Quebec game Spiritfarer by Thunder Lotus also received two nominations, in the categories Indie Game of the Year and Game with Social Message.

Here are the nominations for the Game Awards 2020 gala, which will be webcast on December 10.

Game of the year

  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best achievement

  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best story

  • 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best artistic direction

  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best soundtrack and music

  • Doom Eternal
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Hades
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best audio design

  • Doom Eternal
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Resident Evil 3
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best performance

  • Ashley Johnson, Ellie in Last of Us Part II
  • Laura Bailey, Abby in Last of us Part II
  • Daisuke Tsuji, Jin Sakai dans Ghost of Tsushima
  • Logan Cunningham, Hades in Hades
  • Nadji Jeter, Miles Morales in Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Game with social message

  • If Found, the Dreamfeel
  • Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition, the Cardboard Computer
  • Spiritfarer, de Thunder Lotus Games
  • Tell Me Why, de DONTNOD Entertainement/Xbox Game Studios
  • Through the Darkest of Times, Paintbucket Games

Best ongoing game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky

Best indie game

  • Carrion, by Phobia Game Studio / Devolver
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, by Mediatonic / Devolver
  • Hades, de Supergiant Games
  • Spelunky 2, from Mossmouth
  • Spiritfarer, de Thunder Lotus Games

Best mobile game

  • Among Us
  • Call of Duty Mobile
  • Genshin Impact
  • Legends of Runeterra
  • Pokémon Cafe Mix

Better community support

  • Apex Legends, Respawn/EA
  • Destiny 2, Bungie
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, Mediatonic/Devolver
  • Fortnite, Epic Games
  • No Man’s Sky, Hello Games
  • Valuing, Riot Games

Best VR / AR Game

  • Dreams
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Marvel’s Iron Man VR
  • Star Wars: Squadrons
  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Innovation in accessibility

  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Grounded
  • Hyperdot
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • Watch Dogs Legion

Best action game

  • Doom Eternal
  • Hades
  • Half-Life: Alyx
  • Nioh 2
  • Streets of Rage 4

Best action / adventure game

  • Assassin’s Creed Valhalla
  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales
  • Ori and the Will of the Wisps
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • The Last of Us Part II

Best role play

  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • Genshin Impact
  • Person 5 Royal
  • Wasteland 3
  • Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best family game

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit
  • Minecraft Dungeons
  • Paper Mario: The Origami King

Best multiplayer

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Among Us
  • Call of Duty: Warzone
  • Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout
  • Valuing

Best Esport Game

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Valuing

To see all nominations and categories, visit the Game Awards website. You can also vote!

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