The Game Awards Announces 2019 Nominees

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Geoff Keighly announced The Game Awards 2019 nominees on Tuesday afternoon in a video on the organization’s official YouTube channel. Fan voting is also now available through the instructions listed on the website, offering the audience a chance to influence winners in almost 30 categories. As always, fans can look forward to new reveals and trailers during the ceremony later this year.

The 2019 Game Awards will air on December 12 at 8:30 pm ET/5:30 pm PT. You can watch live via all digital, social, and gaming platforms.

The list of 2019 nominees is listed below:

Game of the Year

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • The Outer Worlds

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

Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Content Creator of the Year

  • Courage (Jack Dunlop)
  • Dr. Lupo (Benjamin Lupo)
  • Ewok (Soleil Wheeler)
  • Grefg (David Martinez)
  • Shroud (Michael Grzesiek)

Esports Coach

  • Eric “Adren” Hoag (Team Liquid, CS:GO)
  • Nu-Ri “Cain” Jang (Team Liquid, LOL)
  • Fabian “Grabbz” Lohmann (G2 Esports, LOL)
  • Kim “kkOma” Jeong-Gyun (SK Telecom T1, LOL)
  • Titouan “Sockshka” Merloz (OG, DOTA 2)
  • Danny “Zonic” Sorensen (Astralis, CS:GO)

Esports Event

  • 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • Evo 2019
  • Fortnite World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • League of Legends World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Esports Game of the Year

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA 2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch

Esports Host

  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • Paul “Redeye” Chaloner
  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Duan “Candice” Yu-Shuang

Esports Player

  • Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf (Sentinels, Fortnite)
  • Lee “Faker” Sang-Hyeok (SK Telecom, League of Legends)
  • Luka “Perkz” Perkovic (G2 Esports, League of Legends)
  • Oleksandr “S1mple” Kostyliev (Natus Vincere, CS:GO)
  • Jay “Sinatraa” Won (SF Shock, Overwatch)

Esports Team

  • Astralis (CS:GO)
  • G2 Esports (LOL)
  • OG (DOTA 2)
  • San Francisco Shock (OWL)
  • Team Liquid (CS:GO)

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 Showdown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fresh Indie Game

  • ZA/UM (Disco Elysium)
  • Nomada Studio (Gris)
  • Deadtoast Entertainment (My Friend Pedro)
  • Mobus Digital (Outer Wilds)
  • Mega Crit (Slay the Spire)
  • House House (Untitled Goose Game)

Game Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice
  • Outer Wilds

Games for Impact

  • Concrete Genie
  • Gris
  • Kind Words
  • Life is Strange 2
  • Sea of Solitude

Independent Game

  • Baba is You
  • Disco Elysium
  • Katana Zero
  • Outer Wilds
  • Untitled Goose Game

Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile
  • Grindstone
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sky: Children of Light
  • What the Golf?

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

Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Performance

  • Ashly Burch (Parvati Holcomb – The Outer Worlds)
  • Courtney Hope (Jesse Faden – Control)
  • Laura Bailey (Kait Diaz – Gears 5)
  • Madds Mikkelsen (Cliff – Death Stranding)
  • Matthew Porretta (Dr. Casper Darling – Control)
  • Norman Reedus (Sam Porter Bridges – Death Stranding)

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

Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
  • F1 2019
  • FIFA 20

Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Anno 1800
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Tropico 6
  • Wargroove

VR/AR Game

  • Asgard’s Wrath
  • Blood & Truth
  • Beat Saber
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Trover Saves the Universe