This year’s nominees for the 2019 edition The Game Awards were presented today.  Geoff Keighley unveiled the nominees in a YouTube video today.  Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding leads the pack with 10 nominations.  The full list of nominees can be viewed here.  

 

GAME OF THE YEAR:

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

BEST GAME DIRECTION:

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BEST NARRATIVE:

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • The Outer Worlds

BEST ART DIRECTION:

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gris
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BEST SCORE/MUSIC:

  • Cadence of Hyrule
  • Death Stranding
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Kingdom Hearts III

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME:

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

BEST ACTION GAME:

  • Apex Legends
  • Astral Chain
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Gears 5
  • Metro Exodus

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME:

  • Borderlands 3
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Resident Evil 2 Remake
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

BEST RPG:

  • Disco Elysium
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Kingdom Hearts III
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne
  • The Outer Worlds

BEST FIGHTING GAME:

  • Dead or Alive 6
  • Jump Force
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Samurai Shodown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The Game Awards 2019 will take place on December 12th.  And will broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California.  The show will be streamed online.  It will once again be available to watch on various video streaming services; such as Twitch, Mixer, YouTube, and The Game Awards’ official website.