Red Dead Redemption 2, Spider-Man and Celeste lead the Game Awards 2018 nominees

Game-Awards-2018

If video video games have an equal to the movie business’s annual Oscars night time, then the Game Awards is the identify of the present that highlights the easiest that the medium has to supply. It’s additionally fortunately devoid of reporters asking nominated recreation builders who they’re sporting, seeing individuals pressured to don tuxedos and awkward flubs. La-La I can’t hear you, Warren Beatty.

What the Game Awards does have, is a youthful spirit of leisure that honours the better of the yr. 2018 has been a heck of a visit up to now, with virtually each month seeing the launch of true recreation of the yr materials. The Game Awards (Which is nearly nearly as good as the annual Crucial Hit awards that are held in my room however please maintain it down guys my mother and father try to sleep) has a heck of a job this yr to pick the highest of the greatest.

Right here’s a take a look at the classes and nominees this yr (Thanks Polygon), which embrace a number of surprises:

GAME OF THE YEAR

  • Murderer’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft Quebec / Ubisoft)
  • Celeste (Matt Makes Video games)
  • God of Warfare (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Video games / SIE)
  • Monster Hunter: World (Capcom)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)

BEST ONGOING GAME

  • Future 2 (Bungie / Activision)
  • Fortnite (Epic Video games)
  • No Man’s Sky (Whats up Video games)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft)

BEST GAME DIRECTION

  • A Approach Out (Hazelight Studios / EA)
  • Detroit: Turn out to be Human (Quantic Dream / SIE)
  • God of Warfare (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Video games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)

BEST NARRATIVE

  • Detroit: Turn out to be Human (Quantic Dream / SIE)
  • God of Conflict (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Life is Unusual 2: Episode 1 (Dontnod Leisure / Sq. Enix)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Video games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)

BEST ART DIRECTION

  • Murderer’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft Quebec / Ubisoft)
  • God of Conflict (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Octopath Traveler (Sq. Enix / Purchase / Nintendo)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)
  • Return of Obra Din (3909 LLC)

BEST SCORE/MUSIC

  • Celeste (Lena Raine)
  • God of Warfare (Bear McCreary)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (John Paesano)
  • Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom (Joe Hisaishi)
  • Octopath Traveler (Yasunori Nishiki)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Woody Jackson)

BEST AUDIO DESIGN

  • Name of Obligation: Black Ops four (Treyarch Studios / Activision)
  • Forza Horizon four (Playground Video games / Flip 10 Studios / Microsoft Studios)
  • God of Conflict (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Video games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)

BEST PERFORMANCE

  • Bryan Dechart as Connor, Detroit: Grow to be Human
  • Christopher Decide as Kratos, God of Struggle
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra, Murderer’s Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Man

GAMES FOR IMPACT

  • 11-11 Reminiscences Retold (Digixart / Aardman Animations / Bandai Namco Leisure)
  • Celeste (Matt Makes Video games)
  • Florence (Mountains / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Life is Unusual 2: Episode 1 (Dontnod Leisure / Sq. Enix)
  • The Lacking: JJ Macfield and the Island of Reminiscences (White Owls / Arc System Works)

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME

  • Celeste (Matt Makes Video games)
  • Dead Cells (Movement Twin)
  • Into the Breach (Subset Video games)
  • Return of the Obra Dinn (3909 LLC)
  • The Messenger (Sabotage Studio)

BEST MOBILE

  • Donut County (Ben Esposito / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Florence (Mountains / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Fortnite (Epic Video games)
  • PUBG Cellular (Lightspeed & Quantum / Tencent Video games)
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones (Nerial / Developer Digital)

BEST VR/AR GAME

  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission (SIE Japan Studio / SIE)
  • Beat Saber (Beat Video games)
  • Firewall Zero Hour (First Contact Leisure / SIE)
  • Moss (Polyarc Video games)
  • Tetris Impact (Resonair / Improve, Inc)

BEST ACTION GAME

  • Name of Obligation: Black Ops four (Treyarch / Activision)
  • Dead Cells (Movement Twin)
  • Future 2: Forsaken (Bungie / Activision)
  • Far Cry 5 (Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft)
  • Mega Man 11 (Capcom)

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME

  • Murderer’s Creed Odyssey (Ubisoft Quebec / Ubisoft)
  • God of Struggle (Sony Santa Monica / SIE)
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (Insomniac Video games / SIE)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (Rockstar Video games)
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Eidos Montreal / Crystal Dynamics / Sq. Enix)

BEST ROLE-PLAYING GAME

  • Dragon Quest 11: Echoes of an Elusive Age (Sq. Enix / Sq. Enix)
  • Monster Hunter: World (Capcom)
  • Ni no Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom (Degree 5 / Bandai Namco Leisure)
  • Octopath Traveler (Sq. Enix / Purchase / Nintendo)
  • Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire (Obsidian Leisure / Versus Evil)

BEST FIGHTING

  • BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (Arc System Works)
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ (Arc System Works / Bandai Namco Leisure)
  • Soulcalibur 6 (Bandai Namco Studios / Bandai Namco Leisure)
  • Road Fighter 5 Arcade (Dimps / Capcom)

BEST FAMILY GAME

  • Mario Tennis Aces (Camelot Software program Planning / Nintendo)
  • Nintendo Labo (Nintendo EPD / Nintendo)
  • Overcooked 2 (Ghost City Video games / Staff 17)
  • Starlink: Battle for Atlas (Ubisoft Toronto / Ubisoft)
  • Tremendous Mario Celebration (NDCube / Nintendo)

BEST STRATEGY GAME

  • Battletech (Harebrained Schemes / Paradox Interactive)
  • Frostpunk (11 bit studios)
  • Into the Breach (Subset Video games)
  • The Banner Saga three (Stoic Studio / Versus Evil)
  • Valkyria Chronicles four (Sega CS3 / Sega)

BEST SPORTS/RACING

  • FIFA 19 (EA Vancouver / EA Sports activities)
  • Forza Horizon four (Playground Video games / Flip 10 Studios / Microsoft Studios)
  • Mario Tennis Aces (Camelot Software program Planning / Nintendo)
  • NBA 2K19 (Visible Ideas / 2K Sports activities)
  • Professional Evolution Soccer 2019 (PES Productions / Konami)

BEST MULTIPLAYER GAME

  • Name of Obligation: Black Ops four (Treyarch / Activision)
  • Future 2: Forsaken (Bungie / Activision)
  • Fortnite (Epic Video games)
  • Monster Hunter: World (Capcom)
  • Sea of Thieves (Uncommon / Microsoft Studios)

BEST STUDENT GAME

  • Fight 2018 (Inland Norway College of Utilized Sciences – Norway)
  • Sprint Quasar (UC Santa Cruz)
  • JERA (Digipen Bilbao, Spain)
  • LIFF (ISTART Digital – France)
  • RE: Cost (MIT)

BEST DEBUT INDIE GAME

  • Donut County (Ben Esposito / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Florence (Mountains / Annapurna Interactive)
  • Moss (Polyarc Video games)
  • The Messenger (Sabotage Studio)
  • Yoku’s Island Categorical (Villa Gorilla)

BEST ESPORTS GAME

  • Counter-Strike: International Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch

BEST ESPORTS PLAYER

  • Dominique “SonicFox” McLean (Echo Fox)
  • Hajime “Tokido” Taniguchi
  • Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao (Royal By no means Give Up)
Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev (Natus Vincere)
  • Sung-hyeon “JJoNak” Bang (New York Excelsior)

BEST ESPORTS TEAM

  • Astralis (CSGO)
  • Cloud9 (LOL)
  • Fnatic (LOL)
  • London Spitfire (Overwatch)
  • OG (Dota 2)

BEST ESPORTS COACH

  • Bok “Reapered” Han-gyu (Cloud9)
  • Cristian “ppasarel” Bănăseanu (OG)
  • Danny “zonic” Sørensen (Astralis)
  • Dylan Falco (Fnatic)
  • Jakob “YamatoCannon” Mebdi (Workforce Vitality)
  • Janko “YNk” Paunovic (MiBR)

BEST ESPORTS EVENT

  • ELEAGUE Main: Boston 2018
  • Evo 2018
  • League of Legends World Championship
  • Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • The Worldwide 2018

BEST ESPORTS HOST

  • Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
  • Alex “Machine” Richardson
  • AndersBlume
Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • Paul “RedEye” Chaloner

BEST ESPORTS MOMENT

  • C9 Comeback Win In Triple OT vs FAZE (ELEAGUE)
KT vs IG Base Race (LOL Worlds)
G2 Beating RNG (LOL Worlds)
  • OG’s Large Upset of LGD (DOTA 2 Finals)
  • SonicFox Aspect Change Towards Go1 in DBZ (EVO)

CONTENT CREATOR OF THE YEAR

  • Dr. Lupo
  • Fantasy
  • Ninja
  • Pokimane
  • Willyrex

That’s not only a strong listing of nominees. That’s a guidelines that particulars simply how rattling good this yr as been. We’ve seen heavyweights in Marvel’s Spider-Man and Forza Horizon four, shock knockouts similar to Tetris Impact and the rise of beloved new franchises reminiscent of Return of the Obra Dinn. It has been a stellar yr, topping even the superb content material that was rolled out in 2017.

Ought to be fascinating to see who wins what, when the Game Awards broadcasts reside throughout the world vast net on December 6 in the US of A.

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Final Up to date: November 14, 2018

Earlier article It’s official! PUBG is coming to PS4 on December 7


Darryn Bonthuys

Phrase-slinger at Essential Hit. Inventor of the macho Swiss health club chocolate referred to as Testoblerone. That is…that is about it actually.

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