Alan Wake II, Baldur’s Gate 3 Lead Game Awards Nominations

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The nominees for this year’s Game Awards have been announced by Geoff Keighley. Appearing in a special broadcast, the nominations for all 31 categories for this year’s 10th anniversary show were revealed.

Leading the field with eight nominations each are Alan Wake II and Baldur’s Gate 3. Closely followed by Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 with seven nominations while Hi-Fi Rush, Super Mario Bros. Wonder and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom all picking up five nominations each.

Voting is now open in all categories on The Game Awards website, with the ceremony being held at the Peacock Theatre in Los Angeles on December 7. Voting will close on December 6 at 6 pm PT/2 am GMT on December 7.

See the full list of nominees below.

Game of the Year

  • Alan Wake II
  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best Game Direction

  • Alan Wake II
  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best Narrative

  • Alan Wake II
  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
  • Final Fantasy XVI
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Best Art Direction

  • Alan Wake II
  • Hi-Fi Rush
  • Lies of P
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best Score & Music

  • Petri Alanko, Alan Wake II
  • Borislav Slavov, Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Masayoshi Soken, Final Fantasy XVI
  • Shuchi Kobori, Hi-Fi Rush
  • Nintendo Sound Team, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best Audio Design

  • Alan Wake II
  • Dead Space
  • Hi-Fi Rush
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Resident Evil 4

Best Performance

  • Ben Starr as Clive Rosfield, Final Fantasy XVI
  • Cameron Monaghan as Cal Kestis, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  • Idris Elba as Solomon Reed, Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty
  • Melanie Liburd as Saga Anderson, Alan Wake II
  • Neil Newbon as Astarion, Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Man 2

Innovation in Accessibility

  • Diablo IV
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Hi-Fi Rush
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Mortal Kombat 1
  • Street Fighter 6

Games for Impact

  • A Space for the Unbound
  • Chants of Sennaar
  • Goodbye Volcano High
  • Tchia
  • Terra Nil
  • Venba

Best Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Genshin Impact

Best Community Support

  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • No Man’s Sky

Best Independent Game

  • Cocoon
  • Dave the Diver
  • Dredge
  • Sea of Stars
  • Viewfinder

Best Debut Indie Game

  • Cocoon
  • Dredge
  • Pizza Tower
  • Venba
  • Viewfinder

Best Mobile Game

  • Final Fantasy VII: Ever Crisis
  • Hello Kitty Island Adventure
  • Honkai: Star Rail
  • Monster hunter Now
  • Terra Nil

Best VR/AR

  • Gran Turismo 7
  • Horizon: Call of the Mountain
  • Humanity
  • Resident Evil Village VR Mode
  • Synapse

Best Action Game

  • Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon
  • Dead Island 2
  • Ghostrunner 2
  • Hi-Fi Rush
  • Remnant 2

Best Action/Adventure

  • Alan Wake II
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man 2
  • Resident Evil 4
  • Star Wars Jedi: Survivor
  • The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Best RPG

  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Final Fantasy XVI
  • Lies of P
  • Sea of Stars
  • Starfield

Best Fighting Game

  • God of Rock
  • Mortal Kombat 1
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl 2
  • Pocket Bravery
  • Street Fighter 6

Best Family Game

  • Disney Illusion Island
  • Party Animals
  • Pikmin 4
  • Sonic Superstars
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Best Sim/Strategy

  • Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp
  • Cities: Skylines II
  • Company of Heroes 3
  • Fire Emblem Engage
  • Pikmin 4

Best Sports/Racing

  • EA Sports FC 24
  • F1 23
  • Forza Motorsport
  • Hot Wheels Unleashed 2: Turbocharged
  • The Crew Motorfest

Best Multiplayer

  • Baldur’s Gate 3
  • Diablo IV
  • Party Animals
  • Street Fighter 6
  • Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Best Adaptation

  • Castlevania: Nocturne
  • Gran Turismo
  • The Last of Us
  • The Super Mario Bros. Movie
  • Twisted Metal

Most Anticipated Game

  • Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
  • Hades II
  • Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth
  • Star Wars: Outlaws
  • Tekken 8

Content Creator of the Year

  • Ironmouse
  • People Make Games
  • Quackity
  • Spreen
  • Sypherpk

Best Esports Game

  • Counter-Strike 2
  • DOTA 2
  • League of Legends
  • PUBG Mobile
  • Valorant

Best Esports Athlete

  • Lee “Faker” Sang-Hyeok, League of Legends
  • Matheiu “Zywoo” Herbaut, CS:GO
  • Max “Demon1” Mazanov, Valorant
  • Paco “Hydra” Rusiewiez, Call of Duty
  • Park “Ruler” Jae-Hyuk, League of Legends
  • Phillip “ImperialHal” Dosen, Apex Legends

Best Esports Team

  • Evil Geniuses, Valorant
  • Fnatic, Valorant
  • Gaimin Gladiators, DOTA 2
  • JD Gaming, League of Legends
  • Team Vitality, Counter-Strike

Best Esports Coach

  • Christine “Potter” Chi – Evil Geniuses, Valorant
  • Danny “Zonic” Sorensen – Team Falcons, Counter-Strike
  • Jordan “Gunba” Graham – Florida Mayhem, Overwatch
  • Remy “XTQZZZ” Quoniam – Team Vitality, Counter-Strike
  • Yoon “Homme” Sung-Young – JD Gaming, League of Legends

Best Esports Event

  • 2023 League of Legends Championship
  • Blast.TV Paris Major 2023
  • EVO 2023
  • The International DOTA 2 Championships 2023
  • Valorant Championships 2023

The Game Awards 2023 will be broadcast live on Thursday, December 7 across multiple platforms. Full information about the event and how to vote can be found on their website. Watch the nominee announcement in full below.

Words by Megan Roxburgh


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