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The Game Awards 2018 Nominees Announced

Returning this December on the 6th is Geoff Keighley's, "The Game Awards", and has been announced to be the largest show since the start. 

The full list of nominees were just revealed this morning! 
RA:N was present at the livestream and recorded the list as announcements were made just moments ago at 9PT/Noon ET. 
If you'd like to vote, visit The Game Awards website, message their FB page, official Discord server, message @thegameawards via Twitter, and believe it or not- Google Home or Amazon Echo. 

The Game Awards premieres on December 6, 2018 at 8:30 PM ET / 5:30 PM PT.

God of War and Red Dead Redemption II leads the list for most nominated title with 8 nominations each, with Marvel's Spider-Man just behind at 7 nominations. 
There are some new categories this year, some focusing on students or ESports.

Enjoy reading the official list of nominees announced for the upcoming awards, below. 

If you have any predictions or thoughts on who you'd like to see win, comment below! 

Best Game Direction 

A Way Out
Detroit: Become Human 
God of War 
Marvel’s Spider-Man 
Red Dead Redemption 2 

Best Art Direction 

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 
God of War 
Octopath Traveler 
Red Dead Redemption 2 
Return of the Obra Dinn 

Best Score and Music 

God of War 
Marvel’s Spider-Man 
Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom 
Octopath Traveler 
Red Dead Redemption 2 

Best Performance 

Bryan Dechart as Connor, Detroit: Become Human 
Christopher Judge as Kratos, God of War 
Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 
Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan, Red Dead Redemption II 
Yuri Lowenthal as Peter Parker, Marvel’s Spider-Man 

Best Indie Game 

Dead Cells 
Into the Breach 
Return of the Obra Dinn 
The Messenger Best 

Best ESports Game 

League of Legends 

Best Narrative 

Detroit: Become Human 
God of War 
Life is Strange 2: Episode 1 
Marvel’s Spider-Man 
Red Dead Redemption 2 

Games for Impact 

11-11 Memories Retold
Life is Strange 2 Ep1

The Missing: JJ Macfield and the Island of Memories

Best Audio Design 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 
Forza Horizon 4 
God of War 
Marvel’s Spider-Man 
Red Dead Redemption 2 

Best Debut Indie Game

Donut County 
The Messenger 
Yoku's Island Express 

Best Mobile Game  
Donut County 
Reigns: Game of Thrones 

Best VR/AR Game 

ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission 
Beat Saber 
Firewall Zero Hour 
Tetris Effect  

Best Action Game 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 
Dead Cells 
Destiny 2: Forsaken 
Far Cry 5 
Mega Man 11 

Best Action Adventure Game 

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey 
God of War 
Marvel’s Spider-Man 
Red Dead Redemption 2 
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 

Best Role Playing Game 

Dragon Quest XI 
Monster Hunter: World 
Ni no Kuni II 
Octopath Traveler 
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire 

Best Fighting Game 

BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle 
Dragon Ball FighterZ 
Soul Calibur VI 
Street Fighter V Arcade Edition 

Best Family Game 

Mario Tennis Aces 
Nintendo Labo 
Overcooked 2 
Starlink: Battle for Atlas 
Super Mario Party 

Best Strategy Game 

Frost Punk 
Into The Breach 
The Banner Saga 3 
Valkyria Chronicles 4 

Best Sports/Racing Game 

FIFA 19 
Forza Horizon 4 
Mario Tennis Aces 
NBA 2K19 
PES 2019 

Best Multiplayer Game 

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 
Destiny 2 Forsaken 
Monster Hunter World 
Sea of Thieves 

Best Esports Player 


Best Esports Team 

FNATIC in League of Legends 
Astralis in CSGO 
Cloud9 in League of Legends 
London Spitfire in Overwatch 
OG in DOTA 2 

Best Esports Event 

Overwatch League Grand Finals 
League of Legends World Championship 
ELeague Major Boston 2018 
The International 2018 (DOTA 2) 
EVO 2018 

Best Esports Host 

Eefje Depoortere -Sjokz- 
Alex Richardson -Machine- 
Paul Chaloner -Redeye- 
Anders Blume 
Alex Mendez -Goldenboy-

Best Esports Moment

C9's Comeback win in triple OT vs FAZE
G2 beating RNG
KT vs IG Base Race
OG's massive upset vs LGD
SonicFox side switch against Go1 in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Content Creator of the Year 

Dr Lupo 

Best Ongoing Game 

Destiny 2 
No Man's Sky 
Rainbow Six Siege 

Game of the Year 

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 
God of War 
Marvel's Spider Man 
Monster Hunter World 
Red Dead Redemption II 



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