Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2018

What's your pick for 2018's Game of the Year?

It’s nearly the end of the year, and you know what that means right, gamers? It’s nearly time for The Game Awards (TGA) — the biggest annual video game award show! TGA executive producer/host Geoff Keighley has recently announced the list of nominees for this year’s The Game Awards.

Watch Keighley’s announcement here:

 

Have no time to watch the whole vid? Then here are the nominees for TGA’s major awards:

Game of the Year

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Ubisoft Quebec/Ubisoft
  • Celeste – Matt Makes Games
  • God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Monster Hunter: World – Capcom
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Game Direction

  • A Way Out – Hazelight Studios/Electronic Arts
  • Detroit: Become Human – Quantic Dream/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Ongoing Game

  • Destiny 2: Forsaken – Bungie/Activision
  • Fortnite – Epic Games
  • No Man’s Sky – Hello Games
  • Overwatch – Blizzard Entertainment
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege – Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft

Best Narrative

  • Detroit: Become Human – Quantic Dream/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Life is Strange 2 – Dontnod Entertainment/Square Enix
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Art Direction

  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – Ubisoft Quebec
  • God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games
  • Return of the Obra Dinn – 3909 LLC
  • Octopath Traveler – Acquire/Square Enix/Nintendo

Best Score/Music

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

Best Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Treyarch
  • Forza Horizon 4 – Playground Games
  • God of War – SIE Santa Monica Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Marvel’s Spider-Man – Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Rockstar Games

Best Performance

  • Bryan Dechart as Connor – in Detroit: Become Human
  • Christopher Judge as Kratos – in God of War
  • Melissanthi Mahut as Kassandra – in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Roger Clark as Arthur Morgan – in Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Spider-Man – in Marvel’s Spider-Man

Best Mobile Game

  • Donut County – Ben Esposito/Annapurna Interactive
  • Florence – Mountains
  • Fortnite – Epic Games
  • PUBG Mobile – Lightspeed & Quantum/Tencent Games
  • Reigns: Game of Thrones – Nerial/Devolver Digital

Best VR/AR Game

  • Astro Bot Rescue Mission – SIE Japan Studio/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Beat Saber – Beat Games
  • Firewall: Zero Hour – First Contact Entertainment/Sony Interactive Entertainment
  • Moss – Polyarc Games
  • Tetris Effect – Resonair/Enhance, Inc.

For the full list of awards and nominees, visit TGA’s official website.

The Game Awards 2018 is happening on December 6, 2018 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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