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The Game Awards 2019 Nominees Revealed

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Death Stranding, Resident Evil 2, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate nominated for Game of the Year

The Game Awards announced its list of 2019 nominees on Tuesday. The nominees for Game of the Year include Kojima Productions Death Stranding, Capcom's Resident Evil 2, From Software's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Remedy's Control, and Obsidian's The Outer Worlds. Other nominees from Japanese game franchises, or developed or published by Japanese companies or their overseas subsidiaries, include:

  • Best Action Game: Astral Chain (Platinum Games/Nintendo), Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom),
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE), Resident Evil 2 (Capcom), The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • Best Art Direction: Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision), The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening (Grezzo/Nintendo)
  • Best Audio Design: Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE), Resident Evil 2 (Capcom), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • Best Community Support: Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Best Family Game: Luigi's Mansion (Next Level Games/Nintendo), Ring Fit Adventure (Nintendo EPD/Nintendo), Super Mario Maker 2 (Nintendo EPD, Nintendo), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai Namco, Sora, Nintendo), Yoshi's Crafted World (Good-Feel/Nintendo)
  • Best Fighting Game: Dead or Alive 6 (Team Ninja/Koei Tecmo), Jump Force (Spike Chunsoft, Bandai Namco), Samurai Showdown (SNK/Athlon), Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Bandai Namco, Sora, Nintendo)
  • Best Game Direction: Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE), Resident Evil 2 (Capcom), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (From Software/Activision)
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Tetris 99 (Arika/Nintendo)
  • Best Narrative: Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE)
  • Best Ongoing Game: Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix)
  • Best Performance: Mads Mikkelsen as Cliff in Death Stranding, Norman Reedus as Sam Porter Bridges in Death Stranding
  • Best Role-Playing Game: Final Fantasy XIV (Square Enix), Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix), Monster Hunter World: Iceborne (Capcom)
  • Best Score & Music: Cadence of Hyrule (Brace Yourself Games/Nintendo), Death Stranding (Kojima Productions/SIE), Devil May Cry 5 (Capcom), Kingdom Hearts III (Square Enix)
  • Best Sports/Racing Game: eFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 (PES Productions/Konami)
  • Best Strategy Game: Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems/Koei Tecmo/Nintendo), Total War: Three Kingdoms (Creative Assembly/Sega)

The awards ceremony will be held on December 12 at 8:30 p.m. EST.

Last year, Monster Hunter: World game won Best Role Playing Game, Arc System Works and Bandai Namco Entertainment's Dragon Ball FighterZ game won Best Fighting Game, and SIE Japan Studio's ASTRO BOT Rescue Mission game won Best VR/AR Game.

Source: The Game Awards 2019


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