The Game Awards Reveals 2023 Nominees

2023 was one of the better years in recent memory for video games. Regardless of your console of choice, players have more options than usual for high-quality games to dive into, and The Game Awards will be honoring the best of the best when it holds its annual show next month. Of course, you'll have to wait until December 7 to learn the winners, but today The Game Awards revealed the nominees for its 30+awards. With so many games to choose from, it's no surprise that a wide range makes up the initial list. That said, games like Alan Wake 2, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, and Baldur's Gate 3, among others, were able to snag multiple nominations, showing that even in a stacked year, a few games stand out.

The nominees for Game of the Year will get the bulk of the discussion around the digital watercooler, but The Game Awards has all kinds of categories to give every genre its due. Plus, fans will get to make their voices heard by voting on the awards ahead of the show. With a few weeks to go, you still have some time to hop into some of the nominees and give them a look if you want to make sure you've gotten at least one eye on all of 2023's biggest games.

Below, you'll find a list of some of the biggest categories and their nominees for The Game Awards 2023. The full list can be found on the official site.

The Game Awards Game of the Year 2023 Nominees

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

Best Ongoing

Apex Legends
Cyberpunk 2077
Final Fantasy XIV
Genshin Impact

Best Indie

Dave the Diver
Sea of Stars

Best Mobile Game

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

Best Action Game

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

Best Action/Adventure

Resident Evil 4
Alan Wake 2
Marvel's Spider-Man 2
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

Best Fighting Game

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

Best Family Game

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

Best Sim/Strategy

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

Best Sports/Racing

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

Best Multiplayer

Diablo 4
Street Fighter 6
Party Animal
Baldur's Gate 3
Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Best Debut Indie

Pizza Tower

Most Anticipated Game

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth
Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth
Star Wars Outlaws
Hades 2
Tekken 8

Best Performance

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

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some great titles there

they all deserve a reward from me :lipbite:


These are he games I'd figure to be on the list !

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