Deathloop, Resident Evil Village, Metroid Dread, here is the list of nominees

The full list of games nominated for the Game Awards 2021 has just been revealed. Deathloop, Resident Evil Village and Metroid Dread go head-to-head for Game of the Year title alongside Psychonauts 2, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart and It Takes Two. Find all the nominations in this article.

Deathloop. Crédits : Arkane Studios

On December 9, the 2021 edition of the highly anticipated Game Awards will take place. The list of nominees has been the subject of much speculation in recent days. It is now time to discover the famous chosen ones. Last year, the ceremony voted The Last of Us Part II as the 2020 Game of the Year. The 2021 nominees don’t leave much room for surprise. You will have to choose between Deathloop, Resident Evil Village, Metroid Dread, Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart, It Takes Two et Psychonauts 2.

Several of them are also particularly in the spotlight this year. Deathloop is the most represented with a total of 10 nominations, closely followed by Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart (7 nominations), Psychonauts 2 (6 nominations) and the independent nugget It Takes Two (6 nominations). Other big names are present in their respective categories, such as Call of Duty, Forza Horizon 5 or even Fortnite. Even Cyberpunk 2077 is here, competing for the title of best role-playing game.

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Check out the full list of games nominated for the 2021 Game Awards

Game of the Year

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Metroid Dread
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village

Best achievement

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart

Better narration

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Life is Strange True Colors
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Psychonauts 2

Best artistic direction

  • Deathloop
  • It Takes Two
  • Returnal
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart

Best soundtrack

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Deathloop
  • NieR Replicant
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Artul Escape

Best sound design

  • Deathloop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Returnal

Best performance

  • Erika Mori : Alex Chen (Life is Strange True Colors)
  • Giancarlo Esposito: Anton Castillo (Far Cry 6)
  • Jason Kelley : Colt Vahn (Deathloop)
  • Maggie Robertson: Lady Dimitrescu (Resident Evil Village)
  • Good News Gospel: Julianna Blake (Deathloop)

“Games for impact”

  • Before Your Eyes
  • Boyfriend Dungeon
  • Chicory A Colorful Tale
  • Life is Strange True Colors
  • No Longer Home

Best current game

  • Apex Legends
  • Call of Duty Warzone
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • Genshin Impact
  • Fortnite

Best Indie Game

  • 12 Minutes
  • Death’s Door
  • Kena Bridge of Spirits
  • Inscryption
  • Loop Hero

Best mobile game

  • Fantasian
  • Genshin Impact
  • League of Legends
  • MARVEL Future Revolution
  • Pokémon Unite

Best after-sales service

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV Online
  • Fortnite
  • No Man’s Sky

Innovation for accessibility

  • Far Cry 6
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Marvel’s Guardian of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart
  • The Vale Shadow of the Crown

Best VR / AR Game

  • Hitman III
  • I Expect You To Die 2
  • Lone Echo II
  • Resident Evil 4 VR
  • Sniper Elite VR

Best action game

  • Back 4 Blood
  • Chivalry II
  • Deathloop
  • Far Cry 6
  • Returnal

Best action / adventure game

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Metroid Dread
  • Psychonauts 2
  • Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart
  • Resident Evil Village

Best role-playing game

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Scarlet Nexus
  • Shin Megami Tensei V
  • Tales of Arise

Best fighting game

  • Demon Slayer – Kimetsu No Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles
  • Guilty Gear – Strive
  • Melty Blood : Type Lumina
  • Nickelodea All Star Brawl
  • Virtua Fighter 5 : Ultimate Showdown

Best family game

  • It Takes Two
  • Mario Party Superstars
  • New Pokémon Snap
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  • WarioWare Get It Together

Best simulation / strategy game

  • Age of Empires IV
  • Evil Genius 2 World Domination
  • Humankind
  • Inscryption
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best sports / racing game

  • F1 2021
  • FIFA 22
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Hot Wheels Nleashed
  • Riders Republic

Best multiplayer game

  • Back 4 Blood
  • It Takes Two
  • Knockout City
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • New World
  • Valheim

Content Creator of the Year

  • Dream
  • Fuslie
  • Gauls
  • Ibai
  • GregF

Best First Indie Game

  • The Artful Escape
  • The Forgotten City
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Sable
  • Valheim

Most anticipated game

  • Elden Ring
  • God of War Ragnarök
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild 2
  • Starfield

Best esports game

  • Call of Duty
  • CS GO
  • DOTA 2
  • League of Legends
  • Valuing

Best e-sport athlete

  • Chris « Simp » Lehr
  • Pig « Showmaker » Su
  • Magomed « Collapse » Khalilov
  • Oleksandr “s1mple” Kostyliev
  • Tyson “TenZ” Ngo

Best e-sport team

  • Atlanta Phase
  • DWG KIA
  • Born to win
  • Team Spirit
  • Sentinels

Best e-sport event

  • 2021 League of Legends World Championship
  • PGL Major Stockholm 2021
  • PUBG Mobile Global Championship 2020
  • The International 2021
  • Valorant Champions Tour Stage 2 Master

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