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The Game Awards Nominees Include Zelda, Mario, PUBG, Persona, and Horizon

by Kyle Hanson


The Game Awards are coming, with the show set to premier on December 7th at 8:30pm Eastern Time. This year is a bit different, allowing fans to influence the winners by voting on the various awards. While everyone has been excited for the show, the nominees have been a closely guarded secret. That ended today with The Game Awards nominees list being made public for the first time.

Some highlights from the list (or skip to the bottom for the full video)…

Game of the Year
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)
Persona 5
Horizon: Zero Dawn

Best Game Direction
Wolfenstein II
Resident Evil 7
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Super Mario Odyssey
Horizon: Zero Dawn

Best Narrative
What Remains of Edith Finch
NieR: Automata
Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
Wolfenstein II
Horizon: Zero Dawn

Best Art Direction
Destiny 2
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Persona 5
Horizon: Zero Dawn

Most Anticipated Game
The Last of Us Part 2
Red Dead Redemption 2
Monster Hunter: World
Marvel’s Spider-Man
God of War

Best eSports Game
Rocket League
League of Legends
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

The Game Awards Nominees

It’s a huge list and features a ton of great games. You can check out the full list and vote for your choice of winner right here.

- This article was updated on:March 8th, 2018

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