Here are the nominees for the 2021 Game Awards

The Game Awards (hosted by Geoff Keighley) will be broadcast live at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 9. We already know that live events will showcase a large number of new and upcoming games, but celebrating the best games of 2021 is still at the core of the show.Today, we learned about the nominees in each category, and you can now Game Awards official website.

The nominees are:

Game of the Year

  • Endless loop
  • Need two
  • Metroid Fear
  • Spirit Flyer 2
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley
  • Resident Evil Village

Best Game Instruction

  • Endless loop
  • Need two
  • return
  • Spirit Flyer 2
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley

Best narrative

  • Endless loop
  • Need two
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Spirit Flyer 2

Best performance

  • Erika Mori (Alex Chen/Life is Strange: True Color)
  • Giancarlo Esposito (Antón Castillo / Far Cry 6)
  • Jason Kelly (Colt Vine/The Ring of Death)
  • Maggie Robertson (Alcina Dimitrescu/Resident Evil Village)
  • Gospel of Akaka (Julianna Black/The Ring of Death)

Best multiplayer game

  • 4 blood back
  • Knockout city
  • Need two
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • New world
  • Wallheim

Endless loop

Best sustained game

  • Apex Legend
  • Call of Duty: War Zone
  • Final Fantasy 14
  • Primordial shock
  • Fortress night

Best Art Direction

  • Endless loop
  • Keena: The Bridge of Spirit
  • Spirit Flyer 2
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley
  • Clever escape

Best score and music

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Endless loop
  • Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Clever escape

Best audio design

  • Endless loop
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley
  • Resident Evil Village
  • return

Barrier-free innovation

  • Far Cry 6
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley
  • Valley: Shadow of the Crown

Chicory: a colorful story

Impact games

  • before your eyes
  • Boyfriend dungeon
  • Chicory: a colorful story
  • Life is Strange: True Colors
  • Never go home

Best indie game

  • Death’s door
  • Keena: The Bridge of Spirit
  • encryption
  • Cycle hero
  • Twelve minutes

Best mobile game

  • Fantasia
  • Primordial shock
  • League of Legends: Wild Rift
  • Marvel’s future revolution
  • Pokémon United

Best community support

  • Apex Legend
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy 14
  • Fortress night
  • Unmanned sky

Best debut indie game

  • Keena: The Bridge of Spirit
  • sable
  • Clever escape
  • Forgotten city
  • Wallheim

Spirit Flyer 2

Best AR/VR Game

  • Killer three
  • I am looking forward to your death 2: Spy and Liar
  • Echoes of Lonely II
  • Resident Evil 4 VR
  • Sniper Elite VR

Content Creator of the Year

  • Dream
  • Fosley
  • Gauls
  • Ibai
  • Gregg

Best Action Game

  • 4 blood back
  • Chivalrous II
  • Endless loop
  • Far Cry 6
  • return

Best Action/Adventure Game

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Metroid Fear
  • Ratchet and Clank: Rift Valley
  • Resident Evil Village
  • Spirit Flyer 2

Best role-playing game

  • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Monster Hunter Rise
  • Scarlet Center
  • Goddess Tensei V
  • Rise of the story

Rise of the story

The most anticipated game

  • Eldon Ring
  • Ares Gods Twilight
  • Horizon Forbidden West
  • The Legend of Zelda: The Sequel to Breath of the Wild
  • Star field

Best fighting game

  • Demon Slayer: Chronicles of the Sun God
  • Guilty equipment-hard work-
  • Melty Blood: Lumina type
  • Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl
  • Virtua Fighter 5 Ultimate Showdown

Best family game

  • Need two
  • Mario Party Superstar
  • New Pokémon snapshots
  • Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
  • Warioware: Come together!

Best simulation/strategy game

  • Age of Empires IV
  • Evil Genius 2: Rule the World
  • Humanity
  • encryption
  • Microsoft Flight Simulator

Best Sports/Racing Game

  • F1 2021
  • FIFA 2022
  • Hot Wheels Release
  • Forza Horizon 5
  • Cavaliers Republic

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Best e-sports game

  • call-of-duty
  • Counter Strike: GO
  • Dota 2
  • League of Legends
  • Appraisal

Best Esports Player

  • Collapse
  • S1mple
  • actor actress
  • Danz
  • Simp

Best eSports Team

  • Atlanta Faze (Call of Duty)
  • DWG KIA (League of Legends)
  • Born for victory (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive)
  • Sentinel (value)
  • Teamwork (Dota 2)

Best eSports Coach

  • Eilat “silent” Gaziev
  • Andrei “En” Sholokhov
  • Andrei “B1AD3” Horodensky
  • James “Crowder” Crowder
  • Kim “KKoma” Jeong Kyun

Best eSports event

  • 2021 League of Legends World Championship
  • International 2021
  • PGL Main Stockholm 2021
  • 2020 PUBG Mobile Global Championship
  • Valorant Champions Tour: Stage 2 Masters

For more information about The Game Awards, you can read the full list of winners from last year’s show here.To see what we think of the best and brightest people of the year, be sure to check Game informants An evolving list of the highest-scoring games in 2021.