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these are the nominees and favorites

On December 10, the next celebration of The Game Awards 2020 will take place, the great prizes of the world of video games, which despite maintaining its face-to-face gala, will focus on greater dissemination in the digital field, with up to 45 free platforms available across the globe.

And it is that despite the eventfulness of this year, marked mainly by delays, the competition has remained quite close, as shown by the list of nominees that have just been published.

In total we will find 30 categories, returning to recover a couple of categories compared to last year, which we wanted to separate into three main blocks, differentiating the awards for developers and others involved in the development of the game, the titles of each genre, and electronic sports.

Below you can find the full list of nominees to the awards:

The Game Awards 2020: best games of the year

Doom Eternal Final Fantasy VII Remake Ghost of Tsushima Hades Animal Crossing: New Horizons The Last of Us Part II

The Game Awards 2020 GOTY Game of the Year

The Game Awards 2020: Best Development

Best direction

Final Fantasy VII Remake Ghost of Tsushima Hades Half-Life: Alyx The Last of Us Part II

Best narrative

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Final Fantasy VII Remake Ghost of Tsushima Hades The Last of Us Part II

Best Art Direction

Final Fantasy VII Remake Ghost of Tsushima Hades Ori and the Will of the Wisps The Last of Us Part II

Best soundtrack

Doom Eternal Final Fantasy VII Remake Hades Ori and the Will of the Wisps The Last of Us Part II

Better sound design

Doom Eternal Half-Life: Alyx Ghost of Tsushima Resident Evil 3 The Last of Us Part II

Best Performance

Ashly Johnson (as Ellie) in The Last of Us Part II Laura Bailey (as Abby) in The Last of Us Part II Daisuke Tsuji (as Jin Sakai) in Ghost of Tsushima Logan Cunningham (as Hades) in Hades Nadji Jeter (as Miles Morales) in Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

The Game Awards 2020: Best Games by Genre

Best Action Game

Doom Eternal Hades Half-Life: Alyx Nioh 2 Streets of Rage 2

Best Action Adventure Game

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Ghost of Tsushima Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales Ori and the Will of the Wisps Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order The Last of Us Part II

Best role-playing game

Final Fantasy VII Remake Genshin Impact Persona 5 Royal Wasteland 3 Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Best Simulation / Strategy Game

Crusader Kings III Desperados III Gears Tactics Microsoft Flight Simulator XCOM: Chimera Squad

Best Fighting Game

Granblue Fantasy: Versus Mortal Kombat 11 Ultimate Street Fighter V: Champion Edition One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Under Night In-Birth EXE: LATE[CL-R]

Best Wagon and Sports Game

DiRt 5 F1 2020 FIFA 21 NBA 2K21 Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2

Best Multiplayer Game

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Among Us Call of Duty: Warzone Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Valorant

Best Family Game

Animal Creossing: New Horizons Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Mario Kart Live: Home Circuit Minecraft Dungeons Paper Mario: The Origami King

Best Independent Game

Carrion Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Hades Spelunky 2 Spiritfarer

Best Impact Game

If Found… Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition Spiritfarer Tell me why Through the Darkest of Times

Best VR / AR Game

Dreams Half-Life: Alyx Marvel’s Iron Man VR Star Wars: Squadrons The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners

Best Mobile Game

Among Us Call of Duty Mobile Genshin Impact Legends of Runeterra Pokémon Cafe Mix

Best running game

Apex Legends Destiny 2 Call of Duty: Warzone Fortnite No Man’s Sky

Best debut game

Carrion Mortal Shell Raji: An Ancient Epic Röki Phasmophobia

Better community management

Apex Legends Destiny 2 Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Fornite No Man’s Sky Valorant

Best innovation in accessibility

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Grounded Hyperdot The Last of Us Part II Watch Dogs Legion

The Game Awards 2020: best personalities and events

Best content creator

Alanah Pearce Jay Ann Lopez Nickmercs Timthetatman Valkyrae

Best eSports Game

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Fortnite League of Legends Valorant

Best eSports Player

Ian «Crimsix» Porter (Dallas Empire, Call of Duty) Heo «Showmaker» Su (DAMWON Gaming, League of Legends) Kim «Canyon» Geon-Bu (DAMWON Gaming, League of Legends) Anthony «Shotzzy» Cuevas-Castro (Dallas Empire, Call of Duty) Matthieu «Zywoo» Herbaut (Team Vitality, CS: GO)

Best eSports team

DAMWON Gaming, League of Legends Dallas Empire, Call of Duty G2 eSports, League of Legends San Francisco Shock, Overwatch Team Secret, DOTA2

Best eSports Coach

Danny “Zonic” Sørensen (Astralis, CS: GO) Dae-Hee “Crusty” Park (San Francisco Shock, Overwatch) Fabian “GrabbZ” Lohmann (G2 eSports, League of Legends) Lee “Zefa” Jae-Min (SK Telecom T1 , League of Legends) Raymond «Rambo» Lussier (Dallas Empire, Call of Duty)

Best eSports event

Blast Premier: Spring 2020 European Finals Call of Duty League Championship 2020 IEM Katowice 2020 League of Legends World Championship 2020 Overwatch League Grand Finals 2020

Best eSports presenter

Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez Alex “Machine” Richardson Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere James “Dash” Patterson Jorien “Sheever” Van Der Heijden