The Game Awards 2019 is weeks away and recently the entire nominee’s list has been revealed. Showing that Super Smash Bros. and Death Stranding are leading the way.

Game of the Year contenders:

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Control
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Action Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Astral Chain
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Devil May Cry V
  • Gears 5
  • Metro Exodus

Action-Adventure

  • Borderlands 3
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2 2019
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Art Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gris
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sekiro Shadows Die Twice
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Audio Design

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Gears 5
  • Resident Evil 2 2019
  • Sekiro Shadows Die Twice

Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Content Creator

  • Courage
  • Dr. Lupo
  • Ewok
  • Grefg
  • Shoud

Esports Coach

  • Eric Hoag Team Liquid,¬†CS-GO
  • Nu-Ri Jang Team Liquid ,¬†League of Legends
  • Fabian Lohmann G2 Esports,¬†League of Legends
  • Kim Jeong-Gyun SK Telecom,¬†League of Legends
  • Titouan Merloz OG,¬†DOTA 2
  • Danny Sorensen Astralis,¬†CS-GO

Esports Event

  • Overwatch League 2019
  • EVO 2019
  • Fortnite World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • League of Legends World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Esports Game of the Year

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • DOTA 2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch

Esports Host

  • Eefge Depoortere
  • Alex Richardson
  • Paul Chaloner
  • Alex Mendez
  • Duan Yu-Shuang

Esports Player

  • Bucha
  • Lee Sang-Hyeok
  • Luka Perkovic
  • Oleksandr Kostyliev
  • Jay Won

Esports Team

  • Astralis
  • G2 Esports
  • OG
  • San Francisco Shock
  • Team Liquid

Family Game

  • Luigi’s Mansion 3
  • Ring Fit Adventure
  • Super Mario Maker 2
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • Yoshi’s Crafted World

Fighting Game

  • Dead or Alive 6
  • Jump Force
  • Mortal Kombat 11
  • Samurai Showdown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Fresh Indie Game

  • Disco Elysium
  • Gris
  • My Friend Petro
  • Outer Wilds
  • Slay the Spine
  • Untitled Goose Game

Game Direction

  • Control
  • Death Stranding
  • Resident Evil 2 2019
  • Sekiro Shadows Die Twice
  • Outer Wilds

Games for Impact

  • Life is Strange 2
  • Sea of Solitude
  • Kind Words
  • Gris
  • Concrete Genie

Indie Game

  • Baba is You
  • Disco Elysium
  • Katana Zero
  • Outer Wilds
  • Untitled Goose Game

Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile
  • Grindstone
  • Sayonara Wilds Hearts
  • Sky: Children of the Light
  • What the Golf?

Multiplayer

  • Apex Legends
  • Borderlands 3
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • Tetris 99
  • The Division 2

Narrative

  • Control
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence
  • Death Stranding
  • Disco Elysium
  • The Outer Worlds

Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Rainbow Six Siege

Performance

  • Ashley Burch¬†The Outer Worlds Paravati Holcomb
  • Courtney Hope¬†Control¬†Jesse Faden
  • Laura Bailey¬†Gears 5¬†Kait Diaz
  • Mads Mikkelsen¬†Death Stranding¬†Cliff
  • Matthew Porretta¬†Control¬†Dr. Casper Darling
  • Norman Reedus¬†Death Stranding¬†Sam Porter¬†

Best RPG

  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Disco Elysium
  • Final Fantasy XIV¬†
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne

Score and Music

  • Cadence of Hyrule
  • Death Stranding
  • Devil May Cry V
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts

Sports and Racing

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • Efootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
  • F1 2019
  • FIFA 2019

Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Anno 2800
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Tropico 6
  • Wargroove

VR/AR

  • Asgard’s Wrath
  • Blood and Truth
  • Beat Saber
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Troved Saves the Universe

About The Author

Adam S
Sr.Staff Writer

Adam is a Senior Staff Writer for GamerAssaultWeekly with over 5 years of experience in writing and is completely obsessed with video games. He holds a BA from Brooklyn College and lives in NY.