All categories and nominees for The Game Awards 2019

Control and Death Stranding scoop several nominations but there are plenty of other contenders in the nominees for The Game Awards 2019!

The Nominees for The Game Awards 2019 have officially been unveiled, with fan voting now open in all 29 categories. While some games have certainly been snubbed (poor Fire Emblem), it’s looking like a hotly contested year. The likes of Control and Death Stranding have pulled in many nominations, but will they be able to secure the awards as well? Take a look through every category below to see the games in content. Don’t forget to cast your own vote on the Nominees page of The Game Awards website.

All categories and nominees for The Game Awards 2019

All Categories and nominees for The Game Awards 2019

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Best game categories

Game of the Year

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

Action Game

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

Action/Adventure Game

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

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 Shodown
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Role-Playing Game

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

Sports/Racing Game

  • Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled
  • Dirt Rally 2.0
  • Efootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020
  • F1 2019
  • Fifa 20

Strategy Game

  • Age of Wonders: Planetfall
  • Anno 1800
  • Fire Emblem: Three Houses
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms
  • Tropico 6
  • Wargroove

Independent Game

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

VR/AR Game

  • Asgard’s Wrath
  • Blood & Truth
  • Beat Saber
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Trover Saves the Universe

Mobile Game

  • Call of Duty: Mobile
  • Grindstone
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts
  • Sky: Children of Light
  • What The Golf?

Multiplayer Game

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

Esports Game of the Year

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Dota 2
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch
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Remedy Entertainment's Control has nominations in several categories at The Game Awards 2019.
© Remedy Entertainment

Direction, design and art categories

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
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Narrative

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

Score & Music

  • Cadence of Hyrule
  • Death Stranding
  • Devil May Cry 5
  • Kingdom Hearts 3
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts

Game Direction

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

Performance

  • Ashly Burch - Parvati Holcomb (The Outer Worlds)
  • Courtney Hope - Jesse Faden (Control)
  • Laura Bailey - Kate Diaz (Gears 5)
  • Mads Mikkelsen - Cliff (Death Stranding)
  • Matthey Porretta - Dr. Casper Darling (Control)
  • Norman Reedus - Sam Porter (Death Stranding)

Community Support

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Ongoing Game

  • Apex Legends
  • Destiny 2
  • Final Fantasy XIV
  • Fortnite
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Games for Impact

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

Fresh Indie Game Studio

  • ZA/UM - Disco Elysium
  • Nomada Studio - Gris
  • Deadtoast Entertainment - My Friend Pedro
  • Mobius Digital - Outer Wilds
  • Mega Crit - Slay the Spire
  • House House - Untitled Goose Game
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Could Gris snatch an indie award or two at TGA 2019?
© Nomada Studio

Esports categories

Esports Game of the Year

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

Esports Coach

  • Eric ‘Adren’ Hoag
  • Nu-Ri ‘Cain’ Jiang
  • Fabian ‘Grabbz’ Lohmann
  • Kim ‘KKoma’ Jeong-Gyun
  • Titouan ‘Sockshka’ Merloz
  • Danny ‘Zonic’ Sorensen

Esports Host

  • Eefje ‘Sjokz’ Depoortere
  • Alex ‘Machine’ Richardson
  • Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner
  • Alex ‘Goldenboy’ Mendez
  • Duan ‘Candice’ Yu-Shuang

Esports Player

  • Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf
  • Lee ‘Faker’ Sang-Hyeok
  • Luka ‘Perkz’ Perkovic
  • Oleksandr ‘S1mple’ Kostyliev
  • Jay ‘Sinatraa’ Won

Esports Team

  • Astralis (CS:GO)
  • G2 Esports (LoL)
  • OG (DOTA2)
  • San Fransisco Shock (Overwatch)
  • Team Liquid (CS:GO)

Esports Event

  • 2019 Overwatch League Grand Finals
  • Evo 2019
  • Fortnite World Cup
  • IEM Katowice 2019
  • League of Legends World Championship 2019
  • The International 2019

Content creator categories

Content Creator of the Year

  • Jack ‘Courage’ Dunlop
  • Benjamin ‘Dr. Lupo’ Lupo
  • Soleil ‘Ewok’ Wheeler
  • David ‘Grefg’ Martinez
  • Michael ‘Shroud’ Grzesiek

That’s every single category in The Game Awards 2019. Who will you be voting for? Let us know in the comments below and don’t forget to tune in on Thursday, December 12 for the full show.

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Henry Stenhouse serves an eternal punishment as the Associate Editor of AllGamers. He spent his younger life studying the laws of physics, even going so far as to complete a PhD in the subject before video game journalism stole his soul. Confess your love of Super Smash Bros. via email at henry.stenhouse@allgamers.com, or catch him on Twitter.

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