The Game Awards

The Game Awards is back once again this year to honor the biggest and best achievements in the world of video games for the year of 2016.

The announcement was made by show creator and producer Geoff Keighley ahead of The Game Awards live ceremony on December 1st 2016. The event will be broadcasted on Twitch, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook Live, IGN, GameSpot, PSN, Xbox Live and even Steam. The event will also be broadcasted for the first time in VR allowing users with VR headsets to enjoy The Game Awards in a new and exciting way.

The full list of nominees can be seen below for The Game Awards 2016 but to save some time Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End holds the spot for most nominations. This is then followed by Overwatch and DOOM. Check out the list yourself and let us know what games you think should be the winners.

Game of the Year

-DOOM
-Inside
-Overwatch
-Titanfall 2
-Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Studio/Game Direction

-Blizzard Entertainment
-DICE
-Id Software
-Naughty Dog
-Respawn Entertainment

Best Independent Game

-Firewatch
-Hyper Light Drifter
-Inside
-Stardew Valley
-The Witness

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

-Clash Royale
-Fire Emblem Fates
-Monster Hunter Generations
-Pokemon GO
-Severed

Best Narrative

-Firewatch
-Inside
-Mafia III
-Oxenfree
-Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Music/Sound Design

-Battlefield 1
-DOOM
-Inside
-Rez Infinite
-Thumper

Best Performance

-Alex Hernandez, Mafia III
-Cissy Jones, Firewatch
-Emily Rose, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
-Nolan North, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
-Rich Sommer, Firewatch
-Troy Baker, Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Games for Impact Award

-1979 Revolution
-Block’hood
-Orwell
-Sea Hero Quest
-That Dragon, Cancer

Best VR Game

-Batman: Arkham VR
-EVE Valkyrie
-Job Simulator
-Rez Infinite
-Thumper

Best Action Game

-Battlefield 1
-DOOM
-Gears of War 4
-Overwatch
-Titanfall 2

Best Action/Adventure Game

-Dishonored 2
-Hitman
-Hyper Light Drifter
-Ratchet & Clank
-Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Role-Playing Game

-Dark Souls III
-Deus Ex: Mankind Divided
-The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine
-World of Warcraft: Legion
-Xenoblade Chronicles X

Best Fighting Game

-Killer Instinct: Season 3
-King of Fighters XIV
-Pokken Tournament
-Street Fighter V

Best Family Game

-Dragon Quest Builders
-LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
-Pokemon GO
-Ratchet & Clank
-Skylanders: Imaginators

Best Strategy Game

-Civilization VI
-Fire Emblem Fates
-The Banner Saga 2
-Total War: Warhammer
-XCOM 2

Best Sports/Racing Game

-FIFA 17
-Forza Horizon 3
-MLB The Show 16
-NBA 2K17
-Pro Evolution Soccer 2017

Best Multiplayer

-Battlefield 1
-Gears of War
-Overwatch
-Titanfall 2
-Overcooked
-Rainbow Six Siege

Best Art Direction

-Abzu
-Firewatch
-Inside
-Overwatch
-Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Most Anticipated Game

-God of War
-Horizon: Zero Dawn
-Mass Effect: Andromeda
Red Dead Redemption 2
-The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Best Fan Creation

-Project A2MR
-Pokemon Uranium
-Brutal DOOM 64
-Enderal: The Shards of Order

Best eSports Game

-Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
-Dota 2
-League of Legends
-Overwatch
-Street Fighter V

Best eSports Player

-Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok, of League of Legends
-Marcelo “Coldzera” David, of Counter Strike
-Byun “Byun” Hyun Woo, of Starcraft 2
-Lee “Infiltration” Seon-woo, of Street Fighter
-Juan “Hungrybox” Debiedma, of Super Smash Bros. Melee

Best eSports Team

-SK Telecom T1
-Wings Gaming
-SK Gaming
-Rox Tigers
-Cloud 9
-Trending Gamer

Angry Joe Show

-Boogie2988
-Danny O’Dwyer
-JackSepticEye
-Lirik

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The Game Awards will air December 1st, 2016 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT.

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