‘The Last Of Us Part II’ leads The Game Awards nominations

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’, ‘Hades’ and more have been nominated for Game Of The Year

The full list of nominees for The Game Awards has been announced, with games such as The Last Of Us Part II and Ghost Of Tsushima leading the pack.

Various popular video games and titles from 2020 have been nominated across a variety of categories this year. They were carefully selected by a global jury of more than 95 media publications and influencer outlets.

The award show’s top prize, the Game Of The Year category, is packed with major hits and critical darlings. Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Doom Eternal, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Ghost Of Tsushima, Hades and The Last Of Us Part II have all been nominated for the award.

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The Last Of Us Part II is also the most nominated game of 2020, with it being up for nine other awards. They include Innovation In Accessibility, as well as Best Performance for both Ashley Johnson (the voice of Ellie) and Laura Bailey (the voice of Abby). Fellow PlayStation exclusive Ghost Of Tsushima is up for six awards, including Best Narrative and Best Action/Adventure Game.

Check out all the nominees below.

Sony Interactive Entertainment is also this year’s most-nominated publisher with 22 nominations across its wide portfolio of titles. The achievement has only been beaten by Nintendo, which received 23 nominations in 2017 – the same year games such as The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild and Super Mario Odyssey were released.

Nominations are now open for The Game Awards for gaming fans to cast their vote. Fans can visit here to begin voting for their favourite games.

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The event itself will be, for the first time, an all-digital event streamed live from three cities, London, Los Angeles and Tokyo. Viewers will be able to watch the show on December 10 in 4K resolution across more than 45 global video platforms.

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