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The nominees for this year’s Game Awards have officially been announced following consultation of a jury of 51 global media and influencer outlets.
Over 100 video games, individuals and eSports players across PC, console, mobile, and virtual reality, are all up for awards across 29 categories.
Four games received six total nominations: Destiny 2, Horizon Zero Dawn, Super Mario Odyssey and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
The prestigious Game of the Year category includes Horizon, Super Mario, Zelda as well as Persona 5 and Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds.
Nintendo holds the most nominations with 23, followed by Sony with 15 and Activision with 7.
“This has been such an great year for video games,” said Geoff Keighley, creator and executive producer of The Game Awards.
“With incredible new Zelda and Mario games releasing in the same year, plus the phenomenon that is PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, we’ve never had a more diverse slate of nominees, including a record four women nominated in our genderless Best Performance category.”
The ceremony takes place on Thursday, December 7, live from the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast online across the world.
Fans can vote in all categories via www.thegameawards.com, where a full list of nominees of all categories can also be found.
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